The Clipperton Conundrum

  . Two obscure yet related things happened this month: Jonathan Strahan’s Mission Critical anthology was released, containing (among many other worthy works) my story “Cyclopterus“; and The IUCN announced the first species to receive “endangered” status due to deep-sea mining. For those who haven’t read “Cyclopterus” (pretty much all of you, judging by MC‘s […]

Posted in: deep sea, rifters, science by Peter Watts 16 Comments

The Belligerence of Stoneburner

Meet two of the most remarkable hominins to ever cross the threshold of the Magic Bungalow: Those in the know recognize them as the custodians of the World’s Ugliest Cat, but they are more widely known as the Industriogothronica1 duo Ego Likeness. Donna Lynch is also a poet and a horror writer and a Stoker […]

Posted in: blindsight, ink on art by Peter Watts 9 Comments