Speaking of guns -- an anonymous BB reader says, "Nothing says holiday cheer like a chihuahua with a rifle. This Christmas card, dated 1895, might be the oddest ever." Yo quiero lead. Link
Reader comment: Michael says,
Another bizare 'Pro-NRA/SantaVsTerroist-SuicideBomber/TerroistVsBabyJesus'
etc card I came across is linked here.
The chihuaha may have been the root of all this? I swear, it gets
stranger all the time.
Jim Murphy says,
The sheer strangeness of that chihuaha card motivated me to slap together an animated christmas greeting: Link.
The chihuahua/gun Christmas card reminded me of this super creepy card that my dad received at his business last year. I thought it was just the sort of thing you guys would appreciate in all its disturbing glory. Flickr link.
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