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That Man Behind the Curtain: December 2018

December was focused mostly on getting Winter 2019’s quarterly out the door. Amazon’s Createspace is being absorbed by Amazon’s KDP Print, and this was our first stab at publishing a book through them. There was a sharp learning curve, as … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

An essay by Eleanor Bradley, as provided by Annika Sundberg Art by Leigh Legler My name is Eleanor Bradley and I am the reason you are alive. How do I know this, you ask? Anyone could be reading this. But … Continue reading

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Every Little Star

An essay by Evangeline Artemisia “Artie” Quelch, as provided by Fiona Moore Art by America Jones 5 May 1963. Two weeks sealed in the pilot’s cabin on top of the gigantic Shackleton speed-of-light rocket had made me intimately familiar with … Continue reading

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Project Calyptra

An account by an anonymous former contract worker, as provided by Rick Tobin Art by Leigh Legler Leaked Inter-Agency Memorandum: Correspondence of Manager Edward Simpson to Director P. Wallace Tyler of January 8, 2019 To: Dr. P. Wallace Tyler, Director … Continue reading

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Product Review: Chronochill

As provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art by Dawn Vogel Product Name: Chronochill Max Duozone® – Black Version Price: $389,95 & free shipping Customer Rating: *** with 85 customer reviews In Stock. Product Description: Item Weight:  39lbs/ 17kg. Shipping Weight:  49lbs/ 22kg. … Continue reading

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The Synchronicity of Guilt and Gravity

The 2035 Nobel Prize Lecture in Psycho-Physics Dr. Kilgore Bisson Lagrange L5 Colony PRIAM As provided by Richard Krepski Art provided by Errow Collins I first came upon the notion of the synchronicity of guilt and gravity in my background … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: November 2018

November was a relatively quiet month as we shipped out the last of the backer rewards from our Kickstarter and working to get our Winter 2019 quarterly together.  Continue reading for a look at how this all shook out. The … Continue reading

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Two to the Power of One

An essay by Dr Kenneth Mueller, as provided by Melanie Rees Art provided by America Jones “It’s an arm. Just an arm.” I look at the skinny piece of meat attached to my shoulder. Devoid of muscle definition, it looks … Continue reading

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Guts

An account by an unnamed gangbanger, as provided by by Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. Art provided by Luke Spooner We talked a ton of shit one summer night, when the air outside was soft, and the light was so warm … Continue reading

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How to Build a Pig-Duck: The Do-It-Yourselfer’s Guide to Hybrids, Chimeras, and Synthetic Biology

An essay by S. M. Plathock, as provided by Rachel Rodman Art provided by Leigh Legler Introduction For you, nature isn’t enough. When you go outdoors and see something beautiful–a deer, say, backgrounded by trees–you feel all the normal stuff: awe, … Continue reading

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