She was warned. She was given an explanation. She was non-compliant.
ActivismComicfeminismpolitics

She Was Warned

She was warned. She was non-compliant. Nevertheless, she persisted. I made a thing! So, I’d (finally) read Bitch Planet, and loved it even more than everything I’d heard would indicate. Is it weird? Yes. Is it over-the-top? Yes. Is it hopefully going to remain satirical? I HOPE THE FSCK SO. For …

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DesignFeatured

Make It Stranger

It is a sure sign of my age that (finally) watching Stranger Things was an exercise in Nostalgia For Days. The music! The clothing! The cars! So much wood paneling! And then I found out even more fascinating things about the production of this series that made me love it …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Star Wars, Submerged Monasteries, Street Art and More!

Happy mid-week, gang! The temperature is dropping, the smell of Autumn is in the air, so I baked up these Wednesday Quickies just for you. Dig in! Autumn means Halloween. And Halloween means scary costumes (to some of you). Look no further than Mario Chiodo’s frickin’ terrifying masks to get …

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General ArtVisual Art

Typos, the Form of Writing

If it is possible for a graphic designer to avoid being even a little bit of a type nerd, I have never met such a person. The form of the markings that allow our minds to create magnificent scenes, that can evoke grand emotion, and bring such great, silent joy… …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 1.14

Escher cookies! Kerntype – a kerning game. Single line portraits. Googly eye fridge magnets. Identifying Anachronisms in ‘Lincoln’ & ‘Mad Men’ How many seagulls do you need to carry a giant peach? Minimalist phone case. Control a flying robot with your mind. Scrabble fridge magnets. Star Wars taxidermy. GM labeling, …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 5.16

Nikola Goddamn Tesla at The Oatmeal. {via Victor} A photographer has added superheroes to vintage war photos. View Agan Harahap’s superhero set here {via Maria} Send your coffee art to Art in My Coffee. Math nerds, I got you something nice: QArt Codes. Fractals, bodily organs, insects, musical instruments, invertebrates… …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 5.2

Art school pinups – created by DDB Brazil for the Museu de Arte de São Paulo Art School. Erika Iris makes all sorts of art, including sheet music collages and portraits made from cassette tape and video reels. 5 Scientific Explanations for Game of Thrones’ Messed-Up Seasons. {via Maria} Pucker …

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Mad Quickies 9.23

Doctoring the Craft of Medical Illustration – The Work of Frank H. Netter, M.D. Dr. Netter’s work was quite amazing and not a little unusual: medical illustrations with personality. You don’t have to be a typophile to appreciate these typographic medical prints by Stephen Gaeta. Gorgeous, clever, arresting—you’ll want all …

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