CosplayFashionGeekery

Corporate Cosplay

Most of the costumes I make aren’t exactly workplace appropriate. I put mounds of work into them, but I only get to wear them four or five days a year, at conventions, where I effectively pay for the right to do so. This seems very silly. Recently, I’ve started making …

READ MORE →
ActivismDrawingpoliticsSkepticismVisual Art

This Is Not Normal

One of the messages that activists tried to warn everyone about before Trump took office was that when an authoritarian or fascist government takes control of a democracy, things will, in the very beginning, seem incredibly wrong, but as time goes by a normalization of events and atrocities happens. We …

READ MORE →
politics

Comey Come On

Comey come on buddy, do the right thing! I have assumed since the beginning of this horrible downward spiral into the Trump presidency that the only way we will begin to see any push back from the GOP is if Trump starts back-stabbing the people who helped him. And FBI …

READ MORE →
Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Scientist Somerville, NASA Women, Lego NASA Women, Kamala Fan Film, Boland Billboards and More!

Good day, my fellow seekers of truth. I’ve got some wonderful treats for you on this fine, fine International Women’s Day. Let’s start with THIS amazing fact… Meet Mary Somerville: The Brilliant Woman for Whom the Word “Scientist” Was Coined. Yes! It was! “Scientist” was originally used to describe Somerville’s …

READ MORE →
Artpolitics

Ode to Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer used to be the White House Easter Bunny. Now he is the hired mouthpiece of a compulsive liar. Must be hard for Spicer being under all that pressure to help keep the authoritarian, nationalist regime on track while fighting against the First Amendment and that pesky enemy known …

READ MORE →
Artpolitics

The Phones Are Bugged

Today has been a strange news day. I woke up to tweets seemingly straight out of the Twilight Zone by president numero 45 blaming ex-president Obama for tapping his phones at the Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida. Trump’s tweet: How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the …

READ MORE →
Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: #SciArt Storm, RBG Workout, Micro Images, Get Out Significance and More!

Good day, my friends! I have a variegated bag of links for you on this fine weekend. Top o’ my list is the #SciArt storm on twitter. Let’s get to it! Symbiartic is back, baby and they are kicking up a #SciArt tweetstorm at this very moment. Via Amy and …

READ MORE →
Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Moonlight Madness, Paxton Tribute, Midi Unicorn, Paper Pipe Organ and More!,

Good day, mateys! I’ve got some current events and some groovy links for you on this lovely Monday. Let’s get to them! One of the most glorious moments of the Oscars happened right at the start when the night was fresh and free of stupid sketches. Mahershala Ali is the …

READ MORE →