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... »
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 ... »
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... »
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 ... »