• Anax Britannica

    Anax Britannica

    by  • August 22, 2016 • 1 Comment

    An essay by Dr. Gertrude Nehmeyer, as provided by Simon Kewin Art by Shannon Legler In the summer of 2013, I was researching the history of Britain’s secret services in the Second World War for a magazine article. In particular, as a biologist, I was interested in the deployment of animals in the war...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: July 2016

    by  • August 16, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Once again, we’re looking at numbers. This time for July! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($210.00) Art: ($250.00) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($22.86) Printing: ($272.97) Conventions: ($5.20) Donations: $37.71 Ad Revenue: $0.26 Physical Sales: $52.00 Online Book Sales: $100.34 Total: ($607.78) QTD: ($607.78) YTD: ($690.98) All Time: ($14,835.01)...

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    Love Bites

    by  • August 15, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Love Bites

    From the Correspondence of M. A. Johnson, as provided by James A. Conan Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye To: Teresa Khellerman Editor-in-Chief Frontiers Journal of Xenobiology Lincoln City New Plymouth Teresa, I’m writing in regards to your issue of last month, which contained my colleague’s article concerning his recent expedition to the marsh planet, Xanthus....

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    New Short Story Collection by Zach Bartlett

    by  • August 11, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Northern Dandy Cover

    Mad Scientist Journal contributor Zach Bartlett has put out a collection of his short humor titled Northern Dandy. If you’re in New Orleans, you can buy a copy from Maple Street Book Shop or anywhere Zach happens to be performing. Everyone else can pick up a copy through IndieBound, Barnes & Noble, or Amazon. Is it good? Here’s what others have said: “Wit,...

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    To Dr. Von Lupe, Concerning the Volcano

    by  • August 8, 2016 • 0 Comments

    To Dr. Von Lupe, Concerning the Volcano

    A letter by Dr. Elizabeth Chu, as provided by Alanna McFall Art by Shannon Legler To my dark and illustrious overlord Dr. Von Lupe, I hope that this missive finds you in the best of health and fortune. I was just telling my colleague Dr. Quinn that you looked particularly intimidating in your last...

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    Audio Version of Story by Dusty Wallace

    by  • August 4, 2016 • 0 Comments

    The Overcast Logo

    Dusty Wallace is a regular at Mad Scientist Journal. His story, “Not Even a Whimper,” first appeared in our apocalyptic anthology, Selfies from the End of the World. It’s one of our favorites, and it’s now available in audio format on The Overcast podcast. Click here to listen to Dusty’s story. If you like the...

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    Steam & Hot Air

    by  • August 1, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Steam & Hot Air

    An essay by Tom Hetson, as provided by Zach Bartlett Art by Errow Collins The Pneumatic Chron-Accurate Reminder Siren mounted on our front porch let out two harsh trills in rapid succession, signaling lunchtime. We wondered how it managed to keep time so regularly–most of a clock’s inner workings seemed to have been arranged...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: June 2016

    by  • July 21, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Our table at Capital Indie Book Con!

    Now’s the time that we look back at the numbers for June! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($70.00) Art: ($560.00) Advertising: ($50.00) Processing Fees: ($20.69) Printing: ($382.44) Donations: $42.71 Ad Revenue: $0.17 Online Book Sales: $45.14 Total: ($1,012.17) QTD: ($3,316.81) YTD: ($83.20) All Time: ($14,227.23) As per usual,...

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    Observations on the Emotions of Science

    by  • July 18, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Observations on the Emotions of Science

    An essay by Dr. Nisha Gupta, as provided by Tamoha Sengupta Art by Shannon Legler Today, at breakfast, my sister and I had another fight over the old topic. “Your problem, Nisha, is that you think about logic too intensely. Life is not numbers and codes and formulas, you know. It has emotions.” Saying...

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    Shark Does It Again!

    by  • July 11, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Shark Does It Again!

    An essay by Lex Nearhood, as provided by Amandeep Jutla Art by Amanda Jones SharkLightning‘s surprise announcement was a classic Shark move: bold and puzzling in equal measure. The news caught a lot of journalists (including your humble correspondent) off-guard: SharkLightning would be the first mediator from a company that had heretofore never so...

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