The Flight of the Albatross

“The Airship Chronicles” has thus far focused on the science of airships and their development, but this series was designed to include fictional airships as well as historical ones . . . so ladies and gentlemen, please behold the almighty Albatross!

Jonesing for Jessica

-There be Spoilers ahead- Following in the shadowy footsteps of the successful Daredevil, Marvel and Netflix have recently launched Jessica Jones on an unsuspecting audience. Daredevil at least had a movie to introduce the character to mainstream viewers, but as far as Marvel heroes go Jessica Jones is not the best known. Like Supergirl this […]

Phoenix Rising (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Book 1) – Book Review

Published in 2011 by co-authors Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris, Phoenix Rising is the first of a series that now numbers five novels and several volumes of short stories about the mysterious Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. The fifth and sixth installments of the series were just funded through a Kickstarter campaign, and I look forward […]

With Great Power, Comes Great Boredom

-There be spoilers ahead- What does it take to be a hero? The drive to do the right thing? The will to make things right? The need to protect others? There are lots of reasons, and to each hero they are the right reason. But what about a hero who is doing it for fun? […]

November 2015 Crowdfunding Roundup

There are some great performances up on Kickstarter this month, and I am so happy to see more of these types of projects. I had such a great time at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest in 2014 when I had an opportunity to see lots of awesome Steampunk and Victorian content. It is one thing to […]

Pluto in Fiction

Pluto is everyone’s favorite dispossessed planet, but has it only been that way since the controversy? Hardly–given the amount of science fiction that’s chosen the mysteriously cold and distant solar system body as a setting. Here are some of the more famous examples of Pluto in science fiction. Feel free to mention your own in […]

So Few Agents, So Little Time

Season three of Agents of Shield is just chugging on with more revelations than you can shake a stick at. Our friendly neighborhood shrink, Andrew, is none other than the heart breaking (and removing) inhuman Lash. Phil has fallen for the stoic and snarky head of the ATCU, or has he? Fitz and Simmons and […]

Interview with Steampunk Writer/Editor Brandon Black

Cairo By Gaslight is the second anthology of steampunk poetry and fiction brought to you by Louisiana-based writer Brandon Black. Ofeibea Loveless talked to Black about his steamy origins, setting expectations for multicultural steampunk stories and the importance of feedback. Loveless: Tell us about yourself. Black: I’m a SBM, age 47, Libra. I’m looking for an educated, […]

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