Destination . . . 1987!

To celebrate 30 years since he coined the term “Steampunk” we have author K.W. Jeter as our featured Guest of Honour for the 2017 International Steampunk Symposium. Our theme for the show is “30 Years of Steampunk” as we highlight the evolution of a literary sub-genre into a full fledged community of misfits, makers, and […]

Dragon Airways

What happens when you let the dragons loose on Twitter? Author Brian Rathbone has been experimenting, and the results have been both heart-warming and humorous. Recently, Brian has taken to Kickstarter to empower other authors, and turn the dragons loose on the world.

Leanna Renee Hieber at Pandoracon

Leanna Renee Hieber has been a regular guest of honour at the International Steampunk Symposium since its very first year in 2012, she is The Pandora Society’s official author-in-residence, BUT this will be her first appearance at Pandoracon Actress, playwright, artist and award-winning, bestselling author Leanna Renee Hieber writes Gothic Victorian Paranormal novels for adults […]

Music Hall: Cincinnati’s Corpse-Ridden Not-So-Secret

The Pandora Society’s very own Cincinnati has been in the news a lot lately, and while very few locals are especially surprised by reports of human remains uncovered during renovation of a local landmark, it does offer a marvelous opportunity to go spelunking into one of the city’s most macabre treasures: the history of Music […]

The Pickled Brothers are Going to be WHERE?!

Once Spring rolls around, the busy season descends on the Pickled Brothers Circus. This year, the “brothers” will be working separate shows for much of the year. Erik’s schedule as a climbing guide with Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides is taking up a lot of his time. So Travis and Susan will be stepping up and adding […]

Presenters at the 2017 Steampunk Symposium

Today marks exactly a year until the next International Steampunk Symposium, and while 52 weeks may seem like a long time away, it is always good to plan ahead. The Symposium is looking for knowledgable and engaging presenters and panelists for our 2017 program, and invite you to submit your session proposals early (the program is […]

The Not-So-Dreadful Penny

Whenever I travel I make sure to tuck several bright, shiny pennies into my handbag. Not because I want to spend them; after all, what can a person purchase for a penny in the current economy?* I carry them because I want to pay 50 times their worth to have them stretched by machines until the coins are almost unrecognizable as U.S. currency; And if unusual images and messages can be compressed onto their surface, so much the better.

Steampunk Crowdfunding Roundup – April 2016 Edition

Here’s What’s Going on Right Now Special Events Bask and Shadow – FP 3D Steampunk/Swordcery Dungeon Crawl, Ends May 19 A first person, single-player adventure where Sword and Sorcery meets Steampunk: based in a twisted city and the dark depths below. Crawl through multi-levelled dungeons riddled with tricks and traps, where exploration and route planning […]

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