Steampunk Archive

EgoPhobia Steampunk Edition

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The Romanian publication EgoPhobia has just released it’s Steampunk Experiment.  It’s really a wonderful take on the movment and includes a  great interview with artist Sean Orlando (© photo by John Curley) I think that there are a lot of people out there who are simply dissatisfied with throwaway

Exciting Steam Powered News on Saturday!

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Only a few more days until the Steam Powered – The California Steampunk Convention!!  It’s been a big week for me already and it’s only Monday!  Yesterday I got the propane torches and sound system working on our primary prop for All Hallows E’en.  We’re doing "The Wizard of


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I don’t wear goggles for dress up, I wear them to protect my eyes from fire and metal shrapnel.  I also wear eyeglasses so am subject to 3liza’s Rule. But holy crap! you gotta respect these fancy dress goggles from a fellow who goes by the moniker "Anticz." Check

The Artwork of Morgaine von Slatt

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One of the reasons that I hesitate to use the word "artist" in reference to myself is the fact that I have a talented sister who embodies that cognomen.  Today I have the singular pleasure of introducing you to the works of the very talented Morgaine von Slatt! Morgaine

Tiny Tiny Steampunk Keyboard

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While aimlessly wandering around the internet during my lunch hour today I was absolutely delighted to run across this tiny tiny steampunk keyboard made by Lizabeta! Have a look here for more information.  

MTV Discovers Steampunk

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MTV has a piece on Steampunk that’s a little different then we’ve seen before.  There’s naturally a greater focus on music and fashion but the intarwebs get a mention too. My only real criticism is that they didn’t pick up on some of the more serious aspects having to

Buckle up your boots and adjust your brass goggles . . .

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On Saturday morning the inestimable Molly Friedrich dropped me a note with a link to an MP3.  I was entirely unprepared for the awesomeness that lay behind that link, Professor Auerbach’s Attack of the Steampunks Rap: Meeting the opposition like a hammer on an anvil Conquering the culture like

Bruce Sterling – The User’s Guide to Steampunk

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(Photo from Stephanie Booth's Flickr stream) This is either brand new or somehow snuck completely under my RADAR. It's a little essay by Bruce Sterling written, I think, for GOGBOT that describes what Steampunk is and he F&@%ing nails it! NAILS it! I say. He gets the community part

Tonight!! Opening in Seattle: ANACHROTECHNOFETISHISM

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Long before the age of the internet, and well before the cold efficiency of the assembly line, existed fantastic and terrible machines, run on hope, sweat, and steam. It was a time in which form and function lived in sin, and everyman was a revolutionary. We are 13 American

Antipodean Steampunk Adventures

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Cliff writes: Just thought you might be interested in one small part of steampunk in Australia. the photo is of my computer build, I have yet to add power supply, monitor, keyboard and mouse – but they are coming along nicely.   Your work and your site are well