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Ay-leen the Peacemaker on "Re-Racing Steampunk"

Ay-leen the Peacemaker on “Re-Racing Steampunk”

Diana Pho, aka Ay-leen the Peacemaker, friend of the site and editor of Beyond Victoriana, spoke recently at Roger Williams University where she gave a lecture on “Re-Racing Steampunk: Race, Memory & Retrofuturism”. If you have concerns about Steampunk’s glorification of the past, and you should, the lecture is a must watch. As always, Diana’s...
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...
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...
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....
Vote for "The Deadliest Game" in Your Film Festival Competition

Vote for “The Deadliest Game” in Your Film Festival Competition

You have a chance to help out a Steampunk compatriot! The Deadliest Game, a film by Dr. Grordbort (aka Greg Broadmore), is a semi-finalist in YouTube’s Your Film Festival competition. The film is a witty short that not only plays to the Steampunk tropes, but sends them up as well. The last line alone is...
Governess Sara Reine's Cinematic Steampunk Primer for Ignorant Schoolchildren

Governess Sara Reine’s Cinematic Steampunk Primer for Ignorant Schoolchildren

A Guest Post by Sara Reine Good morning, children. I am ever so thrilled to be with you today. Please bring out your slates, because it’s time for our history lesson. Despite being such a popular subculture that we could simply describe it as “culture,” steampunk remains distant enough from the mainstream that bringing uneducated...