Aurelio Voltaire at the International Steampunk Symposium

Aurelio Voltaire is often described as a modern day renaissance man. He is a singer/ performer, creator of comic books, animation, and toys, and we are thrilled to announce that he is returning to the International Steampunk Symposium in April 2017!

Cincinnati Gaming – November 21st to 27th, 2016

This week we begin a new weekly guide to locations and schedules of gaming sessions in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. Previously we tried monthly, but that was a lot of information to digest, so we hope that this weekly format will work out better.

November 21st, 1877 – The Invention of the Phonograph

On November 21st, 1877 by Thomas Edison announced the invention of his phonograph. While other inventors had produced devices that could record sounds, Edison’s phonograph was the first to be able to reproduce the recorded sound. His phonograph originally recorded sound onto a tinfoil sheet phonograph cylinder, and could both record and reproduce sounds. Alexander Graham Bell‘s Volta […]

Sunday Summary – November 20th, 2016

So what did you miss this week? So for the week of November 14th to November 20th, 2016 our humble and quirky website looked rather like this . . .   Monday we went around the world in 72 days with Nellie Bly, Tuesday we received our first report of 19th Century Fortune Telling at Pandoracon and […]

Record Breaking Trailer for Beauty and the Beast

The holidays bring a lot of big budget films to theaters and just as many trailers for next year’s big budget movies. It’s Hollywood’s present to the hungry fans who’ve been waiting (im)patiently around the table since the first round of teasers and promo shots came out in the spring and summer. These longer, official […]

Pandoracon Panel – 19th Century Fortune Telling Part 2

Continued from Part 1. Correction on the Lenormand cards – while they were based on Mlle. Lenormands reading style, she used playing cards and the cards were neither used nor developed by Mlle. Lenormand Robert allowed the audience to look at, play with, fondle, his cards as well. Palmistry

And the Winner Is…

After a long night partying and a long day playing Centipede, the guests of Pandoracon 2016 were eager to learn how their Houses had performed. It had been a long weekend. Apart from the live action arcade games, there were actual video game tournaments and other participatory events where attendees vied for points. Over the […]

Pandoracon Panel – 19th Century Fortune Telling Part 1

Robert Scott, psychic and paranormal writer for the Pandora Society, presented on 19th Century Fortune Telling Saturday, November 12th at Pandoracon.

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