A few days ago, Eric Jon Larson, the brains behind TeslaCon, asked a heartfelt question of his followers. He wanted to know if his event felt important to people, where it fit in their lives. He received a huge out-pouring … Continue reading Inspirational Words from one of Steampunk’s Biggest Event Organizers, TeslaCon’s Eric Jon Larson
Now these fine folks really know how to Steampunk! Continue reading Video: What is Steamnation?
The International Steampunk Symposium 2017 Report It’s been a couple of weeks since my weekend at the International Steampunk Symposium. My apologies for the wait! I’ve been having some technical difficulties and I couldn’t access all of the photos I … Continue reading Steampunk Journal at the International Steampunk Symposium 2017
We want You…to tell us all about your fantastic Steampunk event! Get the word out to Steampunk Journal readers by filling out a simple form about your event or local Steampunk interest group. Phoebe and Moriarty would love to come … Continue reading Share YOUR Event on Steampunk Journal!
I got a chance to ask Al Fox a few questions about the International Steampunk Symposium and his background. Phoebe Darqueling: Which came first, your love of Steampunk or your knowledge of large-scale event planning? Al Fox: The love of … Continue reading Interview with Al Fox, Creator of the International Steampunk Symposium
Etching When I was in college, I figured out that the most dangerous room on campus wasn’t what you might expect. It was the print-making lab where I spent a goodly portion of freshman year. There were several large and … Continue reading Part 4 – Taming Metal from Weekend at the Asylum 2014
Many steampunks around the world will be familiar with the name Tayliss Forge. From her first experience of steampunk at a convention in 2009, she’s built up a large fanbase on social media. Partially down to her exceptional skills at making steampunk costumes as well as her many modelling shoots and of course being a super nice person to talk to. In this interview, she chats about her steampunk origins, her love of conventions and her involvement with the amazing League of S.T.E.A.M. Continue reading “Interview with Tayliss Forge”
Sadly, steampunk isn’t always about having a lot of fun, doing good deeds and being a good role model. There are times when the culture gets bad press, such as in the case of Bradley Nelson from – a city in Michigan – who was stopped by the Michigan State Police on his way back from a steampunk event on March 28th. Nelson was so drunk that he fell under the state’s “Super Drunk” law that gives out stiffer punishments. Continue reading “Steaming drunk”