• Our Devilish Savior

    by  • July 8, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An editorial by Dr. Francis Niemann, as provided by J. Rohr Photograph by Dawn Vogel Damnation through salvation. The concept isn’t new. As St. Bernard of Clairvaux observed, “L’enfer est plein de bonnes volontés et désirs.” Or, in a more familiar fashion, the path to hell is paved with good intentions. Consequently, the promise...

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    Spring 2013 LIIIIIIIIVES!

    by  • July 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Hello all! I pushed this back a day since we had a story appearing on the site, but now I’m free and clear to share with all of you: Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2013 is now available through both Smashwords and Amazon. We’ve got a stellar line-up of featured authors this quarter: K.C. Ball, David...

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    Keep Your Pants On

    by  • July 1, 2013 • 1 Comment

    An essay by Dr. Keith Piantsov, Ph.D., as provided by Heather Frederick Art by Luke Spooner/Carrion House I’d been raised not to stare. But surely her dog wouldn’t mind–for science? For a week, each morning she’d walked him past my table outside the library and made eyes at me. She had cropped hair and...

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    Hazelwitch vs. Hazelwitch

    by  • June 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Judge Salvadore Ironfist, as provided by K.G. Jewell Photograph by Dawn Vogel (This story is also available in audio format at Toasted Cake.) BE IT REMEMBERED on January 21, 2012, the Court held a hearing in the above-styled cause, and the parties appeared with counsel. Background Marlene Hazelwitch and Doreen Sneed...

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    Chuck the Alien

    by  • June 10, 2013 • 16 Comments

    An essay by Dexter Smithers, as provided by Michael Rettig Art by Justine McGreevy My life changed for the infinite better one year, four months, and twenty three days ago. Hell, I’m even getting a Pulitzer Prize next month for my interviews with Chuck. I smile a lot these days. I know the answers...

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    Review of The Warlock’s Curse

    by  • June 6, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A review by Dawn Vogel M. K. Hobson’s third novel in the Veneficas Americana series, The Warlock’s Curse, follows Will Edwards as he leaves his home in California for the promise of a job with Tesla Industries in Detroit. Set in the same alternate America as Hobson’s previous novels, The Native Star and The...

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    New Fiction by K.S. O’Neill on Daily Science Fiction

    by  • May 30, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Mad Scientist Journal alum K.S. O’Neill, who brought us the delightful “Protocol 3.1” last month has a new story titled “Nitpick” that is now available on Daily Science Fiction. With his story is some awesome photography by Eleanor Bennett. You can check it out here: http://dailysciencefiction.com/science-fiction/future-societies/k-s-o-neill/nitpick  

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