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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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Surly Amy Has a #SciArt Patreon Project. Please support!

I was so inspired by all of the art and science panels at ChiFi this weekend that I decided to finally try to reach for one of my big dreams. And that big dream is to start painting again and making ceramic fine art pieces that are heavily linked to …

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LAWAAG, ATHEIST and Mad Art Cast Swag!

In an attempt to help fund the many extracurricular art, science and atheism related projects I have started, I have set up a Cafe Press page where you can purchase fun shirts and other such swag with the Mad Art Cast and my Los Angeles Women’s Atheist and Agnostic Group …

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Happy 4th Birthday To Us!

Hello friends, readers, lovers, lurkers and other human-ish beings. Yesterday, March 1st, 2015 was our 4th birthday. And today we have declared a Monday holiday so that you can stay home from work and celebrate with us. Offices, banks and schools around the world are closed. Mail is not being …

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Mad Cats!

Here at Mad Art Lab, we kinda live on the intarwebs. This means we like us some cats. (Most of us, anyway.) We like cats so much, we’ve invited some of them to LIVE WITH US. Granted, they’re not always the best roommates. They don’t pay rent, they demand to be …

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Happy Belated Birthday To Us!

This past Saturday was our 3rd birthday. And you may be wondering, “Why didn’t they do a post celebrating this momentous occasion?” Thing is, we were going to… I mean, we had planned on getting together for drinks and then we were going to brainstorm on putting together a post …

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What Color is Your Sheep?

Last night in our Growing Up Godless panel during FTBCon, I mentioned that I’d been to churchy-camp without even realizing it was churchy as a child. Apparently there was a nearby church holding summer “camps” with a running theme of the Chronicles of Narnia; if I remember correctly, each year they …

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