Steampunk Movie Top Ten – No.8 & No.7

Recently I polled active members of the Pandora Society’s Facebook group to nominate and vote upon their favorite “Steampunk” movie. Many films were nominated, but this week we shall present those that were voted into the top ten by looking at two films per day as we count down to the Pandora Society’s favorite “Steampunk” film […]

Steampunk Movie Top Ten – No.10 & No.9

Recently I polled active members of the Pandora Society’s Facebook group to nominate and vote upon their favorite “Steampunk” movie. Many films were nominated, but this week we shall present those that were voted into the top ten by looking at two films per day as we count down to the Pandora Society’s favorite “Steampunk” film […]

“Babylon 5” – Between the Darkness and Light

Today I want to talk about the Rangers, not just any Rangers, but the Anla-shok from Babylon 5. You might not know this about me but Babylon 5 is one of my all time favorite shows. I loved the character development, the costumes, and the drama… pretty much everything about it. (If anyone can get […]

Transolar Galactica

“In deep space one man flies alone… with his crew.”

This Day in History – August 23rd, 1926

Following this day in 1926, several woman actually took their lives when news was released that the most dandy of Hollywood heartthrobs had died at the young age of 31. Across the nation, women adored him, and men did not know quite how they felt about this dashing figure who seduced the screen with effeminate […]

UFO (pronounced YOOfo)

UFO (pronounced YOOfo) was a TV series that admittedly was NOT from my childhood. It was barely part of my babyhood because it ran from September 1970 – July 1971 for a total of 26 episodes. However, after coming across this gem much later in my life, I have developed a retro-active feeling of nostalgia […]

The Best Steampunk Animation Ever?

January 2005 saw the release of a modest Australian animated short film that some, this writer included, consider to be the best Steampunk film ever made thus far. The following year it was recognized in the Academy Awards and received a nomination for best short film; despite not winning, the film did win in eleven other […]

We are the Robots

The word robot first appeared in the English language in 1923 with a translation of the 1920 stage play R.U.R.‘Rossum’s Universal Robots’ by Czech playwright K. Čapek. It originates from the Czech robota which translate as ‘forced labor.’ Despite the word robot being less than a century old, the concept of the mechanical servant dates back much longer . . […]

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