"The Mad Scientist's Daughter"
If you are a fan of the elegant Ms. Goss, or if you would like to become one, I highly recommend you check it out.
There are so many layers to this piece that I am tempted to talk about it here. But I generally let our stories speak for themselves, so I won't say anything further to prepare you for this one, except to hope there are other readers out there who will find it as awesome and fascinating as I do. Enjoy!
And for something completely different, check out last week's story:
Nomadology, by Chris Nakashima-Brown
I watched the muted television. On-screen, stop-motion set pieces illustrated a science fiction fantasy of the destruction of the state apparatus and the abolition of private property mediated by alien invasion and natural disaster. The only sound in the room was the soft clicking of aluminum knitting needles, like a DIY Geiger counter monitoring our entropic half-lives.