Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 8.2

Coming to you straight from the sun-kissed Jersey shore… It’s the Friday Quickies! Pencils down… Surf’s up! Infographic of the Day: Europa Report: Jupiter’s Icy Moon Explained. {via Surly Amy} xkcd’s Randall Munroe reveals the backstory of the epic 3,990-panel Time. [Film at the end of this post.] Chef Rhiannon …

READ MORE →
feminismGames

Tropes V Women in Video Games Episode 1

When I first heard about Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games initiative, I was somewhat apprehensive. I have previously been somewhat critical of her work, not so much for her message, but for the logic of some of the arguments. My concern was that the subject she was …

READ MORE →
Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 5.23

Ken Macleod and the European stem cell research consortium OptiStem have produced the illustrated Hope Beyond Hype. More on the launch here. Heikki Lei’s Afterlife is a series on rotting food. And it’s gorgeous work. Read more here. MAD Brag: San Fran’s The Bold Italic did a feature on Cocktail …

READ MORE →