Win a Lifetime Steampunk Symposium Membership

Not exactly a CyberMonday deal, but we’ll give you 20% of the regular ticket price anyway . . . and if you buy your 2016 International Steampunk Symposium ticket before the end of this year you might win a lifetime membership to the Symposium.

AKA Gaslighting: Killgrave and His Mirrors

“I haven’t killed anyone.” Instead of trying to copy the thrill of Daredevil and its political scheming, the creators of Jessica Jones took a different path to hell. Where Matt faces physical and social injustice with villains to match, Jessica is caught in a world of psychological abuse, and Killgrave is the physical embodiment of […]

November 30th, 1936 – The Crystal Palace in Flames

The magnificent Crystal Palace in London, England was destroyed by fire on November 30th, 1936.

Sunday Summary – November 29th, 2015

So what did you miss this week? This week . . . we REALLY liked Jessica Jones, we supported Steampunk crowdfunded projects, we got high on morphine, we practiced mad science, we revisited Charles Dickens, we destroyed the world, we threw an epic hotel suite party, and those were just the headlines . . .

Calamity’s Corner: Teslacon Party Review!

It was Friday night at Teslacon. It was the best of times. It was the…well, yeah, it was the best of times! An event took place that night, one that will surely go down in the annals of history as being a most epic event! The Pandora society, in conjunction with the Corsair Iniquitous and […]

November 29th, 1830 – The November Uprising

The November Uprising, an armed rebellion against Russia’s rule in Poland, began on November 29th, 1830.

With Great Power, Comes Great Boredom

-There be spoilers ahead- What does it take to be a hero? The drive to do the right thing? The will to make things right? The need to protect others? There are lots of reasons, and to each hero they are the right reason. But what about a hero who is doing it for fun? […]

How to Destroy the World

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice. –Robert Frost Suppose you’re […]

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