Gaslight Expo and Maker Faire San Diego Event Report – Guest Post by Janet Ehli Fairchild

The weekend of October 6-7 was fun and fascinating in San Diego! It was the annual Gaslight Expo, the largest Steampunk event in Southern California. Maker Faire, San Diego was another fabulous event drawing large crowds. The Gaslight Expo Gaslight … Continue reading Gaslight Expo and Maker Faire San Diego Event Report – Guest Post by Janet Ehli Fairchild

Report from the Big River Steampunk Festival: Part 1 (Friday and Saturday)

Big River Steampunk Celebrates Its Fifth Year in Grand Style A little rain, steamy summertime temperatures, and oppressive humidity didn’t stop steampunks from attending the Big River Steampunk Festival in Hannibal, Missouri, USA. Friday Kicked Off with a Boom… …of … Continue reading Report from the Big River Steampunk Festival: Part 1 (Friday and Saturday)

A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention

A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention Steampunk is seeping into everyday life and other fandoms. A walk through any home décor department store will reveal clock themed pillows, key and lock printed sheets, and … Continue reading A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention

Founders of TeslaCon and the International Steampunk Symposium Sound Off on Safety

I’ve gotten the chance to get to know a few Steampunk conventions and their organizers really well over the past three years. The recent allegations and safety concerns surrounding Steampunk World’s Fair have brought up feelings of pain and confusion … Continue reading Founders of TeslaCon and the International Steampunk Symposium Sound Off on Safety