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November 2013 ISSUE

The Aftermath

Our second piece of audio fiction for November is “The Aftermath” written by Maggie Clark and read by Kate Baker.

 
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November 2013 ISSUE

The Aftermath

On impact you start to lose the details. The smell of the bright white room you were first held in. Its shape. Its size. The way that parasitic life suit slithered towards you, and from what shaft, what crevice, as you struggled with the air. The quiver in your stomach as the shape-shifter engulfed your [...]

May 2013 ISSUE

When the Alien Is Us: Science Fictional Documentaries

Directors Werner Herzog and Errol Morris are well known for their renegotiations of what’s called cinéma vérité—the notion that truth can be found through footage in the absence of a blatantly intervening narrator or narrative. When these documentarians sat down in 2008 with Believer Magazine, Herzog observed that Morris’s recently released Standard Operating Procedure had [...]

November 2012 ISSUE

Aquatica

Our second piece of audio fiction for November is “Aquatica” written by Maggie Clark and read by Kate Baker.

 
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November 2012 ISSUE

Aquatica

When Host laughed, her esca wriggled, and the gills behind her pectoral fins vented hard enough to stir up the silt. Organ tumbled in the waste-stream’s wake, but kept one tiny black eye fixed on her bobbing, bioluminescent beacon—the first he had seen in six turns of the current along the foreign reef.
“I almost ate [...]