Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Molly Crabapple’s Rules For Artistic Success, Life-Sized T Rex For Sale, Exploding Meteorites Captured On Video and More!

Hey gang. As of this writing, the election results are not yet in. So I’m just gonna keep on like everything is fine. You’re reading this on Wednesday morning, so whatever your political persuasion, these Quickies are here to comfort you and make you feel good and have faith in humanity.

This one is a must. Read it. Internalize it. A Lab favorite – badass artist extraordinaire, Molly Crabapple, outlines her 14 Rules for Creative Success in the Internet Age.

Whoa, hey! Istanbul-based musician Görkem Şen has created a new instrument called a Yabahar that sounds a whole lot like a synthesizer but is completely analog. Come for the 50’s Sci Fi sounds, stay for the neat yurt-looking thing he’s playing in.

I know what to get you for your birthday… This life-sized, replica T Rex! Now I just need $100,000 to buy it first…

I’ve never seen anything like this. Photographer Wes Eisenhauer captured time lapse of a meteorite exploding as it hits the atmosphere. It’s breathtaking and you’re going to watch it over and over again. I linked the video below as well for easy access.

You say you don’t like performance art, but you haven’t seen this: Holoscenes is a 12-hour-long performance featuring people doing menial tasks underwater, inside a huge aquarium tank. Check out the short video. It’s quite beautiful.





Featured image by Molly Crabapple

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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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