• Review of Glittership Winter 2017

    by  • January 27, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Cover of Glittership Winter 2017

    Glittership began as a podcast for reprints of short stories with LGBTQ characters and themes. Recently, however, they have begun publishing some original stories as well. As of 2017, Glittership is also available in ebook format in advance of the audio versions of the stories. The first of these collections, Winter 2017, features four...

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    Supernatural Zoological Fluids and Their Applications

    by  • January 23, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Professors Tabitha and Helga Krantz, Department of Supernatural Zoology, University of Morbach, Germany Provided by Andy Brown Art by Luke Spooner The purpose of this project was to explore the potential uses of naturally produced supernatural zoological fluids. It was partly financed by the Supernatural Animal Protection Society (SAPS) as part...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: December 2016

    by  • January 19, 2017 • 0 Comments

    December was about publishing the Winter 2017 quarterly, the last bit of shipping for Fitting In, and receiving submissions. It’s also the end of the calendar year. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($40.00) Art: ($151.41) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($33.95) Printing: ($367.32) Shipping: ($817.23) Donations: $33.71 Ad Revenue:...

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    The Hall of the Fallen

    by  • January 16, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Professor Serena Hart, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art by GryphonShifter Valerie Hallaway and I were students together at River City University. “She’s a genius,” I told Martin, my best friend and occasional bedmate. “She’s more than half mad,” he said. He was right. Valerie had a theory that there must...

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    An Interview with Rivqa Rafael About Problem Daughters

    by  • January 11, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    Futurefire.net Publishing and co-editors Nicolette Barischoff, Rivqa Rafael, and Djibril al-Ayad are fundraising for a new pro-paying speculative fiction anthology. Problem Daughters will amplify the voices of women who are sometimes excluded from mainstream feminism. It will be an anthology of beautiful, thoughtful, unconventional speculative fiction and poetry around the theme of intersectional feminism,...

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    Quantum Entanglement for Better Living

    by  • January 9, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Fremde Zwilling, CEO, Paradoxical Twins, Inc. Brought to our attention by E. B. Fischadler Art by Amanda Jones One of the most curious developments in quantum physics is quantum entanglement. This is a phenomenon that allows two particles to behave in a manner consistent with instantaneous exchange of information with no apparent...

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    Adventures of Mad Scientists!

    by  • January 4, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    Several of our MSJ alums have recently produced a variety of new works. Today, we’re rounding them all up! Frequent MSJ contributor Maureen Bowden was the guest editor for the November 2016 issue of Liquid Imagination. You can read an interview with her about that role here. Readers of our quarterly classified ads may...

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    To Dr. Von Lupe, Concerning the Radium

    by  • January 2, 2017 • 1 Comment

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    A letter by Dr. Elizabeth Chu, as provided by Alanna McFall Art by Luke Spooner To Dr. Von Lupe, the Dark Star that Will Soon Eclipse the Sun, Thank you, from your loyal servants and subjects. Praises be upon you, my master and liege. A million prostrations of gratitude towards you, the center of...

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    The State of Mad Science, 2016

    by  • December 26, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    A speech by Professor T.D. McClure, MPhD, President of the Mad Scientists of America, presented by Laura Roberts Art by Amanda Jones Dr. Evil, Mr. Vice President, Members of the International Scientific Community, my enemies, my co-conspirators, my fellow Mad Scientists: The State of Mad Science in 2016 is a precarious one, despite our...

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