S.A.M. #53: Jet Power

| 7th July 2012

Jet aircraft long before the Jet Age? A turbojet? There’s no mistake: the Heinkel 178 was successfully flown on the eve of the World War II. This aircraft is assured a distinguished place in aviation history: on 27 August 1939, piloted by Flugkapitän Erich Warsitz, it made the world’s first flight by a turbojet-powered aircraft. […]

Steampunk III Table of Contents Announced!

| 5th April 2012

The next Steampunk Anthology, Steampunk Revolution, is coming out this autumn. The estimable editor Ann VanderMeer has just announced the TOC! Fiction “Smoke City” by Christopher Barzak “On Wooden Wings” by Paolo Chikiamco “To Follow the Waves” by Amal El-Mohtar “The Seventh Expression of the Robot General” by Jeffrey Ford “Sir Ranulph Wykeham-Rackham” by Lev […]

“Steampunk Revolution”, the new single from Abney Park!

| 31st March 2012

My apololies for the “aether silence”, as I have been attending to a few RL issues, but I did receive notice of Abney Park’s outstanding new single, “Steampunk Revolution”!  This will be the lead track of their newest release, “Ancient World”, which will be coming out this June… but for now, please do enjoy this […]

of predicting and traveling and drinking

| 14th February 2012

Back in 1900, predictions were made about the future, and many of them came true. So why not predict what 2112 will bring?      Ay-leen is compiling all steampunk-related conventions for the year, and it looks as if one might be able to travel for the entire year visiting convention after convention! There’s also […]