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No Go, Robo

The Facebook campaign didn’t work.  The tweeting failed.  It isn’t going to happen. There will not be a RoboCop statue in Detroit.  Not, at least, if Mayor Dave Bing is… more

Your House Is A Museum

So, now, it’s official. The general goal of technology is to allow you never to leave your house. It’s not just those robot things. Today, Google announced its Art Project… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Underground Music

Conductor: from Alexander Chen on Vimeo. Someone created a web page that shows the New York subway system as, well, musical art. It’s hard to describe, but… more

Psilocybin Mushrooms (2 caps onset)

Bryan Lewis Saunders eats drugs and paints pictures of himself.   Might be the best use of drugs yet. After experiencing drastic changes in my environment, I looked for other experiences… more

Doctor Who: Days of Future Past

IDW Comics artist, and my Twitter friend, Blair Shedd has spent a great deal of his own free time working on this amazing piece of art.  He’s selling the pencil… more

Comedians By Artists

The glorious pop culture hive that is Gallery 1988 has teamed up with Funny or Die to produce “Is This Thing On?”, a show where 100 super kick-asstic artists have… more

Art!: Jessica Harrison’s Macabre Visions

You love brains and entrails. You love Victorian ladies. You have issues, but at least Jessica Harrison understands.  And that’s why she’s created these lovely figurines of proper Victorian ladies… more


I have just set this as my iPad lock screen because I want to marry it. It comes from the brilliant hands and mind of Steve Dressler, who is doing… more

Star Wars Travel Art

Plucky nerd artist Steve Thomas made a set of eight original vintage-y Star Wars travel art pieces with the intention of poster-izing them. They’re not posters just yet, but that… more

Geek Flow

Dan Martell posted this EXCELLENT graphical flowchart called “The Evolution of the Geek” over on Flowtown. I don’t know where Nerds fit in. Would there be a meta chart where… more

Wizards, and Wookies, and Replicants, oh my!

As a product of the 70’s and 80’s, the defining impressions I have of many of  the really important movies of my childhood are all the product of… more

“80s Worlds Collide”

Jeffrey ‘CHAMBA’ Cruz pretty much sums up my formidable years with “80s Worlds Collide” A little breakdown of who’s in this masterpiece: DangerMouse from DangerMouse (1981) Mighty Mouse from Mighty… more

A Short Guide to Genius: Pontificate, Caffeinate, Innovate

I just watched this video and got even MORE excited about innovative social networking spaces like The Node. Now, will  you listen to Steven Johnson throw down brain tinglies? Or… more

8-bit Woodworking!!!

File this gorgeousness under “why didn’t someone do this sooner?” in that weird, rickety cabinet where you catalog useless thoughts you have from time to time. You know, the stuff… more

Weeping Angel, Pinto Style

This amazing picture was done by blogger and illustrator Jon Pinto on his personal blog.  His artwork is all really wonderful.  Check out the rest of his stuff HERE. NOTE:… more

Cache Rules Everything Around Me

Where you wondering what happened to those gifs that used to be all over the interwebs (geocities anyone)?  Well, good news!  Evan Roth of Graffiti Research Lab, F.A.T…. more

In Detention with Greg “Craola” Simkins, Goethe, and John Hughes

Being able to look at the world and not only re-imagine it, but also re-cast it, is a talent few of us are able to maintain once the pragmatism of… more

Adolf Hitler vs Chilly Willy

Tex Avery once said: “In a cartoon, you can do anything.” That overlying idea has thankfully permeated creators and artists in multiple mediums, and allowed surrealism, Dadaism, conceptualism, and the… more

Don’t Enter Room 237 : The Forbidden Art of Damian Loeb

I don’t know if it’s the inertia of pop culture or the degradation of the general population’s interest in traditional culture, but somewhere along the way they… more

Teenage Dreams, Blackouts, and Unknown Pleasures

I don’t think it would be a real large leap of faith to guess that the new Katy Perry album will be an artless heap of bubble gum, nor… more

Superfine: The art of Colin Christian

If you were able to teleport yourself and materialize in an intersection that happened to be where “2001”, “Barbarella”, and “Beyond the Valley of the Dolls” met, you would be… more

Kineticism is awesome.

Brett Dickins’ kinectic wall art will own your cuckoo clock. via Engadget… more

there is no brush

Maelstroms of colors whipping together like a Hubble shot of Jupiter’s atmosphere. Incongruous hues flowing harmoniously; magentas licking veridians, azures flush with chartreueses working together and the heady collision of… more