Symposium Session – Sassy Steampunk Makeup

Sassy Steampunk Makeup Presented by Zady. While rocking that full fledged costume, let makeup be your finishing touch.

Steampunk Films: April and the Extraordinary World

April and the Extraordinary World is a steampunk animated film from the producers of the 2007 Academy Award nominated Persepolis. Its directors, Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci, worked on classic animated movies like Persepolis and The Adventures of Tintin. It features the work of graphic novelist Jacques Tardi, who created one of the most famous French comic heroines, Adele Blanc-Sec, and stars Marion Cotillard, who won the 2008 Best Actress Academy Award. In a review for i09, Germain Lussier describes the movie as introspective and influenced by the works of Jules Verne, Douglas Adams, George Lucas, and Jayao Miyazaki (2015). The trailer looks fantastic and features Tardi’s signature graphic style, humor, social criticism as well as an intrepid young female protagonist.

February 29th, 1912 – The Piedra Movediza Breaks!

Piedra Movediza (also known as the shifting stone) was a stone located in Tandil, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Its weight was about 300 tons. It attracted attention and tourists because of the way it was balanced on the edge of a hill. The stone fell and broke on February 29th, 1912. Some sources say it […]

Sunday Summary – February 28th, 2016

So what did you miss this week? This week The Pandora Society watched witch movies with drag queens, drank lots and lots of tea, hung out at the bar with blood sucking martians, took a ride on steam trains, danced a Polka, learned how to become super heroes, and stayed at the Ice Hotel . . […]

Wheelworks: Ice Domes of the Bandit Queen – Episode 10: Ice Hotel

Wheelworks by KT Sebastian Part one: Ice Domes of the Bandit Queen Episode 10 – Ice Hotel Cover art by Sarah Rocheleau In the previous episode, Lee and Brand come aboard the ice boat, Lawless. Although relieved to have escaped the dangers of the elements and beasts of the glacier, they cannot be certain of […]

February 28th, 1883 – American Vaudeville

Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment. It was especially popular in the United States and Canada from the early 1880s until the early 1930s. A typical vaudeville performance is made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts grouped together on a common bill. Types of acts have included popular and classical musicians, […]

Steampunk Crowdfunding Roundup: February 2016

There’s just a few short days left on my own campaign, and it looks like several people have also had success this month! (If you like miniatures, you should definitely take a look at the campaigns at the bottom of this post) But don’t think that just because a campaign has been funded that the […]

So You Wanna Be A Superhero?

The world is a scary and dangerous place full of criminals and villains out to destroy society and harm the innocent. You’re sitting on your couch at 3 AM watching a live report of yet another heinous crime and something in your snaps. It’s time to stand up for what’s right and do something to […]

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