- West Virginia corrections employees suspended after Nazi salute photo surfaces Thursday 8:02 PM
- Here are the 15 best Eddie Murphy movies available to stream Thursday 7:56 PM
- Ex-InfoWars video editor admits to making up Islamophobic stories Thursday 6:55 PM
- WhatsApp accounts deleted amid Kashmir internet blackout Thursday 6:21 PM
- Guy gets mocked for tattoo of Baby Yoda drinking White Claw Thursday 6:18 PM
- Spotify Wrapped has people asking just how much it knows about us Thursday 5:50 PM
- Instagram account allegedly asked for inappropriate photos of children Thursday 5:16 PM
- How to stream ‘Boys vs. Bears on Thursday Night Football Thursday 4:33 PM
- Woman caught her boyfriend cheating through his Fitbit Thursday 4:29 PM
- The Pete Buttigieg ‘High Hopes’ dance was designed by an intern Thursday 4:17 PM
- TikTok admits to hiding content made by fat, LGBTQ, and disabled users Thursday 3:58 PM
- ‘Merry Happy Whatever’ is an unoriginal sitcom with plenty of holiday cheer Thursday 3:55 PM
- The ‘Pod Save America’ Bros are losing it over Joe Biden’s newest ad Thursday 3:28 PM
- Van Halen had a wholesome response in defense of Billie Eilish Thursday 3:15 PM
- Influencer faces wrath of K-pop fans after her son played with penis-shaped soap Thursday 1:27 PM
Combine the endless fun of summoning spirits from the great beyond (Ouija) with the addictive nonsense of icon-based communication (emoji) and what do you get? Don’t even act like you don’t know: EMOUIJA, a must-own product for your 21st-century seance.
The Kickstarter project, a collaboration between Taylor Moore, a.k.a. @chillsitch, comedian/ghost-whisperer Ryan Williams, and Viner/emoji designer Avery Monsen, needs just $2,200 to get off the ground, and who are you to withhold cash in the face of this marketing:
Why in the underworld would a modern ghost want to communicate with the living one letter and one number at a time? The freshly dead and impatient spirits of yesteryear need a better way. Now, they have one. The Emouija Board is here. Or, it almost is. The board you see below is but a shadow of what we can build together. The final Emouija Board will be an encyclopedic tour of the most useful emoji for modern spirit communication, all laid out on a beautifully designed 18 x 18 quad-fold board and accompanied by a bespoke spectral hand planchette.
Screenshot via Kickstarter
With contributor rewards that include a “glossary of custom emoji” and the chance to help design your own bespoke emoji for the board, there’s really no excuse not to chip in. Unless an old gypsy fortune teller warns you not to.
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'