Author Archives: Mad Scientist Journal

Fiction: Trash Landing

An essay by Emin Luke, as provided by Liz Hufford Art by Leigh Legler When I got a call to report immediately to Kessler’s office, I knew something was up. Luvy had already arrived and watched as Kessler paced the … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: March 2019

March has been the aftermath of our February Kickstarter. Funds have come in from the Kickstarter and we were open for submissions for the anthology. We also put out the newest quarterly, Winter 2019, so there was time and money … Continue reading

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Fiction: Ladies’ Night

An essay by Jane Wilding, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Luke Spooner The sun was setting, and the neon was coming out overhead as I sashayed into the Platinum Horseshoe. It’s a small bar by Vegas standards, maybe … Continue reading

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Fiction: Quietly Goes the Mix Tape

An essay by Dr. Marie Randall, as provided by Willow Croft Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye The quiet is the worst. The silence that is not silence, broken up by jangling keys, someone screaming, the endless stomping of feet up and … Continue reading

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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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