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    Confessions of a Mycologist

    by  • June 25, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Maria Leticia Gonzalez Santos, as provided by Katherine Cowley Art by Liz Argall In my defense, I was trying to save the planet. A group of graduate students discovered a fungus in the Amazon that could digest polyurethane. Instead of sitting in a garbage dump for hundreds or thousands of years,...

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    A Distant Honk

    by  • June 18, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Zoe Torres, as provided by Holly Schofield Art by Luke Spooner The footprints were as big as my snowshoe, the narrow heel a crisp outline, the impression not more than a couple of hours old. The tracks beelined from the forest edge right through my campsite, growing more erratic as they...

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    What Goes Down Must Come Up

    by  • June 4, 2018 • Fiction • 1 Comment

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    An essay by Professor Caldwell Mook, as provided by Nick Morrish Art by Ariel Alian Wilson As Mithering Professor of General Negativity, I regularly receive requests to peer review outlandish scientific papers. I generally reject most of them out of hand as either beneath contempt, or simply too dull for words. However, one paper caught...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: April 2018

    by  • May 31, 2018 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Storybook Land Drinking Fountain

    April involved the extension of our submission period for Battling in All Her Finery. Backer surveys have continued to trickle in, and some revenue has come with it. Also we’ve seen an increase in our Patreon support. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Web Resources: (-$76.06) Stories: (-$40.00) Art: (-$239.57) Advertising: (-$195.91)...

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    Eclipsed

    by  • May 28, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    A memoir by S. Villar, as presented by Xariffa Suarez Art by A. Jones A great tragedy has occurred. Poor Solara Villar, media darling and pianist extraordinaire, lost her parents, her twin sister, and her home in a massive fire. In an interview recorded several days earlier, Solara, as beautiful as ever, clutching her...

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    Dummy

    by  • May 21, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Curtis Hale, as provided by Nathan Crowder Art by Luke Spooner The detective paced the room, making a great show of looking over my arrest report, but it was the ventriloquist dummy in the rumpled blue suit that really held my attention. The detective barely spared me a glance when he...

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    2ME2

    by  • May 7, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Lena Bisset, as provided by Chrissa Gerard Art by Dawn Vogel SUMMARY STATEMENT (Privileged Communication) North American Oncology Consortium Innovation and Impact Award Peer Review Panel: Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Meeting Date: 03/19/2019–03/21/2019 Application Number: IIA201806233 Application Status: New Principal Investigator: Jamie Minkov Applicant Organization: Atherton University Project Title: A Novel Treatment for...

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    The Hand of Fate

    by  • April 30, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Darren Hinton, as provided by Stuart Webb Art by Luke Spooner Extract From The Very-Modern Prometheus By Dr. Darren Hinton. When I was a student and first started to study genetic engineering, I used to get teased a lot. The never-ending parade of Jurassic Park sequels didn’t help, of course;...

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