Repeal Day is December 5th! Here’s where you can get an old-fashioned drink in LA

| 5th December 2014

December 5 marks an important day in history for those who love to drink alcohol: Repeal Day. Back in 1933, Prohibition ended with the 21st Amendment. But the speakeasy culture didn’t end there as many bars in Los Angeles are still keeping up with the theme. This Friday, bars and restaurants throughout the city are […]

Sunday Streamline #71: Flying Colors

| 16th September 2012

One cannot but admire the pace of progress during the Diesel Era: Three years after the introduction of lightweight diesel-powered streamline units, much more powerful locomotives were ready to haul full-weight trains. These locomotives, designed and built by EMC (Electro-Motive Corporation of La Grange, IL), were a serious competition to steam power. To tell their […]

Steampunk Choose Your Own Adventure Tour!

| 19th April 2012

     SteamPunk Magazine editor Margaret Killjoy is on tour with his book What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower, the steampunk Choose-Your-Own-Adventure novel lauded by Cory Doctorow and Alan Moore among others. The tour will include stops at three wondrous steampunk events, including the Steampunk Ball in Pittsboro (NC), AetherFest in San Antonio (TX), and […]

Steampunk Adventure-Of-Your-Own-Choosing Tour!

| 19th April 2012

     SteamPunk Magazine editor Margaret Killjoy is on tour with his book What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower, the steampunk Adventure-Of-Your-Own-Choosing novel lauded by Cory Doctorow and Alan Moore among others. The tour will include stops at three wondrous steampunk events, including the Steampunk Ball in Pittsboro (NC), AetherFest in San Antonio (TX), and […]

Happy New Year and Best Wishes for 2012… and the “Official” opening of the Steampunk Facebook Pages!

| 1st January 2012

My good friend, Miss Laura G.M., who has discovered the joys of Steampunk! Its amazing what and who one encounters on Facebook – I stumbled across an old friend from years ago, who to my pleasant surprise, is a new Steampunk follower!  Kudos, Madam! As a bit of a ham-fisted segue to the next entry, the Steampunk […]

Steampunk Kickstarter works in progress…

| 12th October 2011

Well, I’ve fallen a bit behind in highlighting the novel independent endeavors from the Steampunk Kickstarter realm, so I hope to attempt to make amends, I will commence with the Kickstarted endeavor of Miss O.M. Grey, who is looking for a bit of assistance with her three new novels, The Zombies of Mesmer, Caught in […]

Falling Machine Giveaway REDUX! And more!

| 12th July 2011

Announcement! As our winner of Andrew P. Mayer's The Falling Machine has not stepped up to claim his prize, we're redoing the giveaway….and now we have two copies! One is an Advance Reader Copy, and one is the actual published edition. We'll include everyone who entered the contest on the original post, plus anyone else […]

The Ballad of Mona Lisa, from Panic! at the Disco

| 9th February 2011

Received a message this morning from Mr. A. Fogel, from the notorious League of S.T.E.A.M., who elaborates on Panic! At The Disco’s newest video, The Ballad of Mona Lisa.  In it, he says… Panic! At the Disco ‘s new music video “The Ballad of Mona Lisa” features a bold Steampunk aesthetic.  To create this unique look, the production collaborated with LA-based performance […]

Castle’s Steampunk Episode – a review on Tor publishing by Mr. G.D. Falksen and a link to the episode…

| 12th October 2010

Still from the series, with the protagonist in Steampunk attire At times there one’s best laid plans go awry, as mine did yesterday evening with the episode of Castle.  I have to admit I’m not overly familiar with the series, but last evening’s episode (which I’ll be going to directly after finishing this entry) was brought to my attention […]

Issue Two of Doctor Fantastique’s Now Open

| 24th August 2010

We are most gratified by the attention Issue One of Doctor Fantastique’s Show of Wonders garnered among the Steampunk community at large. Such an influx of visitors and such praise is always good for our hearts. So it is with great pleasure that we announce we are officially open for submissions to Issue Two of […]