Part of the Women's March in Chicago, as seen from the bridge in Grant Park over the Metra tracks near Michigan and Van Buren
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WIP Weekend: Forward, March!

Hello, yes, it is Tuesday and not the weekend! But it’s taken me this long to marvel at all the incredible creations assembled for the Women’s March on Saturday, to say nothing of all the other protests, marches, actions, and other events that have been happening of late. And of course, your …

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It’s the Great Pumpkins, Mad Art Lab!

Happy Halloween, everyone! Some of us who celebrate have gotten crafty on some pumpkins. Take a look!

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Things To Do Instead of Stressing About American Politics (if you’re me)

As I’m sure is the case for a lot of people, I’m finding this election cycle to be incredibly stressful for one tiny-handed orange reason. It really doesn’t help that I’ve developed this terrible political news habit that’s got me refreshing news feeds multiple times per day. So I really …

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It is harder to make snowflakes out of people's faces than I thought.
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Work-In-Progress Weekends Begin Now!

Many someones have been attributed as saying, “A work of art is never finished, it is only abandoned.” But some work still hangs in limbo, while you’re not working on it but you’re not ready to abandon it juuuuuuust yet. The stuff that seemed like a really good idea at …

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Mad Art Cast: Do your old favorites hold up?

Ever wonder if your favorite album from high school stands the test of time?  This week our intrepid podcasting crew discusses that very question. SHOW NOTES: Quadrivalent Flu Vaccines info Chioggia Beet Info The Hit Charade     http://traffic.libsyn.com/madartcast/29_MadArtCast_Episode_29_-_Memories_Quickie.mp3

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Mad Art Cast: Why do you art?

In this week’s full length episode, A asks the rest of the the Mad Art Cast crew about what makes them make. Being the ringer in the group, the non-creative, I wanted to know what, if anything, motivated my co-hosts to do the things they do. And if you’re creative, …

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Lift a rock, and you’ll find me there.

Hey, it’s me, Chris Tucker! No, not that Chris Tucker: I don’t know Jackie Chan, and if you ask nicely I am fine with you touching my radio. Although, to be honest, how green would that be? Anyway; as you have probably guessed by this point, I am a new …

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