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March 2019 ISSUE

The Thing With the Helmets

This episode features “The Thing With the Helmets” written by Emily C. Skaftun. Published in the March 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Alethea Kontis.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/skaftun_03_19

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March 2019 ISSUE

The Thing With the Helmets

You couldn’t talk about the Helmets, which looked pretty ordinary displayed in a glass case in the lobby of the Smash Pad, the converted mattress warehouse where we practiced. They sparkled in all the colors of the rainbow, embossed with punny names and covered in glitter like any well-loved derby helmet, and the only hint [...]

April 2013 ISSUE

Melt With You

Our fourth piece of audio fiction for April is “Melt With You” written by Emily C. Skaftun and read by Kate Baker.

 
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April 2013 ISSUE

Melt With You

Even after being reincarnated as a plastic lawn flamingo, Irma still insisted that the scruffy panhandler on the I-95 off-ramp near our house had been Jesus. “We missed him,” she’d say, painted beak opening to reveal a mouth that did not lead to a windpipe or vocal chords or lungs. “We mistreated Jesus again and [...]