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Podcast: The Non-Euclidean Æthercast Volume 1

| 16. Mai 2012

So here it is, my very first forray into the realm of podcasting, my Podcast, done all by myself. I have previously been a guest on other people’s podcasts, but now I am doing it myself. Still a bit bumpy, but I will get better with practice, I think. And these are the links: Steampunk […]

Good Omens by Pratchett and Gaiman – Title Sequence Video

| 30. April 2012

Found this beautiful short video a while back. It is a really happy little intro to one of my favourite books by two of my favourite authors. Since it is a really wonderful sunny day right here and right now, I thought I just share the happiness: Good Omens “Book Title” Sequence (Version 1) from […]

Cthulhu loves Gaiman

| 24. April 2012

Awesome in heavy doses.

Neil Gaiman, Steampunk and The Guild!

| 5. Dezember 2011

What an absolutely epic combo! The Living Legend Neil Gaiman, Felicia Day and the other brave adventurers of The Guild fame and Steampunk all together in one video… OK, it’s an episode of The Guild, so Felicia and her crew are hardly a surprize… Anyway, please enjoy the distilled epicness/epicicity… Video: Season 5 – Episode […]

Want to join Captain Shakespear’s Crew?

| 20. Mai 2011

Want to join Captain Shakespear’s Crew? Than it’s about time you reply to this ad: Stardust by *Loopydave on deviantART I guess the recruiting station is located somewhere in the vicinity of the village of Wall.

Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer

| 4. Januar 2011

My heart felt and sincere congratulations, best wishes for the future and all beautiful things in the world to Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer. They got married on January 2nd 2011. For more information, there is a post on Neil’s blog, quite appropriately titled: Yes And I close this article with a most fitting Steampunk […]

Neil Gaiman – A Living Legend

| 10. November 2010

Neil Gaiman, a living legend, has graced this planet with his presence for half a century now. On this day in 1960 he delivered his first scream in Portchester, Hampshire, England. Happy Birthday, Mr. Gaiman! Neil Gaiman has since enriched popular culture with such game-changig works as Sandman, American Gods and The Graveyard Book. He […]

Mythos Musical Equipment

| 4. August 2010

The following photo appeared on the Ætherweb quite a while ago. Rumor has i it was first twittered by Neil Gaiman. Could be… I guess he has ways to access the darker corners of the cosmos. In any case, I guess this, errh.. Cthulele? proves that the dancers and players at Azathoth’s court have actually […]

The Dangerous Alphabet

| 13. Juni 2010

I could not finish my Neil Gaiman week without mentioning The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman with illustrations by Gris Grimly. This is such a delightful piece of weird childrens’ literature. It is perfect for the Gothic Nursery, it is sweet, intense, heroic and: it has a few disinctly Dieselpunk and Steampunk elements in it. […]

Sandman – The Graphic Novel of the Good Times

| 11. Juni 2010

Neil Gaiman’s Sandman is rightly called the “graphic novel that transformed a genre” (see the video in my first entry for Neil Gaiman Week). For me, it is transformative in an additional way. It helped molding the”new me”. I do not recall when and where exactly I first heard of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman, it was […]