Sunday Summary – November 30th, 2014

So what did you miss this week? Monday, November 24th, Darwin gave us evolution, we suggested wearing a sash for your pins and medals, and we interviewed cosplayer Erica Willey.   Tuesday, November 25th, the Greenback Party wanted your vote, the International Steampunk Symposium updated its weapons policy, and we introduced the Freedonia steampunk group . . . or nation?    […]

Short Story – “Dialogues”

Ladies and Gentlemen, we present you a Sunday Steampunk Short Story. If you wish to submit your own prose for the reading pleasure of The Pandora Society please following the instructions at the end of this tale . . .  Dialogues by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike I am unlikely to ever know how the ancient letters came to […]

This Day in History – November 30th, 1824 & 1829

On November 30th, 1824 ground was ceremoniously broken in Allanburg, Ontario for the building of the first Welland Canal. Approximately 200 people gathered near Allanburg to witness the sod-turning for the construction. Soon, contracts for the work were let out, but the actual construction didn’t start until July 1825. Prior to the construction of the […]

Beard & Moustache Contest – Initial Results!

Ladies and Gentlemen, after the first 48 hours of voting in the Firehouse Moustache Wax Beard & Moustache Contest we can reveal to you the initial results of our polling for the favorite beard and moustache . . . is your favorite in the lead? As of today, here are the positions . . . Third Place – Jacque D’cle and Guy Dillon […]

Steam Trek Costuming

To Boldly Go Where No Steampunk Has Gone Before! Yesterday we looked at Star Trek and Steampunk, and set the quest to find to find more at Starbase Indy this weekend . . . tomorrow I shall present the results of those findings, but today we have a display of Steam Trek outfits that were submitted […]

This Day in History – November 29th, 1929

Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr., USN (October 25th, 1888 – March 11th, 1957) was an American naval officer who specialized in feats of exploration. He was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics. Aircraft flights, in which he served as a navigator and expedition leader, crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a […]

Star Trek & Steampunk

This weekend is the 19th annual Starbase Indy in Indianapolis, Indiana to which myself and a few other Pandora Society folks will be in attendance, but I have no Star Trek attire, so I shall be doing the same thing I did when I first attended the con back in 2011, I shall dress in my Steampunk […]

Weekend Recommendations – November 28th, 2014

It’s time for your weekly report of where we’re going to be this weekend, or where we wish we could be . . .   Friday, November 28th, 2014 Band of Pirates on Black Friday at Om Eco Cafe (8PM – Om Eco Cafe 329 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220) Forget fighting for deals and being […]

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