Results tagged “UFO”

Toasted Cake 186! In which we are willing to assemble thingamajigs.

Last night, while perusing cat pictures posted on Facebook by my sister-in-law, I saw your birth announcement from Mr. Zuckerberg, followed seventeen seconds later by your own declaration of independence and ultimatum to the people of Earth.

This story first appeared in Unidentified Funny Objects 6, edited by Alex Shvartsman.

A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, Ken is the author of The Dandelion Dynasty, a silkpunk epic fantasy series that includes The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms, and the collection The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories. He also wrote the Star Wars novel, The Legends of Luke Skywalker. Find him at

Toasted Cake 144! In which we file, kicking and screaming untranslatably. 

"This is Carla at the Off-Planet Tax Return helpline, how can I help you?"

This story first appeared in UFO 3

Caroline M. Yoachim lives in Seattle and loves cold cloudy weather. She is the author of dozens of short stories, appearing in markets like Lightspeed, Asimov's, and Clarkesworld. For more about Caroline, check out her website at


Toasted Cake 131! In which we acquaint Santa with our backyard. 

Santa was placing the last of the gifts under the Christmas tree when he heard a wee cough from behind. 

First appeared in the Unidentified Funny Objects anthology. 

Siobhan Gallagher is a wannabe zombie slayer, currently residing in Arizona. Her fiction has appeared in several publications, including AE - The Canadian Science Fiction Review, COSMOS Online, Abyss & Apex, Unidentified Funny Objects anthology. Occasionally, she does this weird thing called 'blogging' at: