Author Archives: Mad Scientist Journal

Review of The Book of the Unnamed Midwife

The Book of the Unnamed Midwife, by Meg Elison, is a post apocalyptic story about a woman who wakes up to find most of the world dead. Both haunting and inspiring, it follows her as she explores the fragments of North … Continue reading

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Fiction: Terminus Post Quem

An essay by Daniel Benlainey, as provided by Steve Toase Art by Leigh Legler Daniel Benlainey BA MSc Project Manager Multivallate Archaeology Unit 4 Sunray Farm YK94 1SX D.Benlainey@multivallate.org.uk Simon Campbell BSc Senior Archaeologist Historic Environment Team Callshire County Council … Continue reading

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Fiction: A Fragmented Examination of Slingshot Time Travel

An essay by the son of Dr. Morgan Locke, as provided by Hamilton Kohl Art by America Jones [I have had the good fortune to recover a small collection of journal entries archived by an unknown historian of the alternate, … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: February 2019

February we Kickstarted our new anthology. It was the most tense campaign we’ve ever had, where we weren’t sure we’d fund even on the last day. But we did it, and met a stretch goal, and it was a relief. … Continue reading

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The Earth is Sinking!

An essay by Imahl Whett, Institute for Aqua-tektonics, as provided by E. B. Fischadler Art by Justine McGreevy Try as we might, we can’t seem to avoid the frequent news stories or lectures by former politicians claiming to be climate … Continue reading

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Handling the Contents of Consciousness

A case study by Goire Zatla, as provided by Soramimi Hanarejima Art by Ariel Alian Wilson Keeping this secret from you has become so taxing that I have to use the venom of sleep bugs to tame the eagerness to … Continue reading

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Or, The Modern Levitation of Frankenstein

An essay by an anonymous narrator, as provided by Ron Riekki Art by Leigh Legler As an EMT, we routinely come upon body parts. A finger gets severed by a pair of pliers. A toe gets cut off by an … Continue reading

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A Last Minute Message for the Youth

A letter from Richard Rictor, as provided by Brodie Lowe Art provided by Luke Spooner Preparation is key. Especially when going up against Iredell County’s newest monsters in those woods behind your house. Given the fact that none of us … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: January 2019

January was focused getting ready for our Kickstarter. Which ends the day this post goes live, February 28th. If you happen to catch this post before then, we’d love your support. Maybe we have funded by the time you read … Continue reading

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The Essence of Sprout

An essay by Professor Caldwell Mook, as told to Nick Morrish Art by Leigh Legler It is not often that I agree to become personally involved in one of the scientific experiments that I am investigating. Generally, I prefer to … Continue reading

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