• Posts Tagged ‘Science Fiction’

    How Science Fiction Can Save Us All

    by  • April 4, 2018 • Guest Post • 0 Comments

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    Guest Post by Eve Taft I firmly believe that humans need science fiction. I think it inspires us, in a both a broad and narrow sense—Star Trek led not only to kids who dreamed of being astronauts but also, quite simply, to tablets like Geordi LaForge’s. Scifi forces us to imagine what could be,...

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    Linguapocalypse

    by  • March 28, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Linguapocalypse

    An essay by Derek Wright, as provided by Michael Monaco Art by Luke Spooner Bell told me about it over pancakes. “It’s like these robots, okay? They go in your head. And they make you psychic.” I hacked at the pancakes. Our waitress was surly, and the pancakes reminded me of her. “The fuck...

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    Primus v. Secundus

    by  • February 29, 2016 • Fiction • 4 Comments

    Primus v. Secundus

    An account by Dr. Sanjay Bose, as provided by Dr. K. Kitts Art by Shannon Legler LEFT Grabbing Paul by the collar, I screamed in his face. “It’s me! I’m the original! You’ve got to help me prove it.” The security guard yanked the back of my shirt, forcing me into a seat at...

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    98 Aprils

    by  • August 31, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    98 Aprils

    Diary entries by Dr. Jessalyn Chaucer, as provided by Juliana Rew Art by Luke Spooner Diary: Open. I knew it. I was telling you all along, wasn’t I? Diary: Not Closed. Save? Diary: Not Closed. Save? Diary: Not Closed. Save? ~ Diary: Open. I’m as logical as the next person, but...

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    Living Blue

    by  • March 16, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Living Blue

    An essay by Dr. Carol Arnold, as provided by Dr. J.A. Grier Art by Shannon Legler Recollections on the process of invention, entitled “Living Blue” from the journal of Dr. Carol Arnold, by J. A. Grier # Even over the phone, my mother’s voice held the same mix of syrup and threat it always...

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    Floating

    by  • February 16, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Floating

    An essay by Dr. Barrett Eustice, as provided by Chris Vander Kaay Art by Justine McGreevy They still call me lightweight at work. They think it’s funny, and I never said anything the first time they did it, so now I’m stuck with it. I know they don’t take me seriously at the lab. If there...

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    The Birds of Ecthalion

    by  • January 19, 2015 • Administrative • 0 Comments

    The Birds of Ecthalion

    An essay by Noscanaran’e’Prelapsis, as provided by Jaime Babb Art by Shannon Legler Excerpt from “A Survey History of the Human Worlds”, c. 70 500 A.I., compiled by Noscanaran of Taxekentak: The planet 47 Ursa Majoris-3, locally known as Ecthalion, is home to a small population of Orange Three-Toed Humans, thought to be offshoots...

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    The Front Line

    by  • July 28, 2014 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    An essay by General Penelope Hartman, as provided by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye First of all, I want you to forget every single word that they told you at the recruiting office. No, just stop, I don’t need to hear it. It’s all lies. Stand right up here with me and...

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    Data Crabs

    by  • July 14, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Hester Ninetrees, as provided by Deborah Walker Art by Shannon Legler I hadn’t mentioned my approaching birthday to my children. I guess I was in denial. So it must have been a shock when the police turned up at our home. They both tuned out of the data stream immediately. “Mum,...

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    Learning to Walk

    by  • June 23, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Matthew Grant, as provided by J. J. Green Art by Shannon Legler Trace human ancestry back far enough and eventually you’ll encounter a creature that could prick its ears. Why it did this, whether it was prey or predator, we’ll never know for sure. But we know it existed because people...

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