Your Wireless Future

I dream of a wireless future. We introduced cables for the first time with the discovery of electricity. This magical source of power traveled along wires to bring light and sound to far away places. The invention of the telegraph led to wires stretching from coast to coast, and eventually across the Atlantic itself. By […]

Dr. Pembroke’s Remedies – Electric Corsets!

The most enduring folly of civilization is the persistent focus on personal aesthetics; sleek, flowing hair, accentuated toned muscles, minuscule waists, youthful and blemish-free skin. Like the beauty equivalent of a carrot tied to a stick held before the most gullible donkey of all time, humans spend their entire lives pursuing an ideal of beauty that once acquired […]

Dr. Pembroke’s Remedies – Galvanic Viagra of the 1850’s

Join Dr. J.D. Pembroke as he explores the many curious, ridiculous and sometimes downright confusing medical methods by which mankind has sought to heal itself over the years… Imagine if you will: you are visiting an old friend for the evening, with the intention of getting wrecked on brandy and discussing Important Matters, such as the price of […]

Dr. Pembroke’s Clinic: Electrifying Medicine Pt. 1 – Stingrays and Storms

  Onxyfeld, Late Winter 1872 Many of you are familiar with the lamentably popular 1818 piece of pulp named Frankenstein. Unknown to most, what it actually chronicles is how at the turn of the 18th century, one of my creations went missing and for reasons best known to itself, wandered off into the Arctic tundra (not the smartest […]

Resurrecting Wardenclyffe

Nikola Tesla. The name is legendary among engineers and steampunk fans alike. Inventor of the alternating current and the incredible Tesla Coil, Tesla was a man born centuries before his time, who’s brilliant inventions were constantly inhibited by technological limitations and lack of funding. He died alone and in obscurity, and many of his ideas […]

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