On July 16th, 2016, the Midsummer Masquerade will have a variety of vendors and services, including Tick Tock Temptations with their jewelry of the steampunk persuasion, featuring clock pieces- it’s a timey-wimey-ticky-tocky thing.
If magic can be mechanical, you’ll find it in the Machines of Isle of Nantes. This museum, dedicated to the machines and visions of Jules Verne and Leonardo da Vinci, presents a bizarrely functional world for visitors to explore. Note, I call it a museum because I just don’t know what else to name it. […]
On July 16th, 2016, the Midsummer Masquerade will have a variety of vendors and services, including Rogues to Riches.
During the summer of 1998 there was an invasion from outer space that could be heard on radios all over the world . . . May 12th, 1998 saw the release of the song “Intergalactic” by US hip-hop band the Beastie Boys from their album Hello Nasty.
On July 16th, 2016, the Midsummer Masquerade will have a variety of vendors and services, including Blue Flame Leather.
Welcome back to East of the Sun! This week we’re reading in Celtic Europe, and we’re talking to Simon Morden about the importance of cultural diversity, and things to keep in mind when writing about other cultures.
On July 16th, 2016, the Midsummer Masquerade will have a variety of vendors and services, including the fortune telling talents of Tuesday Sparkledanger Mistress of the Tarot.
I got a chance to ask Aloysius Fox, the creator of the International Steampunk Symposium and ThePandoraSociety.com, a few questions about the con and his background during this year’s Symposium. PD: Which came first, your love of Steampunk or your knowledge of large-scale event planning? AF: The love of Steampunk came first and then evolved […]
Harry Potter Trivia Presented by Leora Panzarella (Mad-Hatters Tea Association) This November, prove your Harry Potter knowledge against fellow fans and win points for your Pandoracon House.
This week the “Time Traveling Adventures of the Pandora Society” witnesses the beginning of the Victorian Era, the hanging of an Irish gang, the birth of the US Department of Justice, the invention of the typewriter, the origin of the Canadian national anthem, the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and more political unrest in Paris. On June 20th, 1837, […]
So what did you miss this week? This week in “The Misadventures of The Pandora Society” we witnessed the computer that started the Steampunk universe, looked to the near future for the best movies of this summer, continued reading our way around the world, got costume ideas from fairies, crashed a UFO on Cincinnati, and got […]
Our reading adventures this week take us to very familiar territory–or does it? The Western world has long been credited with producing the best literature, beginning in ancient Greece and Rome, then migrating to England where it has pretty much remained ever since. But before England was invaded six times, producing a race of invaders […]