The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.11.18

by on August 12, 2018 :: 0 comments

“Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them.” Louise Bogan ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “A Close Shave” (above) by featured artist Stephen VanderHaar Mad Swirl​ is mighty proud to introduce our newest visual artist, Stephen VanderHaar! Stephen brings us a collection of cartoons reeking of pure …

The Best of Mad Swirl : v2017

by on August 6, 2018 :: 2 comments

Get you your very own copy of “The Best of Mad Swirl : v2017” right HERE! The Best of Mad Swirl : v2017 is an anthology featuring 52 poets, 12 short fiction writers, and four artists whose works were presented on MadSwirl.com throughout 2017. We editors reviewed the entire year’s output to ensure this collection is truly “the best of Mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.04.18

by on August 5, 2018 :: 0 comments

“What we play is life.” Louis Armstrong ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Irresistible Momentum of Attraction” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak It has been our pleasure to share the imaginatively twisted & constructed canvases from Resident Artist, Bill Wolak. This will finish his current streak as our featured artist. But don’t you worry, we’re lining up yet another bad …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 08.01.18

by on August 3, 2018 :: 0 comments

Back in November of ’04, we never imagined we’d be Swirl’n up the Mad mic all 13+ years later. But here we are! In these 13+ years we had us a few homes & all were mighty kind to us and each venue will have a very special place in our mad Mad hearts. But times directed us to get …