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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Mix Tape Coffee Table, Mr. Wizard Needs a Wacom Tablet, Art Crimes and More!

Whoa, hey there gang. It’s been… warm… lately (at least in my neck of the woods). But I’ve got some really cool (get it?) things to show you. So keep your chill (I’m so sorry) and check the Wednesday Quickies! It’s time for crime. ART CRIME. Women photographers are changing …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Maki’s Guide to Zika, Luke Cage, Wooden Insects and More!

Hello friends. I feel like everything is getting stranger and stranger (to put it mildly), what with each day’s political news. So I offer you these mid-week Quickies as a respite- a place to hide away and enjoy things that are fun and beautiful and wonderous. Just for a little …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Art World Shadow Banking, Football Nerds, Tons of Art Crime and More!

Hey there gang. Today we’ve got beautiful things, scandalous things, sad things and fun things. Just like real life. Onward! THE ART CRIMES. You want MORE (alleged) art crimes? Well then feast your eyes on the shady world of auction houses acting as shadow banks. -Via Dr. Ray Here’s a …

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Mad Art Cast

Mad Art Cast: Trump vs. Music

This week on the ‘Cast we talk about the strange world of musicians battling politicians over the use of their music during election campaigns. This seems to come up every election cycle, but it seems especially prominent with the rise of a certain real estate mogul. Here’s Ashley’s special Spotify …

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Mad Quickies: Pokémon Baby Names, Cosplaying at Work, Art Crimes and More!!!

Hey gang! It’s Wednesday and it’s time for your Quickies! This week, with the exception of Art Crimes, all of these links have been brought to you by our pal and link sender extraordinaire CriticalDragon. Thanks for the link love, CD! Cracked brings us the Lazy Man’s Guide To Writing …

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Mad Art Cast

Mad Art Cast: Emily Finke Talks Comics

Ahoy! This week the gang talks about the shape of stories AND chats with fellow MAL contributor, Emily Finke, about comics! Look below to find extensive notes from Emily on the titles she mentions during the recording. Also mentioned during the ‘cast: The Bowery Boys podcast on the history on …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Trump Tracts, Drawing Machines, Art Crimes and WAY MORE!

Well hey there pals. This week has been… interesting (?) so far. And I have a feeling it’s only the beginning. So I bring to you this respite – this mid-week oasis of Good Things. It’s your Wednesday Quickies. Let’s? First things first- These dancing avatars seem, at first glance, …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Lip Art, Politics and Pokémon, Art Crimes and More!

Hey. HEY! Everything has been politics and Pokémon this week (and I have a GIF for you that combines both) but there’s so much more going on that I have to share with you. So let’s? Scientists have recreated Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ using folded DNA, so called DNA origami. …

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