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March 2019 ISSUE

26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss

This episode features “26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss” written by Kij Johnson. Originally published in Asimov’s Science Fiction and reprinted in the March 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. Read by Alethea Kontis.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/johnson_03_19_reprint

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March 2019 ISSUE

26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss

1.
Aimee’s big trick is that she makes 26 monkeys vanish on stage.
2.
She pushes out a claw-foot bathtub and asks audience members to come up and inspect it. The people climb in and look underneath, touch the white enamel, run their hands along the little lion’s feet. When they’re done, four chains are lowered from [...]

August 2018 ISSUE

The Privilege of the Happy Ending

This episode features “The Privilege of the Happy Ending” written by Kij Johnson. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/johnson_08_18

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August 2018 ISSUE

The Privilege of the Happy Ending

This is a story that ends as all stories do, eventually, in deaths.

When Ada’s parents died in the winter of her sixth year, she was sent to the neighboring parish to live with her aunt, Marjory. Marjory was a widow with three daughters, all older than Ada; and their names were Cruelty, Spite, and Malice. [...]

March 2018 ISSUE

Tool-Using Mimics

Art (“Ukulele Squid Girl”) by Laura Christensen.
The simplest explanation: Here is a picture. It is a girl, six? Seven? The 1930s, to guess by the pattern on the smocked dress she is wearing, the background of the dark studio. She is smiling and holding her hands above her head. She has short chestnut curls.
She also [...]

March 2018 ISSUE

Tool-Using Mimics

This episode features “Tool-Using Mimics” written by Kij Johnson. Published in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/johnson_03_18

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March 2016 ISSUE

Coyote Invents the Land of the Dead

Our fourth podcast for March is “Coyote Invents the Land of the Dead” written by Kij Johnson and read by Kate Baker.

 
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March 2016 ISSUE

Coyote Invents the Land of the Dead

She was there, that is Dee, and her three sisters, who were Tierce, Chena, and Wren, Dee being a coyote or rather Coyote, and her sisters not unlike in their Being, though only a falcon, a dog, and a wren. So there they stood on the cliff, making their minds how to get down to [...]

January 2015 ISSUE

The Apartment Dweller's Bestiary

Our fourth podcast for January is “The Apartment Dweller’s Bestiary” written by Kij Johnson and read by Kate Baker.

 
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January 2015 ISSUE

The Apartment Dweller's Bestiary

The Aincolo
You’re showing your boyfriend what to put in a smoothie and you open a cupboard because he told you that he had toasted coconut somewhere and you figure sure, coconut, why not; and that’s where his aincolo is: squatting in the yellow serving bowl his mom gave him last year for Christmas. That’s cool. [...]