Miskatonic Mondays -HP Lovecraft Festival by Radiotheatre

| 24th August 2015

Lights out, everybody. On Miskatonic Mondays we celebrate the “weird” fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror it spawned. The talented storytellers of Frigid, New York’s “Radiotheatre” will be performing a swath of Lovecraftian tales this October at The Kraine Theater. Now in it’s seventh year, the production will run October 1st […]

At Pilsner’s Picks, We Don’t Poach Anything But Eggs!

| 1st August 2015

With all the controversy that’s going on right now over hunting, I have to admit that I did a LOT of hunting in my callow youth— hunting for rare 78’s, that is, in the darkest and most forbidding thrift shops of New York City and northern New Jersey! I took many trophies, which are now […]

Live Event – Jazz Age on the Delaware – August 1st

| 20th June 2015

It’s official. I’m on the event board for The Glen Foerd House in Philadelphia, which means I now have access to a Gatsby mansion. Mission accomplished! My first event at the mansion will be on August 1st, and it’ll be a ragtime Roaring Twenties blowout called “Jazz Age on the Delaware.” We’re welcoming everyone with […]

The Man in the High Castle Amazon Pilot with Opening Titles and Screenshots

| 18th January 2015

The pilot episode for the mini series The Man in the High Castle is now available on amazon.com. I read the book back when I was in college, and to be honest I don’t remember much of it. However speaking for what I saw in the pilot it’s one of the most amazing things I’ve […]

The Man in the High Castle Amazon Pilot with Opening Titles and Screenshots

| 18th January 2015

The pilot episode for the mini series The Man in the High Castle is now available on amazon.com. I read the book back when I was in college, and to be honest I don’t remember much of it. However speaking for what I saw in the pilot it’s one of the most amazing things I’ve […]

It’s new music day on Dieselpunks!

| 9th December 2013

It’s new music day on Dieselpunks! Along with a brand new five-hour setlist of dieselpunk music on the jukebox, we also added over 40 new music videos to the site. Stop by our audio speakeasy and fill your ears. We’ll pick up the tab. Where to start… In the Music Group area of DieselpunksA Brief […]

New York Maker’s Faire and more

| 17th September 2013

Attention, steampunks! Will you be at the New York Maker's Faire this weekend? I will — say hello if you see me. A look at steampunk cosplay delves into the details. Irish steampunk! Circling back to the Maker Faire: please examine this lovely (and functional) remote control.      

Cap’n’s Cabaret #88: No Gin?!? Oh, the Humanity!!

| 11th August 2013

 Zeppelin Airships…the only way to fly!  With their exquisite comfort, perfectly smooth ride, graceful beauty, and impressive safety record, it seems obvious the days of the passenger airplane are numbered!  And no airship can match the glorious LZ-129 Hindenburg, whose sleek, sublime form (only slightly marred by the ugly Nazi logo that new rat-faced Chancellor has forced […]

Book Giveaway: Power Under Pressure by Andrew P. Mayer

| 5th March 2013

And we’re back for another giveaway! This week, we have Power Under Presssure by Andrew P. Mayer.     Power Under Pressure, the third book in the Society of Steam series, begins in a dark place. The Society of Paragons has been destroyed, and the evil Lord Eschaton is planning to turn New York City […]

Cap’n’s Cabaret #64: Shuffle Along Broadway!

| 16th February 2013

Broadway, New York City!  The Mecca of Musical Theater!  Shuffle Along with Tony, folks, and see what the fuss is about! Yes, sir, it’s another episode of the Record Cabaret and we’re having a swell time here in New York City [image from newyorkhistoryblog.org].  This is Times Square on Broadway, heart of the Big Apple’s Theater […]