• It Landed in the Woods, My Head

    It Landed in the Woods, My Head

    by  • May 2, 2016 • 1 Comment

    An essay by Joseph Mei, as provided by Leslie J. Anderson Art by Amanda Jones For more stories like this before they appear on the site, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016! Taco was a Papillion, for all intents and purposes, and showed up at the door of my small white house at...

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    Marasmus

    Marasmus

    by  • April 25, 2016 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Marasmus, as provided by Damien Krsteski Art by Errow Collins For more stories like this before they appear on the site, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016! On the beach, squinting at the setting sun, was when the thought of murdering Rashid first crossed your mind. The waves rolled in...

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    Table o’ Contents for Fitting In!

    by  • April 22, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Fitting In Kickstarter

    Over the last few days we’ve sent out contracts for every story we’ve accepted for our upcoming anthology, Fitting In: Historical Accounts of Paranormal Subcultures. Now that we have them all back, we feel comfortable sharing the TOC with you. The following list is in alphabetical order by last name. The final order in...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: February 2016 and March 2016

    by  • April 19, 2016 • 0 Comments

    We’re still playing catch-up after Europe and, now, reading through slush for our next big anthology. So we’re combining February and March. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. February Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($230.00) Art: ($197.83) Advertising: ($45.91) Processing Fees: ($21.24) Conventions: ($30.00) Donations: $32.71 Ad Revenue: $1.03 Physical Book Sales: $69.00 Online...

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    Chlorophytum Comosum Vlog

    by  • April 11, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Chlorophytum Comosum Vlog

    A transcript by Evangeline Zoya, as provided by Kathy Steinemann Art by Ariel Alian Wilson For more stories like this before they appear on the site, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016! Day 1: This is Dr. Bruce S. Iktomi, commencing my video journal for Experiment 148-K. This morning I fertilized a Chlorophytum comosum...

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    Help Support Mad Scientists in an Anthology!

    by  • April 6, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Untethered

    MSJ editor Dawn Vogel and alum Kyle Yadlosky are both authors in an anthology funding this month on Kickstarter. Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology features a total of twenty authors and is billed as “a collection of short fiction exploring the intersection of magic and technology in our smartphones.” It’s also inspired by the award-winning...

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    Mad Scientist Has a Collection of Shorts

    by  • April 5, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Walden Planet and Other Stories

    Richard Zwicker, who is a regular contributor to Mad Scientist Journal, has a collection of his short fiction available! We’re currently hip deep in reading slush for this year’s big anthology, so we haven’t been able to dive into this one. But we have consistently loved everything he has submitted to us, and he’s...

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    A Study of the THING from Cobb’s Barn

    by  • April 4, 2016 • 0 Comments

    A Study of the THING from Cobb's Barn

    An essay by Doctor Ludwig van Johannes, as provided by Ira Krik Art by Justine McGreevy For more stories like this before they appear on the site, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016! Oh, thrill! Oh, exaltation! I have taken it upon myself to record my most recent scientific discovery, but I’m having...

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    Now Available: Spring 2016

    by  • April 1, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016

    We’re excited to announce the availability of Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016! Three months worth of stories before they appear on the site, with exclusive content by Judith Field, Dusty Wallace, Richard Zwicker, Horrorscopes, advice for mad scientists, and classifieds! So far it’s available at Amazon (Print/Kindle), Barnes & Noble (Print/NOOK), Kobo, iBookstore, and Smashwords!

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    Linguapocalypse

    by  • March 28, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Linguapocalypse

    An essay by Derek Wright, as provided by Michael Monaco Art by Luke Spooner For more stories like this before they appear on the site, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2016! Bell told me about it over pancakes. “It’s like these robots, okay? They go in your head. And they make you psychic.”...

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    Joanna, and How I know That You Murdered Her and Don’t Say That it Wasn’t You Because We Both Know That it Was

    by  • March 21, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Joanna, and How I know That You Murdered Her and Don't Say That it Wasn't You Because We Both Know That it Was

    An essay by an unnamed narrator, as provided by Edward Palumbo Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye For more stories like this, check out Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2016! The person who donated her eyes to my Joanna will not miss them. She died a long while back from an overdose of acetaminophen, as complicated by...

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