Mad Swirl Open Mic: 12.07.16

by December 2, 2016 0 comments

‘t’is the season for some Holiday Hijinx and a perfect reason for Mad girls and boys to Swirl up some noise! Bring your holiday hoots and howls together; the whole spectrum of expression this time of year invokes. It’s all you, all us, all together in our Mad Holiday Hijinx Swirl-ebration! Join we merry Mad ones (with musical guests Gerard …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.26.16

by November 27, 2016 0 comments

“My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?” ~ Charles M. Schulz ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Mr. Warner: 1” (above) by featured artist(s) Daniel Ableev & Bob Schroder. Our newest visual artist(s) come from the land of Europa with some pretty fascinating works …

New Featured Artist : Ableev & Schroder

by November 26, 2016 0 comments

Our newest visual artist(s) come from the land of Europa, with some pretty fascinating works that we can’t resist! While in a comic book style of sorts, each cell can stand alone too, with black and white detail that could keep you gazing for days. The visual talent of Bob Schroder combined with Daniel Ableev’s profound and curious story telling …

Mad Swirl T-shirts & Sweatshirts!

by November 22, 2016 0 comments

Back by Popular(ish) Demand: Mad Swirl T-shirts & Sweatshirts! If you’re MAD and you know it, why not wear it loudly and proudly? The whole Mad Swirl of merch begins here, in our online store! If you haven’t already got yourself some “mad” clothing to sport, then you’ve come to the right place. This merch will be available for the …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.19.16

by November 19, 2016 0 comments

“What is the poem, after it is written? That is the question. Not where it came from or why.” ~ Allen Tate ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “hag” (above) by featured artist Jennifer Lothrigel. To see more of Jennifer’s’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.12.16

by November 12, 2016 0 comments

“The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls…” ~ Auguste Rodin ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “journey” (above) by featured artist Jennifer Lothrigel. To see more of Jennifer’s’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.05.16

by November 5, 2016 0 comments

“If you want to win anything – a race, yourself, your life – you have to go a little berserk.” ~ George A. Sheehan ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “ego separation” (above) by featured artist Jennifer Lothrigel. To see more of Jennifer’s’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 11.02.16

by November 4, 2016 0 comments

All we here at Mad Swirl have gots’ta say about this past 1st Wednesday is Awww! OK, we have a LOT more words to share, what with ALL the poets & musicians and pics & links & tags & whatnot’s we gots… This month we celebrated our 12th year of mic madness by hosting us a MAD HOOTENANNY! And nothing …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.29.16

by October 29, 2016 0 comments

“Look around. Look at what we have. Beauty is everywhere—you only have to look to see it.” ~ Bob Ross ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “abandoned church” (above) by featured artist Jennifer Lothrigel. To see more of Jennifer’s’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week …

Mad Swirl Open Mic: 11.02.16

by October 25, 2016 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of November (aka 11.02.16) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our NEW mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ badass City Tavern! This month we are celebrating our 12th year of mic madness by hosting us a MAD HOOTENANNY! And nothing says HOOTENANNY like musical MAD-jazzyfunkyfolkyyes-NESS from Swirve-Tree …