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Juli 2010

Diesel-Pulp-Minimovies

Just recently stumbled across the Youtube Channel of Battlejitni, so far there are only two videos in it, but it sure looks promising. One is a trailer, the other one is the following: It looks a lot like pulp and it sure is fun, and it does not take itself …

Steampunk the Comic

In the dark, hidden corners of the ætherweb, sometimes you find  hints of forgotten things, tales no longer told and art no longer appreciated. One of these forgotten works of art is a graphic novel/comic which ran from 2000 to 2002. Alas, it did not attract many readers and thus …

Turkish Steampunk Short Film

Steampunk really is an international cultural phenomenon. Although most of us are only aware of Steampunks in Western Europe and the English speaking parts of the world, and I do my best to introduce my readers to our sisters an brothers in Eastern Europe, you can find Steampunk all over …

The Art of Christopher Mark Perez

A few days ago I came across some stunningly beautiful photographs of the Brooklyn Roundhouse in sepia on Flickr. When checking the other photographs in the corresponding fotostream, I was delighted to not only see some more industrial photography but also a substantial number of steampunk-themed photographic art and some …

Happy Birthday, Mr. Barnum

This is truely a reason to celebrate! 200 years ago Mr. P.T. „There’s a sucker born every minute“ Barnum first saw the light of this world. While the „Sucker-Quote“ is easily his most well known, it is not at all certain he actually ever said that. It is just like …

Zeppelin Artwork

Via my friend Nick’s blog I found the following magnificient artwork by Remton. Please pay him a visit his page on Deviant Art. It is titled „Luftflotte“ and this says it all: Just notice the details, the woman (possibly a pilot) is wearing a headband with an Iron Cross and …

Amelia Earhart – unforgotten

Today in 1937 Amelia Earhart, famed aviatrix and, aviation pioneer and author, vanished together with her navigator Fred Noonan somewhere over the Central Pacific. In many ways, Amelia Earhat is the real-life material, many fictional Dieselpunk-heroines are made of. She was a bold, daring woman and for her time very …