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Space: 1889 & Beyond – Press Release

| 31. Juli 2012

  Coming mid-August 2012 The second exciting series of steampunk adventures! Everything Jules Verne should have written. Everything H.G. Wells could have written. Everything Arthur Conan Doyle thought of, but never published – because it was too fantastic!   Following on from the success of the first series, Untreed Reads Publishing is proud to present […]

A personal message to my friends from The Golden Gear

| 30. Juli 2012

My dear friends from the Golden Gear, especially Carlos Jack Winchester and Lady Elisabeth Winchester a.k.a. Sra. Espectro, I am so grateful for all the support you give and work you put into getting the European Steampunk Convention on the road and organizing the event in Madrid. Today, the parcel with the costumes for the […]

An online science-fiction writing course

| 29. Juli 2012

Dr. Amy H. Sturgis (from the Hugo-winning StarShipSofa) is teaching an innovative new science fiction course that’s wholly online, interactive, and open to anyone worldwide – Science Fiction Part 1: From Modern Beginnings to the Golden Age – for the Mythgard Institute at Signum University. For individual lecture topics, reading lists, and additional information, go […]

Battle of the Puppets: Steampunk vs Superhero

| 28. Juli 2012

I know, the headline of this post sounds pretty weird, but trust me, it only gets weirder. How so? Well, the most honorable Mr Bradford can explain it to you: Yes, as weird as that. I suggest you check out the project and give your support, after all, you can get a personal message from […]

Space: 1889 & Beyond “Conspiracy of Silence” out due mid-August

| 27. Juli 2012

The first installment of the second series of Space: 1889 & Beyond novels will be released mid-August. It is Conspiracy of Silence and features our beloved protagonists Annabelle and Nathaniel. This is the stunning cover: And this is the plot in a few words: For Nathanial Stone and Annabelle Somerset, the most harrowing journey has […]

Fthagn Friday: Cthulhu on the Radar

| 27. Juli 2012

If this appears on your radar, you know you are in trouble: But look at it from the positive angle: You will not be in trouble for long. (and Kudos to Negr O Inmunsapa for sharing the GIF with me)

Sherlock Holmes and the Consulting Detective

| 26. Juli 2012

This is one of the cases where Steampunk and classic crime fiction overlap. Being the first feature length film from writer and director Maxwell Stewart, Sherlock Holmes and the Consulting Detective is an original Conan Doyle style story set in 1890. The film is a sometime surreal and humourous view into the great detective’s mind […]

Epic Meal Time goes Steampunk

| 25. Juli 2012

First time I blogged about Epic Meal Time, they did a meaty Cthulhu, this time, they teamed up with the League of S.T.E.A.M. and did something Steampunk style: Seriously epic and a challenge to do at home, so, let’s do it… Maybe not…

Happy Birthday Amelia Earhart! Google Celebrates, too!

| 24. Juli 2012

Amelia Earhart, famed aviatrix and a legend even during her life time would be 115 years old today, if she were still with us. We can safely presume, she would in all likelihood celebrate this day by strapping herself into a cockpit and taking to the air! It is sad she was lost too early […]

The Non-Euclidean Æthercast Vol. 4: Augsburg Zombie Plug

| 23. Juli 2012

Be warned! Parts of this Æthercast are not safe for work and also not for the faint of heart, but it begins with a visit to a historic industrial site and some soothing if rather strange music. And these are these are the photos I was talking about in the podcast (at least some of […]