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Mad Quickies – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun and Marvel Superheroines

Mad Quickies – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun and Marvel Superheroines

Time for the Friday Quickies! Today, I’m all about the the cheerful, the beautiful, uplifting and just all-around sweet things. The featured image is a composite image of Eight Hours of takeoffs at LAX by Mike Kelley. First, your nostalgia hit: The Feisty Feminism of Girls Just Want to Have Fun Femmeslash Friday looks at Frenchy and Rizzo Carol Danvers is my patronus. A preview of Captain Ma... »

Don Moyer adds monsters to tradtionally Willow Ware china

Mad Quickies 3.18 – Magic Pigs, Monster Dishes and Burrito Lovesongs

It’s the better-late-than-never Tuesday Quickies! First our featured image is some lovely monsters invading Don Moyer’s idyllic pottery: Willow Ware Monsters. I would buy these dishes in a heartbeat! What if Doctor Who was played by dogs? Continuing my love of itty bitty historical artifacts: Nesting Pocket Globe What can we learn about privacy from porn stars? 8 Book Historians you sh... »

Closeup of an earthworm

Mad Quickies 3.10 – Asari Sex and Vegetarian Personal Ads

To Harriet, on her 50th Birthday – Reflections on Harriet the Spy Halley Docherty inserts classic works of art into Google street view. Sexual assault for the lulz in J. Michael Straczynski’s Apocalypse Al Vegetarian Personal Ads – “Must be mated phrenologically and spiritually, or not at all” Can dance work on the radio? Mass Effect science: Asari Sex & Genes 101... »

Mad Quickies 3.5

Mad Quickies 3.5

Portrait of a Community Inside Barneys’ groundbreaking campaign featuring 17 trans* models Stuff Being Thrown at My Head via Anne Astronaut Mae Jemison talks about women in STEM. I love her. LOOK AT THIS GORGEOUS COPEPOD. It’s little and it flashes blue with the right light. The Last of Us True tales of the last members of doomed species. Color photos of the inside of the Hindenburg Re... »

Mad Quickies 2.10 – Cephalopod Bedtime and Soap Bubble Cyclones

Mad Quickies 2.10 – Cephalopod Bedtime and Soap Bubble Cyclones

Bedtime for Invertebrates. These tiny felted cephalopods being tucked into bed are adorable. Take a picture of a bumblebee and help do science! Visualizing Character Interactions in The Hobbit, The Glass Menagerie and Kafka on the Shore Over on The Finch and Pea, Josh Witten talks about how Jargon will make Time Travel very confusing Etsy treasury of the day: The Wonderful World of Microbiology vi... »

Mad Quickies – 01.13

Mad Quickies – 01.13

10 Diversity Resolutions for Comics. I wholeheartedly agree with all of these. Ant Dishes. These delicate, beautiful dishes are covered in ants. On purpose! The Westeros Wing. My favorite new tumblr. Who gets to be a hero? Recoloring superheroes to be PoC. via Smashley Your Favorite Futurist is Wrong. “Every prediction is a product of its time. Which is to say that futuristic ideas almost al... »

Heather Hansen combines kinetic movement with art.

Mad Quickies 12.30

Internet search fails to show evidence of time travelers. (Of course, we all know this is because The Doctor is too smart to leave evidence.) The Hobbit‘s Dwarves and their stunt doubles.. “Dream good” Woodie Guthrie’s unbeatable New Year’s Resolutions Frozen Soap Bubbles. via Victor and Anne Amazingly lifelike sculptures of people. I can’t quite kick the cognit... »

Mad Quickies 12.23

Mad Quickies 12.23

Christmas Ornaments made into skulls. NASA Has made an Earthrise simulation, to show just how the iconic image of earth was shot. What do you get when you combine pottery and animation? A Scientist Writes Science Fiction. Michaelangelo’s illustrated grocery list. Photographic images of mind-altering substances. Sometimes the process is just as beautiful and mind-boggling as the art. Joel Coo... »

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