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Mad Quickies: Helen Reddy Surprise, Snail Drawings, Zen Pencils, Oscar Noms and More!

You guyz, I promise that the Quickies won’t be a constant Trump-a-rama but I can’t help myself just yet. That said, I’ve also got some pretty things for you so let’s get started… On the twitterz, @ladyhaja said, “Draw me like one of your French girls.” That’s one of the …

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Truth is Powerful and It Prevails. ~ Sojourner Truth

“Truth is Powerful and It Prevails.” ~ Sojourner Truth Born into slavery and mother to 13 children (all but one sold to slavery) Sojourner Truth was an African American abolishionist and one of the first black women’s rights activists. She is best known for her speach, “Ain’t I Woman” in …

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Art I’ve Made Since November 8th Ranked in Order of Subtlety

How’s everyone feeling today? Good? Ready for the “greatness” to begin? No? So I’ve made some artwork in reaction to current events, as you do. Look, I really like my apolitical landscape paintings and my monster drawings but politics have taken up a huge part of my brain that I …

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3 Truths About Trumpism

Greetings from the Resistance! This week I found a video on twitter via Parker Molloy. It is expertly done in every way: script, illustration and voice. Its message is powerful and it is definitely something to share. 3 Truths About Trumpism The film was written by Ananya Roy and illustrated …

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Portrait of Donald Trump

I don’t have much to say about this drawing that this drawing doesn’t already say for itself. I feel like I’ve really captured the true essence, spirit, personality and policy plans of the PEOTUS. In fact, it may be the most realistic portrait I’ve ever done. I know that when …

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The [White] Lady Doth Protest Too Much

Hello. Hi. Nice White Ladies. Yes, you there, with the face. Can we chat for a minute? I understand you have the best of intentions when you make your efforts to make sure NotWhite Ladies know you support them. I know that holding conversations involving race is sometimes difficult. But please, …

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Mad Quickies: Now Madder Than Ever.

Well, hi there. It’s the weekend! It’s my birthday! Sh*t is about to really hit the fan in my country! Today’s Quickies are my gift to you. Let’s see what’s what… “A bloody call to arms” by LA artist Illma Gore, along with an artist collective, is about to be …

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Carrie Fisher: Drowned in Moonlight, Strangled by Her Own Bra

I didn’t really realize how much I wanted a brunette princess from Disney until they released Beauty and the Beast in 1991. Hey, yes, a Disney movie featuring a girl with brown hair like me? AND she’s a huge reader? AND she snarks away Gaston like she’s swatting a fly? Excellent, …

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Truth is Powerful and It Prevails. ~ Sojourner Truth

“Truth is Powerful and It Prevails.” ~ Sojourner Truth Born into slavery and mother to 13 children (all but one sold to slavery) Sojourner Truth was an African American abolishionist and one of the first black women’s rights activists. She is best known for her speach, “Ain’t I Woman” in …

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STEAM Power

I read an intersting post on the power and necessity of writing during times like we are now seeing, when the freedom of the press, democracy and the civil liberties of the people are being threatened. The article is called, IN DEFENSE OF LINGUISTIC INFRASTRUCTURE by Summer Brennan. Give it …

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Holes in Humanity

This weekend, Cards Against Humanity has launched another Black Friday campaign. This year, if you give them money, they’ll dig a hole. That’s it. So far they’re over eighty thousand dollars. That’s a lot of money to throw into a hole. As an idea, it’s kind of funny. When it …

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