Longtime friend of SPWS speaks at Roger Williams University on race and steampunk: Re-Racing Steampunk: Race, Memory & Retrofuturism.
My friend Jha Goh of Silver Goggles has a great guest posting over at STEAMED! Steampunk, from the outside, looks like it’s all about Empire, you know? Charles Stross, famous very important science fiction literary figure, had a rant about it, which I think really points to two things: the
STEAMPUNKS 2011 from Andy Gallacher on Vimeo. A lovely little piece from the folks at BBC America featuring some of my favorite New York Steampunks that aired this past Tuesday in the U.S.!
I am really excited that we're starting to see sites dedicated to using the lens of Steampunk to examine social issues in both modern and historical milieus. Silver Goggles is one such site, examining issues of colonialism, imperialism and politics. From the masthead: The purpose of Silver Goggles is to deconstruct narratives in
I had the great privilege of meeting Whisper Merlot and many of the Penny Dreadfuls when we shot the Make:TV Steampunk piece a year ago this past July. These folks truly are living the life. Tor has a great interview with Whisper up on their site now. In addition
It’s Steampunk month at Tor Books! See the Introduction to Steampunk Month here which includes a large index of what you can sxpect to see this month. Of particular interest to this scrapyard sociologist are Steampunk as Subculture and No Elitism Please, We’re Steampunk both by Jaymee Goh.
Photo: Essdras M Suarez – Boston Globe Staff There’s a nice piece in the Boston Globe today about Boston’s Fashion Week, but what particularly caught my eye was the mention of local designer Elena Sanders who was also mentioned back in May and is participating in a show entitled "The Launch."
Oh hai! we got a nice little shout-out from G4’s Attack of the Show! (This is from 2007 but it apparently aired again last night – can anyone tell me what episode?)
Here is a nice article in the online 'zine Morbid Outlook on the subject of Steampunk. Featured are the work and images of many of my friends including the multi-talented Libby Bulloff and local Boston artist David Dowling along with quotes from the always wonderful Steampunk Magazine. While I
Hi Everyone! I’m in Seattle now hang’n with rockstars and anarchists for a couple of days of decompression post SteampoweredCon in San Jose. Steampowered turned out to be a really great event with lots of fascinating people of an even broader spectrum then the already broad spectrum I expected.