“This is what happens when Minnesota nice goes wrong.” That’s how Meghan McDonald-Heisserer describes the company she started with Christina Nguyen. Called “Maybe You Should Die,” the Minneapolis firm sells handmade “Mean Bags” with nasty insults, cards written from the point-of-view of stalkers, kinky cards for lovers and cards that celebrate failure. Says Christine, “We take it to the extreme.”
Some artists are drawn to beauty. Others are attracted to the unusual. For two Minneapolis women, art is offensive. Or at least, potentially so.
Reporter Todd Melby meets up with the creators of “Maybe You Should Die,” a card and craft company dedicated to printing what most people are reluctant to say out loud.
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