Steampunk News round up 10/03/2015

The Lost Imperialist review: the first Victorian celebrity Irish Times “He is I suppose the most popular man in Europe, but what a bore it must be, having to keep up such a reputation.” This 1879 judgment of the first… Pen Meets Paper Looks at Eidolon: The Electrodyne Opera Capsule Computers What you will find instead are pieces of a fractured, steampunk world written in some very eloquent prose that will inspire you in creating your own… Rare, 80-million-year-old fossils of squid, octopus found in Japan Chicago Tribune TOKYO: The discovery of fossils from two new species, the lower beaks … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 10/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 06/03/2015

  At Bonhams: Rare Victorian “Photographs of the Elliot Marbles” Fine Books & Collections Magazine A rare copy of Photographs of the Elliot Marbles by the Victorian photographer Linnaeus Tripe (1822-1902) is to be sold at Bonhams sale of Fine… Free steampunk workout videos Boing Boing Vermont, the little Holland of the United States, has been a leader in pot decriminalization, gay marriage, and socialist presidential candidates. One of… Ghost in the Machine: Steampunk & Cyberpunk Collide, as Novel Races to Rescue Personal … Digital Journal ‘Ghost in the Machine’ bucks literary trends to fuse cyberpunk, steampunk, adventure and fantasy. … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 06/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 04/03/2015

    Embed from Getty Images Edit desk: Sorority women still living under Victorian era standards Brown and White For many sorority women, a typical night consists of getting rides to a fraternity’s off-campus house, partying there and then maybe “party-hopping” to… Artistic view of technology’s impact Parramatta Sun It is an acrylic-on-canvas ”steampunk” work that the James Ruse Agricultural College student said she used to explore our gradual progression… ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to be staged at UW-Parkside Journal Times The steampunk “Midsummer Night’s Dream” is directed by American Players Theatre actor Matt Schwader. In a steampunk world, where … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 04/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 03/03/2015

  Embed from Getty Images Victorian tea, fashion show on tap Statesman Journal Santiam Heritage Foundation will host a Victorian Fashion Show and Tea at the Charles and Martha Brown House, 425 N. First Ave., 2 p.m. Saturday… Victorian elegance gets quirky in Skagit Valley’s La Conner The Olympian There’s plenty of Victorian fussiness in La Conner — a Quilt Museum inside a Victorian mansion, endless craft and gift shops. But there’s also a quirky… Science Fiction: mini reviews Toronto Star Karen Memory is a genre mash-up, a steampunk Western set in an alternative late-nineteenth century town in the Pacific … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 03/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 02/03/2015

  Embed from Getty Images GalaxyFest returns to Colorado Springs: ‘Think of Comic-Con but a whole lot more’ Colorado Springs Gazette People will be dressed up as any kind of character, from steampunk to superhero to zombies, to whatever you want to dress up as,” said Michael Bliss… NEWEST SCI-FI SOUNDSETS FROM SYRINSCAPE, GIANT… Gamasutra Feel the earth shake and hear the grinding of gears as the enormous automaton wreaks havoc on civilization in the new Giant Steampunk Robot… Arizona Opera Incorporates Steampunk Style In Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’ KJZZ Since the beginning, it has had a fairy tale feel, … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 02/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 26/02/2015

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First-place finish is sweet reward for woman eyeing retirement after 30 years of cake decorating
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She said she plans to use the same steampunk-Victorian theme, which featured a steampunk clock, a corset and a top hat, for her cakes in the finals. Continue reading “Steampunk News round up 26/02/2015”

Steampunk News round up 25/02/2015

Steampunk: Gears, Gadgetry, and Genre of Victorian Science Fiction! Guardian Liberty Voice Steampunk! The word is likely to raise a few eyebrows when mentioned. What does it mean? Steampunk is a new genre about Victorian Science… NetEnt Releases New Steampunk-themed Game: Steam Tower Online Casino Reports (press release) NetEnt’s slots are well-known for their creative and original themes, and the case is not different with Steam Tower which explores the steampunk… The Order: 1886 – Is This What People Want From A New Games Console? The Order 1886, Sony’s steampunk shooter, has been criticised for its linear design and … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 25/02/2015

Steampunk News round up 24/02/2015

Fallout 4: Weapons Are Inspired By Steampunk Designs? MotoringCrunch As much as Bethesda would like to keep Fallout 4 a secret, the Fallout fans always manage to find a way to learn more about the upcoming title. Steampunk ‘invasion’ at National Railway Museum The Press, York Recent years have seen more than 100 Steampunk enthusiasts attend the NRM, dressed in a mixture of Victorian finery and mechanical clockwork… The wicked wit of Victorian parents: The bizarre names of the 19th century The wicked wit of Victorian parents: The bizarre names of the 19th century. JOHNNY Cash sang about A … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 24/02/2015

Steampunk News round up 21/02/2015

Embed from Getty Images Your taste of steampunk and Victorian themed news for the day. Including a negative review of The Order: 1886! (How dare they?) Children enjoy the sights, sounds (and smells) of Victorian Manchester at Museum of Science and… Manchester Evening News Families are also getting chance to delve into a Victorian sewer and make real slime in Goo in the Loo – a hands-on workshop revealing how the city’s… Victorian Revivals Apollo Magazine From the February issue of Apollo: Ayla Lepine on the surge of interest in Victorian art in 21st-century London. NEVERMORE Launches ‘Goth and Steampunk‘ … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 21/02/2015

Steampunk News round up 20/02/2015

  More steampunk – and some not so steampunk – news from around the world: Mystery: A Russian Doll Lakewood Observer The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder is scheduled next, and has a bully strong steampunk flavor. If you are unsure of the meaning… Farmington’s Off The Beaten Path closes up shop Palland’s inspiration for Off The Beaten Path was her interest in the Steampunk genre, which she once described as a melding of science fiction and… Florence City Council OKs street closure for Steampunk Festival Canon City Daily Record FLORENCE: During its meeting Monday, … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 20/02/2015