During the Big River Steampunk Festival, Victoria had a chance to talk to Thomas and Amy about four-legged friends, giant robots, and their dream projects. Interview by Victoria L. Szulc, cover image by Brandy Jaquet Continue reading A Lovely Chat with Amy Wilder and Thomas Dean Willeford
Bringing in the Big Guns Ken and Lisa Marks, proprietors of the Hannibal History Museum, helm this event every year. And for this 5th go round, they’ve got some of the best names in Steampunk entertainment coming to the delightfully … Continue reading Big River Steampunk Festival Preview
Here’s the scoop on Aethertopia For the 1st time since Steampunk hit the US, Aethertopia, a large Steampunk Festival like no other, arrives this July 7-8 at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Hosted by the Tampa Bay Steampunk Society. Unlike traditional … Continue reading Have you heard the news? The biggest Steampunk Maker’s Festival ever to be held in Florida is coming to the Florida State Fairgrounds!
Greetings Steam-friends! This is a friendly reminder that in addition to guest posts on a wide variety of subjects, we also welcome press releases, event announcements, and other types of Steampunk news in our inbox. If you want to tell … Continue reading Have You Got an Event or Anthology Call Happening Soon? We Want to Feature it on the Journal!
Key City Steps Up to Help Out Inconvenienced Vendors Wheeler ‘Doc’ Stone, the founder of the Key City Steampunk Festival, is a youthful, jolly sort of spirit. His playful curly mustache reflects both his sense of artistic whimsicality and his … Continue reading Key City Steps Up to Help Out Inconvenienced Vendors – An Interview with Wheeler “Doc” Stone
The head of the company behind The Steampunk World’s Fair stepped down in the face of multiple allegations of sexual harassment and morally questionable business practices. Since then, the public has received a torrent of conflicting information about this beloved … Continue reading The End of Steampunk World’s Fair: The Aftermath
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
One of Steampunk’s most public figures has been faced with a wave of allegations over the past year. Jeff Mach rose to fame within the Steampunk community for hosting what he claims is the ‘Biggest Steampunk Event in the World’, … Continue reading Why Did Jeff Mach Events Become Just Magical Events?
Our Roving Reporter will be finishing out her 2017 convention season with a trip to Middleton, Wisconsin, for TeslaCon 8. She had a grand old time as an attendee at TeslaCon 7. This year, Phoebe’s attending as a speaker! The … Continue reading SPJ’s Phoebe Darqueling will be at TeslaCon 8, Nov. 2-5