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Mad Quickies: in which the Soviets win this round.

Mad Quickies: in which the Soviets win this round.

It’s the Friday Quickies! Pencils down! Surf’s up! Kate Norlander is working hard to make her book venture a reality: Geek Culture, a coffee-table book about CONvergence, the Minnesota sci-fi and fantasy convention. Norlander teamed with photographer Emmerlee Sherman and her assistant, Russ Gamache. Let’s Kickstart this, you guys. In this segment from The Moth, astronaut Michael ... »

Mad Quickies: It’s a veritable Monday menagerie!

Mad Quickies: It’s a veritable Monday menagerie!

It’s the Monday Quickies! Surf’s up! Beloved illustrator, Mary Engelbreit is blasted by fans over Ferguson artwork. {via Kim R.} There are about 300,000 sports-related concussions in the U.S. alone each year. Medical science and industrial designers might do well to take some pointers from this post: The Woodpecker’s Guide to Avoiding Head Injuries. Whoa. Whale Shark Feeding From... »

Mad Quickies: chick tracts, scared scientists, feminist art and moar catz!

Mad Quickies: chick tracts, scared scientists, feminist art and moar catz!

Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Happy Friday to the rest of all y’all. Here, have a macaque selfie. The copyright office says you can use it as your desktop wallpaper. And while I’m at it, have some delicious Quickies! Feminist Rhode Island artist, Riz Paulo specializes in glass blowing and painting. Her goal is to bring women’s struggles to life. {via Mindy} Witness while you work... »

Mad Quickies: moon map, hot cockles, cartoon lips and more!

Mad Quickies: moon map, hot cockles, cartoon lips and more!

You guys- I went to Pilates class this past week and the instructor gently told me that my pants were on inside out. True story! Anyway, my pants are on correctly right now, we’re halfway to the weekend, I’m sipping a superior glass of iced tea and I’ve got a bunch of Quickies for you. Enjoy! Kalliopi Monoyios posts about the Graphic Guides to Ebola from the Epicenter and Abroad.... »

Mad Quickies: Pretty Pitties, raptor trike, UV voodoo, Kahlo cookies and more!

Mad Quickies: Pretty Pitties, raptor trike, UV voodoo, Kahlo cookies and more!

Happy Weekend, everyone! I’m eating raw almonds and drinking diet grapefruit soda. I’m pretty sure I’m doing this snack thing wrong. But I’ll tell you what’s right- I’ve got a bunch of awesome Quickies! Enjoy! Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution is an exquisitely poignant photo series by Sophie Gamand who sought to portray this misunderstood group in a dif... »

Mad Quickies: edible LEGOs, five bucks a logo, spirograph pancakes and more!

Mad Quickies: edible LEGOs, five bucks a logo, spirograph pancakes and more!

It’s been one heck of an emotional week on this planet—for all sorts of reasons. I’m going to start off here with a very personal share by Jamie Kilstein but then I’m going to serve up some light and bright moments because you all deserve that. Hugs and more hugs, you guys. Comedian Jamie Kilstein writes How Robin Williams Helped Me Out of My Depression. {via Courtney} Know any g... »

Mad Quickies: birthday suits, hidden passions, dystopian landmarks and more

Mad Quickies: birthday suits, hidden passions, dystopian landmarks and more

It’s the Weekend Quickies! Put down that to-do list, you guys… surf’s up! Photographer Lucy Hilmer has taken a self-portrait on her birthday in her underwear for 40 years More images at her website. nsfw {via Brian G.} Wikimedia refuses to remove animal selfie because technically a macaque owns the photo, which means, Wikimedia says, makes it public domain. {via Smashley} Photographers... »

Mad Quickies: domestic soldiers, trash art, bird music, a crafty dog and more.

Mad Quickies: domestic soldiers, trash art, bird music, a crafty dog and more.

You guys, I’m typing this from my studio bunker at the epicenter of a massive, 10-day, free music festival. It’s actually the largest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Thank goodness for the netz. And three bags of coffee. And a freezer full of Twinkies. I have no idea what’s going on outside, but I know some excellent links you might enjoy. And here they are! Artist Lia Cha... »

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