Down with uplift! Want to send a message of doom and gloom to loved ones? Or turn your room into a den of despair? These 46 darkly hilarious postcards are 100% guaranteed to produce a state of malaise in even the sunniest optimist. From sullen squirrels to zonkered zombies and even existential extraterrestrials, this dismal collection has a card for even the pickiest pessimist.
David Zapanta was only 19 when he graduated magna cum laude from the prestigious Depression Institute of Norway. Two years later, he went on to become the Depression Laureate of New Jersey. In the early ‘90s, under the auspices of Screaming Rice Press, he created and published the comic book HAIRBAT, about a man who gets a large, talking bat permanently ensnarled within his curly mane. He has spearheaded the publication of Melancholy Greetings, bringing anomie and existential despair to readers across the globe. David is also a Senior Manager, Creative & Advertising at Barnes & Noble. He lives in CT.