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The World Sky Race

The World Sky Race

Very few things are more iconic to Steampunk than airships. Zeppelins, dirigibles, blimps, balloons, etc. are part and parcel to getting around in our neo-Victorian worlds. Unfortunately, in our own world, airships have fared poorly over the last 75 years. Sadly, if you see a blimp today, it probably just means there is a football...
Anna Karenina Opening Today

Anna Karenina Opening Today

At long last, the new film version of Anna Karenina is opening, albeit to mixed reviews. Director Joe Wright and lead actress Kiera Knightly have worked together twice before, on Pride and Prejudice in 2005 and Atonement in 2007. These efforts were both critical and financial successes, so news of a third collaboration on something...

Steampunk Books Coming out in November 2012

Every month, the good folks over at SF Signal compile a staggeringly cool list of science fiction, fantasy, and horror (and thereabouts) books coming out in the next month. Here are the Steampunk (and related) books from their lists for October, but please look at the full list too if you are looking for less...

Steampunk Books Coming out in October 2012

Every month, the good folks over at SF Signal compile an awesome list of science fiction, fantasy, and horror (and related) books coming out in the next month. Here are the Steampunk books from their lists for October, but please take a gander at the full list if you are looking for reading material from...
Steamduck Learns to FLY! by Emilie P. Bush

Steamduck Learns to FLY! by Emilie P. Bush

I hope most of you have seen Her Majesty’s Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story, Emilie P. Bush’s and William Kevin Petty’s first foray into the untamed wilderness that is Steampunk children’s books. That tale follows St. John Murphy Alexander, a mechanical explorer, but also introduced a much smaller mechanical creature: Steamduck. Today (October 10, 2012)...
Find Your Perfect Steampunk Hat for Halloween

Find Your Perfect Steampunk Hat for Halloween

Halloween is coming up fast and it is always a great occasion to show off some Steampunk fashion. Of course, not all of us have a complete neo-Victorian ensemble just waiting to be doffed. Over the next week, we’ll be looking at how to put together your perfect Steampunk Halloween costume. Other than a parasol,...
ABC Developing Steampunk Drama "Gaslight"

ABC Developing Steampunk Drama “Gaslight”

According to report from Deadline, ABC is developing a Steampunk drama called Gaslight. The show is “described as a lavish soap opera of passion, greed and hope set in a present-day Steampunk World in which three rival families battle for power and redemption in a re-imagined San Francisco.” The show is being written and exec...