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    Old Mother Shudders

    by  • February 11, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Old Mother Shudders, as provided by Tom McGee Art by Leigh Legler There was a time when everyone knew to come to me for advice … but then my hair began to grey, my back began to stoop, my hands, once so strong, so capable, became frail and wrinkled. I began...

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    Forty-Flesh Barrier

    by  • February 4, 2019 • Fiction • 1 Comment

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    An essay by Tethys, as provided by Raluca Balasa Art by Luke Spooner Across the bar hangs a sign reading Humans Only. A man with a seeing eye dog sits exactly twenty-three meters from me, hazy in the smoke under the fire basins. As my colonel banters with the bartender, I study that dog....

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    Sacrifice

    by  • January 28, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 here’s the deal. I saved all of you. You’re welcome. Too bad I didn’t...

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    Every Little Star

    by  • January 21, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 the size of the universe. Of being approximately sixty-six thousand cubic centimetres of wet...

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    Project Calyptra

    by  • January 14, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 Advanced Invertebrate Studies Program Plum Island Animal Disease Center U.S. Department of Agriculture Plum...

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    Product Review: Chronochill

    by  • January 7, 2019 • Fiction • 2 Comments

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    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. Manufacturer: Chronochill LTD. ASIN: B008HFSSB2. Item Model Nr: 866339266CC. ~ Product Information: Temporal Shift...

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    The Synchronicity of Guilt and Gravity

    by  • December 31, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 reading for an undergrad course on the Cold War–some flippant remarks in an essay...

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    Two to the Power of One

    by  • December 24, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 more like beef jerky. But beef jerky is edible, right? I lift my left...

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    Guts

    by  • December 17, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 you could sleep on the sidewalk just forever. Ten or two or four immortal...

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

    by  • December 10, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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, wonder, majesty, and blah, blah, blah. But beneath that, not too far below the...

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