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Mad Quickies: Hugo Awards, Marvel STEM Covers, Space Booze, Googly-Eyed Cuttlefish and More!

Good day, my little geeksters! It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood… and by “neighborhood” I mean the webz. Let’s explore, shall we? Marvel’s new variant comic covers want to get kids into STEM (and the arts, too). Check out the covers at Pop Sci which now includes Ironheart. This …

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Mad Quickies: Ornitographies, Brad Bird, Female Inventors, Depression Algorithm, Marvel Artists Aspirations and More!

Hey there, honeylambs. I’ve got a bunch of Quickies with your name on them. Let’s get to them! All the superlatives! Marvel artists turned black influencers and athletes into super versions of themselves. You have got to see THE FULL LIST! Via Jim T. Zendaya’s Secret ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Role Revealed. …

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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: Ledecky Gif, Moreno Portraits, Telecom Tattoo, Ecce Opera, Hidden Figures and More!

It’s Monday. You know it. I know it. Unless you’re in New Zealand. Or Thailand. And then I don’t know what math we’re doing. One thing we can all agree on is that the following is NOT a work to-do list. Let’s go! Mexican gymnast Alexa Moreno was body-shamed online. …

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Mad Quickies: Summer Scents, Stranger Storytelling, Finn Cosplayer, Reefy Paper Art and More!

Hey there, you guys- I’m pretty certain that all babies born now are either named Simone [or Simon] in honor of those singular powerhouses Manuel and Biles. I took a break from pondering that actually to bring you some quick links that I hope bring a knowing smile to ya’ …

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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: Pokémayans, Codex Silenda, Olympic No-Nos, Dupe or Doig Doppelgänger, Getty Lawsuit and More!

Surprise! You didn’t expect the Quickies, did you? Well, nobody expects the Mad Art Quickisition. Fetch the comfy chair! Bret Easton Ellis takes on “social justice warriors”: “These women are so deluded they border on insanity.” He speculated, “Or maybe they have just not gotten laid in four years.” Yes. …

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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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