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
After the recent allegations made against the former organiser of the largest steampunk event in the USA and arguably the world, Jeff Mach Events changed their name to Just Magical Events in order to distance themselves from the issues. More … Continue reading Silver Phoenix Society Announce Cancellation of Steampunk World’s Fair
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?
Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,
here are the very best news items in steampunkery from around the world. There’s an article on steampunk literacy as a genre, a review of K.W. Jeter‘s new novel and a steampunk fashion show among the many other things that are happening all around us:
Continue reading “News round up 24/10/2013”
Good day, my good friends. Here is this weeks round up of the global steampunk news that landed in my intray. It includes duplicate stories of the same event but from a different angle. A steampunk prom night and really old telescope. The Magnolia Reporter has reported on the Columbia County Library holding a steampunk prom night during Teen Read week. NJ.com have posted a story about the Morristown steampunk festival. Dailyrecord.com have also posted about the steampunk festival in Morristown, although with arguably better photography. In the interestingly titled Battlecreek Enquirer, an article has been posted about a steampunk … Continue reading News round up 17/10/2013