Category Archives: Steampunk

A Logo or Four

I had a quick project that a couple of friends of mine and I got started earlier this week. We’re still in the planning and prep phase, but it’s basically an alternate reality world building exercise for the fun of … Continue reading

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The Definition of Steampunk

steam·punk noun stēm-pəŋk :  science fiction dealing with 19th-century societies dominated by historical or imagined steam-powered technology “Steampunk.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 27 May 2014.  I think that’s a boring, generic definition written by someone who has no interest in the genre. … Continue reading

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Steampunk World’s Fair 2014

Last weekend was the Steampunk World’s Fair in Piscataway, New Jersey. I had a blast wandering around the booths and listening to the various panels or musicians. I had attended several years ago and spent the weekend taking photos of the … Continue reading

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Steampunk Sconce Update

Way back when I first built the basement office, I put together five sconces with a distinct steampunk look. I’ve wanted to build a shade into them for a while now as the bare bulb concept is cool in theory … Continue reading

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Featured Creative: Ay-leen the Peacemaker

This week’s featured creative is Ay-leen the Peacemaker, editor of Beyond Victoriana and social media manager for Tor.com Steampunk. Ay-leen has also toured with The Wandering Legion of the Thomas Tew speaking at conventions and festivals about the exploration of … Continue reading

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Featured Creative: Art Donovan

This month’s featured creative is Art Donovan of Donovan Design and curator of “Steampunk: Devices + Contraptions Extraordinaire” at the Museum of the History of Science at the University of Oxford, UK.  His new book “The Art of Steampunk: Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Steampunk Skyship for Real

I’ve been giving it some thought, and I wonder if it would be possible to create a steam engine small and light enough for a model RC steam powered dirigible. Theoretically, one could get a helium balloon specially made in … Continue reading

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The Boiler Worker Named “Stu”

Stu was a boiler worker who was called upon day and night to fix the steam powered electric generator that Tesla had been using to power his ghastly experiments within the aether… or something like that. Continue reading

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The Best of Both Worlds

So, steampunk or bunnies? Make your choice. Continue reading

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