To the Home Cinema! -A Review of the television show “Houdini & Doyle”

To the Home Cinema! -A Steampunk Journal Review of the television show “Houdini & Doyle” by Victoria L. Szulc Houdini & Doyle is a television program loosely based on the friendship between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini. The show aired in the U.K., U.S. and Canada in 2016. In the series, the keen sleuth and famous escape artist investigate both paranormal and human events. They are soon joined by the plucky London Constable Adelaide Stratton in their adventures. Victorian Murders and Mysteries From the very first episode, involving the questionable death of a nun in the Magdalene Laundries, we see the friction between Doyle, … Continue reading To the Home Cinema! -A Review of the television show “Houdini & Doyle”

Guest Post: Milo Murphy’s Law Review by Bess Goden of Steampunk Parliament

(Featured image: Milo, his sister Sara and friends Bradley and Amanda waiting to see the new ‘Dr. Zone’ movie.) What is Milo Murphy’s Law About? You may not have heard about the new Disney XD cartoon Milo Murphy’s Law, but it’s both hilarious and riddled with enough time traveling steampunk references to keep even adult viewers delighted. Milo Murphy, (voiced by Weird Al), is plagued by ‘Murphy’s Law’: ‘Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.’ This is why he’s always prepared for anything, including time travel.   Milo is constantly chased by avalanches, floods, stampedes, and all number of hilariously unfortunate events. Some of these … Continue reading Guest Post: Milo Murphy’s Law Review by Bess Goden of Steampunk Parliament

The Gag Order Came off and So did the Gloves – The Steampunk’d Cast Didn’t Pull Any Punches at their SPWF Tell-All

It took me a while to write this article. Not just because of losing access to my computer right after Steampunk World’s Fair, but also because I didn’t know precisely how to tell this story. In general, I like to … Continue reading The Gag Order Came off and So did the Gloves – The Steampunk’d Cast Didn’t Pull Any Punches at their SPWF Tell-All