Book Review: The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man (Burton and Swinburne 2) by Mark Hodder

One of the very first Steampunk books I ever read was Mark Hodder’s The Strange Case of Spring Heeled Jack, and I enjoyed it so much I knew I was destined to read the rest of the series. The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man picks up a few months after the events of book 1. […]

The Sounds of the Symposium

There are so many reasons to attend steampunk conventions, it can be hard to know where to start. Cool costumes, cool panels, awesome vendors, tea…the list goes on. One of the more subtle yet no less important elements of a good convention is the entertainment offered.

Symposium Entertainment – AUTOMATON

Cincinnati’s own AUTOMATON is a Steampunk metal band. The musicians are characters who prepare for conflict in an aggressive new wave of traditional metal sound mixed with folk and power metal spirit. They bring a large-scale rock show complete with storytelling, humor, costume, debauchery, and catchy melodies that welcome the most staunch metalheads as well […]

Short Story – “The Underground Lecturehall”

Ladies and Gentlemen, we present you a Sunday Steampunk Short Story. If you wish to submit your own prose for the reading pleasure of The Pandora Society please following the instructions at the end of this tale . . .  The Underground Lecturehall by David J. Blake   Tick-ck, tick-ck, tick-ck. I glared resolutely at the […]

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