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Februar 2010

The Wolfman – Watch it!

Yesterday I went to watch this movie: And I can recommend it to all classic horror and Steampunk enthusiasts out there. The atmosphere is excellent, a rotting Victorian family, plagued by a course, forbidde love, insanity… Psychotropic landscapes (i.e. thunder, lightning and rain when it is appropriate). The movie is …

May I introduce you to…

There is a hauntingly strange and beautiful site on the ætherweb called Parliament & Wake. I can wholeheartedly recommend it. But please be warned. It is not for the casual traveller of the ætherweb, as it contains haunting and engaging knowledge of strange people, places and artifacts. The bold traveller …

Steampunk Kiwis and a brilliant image

Well then, what can I say… My fellow Steampunks on the other side of the globe are making their presence felt and have organised the First New Zealand’s Steampunk Fashion Show. It is organised by Fabiana Bronte, please visit her at Steampunk Empire and leave a note. I wonder if …

350th anniversary of the Royal Society

Well, the Royal Mail celebrates the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society with a set of special stamps. This seems reasonable, since it is the Royal Mail… One of the commemorative stamps features… Well, take a look for yourself: Yes, it’s him. Mister Babbage himself! Glory! Victory (sounds a bit …

Today's featured article issue II

Well, well… what can I say. Today’s featured article of the English Wikipedia is the Panzer I, and what a cute little tank it is, or was. Compared to its fellow tanks especially later in the war it almost seems like a toy. It also gets a lot less coverage …