What is the Booze of Steampunk?

Recently we ran an article about gin based on the fact that it was voted best Steampunk Spirit in the Steampunk Chronicles Reader’s Choice Awards in 2014 . . . upon publishing the article we had many of our readers contesting gin as the Steampunk booze of choice, so we decided to run our own […]

May 26th, 1897 – Beware of Vampires!

Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker tells the story of Dracula’s attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van […]

Upcoming “Steampunk” Movies for Summer 2015

Okay they’re not Steampunk Movies, which is why we’re labeling them “Steampunk” movies, as in films that we feel confident Steampunks will enjoy . . . and as far as we can see there aren’t too many “period” films coming out this summer, but’s here’s a couple that might wet the Victorian and Edwardian appetites. […]

Steampunk Crowdfunding May Roundup

Another month, another great set of projects that you help make come to life! Lots of great stuff for game lovers this time. Here’s what’s on going on in May/June . . .  Film Ironbrass, ends July 2nd Watch the video: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1051376102/ironbrass/widget/video.html  Season 1 synopsis: A futuristic society, having rebelled from a one-world government dictatorship, has […]

May 25th, 1925 – Teacher Makes a Monkey out of Tennessee

The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee’s Butler Act, which made it unlawful to teach human evolution in […]

Sunday Summary – May 24th, 2015

So what did you miss this week? Monday, May 18th, 2015 May 18th, 1812 saw justice for Spencer Perceval, the only British prime minister to have been assassinated, Phoebe Darqueling reviewed the TV mini-series Neverland, and we pondered on whether Cardboard Tube Dueling should return to Pandoracon next year? Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 On May 19th, […]

Midsummer Masquerade 2013

Today we take a look back two years and revisit our summary of the 2013 Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade . . .   Saturday night saw the fourth annual Midsummer Masquerade spread its wonder and mystery upon the grounds of Loveland Castle as over two hundred masked revelers partied into the night. The clouds smiled upon […]

May 24th, 1830 – The First U.S. Revenue Trains

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) was not the first railroad in the U.S., but it was the first common carrier railroad and the first to offer scheduled freight and passenger service to the public. It was the first intercity railroad in the United States. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, B&O was one of the two […]

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