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The [White] Lady Doth Protest Too Much

Hello. Hi. Nice White Ladies. Yes, you there, with the face. Can we chat for a minute? I understand you have the best of intentions when you make your efforts to make sure NotWhite Ladies know you support them. I know that holding conversations involving race is sometimes difficult. But please, …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Now Madder Than Ever.

Well, hi there. It’s the weekend! It’s my birthday! Sh*t is about to really hit the fan in my country! Today’s Quickies are my gift to you. Let’s see what’s what… “A bloody call to arms” by LA artist Illma Gore, along with an artist collective, is about to be …

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A Russian Journalist writes “A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media”

The following article is by Alexey Kovalev, a Russian journo who generously states in a postscript that he allows this to be reposted and shared. We feel it’s important and timely and, frankly, excellent advice at this shattering and crucial moment in American politics, events that are being scrutinized with …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: RBG Cosplay, Art History Ink, Aerial LA, Word Winners and More!

You guys- I don’t know about you, but I’ve been reeling from the news lately. It’s high time we enjoyed some stress-free moments of art, science and geekery. Let’s do it! Notorious Justice RBG pens note to little girl who dressed up as her on Superhero Day. Via Amy The …

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Russell’s Teapot Helps Filter Bullshit

With all of the political propaganda, allegations of fake news, and wild conspiracy theories making their rounds on social media and the news, actually having a real effect on our lives, I thought it was high time to bring out some classical ideas that help teach critical thinking and theory. …

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Take Your Broken Heart, Make it into Art

Last night at the Golden Globes award show, Meryl Streep took her moment in the spotlight accepting her Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award to highlight the horribleness of our incoming president-elect. She did this while bringing the room to silence and without mentioning his name. It was beautiful, it …

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The Hidden Life of Trees

I started reading the book, “The Hidden Life of Trees” and it’s so good it’s freaking me out! My mother raised me with a love of gardening and now that I have a yard I have been trying to turn my own thumbs green. There is definitely a lot to …

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Geekery

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Carrie Fisher: Drowned in Moonlight, Strangled by Her Own Bra

I didn’t really realize how much I wanted a brunette princess from Disney until they released Beauty and the Beast in 1991. Hey, yes, a Disney movie featuring a girl with brown hair like me? AND she’s a huge reader? AND she snarks away Gaston like she’s swatting a fly? Excellent, …

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Art

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Russell’s Teapot Helps Filter Bullshit

With all of the political propaganda, allegations of fake news, and wild conspiracy theories making their rounds on social media and the news, actually having a real effect on our lives, I thought it was high time to bring out some classical ideas that help teach critical thinking and theory. …

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Science

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STEAM Power

I read an intersting post on the power and necessity of writing during times like we are now seeing, when the freedom of the press, democracy and the civil liberties of the people are being threatened. The article is called, IN DEFENSE OF LINGUISTIC INFRASTRUCTURE by Summer Brennan. Give it …

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Music

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Holes in Humanity

This weekend, Cards Against Humanity has launched another Black Friday campaign. This year, if you give them money, they’ll dig a hole. That’s it. So far they’re over eighty thousand dollars. That’s a lot of money to throw into a hole. As an idea, it’s kind of funny. When it …

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