• That Man Behind the Curtain: April 2015

    by  • May 26, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Spike in numbers from paying authors for Selfies, plus an unexpected benefit from using BackerKit. Let’s look at some numbers! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($879.00) Art: ($148.45) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($17.58) Printing: ($90.91) Donations: $77.00 Ad Revenue: $0.77 Kickstarter: $75.00 Book Sales: $201.20 Total: ($819.03) QTD: ($819.03)...

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    Weaselbearer v. del Toro

    Weaselbearer v. del Toro

    by  • May 25, 2015 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Judge Salvadore Ironfist, as provided by K. G. Jewell Art by Shannon Legler For more stories like this, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2015! BE IT REMEMBERED on July 23, 2013, the Court held a hearing in the above-styled cause, and the parties appeared with counsel. Background In January 2010, Malcolm...

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    Hamlet and Ashley

    by  • May 18, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Hamlet and Ashley

    As provided by Leland Neville Art by Luke Spooner For more stories like this, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2015! Dewey Glass, a freelance space monitor, shares the following intercepted communications from the starship Preemptive Strike:     Greetings Supreme Commander: Observing your meticulous torturing of the hapless reactionaries was both an amusing spectacle...

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    Time Zones

    by  • May 11, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Time Zones

    An essay by Gary MacDonald, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Dawn Vogel For more stories like this, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2015! Teenagers are pretty wonderful people. They are hard-working, tidy, enthusiastic, well-dressed, well-groomed, and polite. Everybody else’s teenagers, anyway. Every parent wonders how they got the ones who sleep until...

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    Daddy Who

    by  • May 4, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Daddy Who

    An essay by Anna Beth Wilson, as provided by L. L. Phelps Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye For more stories like this, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2015! It all happened like this. Last year, during my first semester at college, my roommate, Val, had this boyfriend who was all into Doctor Who. You know, that...

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    Mr. Merkel’s Mug

    by  • April 27, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Mr. Merkel's Mug

    An essay by Jeff Phillips, as provided by Jarod K. Anderson Art by Luke Spooner For more stories like this, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2015! Frank Merkel was the CEO, and his coffee mug wasn’t made of ceramic or metal or plastic. I could see the sutures where the bone plates had fused. It...

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    Lasagna with Legs

    by  • April 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Lasagna with Legs

    An essay by John Baker, as provided by Rich Knight Art by Justine McGreevy For more stories like this, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2015! “I’ve created a monster!” … is what I wish I could say. But I can’t. Not with this sad, pathetic mess writhing on my kitchen table. The best I could...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: March 2015

    by  • April 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

    This month, the payment from our Kickstarter dropped, so we actually look profitable for once! Plus, we shipped out copies of our first print edition of our zine to contributors, so our printing costs spiked. Let’s look at those numbers. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($100.01) Art: ($329.88)...

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    The Nightingale of Atlantic City

    by  • April 13, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    An essay by W. M. Higgins, as provided by Meg Merriet Art by Shannon Legler For more stories like this, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2015! Her melodies, no matter what song was requested, haunted the dreams and nightmares of mortal men. When the Nightingale sang, the sound of silverware and polite conversation dissipated...

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