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Raising the Dead from the Archives

If you enjoyed our tale of weird necromancy on Monday, here are a few more stories from the MSJ archives you might also enjoy! “Deddville” by Nicole Tanquary (a town populated by the dead, and one living man) “There Will Be … Continue reading

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Interview with Alanna McFall

Today, we’re talking with one of our MSJ alum, Alanna McFall, who has her first full-length book, The Travelling Triple-C Incorporeal Circus, due out in June 2019. DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Alanna McFall: My name is Alanna McFall … Continue reading

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Mad Scientists at Emerald City Comic Con

Emerald City Comic Con, also known as ECCC, is an enormous convention in Seattle, and although Mad Scientist Journal will not have an official presence there, MSJ Editorial Assistant and alumni Amanda Cherry will be a panelist at this convention. You can find … Continue reading

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Strange Science: The Meteor and the Blood Moon

Amateur and professional astronomers alike got an exciting treat during January’s blood moon–a meteor impacted the surface of the moon while all eyes were on the skies. While scientists say that meteors of the size observe strike the moon about … Continue reading

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More Cryptozoology

If you enjoyed Monday’s cryptozoology story, here are a few more stories you might also enjoy! “How to Build a Pig-Duck” by Rachel Rodman (hybrid and chimera creatures) “The Benefits and Risks of Calorific Fat Cell Inversion” by Denzell Cooper … Continue reading

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Horror Tales from Our Alumni

We’ve got a couple of Mad Scientist Journal alumni with horror short stories of note. Author J. C. Stearns is among the authors with a story from the dark side of the Warhammer universe in a forthcoming anthology, Maledictions, which is due … Continue reading

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Submissions Open for I Didn’t Break the Lamp!

With the end of our successful Kickstarter for our next anthology, submissions are now open for stories for I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Historical Accounts of Imaginary Acquaintances! We’re looking for first person speculative fiction tales about imaginary friends, imaginary enemies, … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Correcting a Photosynthetic Glitch

Plants have gotten too good at photosynthesis, resulting in poorer crop yields, particularly in hotter weather. As climate change drives temperatures higher in parts of the world, scientists are working on a way to engineer a shortcut for plants so … Continue reading

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Review of Broken Metropolis

Broken Metropolis (Mason Jar Press, 2018), edited by dave ring, is an anthology of short stories and poetry centered on urban fantasy with queer characters. Though the collection only includes ten pieces, their impact makes this book seem like more. … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Featuring Ariel Alian Wilson (interior artist)

Our final featured interior artist for I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Historical Accounts of Imaginary Acquaintances is Ariel Alian Wilson. Ariel is someone Jeremy has known for a very, very long time, and she’s been an artist nearly all that time. … Continue reading

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