Symposium Session – Paranormal Q&A with the Ghosthunters

Paranormal Q&A with the Ghosthunters Presented by Grant Wilson & Michael Richie Steampunk and the paranormal go hand in hand. Here is your chance to ask any question you may have of respected paranormal investigator Grant Wilson of TAPS and Syfy’s Ghost Hunters and  Michael Richie, also a well respected investigator. These two have investigated together […]

An Interview with Ghost Busting Gamers, Grant Wilson and Mike Richie

Grant Wilson is best known as one of the co-founders The Atlantic Paranormal Society from which sprang the shows Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International, and Ghost Hunters Academy.  In recent years Grant and his childhood friend, Michael Richie joined forces to form a gaming company, Rather Dashing Games.  These industrious gentlemen now have published five […]

“Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq” – Film Review

This is a very stylized and disturbing movie, but I would definitely recommend it to fans of the Steampunk gestalt. If you are willing to deal with the subtitles, the special effects and unrepentant window into poverty make for a stunning and surreal adventure which definitely earns it’s R rating. Released in 2001, Dark Portals: The […]

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – Film Review

Whether or not you know anything about the real Abraham Lincoln, this is a really fun and entertaining film based on a book by Seth Grahame-Smith. The effects are very special, the lighting and camera work are Gothic and moody and the action scenes are dynamic and sometimes even breath-taking. This was a much better […]

Steampunk Movie: Van Helsing (2004)

The film starts with an homage to classic black and white movies as an angry mob attacks castle Frankenstein in 1887. The twist is that the good doctor’s financial backer is none other than Count Dracula. Meanwhile in Paris, our title character enters the movie with an epic confrontation between him and a truly monstrous Mr. Hyde […]

Women of Awesomeness: Pandora

The myth of Pandora’s Box is one of the more well known ones. For those of you who might not be as familiar with it I’ll give you a brief summary. In Greek mythology Pandora is the very first woman placed on the Earth by the gods; she is given a box by the gods […]

Journals of Impossible Things

Many of us are familiar with this Journal of Impossible Things, kept by the Doctor’s human counterpart John Smith during the episodes “Family of Blood” and “Human Nature.” What is less known is the real world journals of the fantastical, surreal, and futuristic. There are many instances of mysterious collections from fairly unknown artists. Aside from […]

This Day in History – February 8th, 1855

The Devil’s Footprints is a name given to a phenomenon that occurred on February 8th, 1855 around the Exe Estuary in East Devon and South Devon, England. After a heavy snowfall, trails of hoof-like marks appeared overnight in the snow covering a total distance of some 40 to 100 miles. The footprints were so called because […]

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