Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Perfect Unhappiness, Lego Animals, Trans Punk Rocker, Manhattan Timelapse and More!

Well, we’ve reached the Saturday point in our week and let me tell you it’s not a moment too soon. We’ve all got epic to-do lists. But y’know what we should do first? Surf some Quickies, of course!

I think there’s a good chance you’re going to really understand this, especially if you’re a creator. Matthew Inman brilliantly describes How to be perfectly unhappy.

Mad Art Emily sez: “We are here, we have always been here, and we will always be here. No amount of geek gatekeeping will change that.” Women who love ‘Star Trek’ are the reason that modern fandom exists.

Classic rock…on Mars.

Laura Jane Grace: A Trans Punk Rocker’s Fight to Rebuild Her Life. “Four years ago, Against Me! singer announced she would begin living as a woman. Turns out, that was the easy part.”

The oldest manuscript in the Americas is confirmed… It’s the Mayan manuscript, the Grolier Codex.

Felix Jaensch creates beautifully articulated Lego animals.

You can forgive the puns because these chalk signs are so excellent. Created by littlewolff.


South Korean filmmaker Jansoli gives us this glorious thing…

A timelapse of Manhattan in winter

More information at the Squid.

from the page

“When I was in New York for producing timelapse in a cold winter time, I encountered streets bustling with nightlife, non-stopping lights and subways, ferries, stream of people etc. The gigantic city, to me, was a big melting pot of all sorts of colors. So I tried to express the colors.”

Music : Lost it To Trying ( Paper Towns Mix ) – Son Lux


Featured image is by Felix Jaensch.



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