• Posts Tagged ‘Luke Spooner’

    Fiction: Behind Closed Doors

    by  • July 22, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Illustration of a scientist holding a long report printout.

    An essay by Emilia O. Anthony, as provided by Johanna B. Stumpf Art by Luke Spooner I swipe my key card in front of the keypad and wait. A short beep and a small green light indicate access has been granted. A hydraulic hum sounds almost inconceivably, and the two metal doors in front...

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    Fiction: The Light of Their Lives

    by  • June 3, 2019 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    Art for "The Light of Their Lives"

    An essay by Skioring Lamb, as provided by Boris Glikman Art by Luke Spooner It was perhaps inevitable that some bright spark in the Research and Development Department of a certain internationally famous company would, during a brainstorming session, come up with the idea of a beverage consisting solely of pure light. The essential...

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    Fiction: Retirement Options

    by  • May 20, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Retirement Options"

    An excerpt from the journals of former Intergalactic Police (IGP) Agent Irene Magnus, as provided by Sam Crane Art by Luke Spooner “Cheers!” I clinked my round tumbler against the whiskey bottle with a little plink! and knocked back a third of what was in my glass. “Leave the bottle” had been the smartest...

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    Fiction: Ladies’ Night

    by  • April 22, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Ladies' Night"

    An essay by Jane Wilding, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Luke Spooner The sun was setting, and the neon was coming out overhead as I sashayed into the Platinum Horseshoe. It’s a small bar by Vegas standards, maybe two hundred seats and a double handful of slots, no floor show. Behind the...

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    A Last Minute Message for the Youth

    by  • March 4, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A letter from Richard Rictor, as provided by Brodie Lowe Art provided by Luke Spooner Preparation is key. Especially when going up against Iredell County’s newest monsters in those woods behind your house. Given the fact that none of us know what caused the research facility’s outbreak, we can assume that city hall was...

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    I Didn’t Break the Lamp Cover Artist: Luke Spooner

    by  • February 7, 2019 • MSJ Time Machine, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Pursuing a Doctorate at Miskatonic U

    Our cover artist for I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Historical Accounts of Imaginary Acquaintances is Luke Spooner, aka ‘Carrion House’, who has been working with us from early in the history of Mad Scientist Journal. This will actually be his second anthology cover for us, as he did the memorable and popular cover for Selfies from the...

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    Forty-Flesh Barrier

    by  • February 4, 2019 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    Art accompanying "Forty Flesh Barrier"

    An essay by Tethys, as provided by Raluca Balasa Art by Luke Spooner Across the bar hangs a sign reading Humans Only. A man with a seeing eye dog sits exactly twenty-three meters from me, hazy in the smoke under the fire basins. As my colonel banters with the bartender, I study that dog....

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    Guts

    by  • December 17, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Guts"

    An account by an unnamed gangbanger, as provided by by Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. Art provided by Luke Spooner We talked a ton of shit one summer night, when the air outside was soft, and the light was so warm you could sleep on the sidewalk just forever. Ten or two or four immortal...

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    Weed of Ill-Omen

    by  • December 3, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Weed of Ill Omen"

    An essay by Dr. Abderrafie Alhazred, as provided by Sarah Yasin Art provided by Luke Spooner Some drug dealers keep big dogs to scare the cops. I always found that tactic to be labor intensive. Who wants to poop-scoop those massive feces every day? Not I. The drug business is purely an economic opportunity...

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