As I said in my reviews of Season 1 and Season 2 of Penny Dreadful, I really enjoy it… That is, until Season 3. There is really no way to review this season properly without giving away some spoilers, so be warned. What is Penny Dreadful Season 3 About? This season begins with basically all the characters spread all over the world. Their mission and bond as a group were left shattered after events in the previous season, and everyone is attempting to pick up the pieces one way or another. Our sharpshooter with the heart of gold heads back to America to face his past, … Continue reading Penny Dreadful Season 3 Review
If you are a lover of the macabre side of the steam era, you will absolutely adore the first season of Penny Dreadful. It’s a bit like taking most of the superstitions of the Vic-wardian era and throwing them into a blender. Which sounds like it could be a terrible idea, but the execution is amazing. I saw this series for the first time when it originally came to Netflix, and decided to re-watch it now with Halloween on the way. Even the second time around, I am still thoroughly impressed by the acting and storytelling of this series. What is Penny Dreadful Season 1 About? … Continue reading Penny Dreadful Season 1 Review
In what could be the most ironic move of 2016, Whitby Goth Weekend has announced that American steampunk band Abney Park are to play in April 2017. Abney Park You may remember after the last Goth Weekend, I reported on … Continue reading Abney Park to play at Whitby Goth Weekend
Do you have roots in the steampunk genre? When I first conceived of the world of Ancient Appetites, steampunk was only starting to come to the fore in Ireland and the UK – you might see people in costume … Continue reading Interview with Oisin McGann – Steampunk Author
When I got my tickets for this Steampunk rendition of Bram Stoker’s novel I had no idea it was a world premiere. The packed house was rowdy even for a 9:20pm start time, aided no doubt by the chaos in … Continue reading Review: Action to the Word’s Dracula at Ed Fringe 2014
I admit it, I am actually wiggling in anticipation of how awesome Steam Tour is going to be. I booked all my shows for Ed Fringe, ordered my Britrail pass and I am dreaming of all the delicious pub grub … Continue reading Gearing up for Steam Tour: My Steampunk Edinburgh Fringe Fest Itinerary!