• Mad Scientists at an Art Show

    by  • August 19, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Two of Mad Scientist Journal’s artists, Shannon Legler and Dawn Vogel, will have pieces in an art show that opens on Thursday, August 21st, in the Seattle area. The show is called Tiny Tales and Small Stories, and the artists were asked to make a piece of art that was smaller than 6 inches...

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    The Eversible Antarctic Sky – Part Two

    by  • August 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Desmond Ashmore, as provided by James Hanson Art by Luke Spooner Click here for Part One! May 25th, 1863 I have been vindicated by my machine, which was unfortunately audible for the better part of three days and required constant attendance. My groundskeeper and I alternated in two hour shifts of...

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    The Eversible Antarctic Sky – Part One

    by  • August 11, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Desmond Ashmore, as provided by James Hanson Art by Shannon Legler January 26th, 1875, At Sea The purpose of our expedition as stated in our charter is twofold: to determine the ultimate fate of Baxendell’s expedition of 1869, and to recover as much of their personal effects and scientific equipment as...

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    The Front Line

    by  • July 28, 2014 • 1 Comment

    An essay by General Penelope Hartman, as provided by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye First of all, I want you to forget every single word that they told you at the recruiting office. No, just stop, I don’t need to hear it. It’s all lies. Stand right up here with me and...

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    The Greater Migration

    by  • July 21, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Simon Rulik, as provided by Christopher David DiCicco Art by Shannon Legler When the shuttle blasted off, launching me outside Earth’s orbit, it wasn’t Sara I thought of or even the kids–it was the PBS animal documentary on migrating albatrosses. I’d sat the evening before in my family room with...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: June 2014

    by  • July 16, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($75.00) Art: ($211.60) Advertising: ($65.00) Payment Processing Fees: ($4.55) Donations: $61.00 Ad Revenue: $1.26 Book Sales: $21.26 Total: ($289.69) QTD: ($1,457.90) YTD: $568.60 All Time: ($6,943.97) As per usual, I try to list costs for art and stories under the month that the stories run on the site...

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    Data Crabs

    by  • July 14, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Hester Ninetrees, as provided by Deborah Walker Art by Shannon Legler I hadn’t mentioned my approaching birthday to my children. I guess I was in denial. So it must have been a shock when the police turned up at our home. They both tuned out of the data stream immediately. “Mum,...

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    Sport of Kings

    by  • July 7, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Rick King, as provided by Judith Field Art by Luke Spooner I woke up, rolled over and collided with something solid. Stretching out a shaking hand, I opened my eyes. I was facing the oak tree in the front garden. Rainwater dripped onto me from the branches. A moment of calm,...

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    Apocalypse Willowherb

    by  • June 30, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Letters by Jacob Monroe Grant, as provided by Alter S. Reiss Art by Dawn Vogel The HMS Courser, Latitude 13, 22″ S Longitude 157, 6″ W (approx.) January 7th, 1827 My dearest friend William, One might expect that after these long months at sea, my arrival at Toreipi would be an occasion of unmitigated joy, but...

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