The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 654
Now that the Lighthouse is in flight, Dr. Weenie administers the little yellow pills but is not quite ready to take one, himself. Meanwhile, Walt, the avatar of the Artificial Uterus, brings important news to Captain Diana.|
Bertrand Cayzac, Floozman in Space
Chapter 19: Set and Setting, part 2
Melpomeni joins Professor Cannavaro and his team to collect Loricifera from a deep-sea brine lake. Their research is interrupted by a photo of a strange occurrence on the Aquarium island, Dioptra.
Elous Telma, Oikos Nannion
Chapter 6: Meni and the Deep-Water Lab
The Old Man discovers chrysopoeia. Meanwhile, Hildy reveals to Frank how she found him, and much more:
Terry L. Mirll, Karat Cake, part 6; part 7.|
Anini seeks out Aaron and tells him a strange secret.
Bruce Pavalon, Space Girl Blues
Chapter 8: Love in Outer Space
Victor Frenchstone seeks psychiatric help for his recurring nightmares:
E. B. Fischadler, Of Such Dreams.|
Forgetting the bad may also mean forgetting the good: Morris Marshall, Good News First.
An inept police captain gets his just desserts:
Gary Clifton, Captain Willie Whizboom.|
Karl’s pet squirrels make his fondest wish come true: Ron Van Sweringen, Peanut Postmortem.
|Poetry||Oonah V. Joslin, Evergreen|
David Adès, Flyby|
Gregg Dotoli, Daydreamer
|Editorial||Bewildering Stories discusses the place of The Security Debate.|
|Challenge||Challenge 654 advertises: Get Your Transmutations Here!|
Denny Marshall, Ele-Bot|
Richard Ong, Moon Eater
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.