The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 755
Gordon Lormor has called the police to investigate the murder of Judy, an old friend of his. He willingly stays in the remote Vermont town; he has ideas of his own about possible culprits.|
Edward Ahern, The Witches’ Bane
Chapter 4: Interrogation Tango
|Serial||June is suffering from post-traumatic shock following the drowning of two family members. A kind of memory erasure procedure promises to remove the stress, and June’s partner, Stellan, will serve as her “anchor”: A. A. Khayyat, Void and Repair, part 1; part 2.|
Does spam send you elaborate come-ons? You ain’t seen nothing yet!
Rob Dinsmoor, Grand Opening.|
Lola is in financial trouble. Who better to resolve her problems than a time-traveling robot archeologist? Iona Douglas, Metal Myths, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Justin Meckes introduces Joseph Larson, who feels that his life as a genetic and medical test subject is not quite what he expects or needs at The Pharmacon, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
|Mistaken identity is the stuff of comedy in literature. In the world of espionage, it’s a matter of life and death: Gary Clifton, Twilight of the Iceman.|
|Poetry||Richard Stevenson, Thunderbird|
Karin S. Heigl, Bittere Blume — Grim Flower|
Ron Linson, Psychotherapy for the Uploaded, part 2
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Justin Meckes.|
|Challenge||Challenge 755 offers a Shave and a Haircut, two bits.|
|Channie Greenberg, Tosh excerpt|
Richard Ong, Running Aground|
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.