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How I Learned to Love My Clones

An essay by Dr. Cortico Vox as procured by Folly Blaine Illustration by Justine McGreevy When I began my illustrious career as “mad” scientist, I considered clones a necessary evil. It pains me to admit this now, but I failed … Continue reading

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Military Applications of Magical Beings

A report by Professor Jason Dirigible, as provided by Andy Brown Illustration by Justine McGreevy REPORT TO HEADS OF STAFF AUGUST 14th 2012 Introduction In February 2010, I was asked by the assembled heads of staff to look into the … Continue reading

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The Saddest Mad Scientist

An essay by A.F.W., as provided by Julianne Pachico There is nothing sadder than a mad scientist hell-bent on world domination whose killer clone-producing machine doesn’t work. When the thick clouds of smoke first start hissing out from the desperately whirring … Continue reading

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Asexual Reproduction in homo sapiens sapiens

Introduction to Dr. Ozge Fethiye’s manuscript by Dr. Ozil Ahmadoff, as provided by Tamara Zachary Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett Ozge Fethiye was the finest scientific mind ever produced by the Yz’lyzi People’s Democratic Republic in all its thirty-three year … Continue reading

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Another Living Body

From the New York Times Op-Ed. April 11, 2119, by Arlene Morris. Provided by Adam Aresty Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett When the info-cube landed in Sydney, the whole world was watching. The Japanese picked it up on their long-range … Continue reading

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Turkey of Frankenstein

An essay by Max Frankenstein, as provided by Richard Zwicker Illustration by Katie Nyborg There’s a certain justice in not being able to escape your own past. You make your bed, you sleep in it, I always say. It seemed … Continue reading

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The Fine Point

A secret memoir of Dr. Henry Tuttle, discovered by his nephew and executor, Gary Cuba. An audio version of this story is available on Drabblecast. “Once you start to see them, they seem to be everywhere.” After rendering this enigmatic … Continue reading

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Spaceship Repair Man Inc.

Essay by Yesbot, as provided by Roger Pattison Graphic work by Katie Nyborg Setting up my business hinged on one pivotal piece of equipment that didn’t exist at the time. Having gone into the marketing strategy in some depth, it … Continue reading

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On the Perils of Self-Mummification

An essay by Dr. Constanza Vivette as provided by Sylvia Cullinan Art provided by Justine McGreevy Never underestimate the value of a good lackey–or the scheme-destroying potential of an incompetent one. Perhaps Hairy Joe’s willingness to adopt such a misleading … Continue reading

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Lenny

An essay by Chris Lyman, as provided by Keith Baldwin I’d had a few drinks and was about to head to bed last night when this chat window popped up from Lenny. # Leonard Cassler: I’ve done it Chris Lyman: … Continue reading

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