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Mad Quickies: Unfortunate Campaign Slogans, Living Dead Restoration, Tech Wearables Criticism and More!

Boy howdy this was a long week! Here’s a little reward for slaying all those dragons. Onward!

This campaign slogan really happened: “We Polked You in ’44, We Shall Pierce You in ’52.” And it’s only one of 10 Memorable Presidential Campaign Slogans.

Courtney tells us, “Yoncè is coming for all your damn awards shows.” Here’s a gift from Queen Bae and the Dixie Chicks.

Designer Rebecca Minkoff on tech fashion: Wearables Kinda Suck Because Dudes Kinda Suck. Seriously- everything she’s saying here should be required reading by the tech-wearable industry.

George A. Romero’s 1968 homemade flick “Night of the Living Dead” could never be accused of looking good… but the 4K restoration is ravishing and MoMA’s film foundation is to thank for htis. Via Courtney

San Francisco artist Agelio Batle created A Life-Size Graphite Skeleton that Vibrates to Draw Itself into Nothingness.

Too many dicks. Not exactly safe for work, obvs. Via Robin

Sydney designer Pete Majarich makes one movie poster per day and he is clearly an amazing talent. Skilled, clever and definitely stylish. His instagram.

LEGO Batman fights loneliness and learns the meaning of family in the 4th Trailer For The LEGO Batman Movie. I dig Lego but I’m not a fanatic so the thing that really sells this for me is Will Arnett as the Dark Knight heading an amazing cast. [Video included and below.]


In theaters February 2017!

The LEGO Batman Movie – Trailer #4


Featured image is an excerpt from the LEGO Batman poster.



Geologic Universe, vault-keeper. Sheer Brick Studio, principal. Empty Set, designer. Bethlehem Mounties, media. WDIY 88.1FM NPR station programmer. Skepchick.

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