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    Spaceship Repair Man Inc.

    by  • November 5, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Essay by Yesbot, as provided by Roger Pattison Graphic work by Katie Nyborg Setting up my business hinged on one pivotal piece of equipment that didn’t exist at the time. Having gone into the marketing strategy in some depth, it had become clear that this was an opportunity in a completely undeveloped niche market....

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    Superhero Fiction from Rosemary Jones now available!

    by  • October 31, 2012 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    As announced last week, Cobalt City Rookies is available today. It features  three novellas under one title: Wrecker of Engines by MSJ alumnus (or alumna, if you’re fussy) Rosemary Jones, Tatterdemalion by Nikki Burns and Kensei by MSJ editor Jeremy Zimmerman (who hopes you can forgive this moment of self promotion). Information on the book can be found...

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    On the Perils of Self-Mummification

    by  • October 29, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Constanza Vivette as provided by Sylvia Cullinan Art provided by Justine McGreevy Never underestimate the value of a good lackey–or the scheme-destroying potential of an incompetent one. Perhaps Hairy Joe’s willingness to adopt such a misleading moniker should have been my first clue that the man was as inept as...

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    Lenny

    by  • October 22, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Chris Lyman, as provided by Keith Baldwin I’d had a few drinks and was about to head to bed last night when this chat window popped up from Lenny. # Leonard Cassler: I’ve done it Chris Lyman: What are you talking about? Leonard Cassler: The machine. It’s done, man. Chris Lyman:...

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    Coda

    by  • October 15, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Deitolf Hamm, as provided by Eryk Pruitt The specimen is Sam Tuley, chosen not just for his overzealous sex drive, penchant for alcohol and violence, and inability to make the most of a second chance, but rather because, try as he might, he will forever be damned to a hospital bed...

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    A Call For Retroaction

    by  • October 8, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Professor B.A. Darling, as provided by Rebecca L. Brown To all at ‘The Journal of Better Times,’ I am writing in response to Dr. A. Muchworthy’s paper of July 1892, which I believe was entitled ‘Looking Towards a Better Future: Potential Techniques of Forecasting and Prediction.’ I feel that I must express my...

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