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Fortune Cookie Newsprint Regular Newsprint
Fortune Cookie Newsprint Regular Newsprint

#52: Fortune Cookie Newsprint Newsprint Regular


  • Printed on real newsprint 📰
  • Approximately 4" by 3" 📏
  • Perfect to stick on the fridge
A blank fortune inside a fortune cookie.

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The Story Behind #52: Fortune Cookie

There has been a lot of debate about just how Chinese the Chinese fortune cookie is. Some say it is purely an American creation, crafted by opportunist capitalists. Others say it was made my Chinese-American immigrants and is therefore a rightful tradition. Whatever the origin, the fortune cookie has become a trademark of Chinese food meals.

It’s wild to see just how seriously people take them. They are often inscribed with reassuring messages and sentiment but I don’t think anyone should invest too much emotion in them. But some people do. Some people think they truly are fortunes, somehow uniquely crafted specifically for them. And why not? Stranger things have happened. Besides, why would food lie to us? Food never lies. I don’t think I will ever believe the fortunes in fortune cookies are real but they are a pleasant way to end a good meal.

A big part of taleas’ stuff is hand made, hand printed, hand stitched, hand sewn, hand glued or some combination of the above in Austin, Texas. I have a strong passion for solid business ethics, scalability, sustainability, and repeatability, and all of these drive the quality of products that I offer.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much will it cost to ship my order?

Free for U.S. domestic orders over $50. Typically $2 - $7 for smaller domestic orders. You can check out our shipping policies here.

Is there a return policy?

Totes! 30 days for undamaged paper goods and unworn/unwashed clothes. If the product arrives defective please email us at hello@taleas.com or give us a call at 1-833-580-0600 so we can get the issue taken care of.

Where will my order ship from?

All orders are made in and shipped from Austin, Texas - yee haw!

What if I have more questions?

Message me at hello@taleas.com. I design every piece of merch that I sell and am delighted to answer any questions that you have.