Tag Archives: Dawn Vogel

Help Support Mad Scientists in an Anthology!

MSJ editor Dawn Vogel and alum Kyle Yadlosky are both authors in an anthology funding this month on Kickstarter. Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology features a total of twenty authors and is billed as “a collection of short fiction exploring the … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Visual Memories from Brain Activity Using fMRI

An essay by Dr. Bertram Vu, as provided by Michael Goldstein Art by Dawn Vogel Abstract Data recorded in the visual cortices using fMRI technology can provide reconstructed visual images and video to within 95% similarity to what the subject … Continue reading

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An Urgent Appeal to the Physics Community

An essay by Terry Fied, Department of Physics, Manhattan Institute of Theoreticians Related to this journal by E. B. Fischadler Art by Dawn Vogel To the Editor: Recently, I became aware of a new and disturbing trend: the courts are … Continue reading

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Review of She Walks in Shadows, Edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Paula R. Stiles

A review by Dawn Vogel She Walks in Shadows (Innsmouth Free Press, 2015) is an anthology of stories set within the Lovecraftian Mythos, all of which are written by women. While all of the stories contain horror elements, they range … Continue reading

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Equivalent Gods

An essay by Professor George Newhouse, as provided by Domenic diCiacca Art by Dawn Vogel The bartender interrupted my contemplation. I looked up from my second beer and waved him off. “I’m good, Tiny.” “That’s not it, Prof. Could you give me … Continue reading

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Review of Ink Calls to Ink by Nathan Crowder

A review by Dawn Vogel Nathan Crowder’s newest book, Ink Calls to Ink (2015, CHBB Publishing), is a departure from the horror stories and super hero fiction he has written in the past. Fictional Personae, characters from many of the … Continue reading

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The Counterweight

An essay by Jean-Michel Borrino, as provided by Damien Krsteski Art by Dawn Vogel There is a monster in every text. Or perhaps, one monster spanning all of text. I cannot know. All I am sure of is its existence, because I … Continue reading

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An Account of Earth’s Doomsday

A letter from Richard Lexon, as provided by Sierra July Art by Dawn Vogel Dear Gabby: I understand that this is a question/answer column, but you must share this with your readers. It’s essential. The paper you hold is a … Continue reading

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Review of Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep

A review by Dawn Vogel Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep (2015, Affront Publishing), edited by Peter Öberg, is an anthology containing science fiction and fantastic stories by Swedish authors. This anthology is jam packed with 26 stories, so … Continue reading

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Time Zones

An essay by Gary MacDonald, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Dawn Vogel Teenagers are pretty wonderful people. They are hard-working, tidy, enthusiastic, well-dressed, well-groomed, and polite. Everybody else’s teenagers, anyway. Every parent wonders how they got the ones who … Continue reading

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