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    Monsters Behind the Scenes

    by  • October 14, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Melinda Myers, as provided by Kate Elizabeth Art by Justine McGreevy We humans are bombarded on a daily basis from telemarketers, door-to-door sales men, infomercials, advertisements … the list goes on. Tempting us to spend more money, change our electricity providers, get rich quick, and lose weight fast. But behind these companies and...

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    Summer 2013 Now Available!

    by  • October 1, 2013 • Administrative • 0 Comments

    Not only do we now have Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013 available, but included in it is the thrilling conclusion to our serial, Dr. Derosa’s Resurrection by R.G. Summers. (See what we did there?) It’s available on Amazon and  Smashwords now, and will be available in other locations soon! And, if you want to show...

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    My Gran the Time Traveler

    by  • September 30, 2013 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    An essay by Engel Keyes, as provided by Adam Sear Art by Katie Nyborg My Gran is a time-traveler. Not by choice or force, even. It was purely accidental. My parents didn’t believe me when I told them. It was only when a portal opened during a summer barbeque and my Gran came through in...

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    Quality Control

    by  • September 23, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Ellis Dowd, as provided by JC Hemphill Photo provided by Eleanor Leonne Bennett Until yesterday, I worked in quality control at the Farmer’s Son peanut butter factory. You know, that big, shiny one over in Level Creek. The iceberg of peanut butter factories, the owners called it. Built to sink the Titanics...

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    Diary of a Turnip Girl

    by  • September 16, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Ellyn Patterson, as provided by Finale Doshi-Velez Art by Leigh Legler As the science of genetic engineering nears maturity, our understanding of the psychological repercussions of commonplace genetic modifications remains woefully understudied. Below I share an excerpt from a diary of a client who visited me 15 years after conception with...

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