Interview with Kirstie Williams of CuriousCephalopods

Copyright Kirstie Williams, used with permission
Copyright Kirstie Williams, used with permission

I may have been tempting fate by getting in touch with someone who uses the word Cephalopod in their company name (I already spelled it wrong just then – thank you spell checker). But I have an affection for Octopuses, so when I saw some of the work coming from CuriousCephalopod (did it again) I had to get in touch and find out more about these wonderful pieces of art. Continue reading “Interview with Kirstie Williams of CuriousCephalopods”

Steampunk News round up 12/03/2015

Local Cosplayer in international contest WJXT Jacksonville Fred Reed turned heads at DragonCon when he walked in wearing a steampunk Bender (from Futurama) costume, and it’s that kind of attention that… Clarence tackles swashbuckling opera with ‘Pirates’ Clarencebee Vitello said he has also chosen a steampunk style for set and costume design. The industrial, classical-inspired design helps the production fit into the… A Tasty, Steampunk Treat Huffington Post The cover copy calls Dennis O’Flaherty’s King of the Cracksmen a steampunk entertainment. The novel is that and more. In terms of style, it is a… Taste NY difference at cider events … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 12/03/2015

Charity PC build competition has steampunk theme

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TIGERDIRECT.COM AND LENOVO® CELEBRATE THE 16th ANNUAL BUILD YOUR OWN PC RACE FOR CHARITY AT THE 2013 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW

MIAMI, Dec 12, 2013: TigerDirect.com, a subsidiary of Systemax, announced today that they will partner with Lenovo(R) to host their 16th annual “Build Your Own PC Race” for charity on January 7th from 6pm – 9pm at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort and Convention Center during the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. This year, TigerDirect is “gearing up” to host its National Finals PC Race as the grand finale to 15 regional PC Races, which took place across the country this past year. The PC Race Finals will be followed by a competition among journalist racers under one big, Victorian steampunk-themed parasol. Continue reading “Charity PC build competition has steampunk theme”