Mad Art Cast: Social Media and the Creative with bonus Interview with Chemist, Ray Burks

Mad Art Cast: Social Media and the Creative with bonus Interview with Chemist, Ray Burks

Hello friends! Today we bring you another wonderful episode of Mad Art Cast!   This week, the gang has a discussion about social media, blogs and whether or not it is hurting or helping a new generation of artists. We talk about how sharing can bring your art to a much wider audience but how social media and google has made the ability to protect your creations nearly impossible. Should all a... »

Mad Quickies: Scalzi Wins, Old NYC, Serious Comics, Felty Goodness, Baby Bees and More!

Mad Quickies: Scalzi Wins, Old NYC, Serious Comics, Felty Goodness, Baby Bees and More!

Hey- what happened to Monday? I opened my eyes and it was today and, welp, we may never know. Here’s hoping you had a lovely weekend and, if you reside in the U.S., a wonderful long weekend. [Shout-out to all my people at Balticon!] Here’s what… Well, lookee here, The incomparable John Scalzi was in the New York times because he freakin’ signed a $3.4 million deal for 13 bo... »

Recipes By Scientists: #WTWTCH No Bake Oatmeal Chews

Recipes By Scientists: #WTWTCH No Bake Oatmeal Chews

Ever wonder what a scientist eats? Do they chew on stars and savor the sweet, sweet flavors of knowledge? Or do they actually eat food like the rest of us? Well, starting today, we will try to answer that question with a new series of recipes approved and eaten by scientists! Today, I bring you a recipe by one of my favorite scientists, the chemist and all around bad-ass Dr Ray Burks! Here is Ray ... »

Mad Quickies: Frida’s Flowers, Simple Machines, Vintage Hacks, Science Instagram Tips, Bellypaint and More!

Mad Quickies: Frida’s Flowers, Simple Machines, Vintage Hacks, Science Instagram Tips, Bellypaint and More!

Hey hey HEY, you guyz- Like a bouquet of happiness and glittery butterflies, I give you this extravaganza of Friday Quickies. Pencils down, y’all. Surf’s up! “Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” is an installation at the New York Botanical Garden. It features both the plants she cultivated in her own garden and a small exhibition of her paintings. Recently, the awesome Glendon ... »

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Mad Art Cast: Going Clear

In this episode, we discuss the HBO documentary film Going Clear. It’s the story of the Church of Scientology, from its self-help beginnings through to its present-day designation as a religion. The film, directed by Alex Gibney, is based on the book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright. So fire up your e-meters, it’s going to get hectic. Han... »

A bridge made from sheets of paper

Mad Quickies: A Bridge Made From Paper, The Stuntwomen of Mad Max, Walking Through a Van Gogh Painting and More!

Hey, look: We’re halfway through the week and I have what you need to get you to the other side. WEDNESDAY QUICKIES. Holy hell! Courtesy of environmental artist Steve Messam, a small English river now has an arched bridge made from 22,000 sheets of bright red paper. OCR Journal #001 is a new book by one of the top data visualization studios. Check. It. Out. -Via Donna Just how hardcore were ... »

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