Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Stormscapes, Stitched Cat-calls, Dale Writes a Book and Way More!

Mad Quickies: Stormscapes, Stitched Cat-calls, Dale Writes a Book and Way More!

Ahoy! It’s time for your Wednesday Quickies. I’ve cobbled together some really great things and stuff for you all today. There is one Halloween-related link. If this were Friday, you can bet they’d all be Halloween links. Mad Art Lab’s own Dale DeBakcsy has written a book! Godless Nerdistry: Or How to be a Bag of Chemicals and Still Have Fun, about the intersection of human... »

Mad Quickies: Everyone’s Penmanship, Epic Art Fraud, Grafitti Homes, Glow-in-the-Dark Food and More!

Mad Quickies: Everyone’s Penmanship, Epic Art Fraud, Grafitti Homes, Glow-in-the-Dark Food and More!

Well, howdy and happy Monday. I’m a little confused about what time it is but I just made a cup of coffee and I say surf’s up now! Enjoy. The Universal Typeface Experiment quests after finding the average of the world’s penmanship. The BIC company is behind this endeavor. After the experiment is over, they will off the typeface as a font for everyone to download. {via Mark H.} WO... »

popsicles shaped like pathogens

Mad Quickies: Dangerous Popsicles, Defacing National Parks, Marble Harvesting and More!

We did it! We made it thru the week to another Friday. Another Friday full of interesting stories, beautiful art and popsicles shaped like deadly pathogens. That’s how we roll. If you earn a living making art, you’re probably white. – Via Courtney Our pal Sarah Hamilton‘s “Feminist As Fuck” shirts – A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the Natio... »

Mad Quickies: Med Doodles, Monster Chart, Upside Down Comics, a Burrowing Owl and More!

Mad Quickies: Med Doodles, Monster Chart, Upside Down Comics, a Burrowing Owl and More!

We did it! We, as in, all of us- well, probably all of us- definitely MOST of us- okay at least SOME of us- frankly only a COUPLE of us have made it to the middle of the week unscathed. I don’t know about you but I am TOTALLY scathed so don’t include me in that equation. However, not too horribly scathed though that I can’t bring you the Quickies. Your intrepid Mid-Week Guy About... »

Mad Quickies: Auto Doodles, Aerial Bold [heh], Sincerity Machine and more!

Mad Quickies: Auto Doodles, Aerial Bold [heh], Sincerity Machine and more!

You guys, just squeaking in under the wire, I’ve got yer Monday Quickies for you. So grab some cookies and milk if you’re EDT; if you’re GMT, then you likely won’t see this until sunup; and if you’re in Oz, well, sorry I cannot do that time math right now but I think you’ll be reading this in the future. Or something. Here we go… I love minimalist graphics... »

ceramic shard sculpture

Mad Quickies: Life-Sized Scrap Metal Hulk, Utopian Optical Illusion, Guys On Tinder Posing With Art and Much More!

Hey art nerds! It’s time for your Wednesday Quickies. This time I’m actually doing laundry *while* I do the write-up. I have to go back to the laundromat in 15, so let’s get moving! You know those heart-shaped lockets where each person can take half of the heart and be in a long distance relationship but also in love? (that’s what they’re for, right?) Well, what if su... »

Mad Quickies: Last Gasp Books, Animal Activist Art, Your Privacy, Shakespearean Insults and More!

Mad Quickies: Last Gasp Books, Animal Activist Art, Your Privacy, Shakespearean Insults and More!

You guys, I have no idea where today went but I do have some Quickies to show for it. And I want to share them with you! Fund some truly weird art and get some truly amazing rewards! The “Last Gasp Publishing” Kickstarter clock is ticking. {via @CriticalDragon1177} Fabulous Cat Papers produces anatomically embroidered notebooks. {via @planetx} Asher Jay is trying to save world’s most t... »

Mad Quickies: Crematory Chronicles, Beautiful Chemistry, Kangaroo Fisticuffs and more!

Mad Quickies: Crematory Chronicles, Beautiful Chemistry, Kangaroo Fisticuffs and more!

YOU GUYS, OMIGODZ IT’S THE WEEKEND AND HERE ARE SOME QUICKIES PEACE OUT! [falls to floor] Caitlin Doughty’s “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Other Lessons from the Crematory” – a book review by Tonya Hurley. Buy the book! Beautiful Chemistry is a project collaboration between the Institute of Advanced Technology at the University of Science and Technology of China and Tsi... »

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