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Dueling Mechanical Bulls, Maker Faire edition

Small, barefooted people prepare to be humiliated. On the right, MB does an ancient dance of Canadian nerd rage. In the center we have Townsend: stunned; Leif showing his ability to slouch and lean on an invisible wall; Dale Dougherty and Philly, eyes asparkle, documenting. In the background are mocking reminders that we once had […]

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Ride the Dueling Bulls at Maker Faire New York 2012

Madagascar Institute will be in full bloom at Maker Faire New York 2012 September 29 and 30. We’ll be up on the hill near Coke Zero & Mentos– come say hi, ride the bulls, and pick up a t-shirt.

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Hackett to speak at “Beyond Thunderdome – The Science of the Apocalypse”

Beyond Thunderdome!: An Evening of Beer, Science, and the Apocalypse Wednesday, August 22, 2012 | 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM Lolita Bar (basement space), 266 Broome St. Earthquakes! Disease! Technological meltdown on a global scale! The Empiricist League’s second FREE gathering will take place on Wednesday, Wednesday, August 22nd at 7:15pm at Lolita Bar’s basement […]

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Dueling Mechanical Bulls at Google I/O 2012

Bull-riding is considered a super tough-guy activity, a chance for cowboys, rodeo queens, and wannabees to prove that they have what it takes to triumph in this quintessentially American pastime. In our minds, all mechanical bulls fall short of being truly American in that they lack competition, the opportunity to directly humiliate another person. To […]

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Take a Class

Pretentious artspeak dragging you down? Looking for something fun and different, without too much commitment? You’ve come to the right place. Here at Madagascar Institute, we give great art with out the fear of commitment. Our classes are up close and personal, short and cheap. Just like you like them. Coming up this next Sunday, […]

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Come ride the 360 Swing at the Great Indoors!

We are running the 360 Swing at the Swimming Cities fundraiser party at the Gowanus Ballroom Come do everything that you’ve always wanted to do on a swing, and party! THE GREAT INDOORS BLACK FRIDAY NOV 26 AT THE GOWANUS BALLROOM DJs Dirtyfinger (Blacklabel) $mall ¢hange (Rubulad) Uproot Andy (Bulgarian Bar) It’s wilder than the outdoors. […]

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Back Door fixed!!

a resounding thank you to Gaylen, Boris, and Mary Beth for fixing the backdoor. It has been talked about for so long, and it is a radical difference from what it was. Thank you thank you thank you!!!!

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Women

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Connoisseurs…

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Would you like the Chateau de Chicken, or the Madagascar Red?

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In the court….

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Bike Kill 2010

Nicely done Bike Killers!

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Madagascar Presents: Halloween Parade!

We decided to do a Halloween parade in the West Village this year. Just kind of an off the cuff thing. Nobody did much work on it or anything and we’re not sure anyone will show up, but we’re gonna head down there in the evening and “parade” around a bit. Prolly there will be […]

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Coundown to Bike Kill

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Maker Faire NYC 2010 Sizzle Reel

chariots of fire from Sara Kinney on Vimeo.

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Jet Ponies at Maker Faire

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VooDoo Lily: Enabling Creative Chaos

http://enablingcreativechaos.com/wordpress/

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Maker Faire in NY Times

Maker Faire coverage – NY Times

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Maker Faire Chariot Race Finals

filmed by Marin Tockman

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