E-E-AH-H-H!



LEGEND CITYFabulous Family Fun ParkPhoenix-Tempe, Arizona
The world’s largest carnivorous spider leaps to the attack as passengers on the Superstition Mountain mine-ride disturb his lair.


HAPPY HALLOWEEN

E-E-AH-H-H!

LEGEND CITY
Fabulous Family Fun Park
Phoenix-Tempe, Arizona

The world’s largest carnivorous spider leaps to the attack as passengers on the Superstition Mountain mine-ride disturb his lair.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

GUN UNCONTROL

UNIVERSAL STUDIO
One  of the highlights of the Universal Studios Tour is the stunt show, with daring Hollywood stunt-man doing a 30 foot high fall.

GUN UNCONTROL

UNIVERSAL STUDIO

One  of the highlights of the Universal Studios Tour is the stunt show, with daring Hollywood stunt-man doing a 30 foot high fall.

KENNY KANGAROO


KENNYWOODPittsburgh, Pa.
The mascot, mayor and favorite muppet at Kennywood is Kenny Kangaroo. His antics delight the little tots and amuse the big folks.


Pathetic.

KENNY KANGAROO

KENNYWOOD
Pittsburgh, Pa.

The mascot, mayor and favorite muppet at Kennywood is Kenny Kangaroo. His antics delight the little tots and amuse the big folks.

Pathetic.

BIBLELAND — THE ANSWER TO ALL WORLD WOES

A GENERAL VIEW OF BIBLELAND, presenting GARDEN OF LIFE. 6 miles south of Orlando, Fla. 10 miles north of Kissimmee, Fla. on U.S. Hwys. 17, 92 & 441. Owned and operated by Bibleland Foundation, Fay Morse founder and president, for the benefit and enlightenment of all free people on a free-will offering basis. Available colored 2x2 slides. The answer to all world woes.

If you aren’t a free person, then piss off.

BIBLELAND — THE ANSWER TO ALL WORLD WOES

A GENERAL VIEW OF BIBLELAND, presenting GARDEN OF LIFE. 6 miles south of Orlando, Fla. 10 miles north of Kissimmee, Fla. on U.S. Hwys. 17, 92 & 441. Owned and operated by Bibleland Foundation, Fay Morse founder and president, for the benefit and enlightenment of all free people on a free-will offering basis. Available colored 2x2 slides. The answer to all world woes.

If you aren’t a free person, then piss off.

YOUR ALUMINUM FUTURE

TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR ALUMINUM FUTURE…WATCH FOR THE KAISER ALUMINUM TELESCOPE
In Tomorrowland—see the Bright Star in the World of Metals—Kaiser Aluminum. There’s a talking knight and a spectacular spaceman to delight the children. A walk through the telescope will take you into an aluminum world of the past, present and future. TOMORROWLAND, DISNEYLAND.

YOUR ALUMINUM FUTURE

TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR ALUMINUM FUTURE…WATCH FOR THE KAISER ALUMINUM TELESCOPE

In Tomorrowland—see the Bright Star in the World of Metals—Kaiser Aluminum. There’s a talking knight and a spectacular spaceman to delight the children. A walk through the telescope will take you into an aluminum world of the past, present and future. TOMORROWLAND, DISNEYLAND.

JACK-IN-THE-BOX

The friendly Jack-in-the-box is a constant delight to children of all ages at STORY BOOK FOREST on U.S. Route 30 near Ligonier, Pa.

Friendly? Constant delight? I’d guess it scared the crap out of many.

JACK-IN-THE-BOX

The friendly Jack-in-the-box is a constant delight to children of all ages at STORY BOOK FOREST on U.S. Route 30 near Ligonier, Pa.

Friendly? Constant delight? I’d guess it scared the crap out of many.




CAPTION CONTEST—Shell Game
4/3/12  5:50 PM:
Thank you for your captions! First, here’s what’s on the verso:

SEA WORLDMission Bay, San Diego
JAPANESE AMAS are featured in Sea World’s Japanese Village. Here they dive into salt-water pools for pearl-bearing oysters. Later deft hands scoop the pearls from their oyster nests, and mount them in jewel settings as spectators watch.

The winner is xzargo for the caption:
"I found your retainer!"
Congratulations, xzargo! To claim your postcard prize, email me at bad.postcards@gmail.com with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address.
The RULES1) MAXIMUM of TWENTY (20) WORDS2) One entry per person3) Please enter your caption in the comments of this post4) Submissions will be accepted until Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT
The author of my favorite caption will have their choice of one of these original vintage postcards (all previously published on BAD POSTCARDS):

1) YOU’RE FREEZING YOUR ASS2) WE PREFER ARF and ARF!3) MISS SUGARDALE—19584) OUR PRESIDENTS5) SNACK-A-ROO
HAVE FUN and GOOD LUCK!

CAPTION CONTEST—Shell Game

4/3/12  5:50 PM:

Thank you for your captions! First, here’s what’s on the verso:

SEA WORLD
Mission Bay, San Diego

JAPANESE AMAS are featured in Sea World’s Japanese Village. Here they dive into salt-water pools for pearl-bearing oysters. Later deft hands scoop the pearls from their oyster nests, and mount them in jewel settings as spectators watch.

The winner is xzargo for the caption:

"I found your retainer!"

