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    That Man Behind the Curtain: June 2016

    by  • July 21, 2016 • 0 Comments

    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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    Stop Paying for Artificial Zzzzzzs, Dum-Dums

    by  • July 4, 2016 • 1 Comment

    Stop Paying for Artificial Zzzzzzs, Dum-Dums

    An essay by Macy Jones, as provided by Jacqueline Bridges Art provided by Scarlett O’Hairdye No one dies in their sleep anymore. It seems we gave it up, along with pesticides and artificial sugars. Sleep is now a four-letter-word, even though it’s five. Do you ever ask yourself, how’d we get here? Not when...

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    Now available: Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016! Get it while it’s hot!

    by  • June 30, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Cover Art for Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016

    Mutant cephalopods, inter-species disease transmission, squabbling scientists. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016 collects twelve tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Freya Marske, Maureen Bowden, and...

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    They Never Blink

    by  • June 27, 2016 • 0 Comments

    They Never Blink

    An essay by Dr. H. Arthur, as provided by Sean Stempler Art by Dawn Vogel I should have known that Reiner would be the one to hand me in. Always hated that old bastard. Reiner, and Greyman, too. The two of them, sitting in their Halloween-costume robes in that farce of a court. “The...

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    The Confession of Lyle Timmons

    by  • June 20, 2016 • 0 Comments

    The Confession of Lyle Timmons

    An essay by Lyle Timmons, as provided by Jacob M. Lambert Art by Errow Collins There must have been something in the injection, some chemical that made them that way, like zombies, but without the macabre stipulations: no eating flesh, brains, or pathological virus spread through biting. No, from what I’ve heard–in the news...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: May 2016

    by  • June 17, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Flying home over Seattle.

    Now’s the time that we look back at the numbers for May! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($90.00) Art: ($360.00) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($25.18) Printing: ($274.69) Donations: $42.71 Ad Revenue: $0.60 Kickstarter: $50.00 Physical Book Sales: $108.00 Online Book Sales: $29.58 Total: ($556.04) QTD: ($2,304.64) YTD: $3,199.49...

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    The Heart’s Engine

    by  • June 13, 2016 • 0 Comments

    The Heart's Engine

    An essay by Richard Gentry, as provided by R. Scott Shanks, Jr. Art by Shannon Legler I am not mad. Altered, certainly, as who would not be in my profession? Who would not be, having seen the things I have seen, and done what I have had to do? Far from being confused, my...

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    Press Three for Unintended Consequences

    by  • June 6, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Press Three for Unintended Consequences

    An essay by Ander E. Welt, President, Alternative Services, Inc. Brought to our attention by E. B. Fischadler Art by Justine McGreevy We at Alternative Services, Inc. (our motto: Life could be better–maybe), are pleased to offer the public a unique, life altering–dare we say it–life saving service: the ability to explore and take alternate...

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