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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Weed Nuns, Ice Crystal Consultant, Mary Sue Justice and More!

Hey you guys, it’s snowing in my city. In the Northeast. On the budding trees. In April. I’m huddled in my bunker of a studio, tapping out these Quickies, wearing my little hobo gloves, trying to distract myself from all this seasonal confusion. Please take a few minutes and enjoy …

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Mad Quickies: Spirograph in Wood Gears, Art in The Danish Girl, Puppetry in Movies, Comics in the Classroom, Weapons in Space and More!

Welcome to the working week, my fellow geeksters. Grab a cup of joe/tea/chai/pomegranatejuice/kelpsmoothie and ease into things with these Quickies. Have at it! “While some artists are ambivalent about being viewed through the lens of gender, the all-women’s group show, which fell out of favor in the ’80s and ’90s, …

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Mad Quickies: Dame Hadid, Environmental Art, Avocado Anomaly, Lytro Camera and More!

Surprise, you guys! Quickies have appeared and you now have a justifiable distraction because you’re reading these things for science or art or because you want to buy some excellent whiskey glasses. Onward! Perhaps you’ve seen various stories around the internet on the architect Zaha Hadid and her brilliant work …

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Mad Quickies: Escher-esque Tessellations, Walk Cycle Animation, Vintage Book Jewelry, Female Cartographers and More!

My little chickadees, I hope you’ve recovered from whatever springtime bacchanal you’ve enjoyed over the [long] weekend. Here, have something that is not chocolate-covered and yet so very, very tasty. Yumz! Thousands of people have enjoyed her work and yet they’d never recognize the name “Es Devlin.” She’s the world’s …

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Mad Quickies: Stroboscopic Eggs, Recolorized Van Gogh, Film Truthiness, New Museum Experiences and More!

How can Good Friday be bad when 1- lots of you have off from work, 2- there is an inordinate amount of chocolate for sale everywhere, 3- some of you have Monday off too, 4- you’re probably enjoying that chocolate right now with a tasty adult beverage, 5- you’ve got …

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Mad Quickies: Foodnited States, Sculptural Weather Data, Beavan Speaks, NERC Naming and More!

Holla and happy Monday, my little geeksters! I brought you some nice Quickies. Have at it! All 50 of the United States reimagined as food puns. Super clever— both names and visuals! Interview with my recently minted hero, Jenny Beavan: ”There was Cate Blanchett looking like an angel, and me …

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Mad Quickies: Salina Turda, #dinodinaseries, Cubetto, Cosmic Debunking and More!

You guys- we made it to Wednesday and I must say you are looking happy to be here. I will be your server today but you’ve got Bri on Friday. Right now? I’ve got some Quickies for you- onward! Designed by London-based Primo Toys, Cubetto is a wooden robot play …

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Mad Quickies: 3Der Pioneer Women, Supervenus, Female MC Stars, Runway of Dreams and More!

Hello little geeksters, my colleague Bri and I did a bit of a switcharoonie and he’ll be back on Friday with his art crimes and grooviness. But today I have your mid-week shipment of Quickies. Let’s unbox these, shall we? Deprived of her own timeline by The Daily Mail, Matrix …

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