Nearly two weeks ago, atheist Craig Hicks shot and killed, execution style, three of his Muslim neighbors in Chapel Hill, NC. Soon after, screenshots of his Facebook page and extremely anti-theistic remarks surfaced (most ironically, a cover photo generalizing that religion kills people). Richard Dawkins and Reddit rushed to Hicks’ defense. His crimes weren’t motivated by his anti-thei... »
Mad Quickies: Mummy Buddha, Metamorphabet, Brusspup compilation, Anderson’s love of analog design and more!
Winter is coming? No ho ho I’ve got yer Winter right here. However- I have no interest in elaborating on the frozen conditions here at my shop in PA during The Winter That Never Ended … [warms hands on mug of tea] … or how I am wearing little hobo gloves and more scarves than Stephen Tyler’s mic stand while I type this. Let’s get to it, shall we! A CT scan revealed th... »
My sister and I flew home to California this past weekend for my grandmother’s memorial service. My family organized the whole thing, and one thing I’ve learned from the experience is that to do a memorial properly, you need tons of photos of your loved one: there are obituaries and slideshows and photo boards and funeral decor, all of which require them. The day we flew in, the family... »
Hey kids! I come to you today from the frozen wastes of the northeast. Please, someone send a dragon. It would be super helpful. In return for the dragon, which I’m sure is on its way, I give unto you these Quickies. This one had all of us in The Lab transfixed – A 100-year-old typeface searched for and found on the bottom of the Thames. What would the Space Race sound like if it were ... »
I would like to share something that happened to me while I was selling my work in an art show. Well, more something that happened around me. It was the sort of thing that dismantles some of your illusions and lets you see the world through someone else’s eyes. I have participated in several art shows and sold my stuff in booths at conventions, but this was the first time that I had brought ... »
You guys, I am thisclose to starting a bonfire in my studio. It’s like eleventy hundred degrees below zero. Not really. But here’s something interesting: I’m in Pennsylvania and my friends are visiting Copenhagen and it’s TWENTY DEGREES WARMER there. However, a month ago they lived in Arizona so the weather math becomes an algebra problem right about here. Where was I? Oh r... »