• Posts Tagged ‘Necromancy’

    Raising the Dead from the Archives

    by  • March 14, 2019 • MSJ Time Machine • 0 Comments

    Illustration of four men looking aghast about a ghost or ball lightning

    If you enjoyed our tale of weird necromancy on Monday, here are a few more stories from the MSJ archives you might also enjoy! “Deddville” by Nicole Tanquary (a town populated by the dead, and one living man) “There Will Be No Encore” by Darren Ridgley (a reanimated performer unraveling the secrets of his unlife)...

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    The Parts of Him That I Can Help With

    by  • February 18, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Stephen L. Thayer, as provided by Gordon B. White Art by Errow Collins My younger brother Cameron never understood what working from home meant, so when he called me at 2:30 pm, I was wrist-deep in a twitching half-cadaver. Normally I wouldn’t have answered, since I was practicing stitching a double...

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    Deddville

    by  • October 22, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Nathan Williams, as provided by Nicole Tanquary Art provided by Scarlett O’Hairdye The door to the shop was open, so I walked in, scuffing the bottoms of my shoes against the welcome mat to get off the slush. Mrs. Mabel was way in the back, hunched low over her worktable. She...

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    There Will Be No Encore

    by  • January 29, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Tony Russo, as provided by Darren Ridgley Art by Justine McGreevy Never thought I’d say it, but one day I’d like to come out to an empty room. But tonight ain’t the night. Tonight it’s a full house. Standing room only. Every single one of ’em here to see me, Tony Russo, in...

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    An Atheist’s Guide to the Afterlife

    by  • November 7, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr Quintum Magnamaby, as provided by J. R. Hampton Art by Luke Spooner For this report, I have implicitly assumed that there is an afterlife. This may not be so. There are three possibilities: There is an afterlife. The afterlife exists as a hypothesis based on infinite impossibilities, which can be regularly...

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