Following a vintage automatic writing planchette ad down a rabbit hole
Digging into the backstory of an ad in Mystic magazine.
The History of Automatic Writing Planchettes
The story of the planchette, a predecessor of the Ouija board.
Planchette and Automatic Writing (Ouija Boards Part 1)
Starting with the automatic writing method planchette, we begin a series about Ouija boards. We’ll dig into the strange history of the much admired and maligned method of communicating with spirits and/or having fun at parties. Before Ouija, there was planchette. Invented in Paris in the 1850s, planchette