• Posts Tagged ‘Shannon Legler’

    Machine to Describe a Moth

    by  • December 4, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Phillip R. Bates, as provided by J. Lee Strickland Art by Shannon Legler I found the street, although my anxiety about the city would often turn the simplest directions into a trial. It was lined with attached single homes of Gothic aspect, steep gables fronting on the street and windows with leaded...

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    The Observer’s Paradox

    by  • November 6, 2017 • Fiction • 1 Comment

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    An essay by Sorcha Bell, as provided by Judith Field Art by Shannon Legler I stand on the edge of the giddying cliff. The sea crashes below. “Skildir,” I whisper. The word catches on the wind. Soon the sun will rise. I must catch the brief January light. I will see the eagles fly,...

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    Love in the Time of Electronics

    by  • October 9, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Smart Toaster Model KF1, Serial number 140120, as provided by Charlie Neuner Art by Shannon Legler It takes approximately one minute and forty-nine seconds to brown a slice of whole wheat bread. That is a very rough estimation, however. Several variables can alter that figure greatly: the brand, the thickness, the...

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    My Fragile Butterfly

    by  • September 4, 2017 • Fiction • 1 Comment

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    An essay by Jeremy Kelsey, as provided by Megan Dorei Art by Shannon Legler Subject 42 is staring at me with greenhouse eyes, symmetrically accurate rainbow worlds suspended in crystal. They were brown when I met him, but the transmutation process liquefies ocular flesh, so I had to contain them in glass. The effect...

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    From Matchsticks to Flamethrowers: On the Evolution of Dragons

    by  • July 3, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Edmund Teile, as prepared by his great-grandson, Isaac Teile Art by Shannon Legler Abstract: This paper asserts that pinwyrm lizards are closely related to western red and northeastern black dragons despite their contemporary classification as monitors. First, I provide an analysis of comparative behavioral habits between venomous pinwyrms and black dragons (which...

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    Review of Call of Cthulhu: The Coloring Book

    by  • June 21, 2017 • Reviews • 1 Comment

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    Today, we’re venturing into new territory for Mad Scientist Journal, as co-editor Dawn and illustrator Shannon share their thoughts on the Call of Cthulhu coloring book from Chaosium. While Dawn has been reviewing prose books for a while, this is her first attempt at reviewing a coloring book. And while she certainly likes coloring and coloring books,...

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