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5 More DragonCon cosplayers you need to follow on Instagram

I was recently featured on The Daily Dot as one of 5 cosplayers from Dragon Con to follow on Instagram. It is enormously flattering to be picked out of the thousands of costumes at such a huge convention filled with incredible skill and talent. While I was prancing about in …

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Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men Review and Cosplay

Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men is goddam delightful. It is fundamentally a podcast about the X-men. However, there is so much supporting material in the form of companion blog posts and videos that it has become something more of an institution. The show is exactly what it says on …

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Mad Art Cast: Migraine Auras and Art

Hello and welcome to another fabulous episode of Mad Art Cast. This episode is about the science and art of migraines. Scroll down to listen or find us on iTunes! Cheers! Show notes: Here is a cool image of by Juno of Jupiter, google for more! Here is a link …

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Mad Art Lab at Dragon Con!

Mad Art Lab will be invading Dragon Con next week! That’s right, Dragon Con is next week. *commences flailing and trying to sew all the things at once, ends up in a ball of fabric, worbla scraps, and disgruntled cats in front of the computer* For those of you who …

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It’s #safetyfirst, #sexysecond

  What I find most troubling* about this #madscientist #art is the insufficient personal protection equipment (PPE). If ol’ girl works in a lab, her PPE needs to be ON FLEEK. Let’s talk by the numbers… We all like a good blowout, but the lab rule of hair-up-and-back means hair …

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Marvel in Your Own Mediocrity

We all have things we are talented with, and things we are not. Should that stop us from trying? Should somebody not skilled with a brush just walk away from painting? Should a poor writer just set down their pen? I am not talking about “Show us your ugly things” …

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Why John Cleese, why?

Yesterday morning, John Cleese–yes, that John Cleese–kicked off a breathtaking series of tweets with this gem: No. A sense of humour goes with a sense of perspective,which the PC police lack.Seriously,what do PCPs find funny ? https://t.co/AoqQ1BH9tx — John Cleese (@JohnCleese) June 19, 2016   Now, OK, aside from the obvious …

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Must. Have. Morels.

I’ve spent a lot of time in my life trudging through underbrush. Getting poison ivy, countless scratches, bug bites, and covered in ticks. Why would I do this? What drives me back to this torture year after year? Morels… Delicious, delicious morels. And guess what. It’s that time of year …

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