The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 482
Arthur retrieves his own wad of hot money, strings along his various puppeteers, and enjoys some very special birthday treats. Then he finally recovers the hoard of cash, but will keep that a secret and continue his searching games.|
Michael E. Lloyd, Missing Emilie
|Serial||New contributor Edward Reubens takes a pair of friends to a spooky old house where even the haunts are haunted: The Bruce Mansion, part 1; part 2.|
William and Martha Frunk are a couple who deserve each other, and force of habit will be the undoing of them both: Ron Van Sweringen, A Manicure for Murder.|
In a Wild West ghost town, the ghosts come out at night to re-enact old stories: Patrick F. White, A Normal Night at the Heartlands Tombstone, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor John C. Conway reports correspondence with a spacefaring couple who seem to be having big problems with time dilation: Letters to the Luminiferous Aether.|
Space aliens find that humanity is a sorry lot and proceed to rid themselves of the annoyance by applying a very human solution: Alessandro Cusimano, Planet Azure.
New contributor LaVa Payne tells how a bicycle not only has spokes but has spoken: Unspoken.
David Adès, The Siren’s Call|
David Barber, Saving the Golden Girl
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes John C. Conway and Edward Reubens.|
|Interview||Bewildering Stories interviews Robert L. Sellers, Jr.|
|Don Webb visits The Dead Narrators’ Unsociety.|
|Challenge||Challenge 482 whees And Around We Go.|
NASA, Solar Dynamics Observatory: The 2012 Transit of Venus|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
Randomly selected Bewildering motto:
Randomly selected classic rejection notice:
Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:
“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Copyright © June, 2012 by Bewildering Stories