ABC Steampunk Soap in Pre-Production

No matter how many times naysayers insist that steampunk – or at least its broad popularity – is dead, the genre simply refuses to lie down and die. Since Frankenstein’s monster is a cornerstone in steampunk, this really shouldn’t be such a surprise. The latest proof of pop culture’s enduring fascination with the subculture has […]

February 16th, 1923 – The Tomb of Tutankhamun

On February 16th, 1923, English archaeologist Howard Carter unsealed the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun.

The Uncommon Geek podcast Episode 74: All Apologies…

I’m sorry… I’m so sorry. I know it has been 6 weeks since our last podcast episode, and for that I am truly sorry. This episode explains, in detail, what was behind our unplanned break from podcasting. Please look for an influx of episodes to flood your news feed, and please do not give up […]

The BEST Cincinnati Steampunk Salon EVER!

On Saturday May 7th, 2016, as part of a VERY special Cincinnati Steampunk Salon, Frenchy and the Punk and The Men Who Will Not Be Blamed for Nothing (AKA The Men), and the Nathaniel Johnstone Band (formerly of Abney Park) will be playing on the third floor of Molly Malone’s. This will be a two floor event, with the […]

Steampunk Sculptors Creating Art Through Recycling

Using recycled materials in art is not a new concept, but steampunk sculptors seem to be discovering innovative means of harnessing the abundant source of raw materials provided by the current culture’s disposable lifestyle. As steampunk sculptor Aaron Ristau explains, “products are obsolete within an ever decreasing amount of time, putting an increasing strain on our ability to deal with man-made waste” (qtd. in Von Slatt, 2009). The range of art being created is a testament to the creativity of artists who make use of “stuff” that had had a life already—a life that is often far removed from art.

February 15th, 1879 – Women, Attorneys, & the Supreme Court

On February 15th, 1879, American President Rutherford B. Hayes signed a bill allowing female attorneys to argue cases before the Supreme Court of the United States; one of many social reforms he enacted while in office. Hayes took office determined to reform the system of civil service appointments, which had been based on the spoils system […]

Sunday Summary – February 14th, 2016

So what did you miss this week? This week The Pandora Society brought you the highlights of the 2016 Voodoo Carnival, reviewed both Hail Caesar! and Pride and Prejudice & Zombies with drag queen Stixen Stones, took a nap in torturous Ultica Crib, found Satan in a pit, interviewed the Airship Ambassador about Steampunk around the world, made love to […]

Wheelworks: Ice Domes of the Bandit Queen – Special!

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