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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: 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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Mad Quickies: Nemfrog, Symbiartic News, Shower Beer, Cephalopod Field Guide and More!

What the heck day IS it anyway? This always happens to me around the holidays. Hey whatever day it is, it’s always a good time for the Quickies. Let’s go! The New York Times offers their The Year in Pictures and it is a lush, amazing, disturbing, epic, jaw-dropping and …

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Mad Quickies: Visions of the Future, Time for Resistance, Spaceflight 2017, Chrome Experiment and More!

Happy last day of this year. And that’s all I’m going to say about THAT. Before you get all up in your plans for the day, please enjoy this group of Quickies I made for you. Now let’s be careful out there! Let’s start this group with something cosmically cool! …

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Mad Quickies: Goodnight, George. You were a gift we couldn’t keep.

I was a stiletto-heeled punk dj in the ’80s. I claimed my taste was eclectic and it was. I was all about The Swans, obscure surf guitar, Firesign Theatre, Sonic Youth’s homage sendup Ciccone Youth, New Zealand garage and the occasional Bobby Darin tune thrown into the mix. However, at …

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Mad Quickies: Atlas Obscura Gift Guide, The Snowflake Man, Art Forgeries and More!

Happy Winter Solstice, everyone! I still have a ton of holiday prep on my list. Gotta’ dash, but please enjoy these merry links… A Martian Globe, Inkblot Photograph Albums and the Historically Accurate Leech Jar are only a few of the wondrous curios in the The 2016 Atlas Obscura Holiday …

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Mad Quickies: Seneca Village History, Magnetic Space Putty, NatGeo Photo Winners, Creative Etsy Gifts and More!

Well hi there! Great to see you! You’re looking pretty marvy. If you’re interested in an odd collection of diversionary links, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s go! Beauty at Synaptic Stimuli: Desire to taste the deep. Images by multidisciplinary artist Davy Evans. Central Park Was Once Seneca …

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