Author Archives: Mad Scientist Journal

My Neighbour, Mr. Telford

An essay by Martin Telford and Geoff Stevens, as provided by Mark Carpenter Photograph by Dawn Vogel To: All Subject: The end I have discovered something terrible, and something wonderful. This discovery should have been one that would shock the … Continue reading

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The Maleficent Egg of Dr. de Groot

A Report by J.M. Cadogan RSSc, AHME, BS, MS (Birm), MS (Oxon). Presented by Archivist to The Society, Mark Wardecker. Art by Katie Nyborg We all thought de Groot was a crank, and that is why I bear no grudge … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: January 2013

This is a little delayed as I wanted to use the first of February for posting about our special call for submissions. It’s been a crazy month, with a few more frustrations than we’re used to, but we have soldiered … Continue reading

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Zero (or, The Collected Correspondence of Patient Zero)

An essay provided by Cameron Suey Art by Justine McGreevy Istanbul, Turkey August 09:12:09 AM I am at a small outdoor cafe just a few hundred yards from the teeming throng of a morning market, just in sight of the … Continue reading

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The Return of the Special Call for Submissions

For the month of February, we are once again looking for content to use exclusively in our quarterly anthology. As with previous calls, we are looking for: Fictional Classified Ads: 100-500 words featuring one or more classified ads from mad … Continue reading

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Our First Reviews!

In exchange for a free copy, Mallory Anne-Marie Forbes offered to write fair and honest reviews. She reviewed our Summer and Autumn issues from last year, and you can click the links below to see what she had to say! http://archiestandwoodsreviewsandwritings.blogspot.com/2013/01/mad-scientist-journal-summer-2012-review.html … Continue reading

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The Assembly of Equals

A letter by Dr. Jane Macdonald, as provided by David Taub Bancroft Illustration by Katie Nyborg Mr. Simon Newsom News Editor Hypothesis Magazine 1867 E. Rogella Rd. Ottawa, ON K1A 0A9  Canada Dear Mr. Newsom: I am writing to protest the article … Continue reading

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Mad Scientists in the Wild

Mad scientists never slow down, so here are some newsly items regarding other accomplishments of our misunderstood geniuses. First up is a correction of an earlier gaff of mine. Gary Cuba‘s “The Fine Point“, which is also available in the … Continue reading

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The Goliath Complex

An essay by James Dultry, as provided by Franz Bidinger III Illustration by Luke Spooner The newspapers called it Colombian Devil’s Breath. The scientists, Scopolamine. I call it the drug that ruined our country. This isn’t a morality tale about … Continue reading

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Dividend

An essay by E. E. Malatesta, as provided by Nicholas P. Oakley Art by Katie Nyborg “Imagine a drug. A virus, actually. One so powerful, so clever, that you could release it inside a dome or on a station full of hundreds, … Continue reading

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