For most people, business cards say, “I spent money to have my name printed on cardstock. Please place in drawer and forget I existed.”
But they can be so much more. Steve Martin uses his to be funny. Andy Warhol used his as art. Edward Ruscha included a pronunciation guide, which is always handy.
Also, did you know that Lady Gaga has a business card? And it isn’t printed on a strip of bacon? And Polaroid went bankrupt?
[The Fascinating Business Cards of 20 Famous People – Flavorwire]