• Mad Scientist Audiobook!

    by  • September 30, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Erick Mertz’s “The Measurable Blood” originally appeared in Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2014. Now it is available as a stand-alone audiobook, which you can obtain via Audible. Give it a listen, and let us know what you think!

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    Vestes Uncus, a New Species Found in Several Closets With Some Observations on Mating Habits, Sexual Reproduction and a Call to Action

    by  • September 29, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by R. W. Thorsley,  as edited and provided by M. Kelly Peach [Editor's Note: The following is the first and only draft for a planned article for the American Journal of Biology, written in apparent haste as opposed to his typically methodical, scientifically rigorous style, by Richard Walter Thorsley (B.S. Biology, Lake...

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    Mad Science in San Francisco!

    by  • September 25, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Alumnus Cliff Winnig will be at Convolution this weekend! Tonight, September 25th, Cliff will be hosting the SF in SF event. He’ll be moderating the Q&A session for convention Author Guests of Honor, Michael A. Stackpole and Tanya Huff! Cargo Cult Books will be there selling books, including copies That Ain’t Right: Historical Accounts of the Miskatonic Valley! If...

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    That Ain’t Right is Now Available!

    by  • September 24, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Now that we’ve got almost all of our backer copies shipped out to our backers, we feel more comfortable announcing: YOU CAN BUY OUR BOOK! It’s available not just as an ebook, but this is our first print book.  The ebook is available through the usual purveyors of ebooks: Amazon, Smashwords, Barnes &  Noble, iBookstore, Versent,...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: August 2014

    by  • September 16, 2014 • 0 Comments

    With the fulfillment of our Kickstarter coming to a head in August, things got a little spendy last month. Let’s look at some numbers. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($60.00) Art: ($678.46) Advertising: ($60.00) Payment Processing Fees: ($15.68) Printing: ($767.74) Donations: $51.00 Ad Revenue: $0.80 Book Sales: $22.42 Total: ($1,524.72) QTD: ($1,877.21)...

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    Diaries of the Margliss Expedition

    by  • September 8, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Diaries by Heloise Ezra, as found by Marcelina Vizcarra Art by Luke Spooner Friday We have nearly cleared Room 24, noting nothing of significance thus far on our study of the hollows, though Dr. Margliss’s enthusiasm remains intact. One would never know we were nearly half a mile below the arctic permafrost. Another surface...

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    Summer 2014 Available!

    by  • September 4, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Our latest quarterly is now available! In addition to some great new stories and fictional classifieds, this issue features our first horoscopes piece! What do the stars hold for your mad unconventional scientist? It’s available on Amazon, Smashwords, and iBookstore, and will be available in other ebook retailers soon.

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    A Call for Classified Ads

    by  • September 2, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Hello mad scientists! We are once again looking for fictional classified ads from the world of mad scientists to run in an upcoming quarterly. Submissions should be 100-500 words in length, and may have multiple classifieds totaling up to that word count. See our Submissions page for details!

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    Hard to Swallow

    by  • September 1, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Arthur L. Berkowitz, as provided by Nick Nafpliotis Art by Luke Spooner When most people hold a pill in their hand, it represents some manner of impending relief. Whether it’s prescription strength meds or a good old fashion over-the-counter pain reliever, swallowing that little pellet is supposed to do something that will make...

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