Author Archives: Mad Scientist Journal

Fiction: A League of Her Own

An essay by Beth Cantrell, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by America Jones I’ve gone into space with some odd ducks, but let me tell you, Loreena Saunders was one of the oddest. On those early missions to Mars, … Continue reading

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Fiction: Jehovah’s Feathers

An essay by Mary Magdalene Farconi, as provided by K. Kitts Art by Leigh Legler Strapped in his bouncy seat, my son Tyler went off at the exact same moment as the kitchen timer and the doorbell. I verified that … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain – October 2019

In October we launched I Didn’t Break the Lamp and distributed it out to backers! But what do the numbers look like?

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Fiction: The Experiment Meets Certain Doom

An essay by Experiment 105, as related by Deborah L. Davitt Art by Luke Spooner I looked up from inside my cage as the skylight of the laboratory opened, and blinked. A swarm of insects poured through the opening, coalescing … Continue reading

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Fiction: Disinhibited

An excerpt from the journals of Combat Search & Rescue Consultant Lana McGee, as provided by Myna Chang Art by Luke Spooner Don’t call me a mercenary. Those guys are pricks. Kidnappers and murderers, the lot of them. I’m not … Continue reading

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Fiction: The Skitterer: An Impression of an Imaginary Companion

An essay by Titus Rodriguez, Ph.D., as provided by G. D. Watry Art by Leigh Legler Abstract: For decades, myriad parapsychologists have pondered the role of so-called “imaginary companions” (IC) in cases concerning poltergeist activity. Though we may theorize the … Continue reading

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Fiction: Time and Again

An essay by an unnamed assistant, as provided by Stephen D. Rogers Art by Errow Collins First of all, it wasn’t my fault. And even if it were my fault, it was an accident. I never meant to bend time … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain – September 2019

In September we launched our next-to-last quarterly, sent out copies to patrons and contributors, and finished up I Didn’t Break the Lamp.

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Fiction: Smudge

An essay by the daughter of Hershel Conway, as provided by Jane Abbott Art by Luke Spooner My father was called a crazy man. More than that–a mad scientist. Although I considered such terms to be insults, I admittedly never … Continue reading

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Fiction: Patent THIS

From the self-published 49-page masterpiece Beer and Bioelectronics: Memoirs (Plural) of a Part-time Science Bro, by Dr. Toomani Katzenstuff. Excerpted by Zandra Renwick Art by Leigh Legler “Chaaaaarlie!” I bellowed, thundering up from the yard, brandishing the potato overhead like an … Continue reading

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