"Picnic with ants" is a 2012 science fiction short story by Mark W. Moffett. It is about a man who is studying some very peculiar ants. Read More
The Eyes Have It is a comedic scifi short story by Philip K. Dick, in which stars his most clueless, ass-hat character yet.
There’s not much I can say about this exceptionally short story, except that its narrator (and protagonist) suffers from what I can only describe as MIS (metaphor incomprehensibility syndrome). It’s literally about a crackpot man, who has trouble understanding how metaphors work and in fact considers them to be subliminal hints concerning a coming alien invasion.
This is a guest post by Kate Croston
Since both of these stories are pretty short and written by the same author, I thought it would be safe to recommend them both.
First off, these stories are available for free and written under the pen name Spookysister7. I happened to run across them by a strange set of events. Read More
"Subjectivity" is a 1964 science fiction short story by Norman Spinrad. It is about the crew of an inter-stellar ship who use hallucinogenic drugs to deal with the boredom of long space flight. Read More
“Attention, People of Earth” is a 2009 science fiction short story by Paul Simms. It is about a strange message to humans from an alien species – letting us know what to expect when they arrive. Read More
"The Fermi Paradox Is Our Business Model" is a 2010 science fiction short story by Charlie Jane Anders. It is about a couple of aliens who are searching the galaxy for dead-but-profitable civilizations. Read More