Congratulations, xzargo! To claim your postcard prize, email me at bad.postcards@gmail.com with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address.

The RULES
1) MAXIMUM of TWENTY (20) WORDS
2) One entry per person
3) Please enter your caption in the comments of this post
4) Submissions will be accepted until Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT

The author of my favorite caption will have their choice of one of these original vintage postcards (all previously published on BAD POSTCARDS):

BILLY, THE COUNTING COCKATOO

AL MELLO, the bird show master of ceremonies, watches Billy the cockatoo count out a number requested by someone in the audience. Billy will ring whatever number is requested between one and ten. One of the many fascinating performances by trained cockatoos and parrots at Busch Gardens, Anheuser-Busch’s free attraction in Tampa, Florida.

BILLY, THE COUNTING COCKATOO

AL MELLO, the bird show master of ceremonies, watches Billy the cockatoo count out a number requested by someone in the audience. Billy will ring whatever number is requested between one and ten. One of the many fascinating performances by trained cockatoos and parrots at Busch Gardens, Anheuser-Busch’s free attraction in Tampa, Florida.

LOCKED IN MORTAL COMBAT!
By the people who brought you STAIRWAY TO BRONTOSAURUS.

DOMKE’S GARDENSOSSINEKE, MICHIGAN
PYTHON AND CAVE MAN - Locked in Mortal Combat 

LOCKED IN MORTAL COMBAT!

By the people who brought you STAIRWAY TO BRONTOSAURUS.

DOMKE’S GARDENS
OSSINEKE, MICHIGAN

PYTHON AND CAVE MAN - Locked in Mortal Combat 

PICKING FRANKENSTEIN’S BOOGERS
One of her lifelong ambitions.

UNIVERSAL STUDIO
A 7-foot Frankenstein haunts the Visitors’ Entertainment Center at Universal Studios [California]. The Phantom of the Opera, lovely starlets and other movie personalities are often on hand to mingle with the crowds.

…allowing the crowds to pick their boogers.

PICKING FRANKENSTEIN’S BOOGERS

One of her lifelong ambitions.

UNIVERSAL STUDIO

A 7-foot Frankenstein haunts the Visitors’ Entertainment Center at Universal Studios [California]. The Phantom of the Opera, lovely starlets and other movie personalities are often on hand to mingle with the crowds.

…allowing the crowds to pick their boogers.

"BUBBLES" the SEAHORSE

A Weeki Wachee Mermaid poses with “Bubbles,” the star Seahorse from the past Mermaid Show, “ALICE IN WATERLAND”…Bubbles is featured in the Memory Lane at the STAR GARDEN HALL OF FAME at Weeki Wachee, Florida.

Looks like Mermaid is choking the poor seahorse…and enjoying it!

"BUBBLES" the SEAHORSE

A Weeki Wachee Mermaid poses with “Bubbles,” the star Seahorse from the past Mermaid Show, “ALICE IN WATERLAND”…Bubbles is featured in the Memory Lane at the STAR GARDEN HALL OF FAME at Weeki Wachee, Florida.

Looks like Mermaid is choking the poor seahorse…and enjoying it!

NEPPY, KIPPER and CINDY

Fish eaters, Cindy, Neppy and Kipper are starred in the seal show presented in the aluminum enclosed arena adjacent to Griffith Park Zoo, Los Angeles.

NEPPY, KIPPER and CINDY

Fish eaters, Cindy, Neppy and Kipper are starred in the seal show presented in the aluminum enclosed arena adjacent to Griffith Park Zoo, Los Angeles.

RINGO DUCK at the I.Q. ZOO

The I. Q. Zoo’s rhythm section. He and the many other animal stars have been taught to perform by love and kindness and never any punishment. Come and hear the barnyard band, match wits with a chicken, and thrill to the high-wire hen. All these and more at the I. Q. ZOO, 380 Whittington, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.

RINGO DUCK at the I.Q. ZOO

The I. Q. Zoo’s rhythm section. He and the many other animal stars have been taught to perform by love and kindness and never any punishment. Come and hear the barnyard band, match wits with a chicken, and thrill to the high-wire hen. All these and more at the I. Q. ZOO, 380 Whittington, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.

OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF GATORS

ENTRANCE TO BEAUTIFUL GATORLAND ZOOOn U.S. 17, 92 and 441 between Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida, where hundreds of alligators and crocodiles may be seen in natural habitat and many other rare animals and birds from many parts of the world. 

OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF GATORS

ENTRANCE TO BEAUTIFUL GATORLAND ZOO
On U.S. 17, 92 and 441 between Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida, where hundreds of alligators and crocodiles may be seen in natural habitat and many other rare animals and birds from many parts of the world. 

FABULOUS LEGEND CITY
Want something really scary? Try THIS Legend City attraction. 
Verso:"LEGEND CITYFABULOUS FAMILY FUN PARKPhoenix-Tempe, ArizonaThe Blakely Sports Car Ride in the modern section is one of the park’s most popular and elaborate rides.”

FABULOUS LEGEND CITY

Want something really scary? Try THIS Legend City attraction. 

Verso:
"LEGEND CITY
FABULOUS FAMILY FUN PARK
Phoenix-Tempe, Arizona
The Blakely Sports Car Ride in the modern section is one of the park’s most popular and elaborate rides.”