• Posts Tagged ‘Katie Nyborg’

    In the Defense of Mummies

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Fiction • 2 Comments

    In the Defense of Mummies

    An essay by Dr. Genocide, as provided by J. M. Perkins Art by Katie Nyborg (This article first appeared in the December 2375 issue of Mad Science Monthly and is reprinted with permission. Mad Science Monthly accepts no liabilities for any hypertime anomalies arising from any person or persons acting with foreknowledge to as...

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    Sand

    by  • December 8, 2014 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    Sand

    Diary entries by Dr. Algernon P. Lewis, as provided by Samantha Lienhard Art by Katie Nyborg May 17: It doesn’t feel right to go on vacation. I mean, a day off here or there is fine, but nothing longer. But if it will make James stop bugging me, it’s worth it. “You’re overworked,” he said....

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    Please Wait

    by  • November 24, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Clifford Hahn, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Katie Nyborg I could tell the dame was trouble as soon as she slithered into my office. A real Sherlock Holmes type might have deduced this by scientific observation of her blood-red stiletto-heeled shoes, in the context of the matching miniskirt, spaghetti-strap...

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    Science for Crackpots

    by  • October 27, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Waldo Krankenstein, as provided by Andrew May Art by Katie Nyborg I know what you’re thinking: “Crackpots don’t need to read textbooks because they already know everything.” You’re right, of course. But this isn’t a textbook, just a collection of useful tips based on my own thirty years of experience as...

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    The Sight

    by  • June 16, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Sight

    An essay by Barney Whelan, as told to Maureen Bowden, for the ESP and  Clairvoyance Investigation Registry Art by Katie Nyborg It was 1957 and my thirty-sixth birthday when I met John, and saw his death in his eyes. I’d been busking outside the Liverpool Empire that morning and I’d done okay: made enough...

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    Hemingway at Work

    by  • February 10, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A letter by an unnamed employee, as provided by T.J. Tranchell Art by Katie Nyborg Dear Mr. Myrbo, You don’t know me, but I know you. I’m an employee. That’s why I won’t sign my name to this letter. That would put my job at risk. You have to know how far you can...

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    Narrative of Samantha Fremont

    by  • January 13, 2014 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    An essay by Samantha Fremont, as provided by Regina Clarke Art by Katie Nyborg (Editor’s Note: Since Ms. Fremont left before completing her graduate studies, the following document, proved now to indeed have been written in her own hand, is of relevance only because it was found in the Spheren collection. Its content is specious and...

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    The Dog and the Dinosaur

    by  • December 16, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Ken Korman, as provided by Adam Rowe Art by Katie Nyborg An audio version of this story is available at http://academicemmett.com/1-4-the-dog-and-the-dinosaur/ “Do you believe in fortune telling?” Emmett asked me. He was staring thoughtfully up at the ceiling, long legs resting on an equally tall chair back. “No more than you do,” I...

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    My Gran the Time Traveler

    by  • September 30, 2013 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    An essay by Engel Keyes, as provided by Adam Sear Art by Katie Nyborg My Gran is a time-traveler. Not by choice or force, even. It was purely accidental. My parents didn’t believe me when I told them. It was only when a portal opened during a summer barbeque and my Gran came through in...

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    On Dragon Eyes

    by  • July 15, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A Practical Technique for Spectacle Removal in the Royal Dragon (Draco regius) By Simonius Selvius, scholar-in-residence at the University of Heliopolis South, and Harun ibn Saleh Abd al-Bari, senior researcher at the University of the Nile, as provided by Sarah Frost Art by Katie Nyborg Introduction The eyes of the dragon possess qualities unique...

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