• New Fiction by Thomas Canfield

    by  • June 26, 2012 • 0 Comments

    If you enjoyed last week’s story provided by MSJ contributor Thomas Canfield, then you will be pleased to know that he has two more new pieces out that you can read. UK podcast Cast of Wonders provides an audio version of Canfield’s story “A Clean Sweep of It.” Also, at Daily Science Fiction you can read his...

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    An Experimental Excursion in Artificially Amplifying Armoured Animalia

    by  • June 25, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Reported Retroactively by Ms. Cadmium Drury Addiber Graduate Studies: Contrapting, Abnatural Sciences, Electrogenesis, Illogical Reasoning, et al University of Mispury-Gearfax As provided by Jimmy Grist Illustration by Dawn Vogel Abstract The following research project took place sixteen (16) years ago. This report has been filled out retroactively for records of study and/or self-defence in...

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    Encore

    by  • June 18, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by an anonymous bioethicist, presented by Thomas Canfield Illustration by Katie Nyborg March 11, 2117. Mark that date in your calendar. That was the day the first client in a state of cryostasis was revived. There were only two people present: Dr Maxwell Bessemer, who was head of the program, and myself....

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    Who’s Yer Mummy

    by  • June 11, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Being a curious tale of Archaeology, Burn Fetishism, and World Domination, by world-famous Undead Egyptologist, Jack Eidolon, as told to Mike Bryant Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett “My name is Jack. And I’m a braineater.” That was me, about two and a half years ago, at my first Undead Anonymous meeting. Just like everyone...

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    Special Call for Submissions

    by  • June 6, 2012 • 0 Comments

    EDIT: I have revised these guidelines here. It has occurred to us that putting together a collection of just the stories we publish for free online is a little silly. So, for the month of June only, we are looking for submissions to be included in our quarterly collection of stories. These submissions must:...

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    An Arcane Methodology to Reach a Perfect World

    by  • June 4, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Strangehate, presented by Jetse de Vries Photo provided by Eleanor Leonne Bennett PLEASE DELETE THIS UNREAD.   You didn’t, did you? Otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this. So don’t pretend reverse psychology doesn’t work. Let’s chat. Anyway, as I have perfected this virus you simply won’t be able to delete...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: May 2012

    by  • June 1, 2012 • 0 Comments

    I have a few quick notes regarding some small changes at Mad Scientist Journal this month. The first is that my wife and fellow author, Dawn Vogel, will be officially listed as the Assistant Editor. She’s been doing all the edits to manuscripts the last couple months, so this is just making it official....

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    Nathaniel K. Miller enters the Clarion Write-a-Thon

    by  • May 31, 2012 • 0 Comments

    MSJ contributor Nathaniel K. Miller has signed on to participate in Clarion’s 2012 Write-a-Thon. This fundraiser benefits the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. Those interested can pledge to donate based off of the number of words, scenes, chapters, or stories a specific writer puts down on paper. If you are interested in pledging...

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    The Natural History of Carnivorism in Unicorns

    by  • May 28, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. E. Haraldson, presented by Torrey Podmajersky Illustration by Katie Nyborg 1. Introduction Evidence of carnivorism in Equus ferus unicornus has been widely recorded, but until now neither studied nor explained by science. Unicorns have been credited and blamed with the deaths of animals including wolves, polar bears, wolverines, and humans....

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