Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: A Robot That Messes With Telemarketers, Huge Snow Murals, Art Crimes and More!

I know, I know! I’m a day late with your Quickies. I’m sorry, friend. Please accept these THURSDAY QUICKIES to make it up. I love you.

Your weekly Art Crimes!

Hear first hand accounts, from some of your favorites, of what it’s like to work in Hollywood when you aren’t a straight, white man. -Via Jim

Fire up your smartphone – Mastercard will soon accept Selfies as identity verification. -Via Amy

Oh this is a good one – Roger Anderson, a telecommunications consultant, has created a robot that fucks with telemarketers. And you can use it too! -Via Amy

Holy smokes! artist Simon Beck creates huge, mural-like patterns in snow. Just stompin’ around, this guy. And now there’s video of the process! (video below)

An artist in New York created a message-in-a-bottle project and one of the bottles made it to France where it was picked up by, Hey presto!, a French artist!



Featured image by Simon Beck



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Brian George

Brian George is an illustrator who lives and works in the Van Beardswick neighborhood of Brooklyn. His fierce love of cheesecake is often (but not always) thwarted by his intolerance for lactose. He will draw and paint for your amusement (‘amusement’ is archaic Etruscan slang for ‘money’). Visit his portfolio, follow his tweets @brianggeorge or on G+

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