• 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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    That Man Behind the Curtain: November 2016

    by  • December 22, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Photo of Artist Shannon Legler signing copies of Fitting In.

    November was about getting books signed by authors and artists and putting together the Winter 2017 quarterly. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($60.00) Art: ($417.60) Advertising: ($30.00) Processing Fees: ($19.00) Printing: ($88.23) Donations: $44.32 Ad Revenue: $0.44 Online Book Sales: $83.67 Total: ($503.46) QTD: ($2,477.82) YTD: ($4,543.51) All...

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    Constructing the Provably Complete Library

    by  • December 19, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    An essay by V. Cardigan, as provided by Emma Tonkin Art by Dawn Vogel Abstract The theoretical concept of a provably complete library, generated by an infinitely parallelised random process, is well-known. In this article, I report on the results of a sample implementation of Borel’s well-known “typing monkey” thought experiment. Through analysis and evaluation...

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    It Won’t Cost You a Cent

    by  • December 5, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    A letter by J. Julian Watson, as provided by his cousin, Dana Mele Art by Errow Collins Dear Family and Friends, Happy holidays from the Watson family! As always, this December delivers swirling snow, crowded malls, and another annual update from Julian, Molly, Hunter, and Tesla. It’s been a year, and so much has...

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    Note On the Law of the Excluded Middle

    by  • November 28, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Earnest Lee Lightweight, as provided by Alan Meyrowitz Art by Luke Spooner I had the privilege of delivering an invited talk to the 2014 Conference on Pushing the Boundaries and took that opportunity to speculate on the possibility that the Law of the Excluded Middle is not an immutable law after...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: October 2016

    by  • November 22, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Picture of our cat, Gabe.

    This month has been about trying to get all the books out the door. Printing books! Shipping books! Because of delays with Fitting In, we were having to work on both Fitting In and Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2016 at the same time. Zany! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories:...

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    Wrong Guy

    by  • November 21, 2016 • 8 Comments

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    An essay by Jake “The Hammer” Hurley, as provided by Michael Rettig Art by Shannon Legler I sat in the back of the old wooden fishing boat, gripping the outboard motor handle with white knuckles. I’m a member of the most powerful gang in the country. My grandmother calls me a thug. But a...

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