CRAIG CONLEY (Prof. Oddfellow) is recognized by Encarta as “America’s most creative and diligent scholar of letters, words and punctuation.” He has been called a “language fanatic” by Page Six gossip columnist Cindy Adams, a “cult hero” by Publisher’s Weekly, and “a true Renaissance man of the modern era, diving headfirst into comprehensive, open-minded study of realms obscured or merely obscure” by Clint Marsh. An eccentric scholar, Conley’s ideas are often decades ahead of their time. He invented the concept of the “virtual pet” in 1980, fifteen years before the debut of the popular “Tamagotchi” in Japan. His virtual pet, actually a rare flower, still thrives and has reached an incomprehensible size. Conley’s website is OneLetterWords.com.
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Yesterday — October 15, 2018 (permalink)

From the 1933 Southwestern yearbook.
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October 14, 2018 (permalink)

"Which one of you got away with it?" From SUNY Plattsburg's yearbook of 1975.
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October 12, 2018 (permalink)

Revealed -- where it all began. From the Kean College yearbook, 1974.
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October 11, 2018 (permalink)

As if out of a horror film, these photos appear in the Southwestern University yearbook of 1979.  See How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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October 10, 2018 (permalink)

We thought of the half-cat meme when we encountered a seemingly armless baseball player in the Bethany yearbook of 1995.
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"The thing that hath been." From the High Point yearbook of 1972.
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October 5, 2018 (permalink)

For reasons unknown, the past is here called one long dark shadow that obscures details and blends everything into one eternal dream, while the future is a looming, threatening, eternal night sky that brings hope.  From the Mars Hill yearbook of 1977.
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Here's one of the stimulating courses that kept students on campus.  From the High Point yearbook of 1972.  See How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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October 4, 2018 (permalink)

This is one of the most occult depictions of a college faculty we've encountered.  They're all growing upside down within a tree.  From Southwestern's 1909 yearbook.  See How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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These ghosts appear in Taylor University's Ilium yearbook of 1975.
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Though this seems like a campus production of Dracula, we take nothing for granted when it comes to college yearbooks and their deeply occult nature. From the High Point yearbook of 1972.  See How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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October 1, 2018 (permalink)

From the Southwestern yearbook of 1914.  See How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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This photograph may be used to facilitate self-hypnosis.  From a 1979 Arlington yearbook.
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From the University of Rhode Island's 1908 yearbook.
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Years of the future as cannon balls filled with people.  From Johns Hopkins University's Debutante yearbook of 1889.
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Certain seers will perceive this to be an aura photograph.  From the University of Rhode Island's 1966 yearbook.
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September 3, 2018 (permalink)

Reblog if you, too, conduct the radiance.  From the University of Virginia's Corks and Curls yearbook, 1915.  See How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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May 14, 2018 (permalink)

We hereby share, with some trepidation, our discovery of three actual ghosts trapped within The Oregana yearbook of the Univeristy of Oregon, 1920.  Note how the figure on the left is floating out of the frame, the strange lean in her posture giving away the fact that she is incorporeal.  And note how the figure in the middle has no face, while the figure on the right has only black eyeholes.  Old books can be full of ghosts, without question.  Be careful where you go.   For invaluable tips on how to tap into the occult power of old yearbooks, see How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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From The Scarlet Letter yearbook (Rutgers, 1882).  See How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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March 26, 2018 (permalink)

"The question."  From The Scarlet Letter yearbook (Rutgers, 1918).  See How to Hoodoo Hack a Yearbook.
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