With the exciting release of Frenchy and The Punk’s new album, Steampunk Journal managed to get our hands on a preview copy. Now available on general release, here’s a review of what you can expect. Frenchy and The Punk are … Continue reading Hooray Beret by Frenchy and The Punk review
Fizzy wine has a long history, but we won’t linger on its origins (unless you want to, then click here). The most interesting part of its tale, like so many other things we take for granted nowadays, was during the … Continue reading Get in the Spirit: A Brief History of Champagne
Steampunk Fairytale Call for Submissions Period Ends: December 31st, 2017. Maximum Word Count: 10,000 words. Theme: Steampunk fairytales. What is your favorite fairytale, myth, or legend? How can it be reimagined in a steampunk world or with steampunk elements? Stories … Continue reading Call For Submissions! A Steampunk Fairytale Anthology Wants your Stories Now through Dec. 31
I’d seen Metropolis on Steampunk lists, and I had a unique opportunity to see this amazing silent film as part of a summer film festival. The theater where I saw it was built just a year after Metropolis debuted. It … Continue reading Cinema for (Steam)Punks – Metropolis (1927)
I noticed the question of “where is the PUNK in Steampunk?” come up in a thread on United we Steampunk, Divided we Fall on Facebook this week. I’ve seen this question come up before, but somehow never got around to … Continue reading Where’s the Punk?
About A Thousand One Stanbul Steampunk Nights “Once there was and once there wasn’t,” Turkish tellers often begin their tales. And so opens these tales of Muslim Steampunk as told by Şehrazad, a Muslim feminist, to the Sultan of Industry, Hamid—a … Continue reading Synopsis: A Thousand One Stanbul Steampunk Nights by M.J. Frost
I get the feeling that Josh Ishiro Finney doesn’t like steampunk. In an article he wrote for neondystopia.com, he angrily writes about how the term “punk” has been diluted and the meaning lost as steampunk has turned from a gritty dystopian alternate reality stuck in the 19th century into a group of terribly polite nerds who are too lazy for Victoriana. Continue reading “Angry writer puts down steampunk, steampunk responds”