Welcome to Alternate Histories

Alternate Histories: where monsters, aliens, robots, and zombies rampage through history in our collection of prints and greeting cards. 

Learn about how a robot helped write the Declaration of Independence. See what really caused the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (hint: Martians). Explore vintage posters for the Los Angeles Zombie Hunting Olympics of 1932. Or purchase a greeting card with only the finest of killer robots and monsters on it.

We have over 35 different cities and locales represented, including New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, Detroit, Cleveland, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Tucson, San Francisco, Portland, Austin, and many more!

Our offbeat greeting cards are perfect for people who like something a little out of the ordinary, including Birthday CardsLove & Valentines DayMother's Day, Father's DayWeddings, New BabyThank You, Get Well, Congrats, & more!

If you don't see a print for your city, let us know! We also do custom work, perfect for an offbeat wedding invitation or unique gift.

Forced Friday!
September 04, 2015

Look, we all love Star Wars. But sometimes, the mandatory hubbub around "shopping days" and "special deals" can you leave you feeling as hollow as a Tauntaun after an encounter with Han Solo. So to strike back, we're offering a...

5 Years, 50 States Pop-Up Art Show
August 07, 2015

It's hard to believe it's been five years! But it has - I started Alternate Histories with a show at Wildcard on August 13, 2010. At that point I was working full-time at Wildcard (an amazing store, and one of...

Take 3
July 22, 2015

Been feeling nostalgic lately and just had an old student film transferred to digital! This is my 1998 short film "Take 3" from NYU. It was made in my Senior Year as the final film in my Experimental Film class....

Monster A-Go-Go Returns to Pittsburgh
July 06, 2015

Mark Thursday, July 16 in your calendars! Monster A-Go-Go, my program of space-age music with clips of 1950s & 60s sci-fi returns to Pittsburgh! Join me at Brew Gentlemen in Braddock, PA for a night of monster grooves, videos, and...