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Monthly archive June, 2011

Steampunk Musketeers: A Bad Thing?

The good news is that there is another movie this summer with steampunk elements! The bad news is, well, take a look, starting about 48 seconds in: Yes, that is an airship battle, and it even looks somewhat cool. Heck, the adventure of Alexander Dumas with the coolness of steampunk sounds like its made of...
Going Mainsteam: A Three Step Plan in Taking Steampunk to the Masses

Going Mainsteam: A Three Step Plan in Taking Steampunk to the Masses

A guest post by Tee Morris Steampunk, a recent trend in literature, fashion, and music… that’s been “a fad” since the Seventies. 1979, to be exact. People tend to gloss over that little fact, and while some sneer at it as publishing’s “current flavor of the month” the term “steampunk” was originally coined by K....
Happy International Steampunk Day 2011!

Happy International Steampunk Day 2011!

June 14th is H. G. Wells’ birthday and in his honor it is also International Steampunk Day (and has been for several years). This is a day to celebrate steampunk even more than normal and to share all the steampunky goodness with the uninitiated (or even those who were initiated but for whom it didn’t...
New Cowboys & Aliens Trailer

New Cowboys & Aliens Trailer

We have a new trailer for this weird west adventure coming later this summer. As a reminder, Cowboys & Aliens has Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde in the old west facing an alien invasion. Here’s the official description from Universal: The Old West.. where a lone cowboy leads an uprising against a terror...