Author Archives: Mad Scientist Journal

Isaac’s Butterfly

An essay by Abraham J. Miles, provided by Dan Hart Art by Leigh Legler 1991-07-07 – 16:00 My son discovered a giant green moth today. Its wing patterns are asymmetrical, with five-fingered jagged appendages peeling off the edges. It has three … Continue reading

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Less Than Five Days Left to Save the World

And by “save the world” I mean “submit to the special call for submissions.” If you have a story you’d love to submit, especially one that wouldn’t otherwise fit our guidelines, send it in! We also need more fictional classified … Continue reading

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Effects of Subcranial Electrode Implantation on Neurological Function: Insights from a Case Study

An academic paper by Flavius Vulnificus, PhD, as provided by Carl Grafe Art by Luke Spooner ABSTRACT While electrical brain stimulation is commonly used as a treatment for disorders like Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy, the neurological effects of direct exposure … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: July 2013

And now, the secret numbers behind the mad science.

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A Bright Future

An essay by Keeper, as provided by Jamie Lackey Art by Justine McGreevy I strode through the long twilight shadows. My metal feet clanged against the cobbles as I dodged plumes of noxious steam rising from manhole covers and jumped … Continue reading

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Frankenstein’s Fallacy: Optimizing the Process of Electrically-Based Corpse Resurrection

An essay by Doctor Timothy Straznovic, as provided by David Ferris Art by Dawn Vogel It’s the same old story: scientist cannot find love (or is sterile), scientist seeks progeny, scientist creates life using crimes against nature, and lives happily ever after … Continue reading

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Review of Benedict Hall

A review by Dawn Vogel Boeing engineers, female doctors, and high society collide in the 1920s Seattle of Cate Campbell’s novel, Benedict Hall. Four very different points of view intertwine to tell the story of the Benedict family and their … Continue reading

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The Warning Sign: Dr. Maxwell’s Notes on First Contact

An essay by Dr. Arlen Maxwell, as provided by S. R. Algernon Art by Luke Spooner [These journal entries were found on the desk of Dr. Arlen Maxwell, who was last seen in a state of partial undress in the … Continue reading

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A Special Call for Our Special Call for Submissions

It is time once again for our special call for submissions to fill out our quarterly collections. Because November is crazy with conventions and National Novel Writing Month, we will not be doing a call that month. If you have … Continue reading

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The Trash Construct

An essay by Miguel Hojuelas, as provided by Juan Angel Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye It smelled like wet cardboard the day Mr. Lorenzo took up in flight. The pitter-patter of rain on the aluminum roofs had ceased and, in its place, … Continue reading

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