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  • From the Crypt: SHOWCASE #8

    Oct 27, 15 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    From the Crypt: SHOWCASE #8

    Digging into the vault—excuse me, crypt—this week we exhume SHOWCASE #8, released October 29, 2013, and featuring: • “Soft Magic” by Paul DesCombaz • “The All-Seeing Ring” by Kelda Crich • “The Calling Card” by Eric J. Guignard • “The Blue Ridge Wreath” by Georgia Ruth...

  • Fiction: “Tech Support” by John Oglesby

    Dec 9, 14 • Back Issues, Fiction5 Comments
    Fiction: “Tech Support” by John Oglesby

    “Excuse me, young man?” Oh great. I was just about to level-up, now this. I finally get a 15-minute stretch of mindless zombie-killing fun, and grandma has to bring me back to reality. “Young man, I was told that you’re tech support?”...

  • EOCL Sale: Stupefying Stories 1.3

    EOCL Sale: Stupefying Stories 1.3

    One of my pet peeves is the traditional publishing industry “All Rights for the Remaining Balance of Eternity” contract, so when we launched the e-book version of Stupefying Stories, I included a “three years and out” self-destruct clause in the contract. To my surprise we’re still here three years later...

  • Fiction: “In Fall, After the Harvest” by S. Travis Brown

    Fiction: “In Fall, After the Harvest” by S. Travis Brown

    The little cybernetic gadfly popped up as soon as I logged in. “Dave Miller,” it dutifully nagged, “you are now 15 minutes overdue for your appointment with the company fitness consultant.” Right. I clicked the ‘ignore’ button to kill the message and then continued with my morning routine...

  • SHOWCASE #12: November 29, 2013

    Nov 29, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #12: November 29, 2013

    SHOWCASE #12, released 11/29/2013, featuring: Special Delivery, by Peter Wood The Cubes, by Taylor Vaughan Rheum, by Parker Lee Caveat Emptor, by Steve Coate Badger & Vole Review: Junk Food Cinema...

  • SHOWCASE #11: November 22, 2013

    Nov 22, 13 • Back IssuesNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #11: November 22, 2013

    SHOWCASE #11, released 11/22/13, featuring the SHOWCASE story index, Rampant Loon Press publications catalog, and the debut of our short-lived “crevasse” web site design. Yes, even our most embarrassing ideas are enshrined for posterity...

  • SHOWCASE #10, November 15, 2013

    Nov 15, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #10, November 15, 2013

    SHOWCASE #10, released 11/15/13, featuring: An Indelible Feast, by Alex Shvartsman Stanhope’s Finest, by Natalie J. E. Potts Allegory at Table Seven, by Jarod K. Anderson Badger & Vole Review: THOR: The Dark World...

  • SHOWCASE #9: November 8, 2013

    Nov 8, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #9: November 8, 2013

    SHOWCASE #9, released 11/08/13, featuring: Jackie, We Hardly Knew Ye, by Carly Berg Tempora Mutantur, by Anatoly Belilovsky White, by Jennifer Davis Happily Ever After, by Edward Ahern Lessons Learned from the Fifth Attempt to Conquer the World, by Jason Andrew Badger & Vole Review: Ender’s Game...

  • SHOWCASE #8: October 29, 2013

    Oct 29, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #8: October 29, 2013

    SHOWCASE #8, released 10/29/13, featuring: Soft Magic, by Paul DesCombaz The All-Seeing Ring, by Kelda Crich The Calling Card, by Eric J. Guignard The Blue Ridge Wreath, by Georgia Ruth Badger & Vole Review: Agents of ...

  • SHOWCASE #7: September 6, 2013

    Sep 6, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #7: September 6, 2013

    SHOWCASE #7, released 09/06/13, featuring: Reckoning, by David Steffen Bacco Joe, by K. B. Sluss In Vino Veritas, by Anatoly Belilovsky A Hole, by Jason Armstrong Badger & Vole Review: The World’s End (No, really, this time.)...

  • SHOWCASE #6: August 26, 2013

    Aug 26, 13 • Back IssuesNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #6: August 26, 2013

    SHOWCASE #6, release 08/26/13, featuring: The Storyteller, by Alex Shvartsman Here There Be Monsters? by Robert Lowell Russell Oath, by Guy Stewart Not Taken, by Kit Yona Badger & Vole Review: The World’s End...

  • SHOWCASE #5: July 26, 2013

    Jul 26, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #5: July 26, 2013

    SHOWCASE #5, release 7/26/13, featuring: The Piano is a Percussion Instrument, by Maude Larke Timeless Bore, by Peter Wood After the Kaiju Attack, by John Zaharick Space Program, by Lance J. Mushung The Wishing Hour, by Romie Stott Badger & Vole Review: Pacific Rim...

  • SHOWCASE #4: July 12, 2013

    Jul 12, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #4: July 12, 2013

    SHOWCASE #4, released 7/12/13, and featuring: A Turning Point, by Michael D. Turner Waste Not, by Rhonda Parrish Full Disclosure, by S. R. Mastrantone The Lost Chapter from Stranger in a Strange Land, by Sean Thomas On writing “The Music Teacher,” by Mark Niemann-Ross Badger & Vole Review: The Wild Wild Lone Ranger  ...

  • SHOWCASE #3: June 28, 2013

    Jun 28, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #3: June 28, 2013

    SHOWCASE #3, release 6/28/13, and featuring: The Mission, by Arthur Bangs High Heat, by A. Q. Wagner The Cat’s Tale, by Simon Kewin...

  • SHOWCASE #2: June 21, 2013

    Jun 21, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #2: June 21, 2013

    SHOWCASE #2, June 21, 2013, featuring: Elves Are Douchebags, by Robert Lowell Russell The Millionth Soul, by Franziska Louise Muscle the Menhir, by Robert Bagnall The Key, by Joy Bernardo...

  • SHOWCASE #1: June 14, 2013

    Jun 14, 13 • Back Issues, FictionNo Comments
    SHOWCASE #1: June 14, 2013

    SHOWCASE #1, featuring: The Vending Machine, by Sarah L. Byrne Smart Money, by Samuel Marzioli Caught, by A. G. Carpenter Seek Vista, by Gary Cuba Star Trek Into Darkness, Review by Badger & Vole...