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Jack the Ripper IDed?

Jack the Ripper IDed?

A businessman by the name Russell Edwards has a theory about the identity of Jack the Ripper and thinks he can prove it. His suspect: Aaron Kosminski, a Polish immigrant who lived in Whitechapel at the time of the murders and who suffered from auditory hallucinations and paranoia. Kosminski was one of Scotland Yard’s prime...
A First Look at The Knick

A First Look at The Knick

Cinemax was nice enough to send me a promotion kit for their new show The Knick, which included a DVD of the first episode. The Knick is a period medical drama from Cinemax, premiering tonight (August 8th) at 10 p.m. The eponymous locale is the Knickerbocker Hospital, a struggling establishment in 1900 New York City....
Steampunk Books Coming Out In August 2014

Steampunk Books Coming Out In August 2014

SF Signal, a Hugo award winning fanzine, compiles a list each month of all the science fiction, fantasy, and horror (and related) books coming out. The result is a great resource for readers and their efforts are appreciated by fans far and wide. Each month, I go through their list and pull out the Steampunk(ish)...
Awesome Promo Package from Cinemax's The Knick

Awesome Promo Package from Cinemax’s The Knick

Yesterday was an exciting day, here at Steampunk.com central. A couple of weeks ago, I had received a tweet from @Cinemax saying they’d like to send me a little something relating to their new show The Knick. The Knick is Steven Soderbergh’s new drama about a struggling hospital in 1900 New York City, an idea...
Steampunk Books Coming Out In July 2014

Steampunk Books Coming Out In July 2014

SF Signal, a Hugo award winning fanzine, compiles a list each month of all the science fiction, fantasy, and horror (and related) books coming out. It’s a serious labor and the result is a great resource for readers. So, each month, I go through their list and pull out the Steampunk(ish) ones to list here....
Steampunk Books Coming Out in (or Near) June 2014

Steampunk Books Coming Out in (or Near) June 2014

The Hugo award winner Fanzine SF Signal puts together a huge list each month of all the science fiction, fantasy, and horror (and related) books coming out. It’s a wonderful resource for the reading-obsessed. And from that I cull the Steampunk(ish) ones to list here. And check out the SF Signal’s full list for June...
Jay Lake 1964-2014

Jay Lake 1964-2014

Steampunk author Jay Lake died from his metastasized colon cancer June 1, 2014, 5 days shy of his 50th birthday. He is survived by his wife Susan and daughter Bronwyn (14). He had made his fight with cancer very public through frequent blog posts about his condition, and it is a the subject of a...