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April 2017 ISSUE

Some Remarks on the Reproductive Strategy of the Common Octopus

Our second podcast for April is “Some Remarks on the Reproductive Strategy of the Common Octopus” written by Bogi Takács and read by Kate Baker.

 
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April 2017 ISSUE

Some Remarks on the Reproductive Strategy of the Common Octopus

So let’s do it this way. I’ll show you whatever I want and you’ll believe me, because I’m an octopus. I might as well get some benefit out of it, not that we ever had much—especially not since you left. Humans, huh?
Humans.

I slide over the eerily warm surface, watch the tiny but constant stream of [...]

September 2016 ISSUE

Toward the Luminous Towers

Our fifth podcast for September is “Toward the Luminous Towers” written by Bogi Takács and read by Kate Baker.

 
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September 2016 ISSUE

Toward the Luminous Towers

Liicha is singing an old song, his wheedly tenor not a match for the lush contralto of the original recording. And we shall soar, hand in hand, through the night sky . . . His voice grinds against the walls of the transporter, creates unwelcome resonances and echoes. Invisible fingernails scratching steel.
Liicha is a kind person, the best [...]

June 2015 ISSUE

Forestspirit, Forestspirit

Our fourth podcast for June is “Forestspirit, Forestspirit” written by Bogi Takács and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2015 ISSUE

Forestspirit, Forestspirit

Apunak
I race foragers to each mushroom with relish, changing from a tree to a bush to sometimes even the early autumn fog. After a decade, it’s easy to hold each shape; I don’t know if I can call this neuroplasticity any longer, in the absence of neurons. My cells are machine, and they follow my [...]