Gaslight Expo and Maker Faire San Diego Event Report – Guest Post by Janet Ehli Fairchild

The weekend of October 6-7 was fun and fascinating in San Diego! It was the annual Gaslight Expo, the largest Steampunk event in Southern California. Maker Faire, San Diego was another fabulous event drawing large crowds. The Gaslight Expo Gaslight … Continue reading Gaslight Expo and Maker Faire San Diego Event Report – Guest Post by Janet Ehli Fairchild

Report from the Big River Steampunk Festival: Part 1 (Friday and Saturday)

Big River Steampunk Celebrates Its Fifth Year in Grand Style A little rain, steamy summertime temperatures, and oppressive humidity didn’t stop steampunks from attending the Big River Steampunk Festival in Hannibal, Missouri, USA. Friday Kicked Off with a Boom… …of … Continue reading Report from the Big River Steampunk Festival: Part 1 (Friday and Saturday)

Have You Got an Event or Anthology Call Happening Soon? We Want to Feature it on the Journal!

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!

A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention

A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention Steampunk is seeping into everyday life and other fandoms. A walk through any home décor department store will reveal clock themed pillows, key and lock printed sheets, and … Continue reading A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention

Key City Steps Up to Help Out Inconvenienced Vendors – An Interview with Wheeler “Doc” Stone

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