• Posts Tagged ‘Justine McGreevy’

    How I Learned to Love My Clones

    by  • December 24, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Cortico Vox as procured by Folly Blaine Illustration by Justine McGreevy When I began my illustrious career as “mad” scientist, I considered clones a necessary evil. It pains me to admit this now, but I failed to see my clones as individuals, but rather, they were mere pawns in my...

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    Military Applications of Magical Beings

    by  • December 17, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A report by Professor Jason Dirigible, as provided by Andy Brown Illustration by Justine McGreevy REPORT TO HEADS OF STAFF AUGUST 14th 2012 Introduction In February 2010, I was asked by the assembled heads of staff to look into the military applications of magical beings. My choices were influenced by considerations of availability, cost,...

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    On the Perils of Self-Mummification

    by  • October 29, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Constanza Vivette as provided by Sylvia Cullinan Art provided by Justine McGreevy Never underestimate the value of a good lackey–or the scheme-destroying potential of an incompetent one. Perhaps Hairy Joe’s willingness to adopt such a misleading moniker should have been my first clue that the man was as inept as...

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    Summer 2012 now available!

    by  • October 2, 2012 • Administrative • 0 Comments

    I was going to launch yesterday, but I didn’t want to steal the thunder of Monday’s story. So now I can say: Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2012 is now available on Smashwords! In addition to the last three months of fiction, we have some awesome original fiction from Emily C. Skaftun and our classified-ad-style flash...

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    The Rods of Baghdad

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Barnetby Richards, as provided by Paul Williams Illustration by Justine McGreevy The author recognises that a scientific journal is not the place to mention personal information, but is grateful for the editor’s indulgence, and trusts that the reader will understand the significance. 14 April 2020 was the day that I saw...

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    Notes From A Recent Polar Expedition

    by  • August 20, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Essay by Ludwig Wergenergener, Ph.D. (Oxon.), Dip. Ed.(Utrecht), D.Sc. (Knutsford); as provided by Darren Goossens Illustration by Justine McGreevy The Discovery: In the year 34.6 (2207 by the old calendar), the planet of Bruce was discovered. It was named after Bruce Fingleton, who found it one morning on his mail run in between Norman...

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    Gauss’s Invitation

    by  • August 6, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Selected correspondence received by Professor Hans Dorfenheimer during the “Martian Troubles” (1908-1909), compiled by Gary Cuba Illustration by Justine McGreevy Rev. Richard Gauss Denver, Colorado, September 3, 1908 Professor Doctor Hans Dorfenheimer, Göttingen, Germany Dear Prof. Dorfenheimer, In reply to your recent letter, I’m very sorry that I cannot offer any substantial help with...

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