Fads: Back in with the Black Arts

The spirit world is fairly crackling with activity these days, and mostly for fun. The sale of crystal balls, especially the large $25 size, has risen roundly in Los Angeles. Manhattan Importer Edward Weiss has completely sold out his stock of Viennese fortunetelling Tarot cards. Across the nation, the sale of Ouija boards has tripled in the past year, even the Harvard University Co-op sells out whenever it stocks them. Zodiac sign guessing has become part of the social chitchat, and fashion magazines, such as Harper's Bazaar and Town & Country, have...

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