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Mad Quickies: making art from harassment, anxiety, myths, child sketches and more

Mad Quickies: making art from harassment, anxiety, myths, child sketches and more

Hey, kids, have a spoonful of Quickies to make this Monday go down much easier. “A Woman’s Room Online: An immersive experience of the daily harassment women face online” is by our very own chief, Amy Davis Roth, and it is an extraordinary art installation. Check out the site for the live feed of the gallery. Also, thanks to the super-awesome Dr. Phil Plait for his post Harassment as A... »

Mad Quickies: paper art, female warriors, an imploding drum and more!

Mad Quickies: paper art, female warriors, an imploding drum and more!

Welcome to the [traditional] working week, all. Here. I baked you some nice Quickies. Absolutely no cricket flour. Unless, of course, you order the last of these items. Artist Yulia Brodskaya creates illustrations via quilled paper sculptures. This literary map of London employs data from 250 novels. And it’s a typographical triumph. André the Giant had a cool technique to memorize his lines... »

Mad Quickies: mad honey, Chola’d celebs, Tokyo nightlights and more!

Mad Quickies: mad honey, Chola’d celebs, Tokyo nightlights and more!

Alright, alright, alright! It’s the Weekend Quickies! “The Heir’s Not Apparent” reports on the strange events that are adding up to a legal battle over Vivian Maier’s photography. This could render Maier’s body of work, primarily street photography, un-seeable for years. Read more about her work here and view the Finding Vivian Maier documentary trailer here. {t... »

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... »

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