Arts and Culture

The Fountain Tarot: Three Friends From Denver See the Future in the Cards

Does the world really need another tarot deck? Writer Jason Gruhl, fine artist Jonathan Saiz and artist/designer Andi Todaro think so, though there are already hundreds, and possibly thousands, of themed sets circulating out there, some of them dating back to medieval times and others cheaply modern, all kitschy and glittery, with flimsy packaging and a lowest-common-denominator appeal. Something for everyone -- true believers and dabblers alike? Not necessarily, the trio says.

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