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Lady Gaga Going Steampunk?

Lady Gaga Going Steampunk?

Twitter followers of Lady Gaga were treated this weekend to some pictures that suggest the pop star may be considering a Steampunk turn. The two pictures posted via Instagram show Ms. Gaga wearing a hat and ensemble from Worth Couture Paris (although she was in Denmark, she pointed out). The feathers, veil, and detailing do...

Steampunk Books Coming out in August & September

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-relevant/related/adjacent ones from the lists for August and September, but please take a gander at the full lists for August and September titles if...
Clockwork Empire: a Steampunk SimCity?

Clockwork Empire: a Steampunk SimCity?

Gaslamp Games has officially announced their forthcoming title, Clockwork Empire, which sounds like a Steampunk take on SimCity, that classic simulation of urban development. You build colonies, grow their industries and relationships, and deal with lurking dark forces described Lovecraftily as “unseen eye-clusters and malevolent entities trying to breach the walls of reality into this...
ABC's New Steampunk Show: Finn & Sawyer

ABC’s New Steampunk Show: Finn & Sawyer

ABC is working in a new show Finn & Sawyer about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn as private investigators “in a bustling and steampunk New Orleans,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The ABC show is being developed by Jason Richman and David Zabel, who have worked together on Detroit 1-8-7 for the last two years....
Harry Harrison, 1925 - 2012

Harry Harrison, 1925 – 2012

Science fiction author Harry Harrison has passed away. No details have been released, but they are rarely important. A lot of you may not know Harry Harrison’s work, which is unfortunate. While he did have a couple of novels in the last decade, most of his work is older than that, with his career spanning...
The Amazingly Steampunk Spider-Men

The Amazingly Steampunk Spider-Men

Denis Medri’s illustration of a Steampunk Spider-Man has been making the rounds on the Internet lately and it is undoubtedly a cool take on the webslinger. And it got me thinking about how other people might see Spidey in a Steampunk world. Well, it turns out there are plenty of different attempts at this and...
Banana Republic Creating "Anna Karenina" Collection

Banana Republic Creating “Anna Karenina” Collection

A bit of 19th century elegance is coming to a mall chain near you this fall. Banana Republic, in partnership with Focus Features, is creating a collection of clothes inspired by the forthcoming production of Anna Karenina, starring Keira Knightly, Jude Law, and Aaron Johnson. (Alas, not Android Karenina.) The collection, which they describe as...