Sixth Doctor and Hatch trek the stars and Judge becomes High Lord

While chatting with writer, producer, and lead actor, Vic Mignogna of Star Trek Continues, he passed on a bit of information about the next episode.  For the fourth episode, former Time Lord, Dr. Who number 6, Colin Baker will make a guest appearance. Star Trek Continues is a fan based production that recreates the original […]

Sonic That!

“Who looks at a screwdriver and thinks “oooh, that could be a little more sonic”?” The power of sound waves has been greatly underestimated throughout human history. Oh,we  can admire the power in a great orator,or opera singer, but beyond that sound is a feeble thing, unable to affect the physical world around us. Or […]

Geekonomicon steams past World Record!

On December 12th, 2014, Geekonomicon, a first year convention of all things geek, has steamed past the Worlds Record for the most Steampunk fans in one location. According to Captain Cannon Trawets of Mississippi’s Airship 67 (much like Cub Scouts call their groups a den, Steampunks call their groups airships) they contacted the Guinness Book […]

Christmas Science

If you haven’t been keeping up with the latest advances in LEDs then you’re missing out on a lot. LED technology in decorating has come so far, so fast, that even old people use LED candles instead of the real thing. They’re an obvious solution for Christmas lights, of course, and their small size and […]

Madame Dowd and the Makings of an Automaton

Playing dress up and making papertowel dresses for my barbies came effortlessly to me as a thing I knew I could do. As a child, many visions I had included imagining the kind of clothing Faeries might wear, whether they are made of cloth or elements of nature. I imagined dancers in arabesque, their large […]

So Who are THESE Steampunks?

As with any group of people generalizations are bound to occur . . . you have probably already heard that “Steampunks are all like this” or “Steampunks are all like that” and find yourself disagreeing and thinking that it’s more complicated than that. We’ve had some questionnaires in the past, but this time we are […]

Bellingrath Gardens is tops in Christmas lights in the Mobile Bay

From the frozen north to the balmy south a favorite Christmas tradition is decorating trees, houses, and most anything that doesn’t move (and a few that do) with colored lights.  Some flash, change colors, and even play music. After the lights are up, families will pile in the car and ride around and look ast […]

Geekonomicon to summon a World Record Destroyer!

H.P. Lovecraft’s fictitious book, the “Necronomicon” was said to have information on the Elder gods, including how to summon them.  In Biloxi, Mississippi, the Geekonomicon is summoning geeks from all over and, especially geeks of the Steampunk fandom, to appear over the weekend of December 12th-14th, 2014, where they will attempt to break the worlds […]

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