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

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”

Steampunk’d air date is confirmed

Steampunk’d seems to be stirring up a lot of interest, thanks mainly in part to Thomas Willeford promoting it enthusiastically on social media boards. I reported on it on June 22nd and since then one of the Judges has changed from Brassy Steamington to Matt King, who is the Director of “The World of Steam” web series. The air date for the USA is August 19th at 10pm. Sadly the rest of the World will likely have to wait. GSNTV, the network that are airing Steampunk’d have also released promotional images of the contestants and judges and I’ll be posting … Continue reading Steampunk’d air date is confirmed

Steampunk’d begins production

Steampunk'd is currently in production and will air in the US late summer
Steampunk’d is currently in production and will air in the US late summer

You may or may not have heard about the new television show starting production in America called Steampunk’d. Thankfully not an Ashton Kutcher-esque practical joke show, but a design and art show with a heavy theme of steampunk running through it. It is to be hosted by Jeannie Mai. Continue reading “Steampunk’d begins production”