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

Steam Powered Giraffe to appear at AniMinneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, December 20, 2013: AniMinneapolis, one of the largest anime and comic cons in Minneapolis, announced today they will be featuring a performance by steampunk-band Steam Powered Giraffe. Guests attending the convention so far include Steam Powered Giraffe, Leah Clark, Jad Saxton, Linkara, Chris Rager, Eric Stuart, and Dr. Awkward. The anime convention will be held May 23-25, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis downtown. ABOUT STEAM POWERED GIRAFFE The robots of Steam Powered Giraffe are like nothing you’ve ever seen. The malfunctioning joke-spewing metal men play a collection of original Vaudeville inspired tunes fused with modern flare and … Continue reading Steam Powered Giraffe to appear at AniMinneapolis

Splendid interview with Professor Elemental

Professor Elemental portrait circa: 1881
Professor Elemental portrait circa: 1881

Professor Elemental is one of the most interesting characters in the steampunk community. From his recording studio at Elemental Manors, he creates beloved chap-hop tracks including Splendid, Elixir, Fighting Trousers (his diss song to Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer) as well as A Fete Worse than Death and Steampowered which directly references our charming sub-culture.

Despite his ridiculously busy schedule, I managed to corner him to ask a few questions about Geoffrey, Mr. B and tickling horses. Continue reading “Splendid interview with Professor Elemental”