Is it any surprise that Steampunk’d got canned?

steampunk'd_cancelledThe maker programme Steampunk’d “will not be picked up for a second season” (being British that’s the last time I’ll use the word season to describe a series in this article) according to the GSN blog page. GSN being the network that commissioned it in the first place. The eight episode show was widely criticised by steampunks and away from that had other, more popular programmes to contend with including Skin Wars and The Chase USA. Continue reading “Is it any surprise that Steampunk’d got canned?”

Son of Steampunk Eddie saves family from house fire

Contestant - Ed "Steampunk Eddie" Thayer
Ed “Steampunk Eddie” Thayer

The family home of Steampunk’d winner Steampunk Eddie’s children and ex-wife caught fire on 10th November, it was revealed on Michigan Live. Steampunk Eddie, whose real name is Eddie Thayer, has three children aged 20, 13 and 10. According to reports, the fire broke out in the bedroom of his 20 year old daughter who wasn’t home at the time. Continue reading “Son of Steampunk Eddie saves family from house fire”