A Little bit of Jabber, Tête-à-Tête, and a Whole Bunch of FREE PUNK READS!

| 13th October 2015

I recently interviewed a multi-punk-genre, short story writer who posts his punk pieces for readers on wattpad–a free online reading and writing site that a lot of us Punkettes use. He was nice enough to link us to an extensive list of free readings at the bottom. Here are my favorite questions and answers from […]

A Stab in the Dark – The Night Pistol

| 10th April 2012

On the subject of rare variants of Georg Luger’s pistols, consider his flashlight assisted pistol. Today there are two of these known to exist. They were used by the personal bodyguards of Adolph Hitler and were called the “Night Pistols.” Besides illuminating the darkness, they were loaded with tracer rounds which made them an awesome […]


| 30th January 2012

I have been involved in Steampunk for a few years now – for those who haven’t heard of it the easiest way to describe it would be to say it is Victorian Science Fiction.  Clothing new technology in old armatures.  I wouldn’t say that I live the ‘steampunk’ life but I have created a few […]

Victorian Silhouettes of Science Fiction Individuals….

| 1st June 2011

Number 6, in Silhouette IO9 has a plethora of unique and interesting articles… many of which have a longitudinal relationship to Steampunk.  A few days ago, one of those articles snuck up on its board – one involving Victorian Silhouettes and Science Fiction characters.  As most likely know, Silhouette Art was a popular means of image representation (yes, in the proverbial silhouette), of the Steampunk […]

Challenges and contests and a new locale to boot

| 28th September 2010

Hello, and welcome to the new dwelling place for now! Life is a little hectic at the moment and Vox didn't provide a lot of time to prepare for the move, so we are hunkered down here for a bit. Everything should have transferred over properly, fortunately. Nader Elhefnawy's guest post on the Science Fiction […]