Book Review: The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man (Burton and Swinburne 2) by Mark Hodder

One of the very first Steampunk books I ever read was Mark Hodder’s The Strange Case of Spring Heeled Jack, and I enjoyed it so much I knew I was destined to read the rest of the series. The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man picks up a few months after the events of book 1. […]

Opera Review with Stixen Stones!

Stixen’s Spoiler-Rich Summary (It’s Puccini. The spoilers are from the last century. Calm down.) Do you enjoy operas? What about operas that involve falling off of towers, jealous girlfriends and a genuinely thrilling plot? Then Tosca is most definitely the opera for you. It’s got something for everyone, except for the youngsters in your life- […]

Steampunk Crowdfunding Roundup – Aug 2016 Edition

What’s Going on Right Now? Publishing Adventure: A Collection of Steampunk Short Stories, Ends Sept. 5 https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/2568434/video-689284-h264_high.mp4 We are the Citizens of Antiford, a steampunk collective of amateur cosplayers, artists, and authors. Our fictional world was created about 6 years ago and we’ve been active in the steampunk community and growing ever since. We held […]

Mr. Wednesday Brings Us the First American Gods Trailer

Thank Wednesday, we finally have it.

Interview with Kerry Nietz–East of the Sun

Please welcome our author for this week–Kerry Nietz! Kerry is the author of A Star Curiously Singing and its sequels. The novel is about Earth, hundreds of years in the future, when much of the world is living under sharia law. It is a dualistic society, where the average human plies the streets in squalor […]

RVA Steampunk Salon – July 2016

For July of 2016 the Richmond Steampunk Society left it’s original Salon venue for a new venue in the Shockoe Bottom neighborhood of Richmond, VA. Station 2 is 19th century fire house that has been remodeled on the inside and turned into a bar and restaurant. On the outside it still maintains it’s historical architecture, […]

Steampunk Crowdfunding Roundup: July 2016 Edition

It looks like a lot of Kickstarter folks must be on summer vacation, because there weren’t all that many projects going at the moment. But the ones that exist look really amazing, so check them out!

CoSi on Absinthe

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. […]

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