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August 2010

Weather Noir

I like summer, it is my favourite time of the year. Right now, it seems that summer in Germany is coming to an end. This year’s summer has been rather wierd. First it was rather cool, then it was really hot and finally it was rather rainy. Right now it …

Happy Birthday Mr. Lovecraft

If he would still be with us today, H.P. Lovecraft, Master of the Macabre, Pulp-Icon, my favourite author and responsible for part of my son’s name, would celebrate his 120th birthday today. So, let’s take a moment to skip through the pages of the many versions of the Necronomicon available …

Steampunk Art – Chinese Motives

This one is courtesy of my friend Daliah Jane of Upon a Midnight Dreary who was kind enough to point my inquisitive eye towards the Art of James Ng. This is a quite unique take on the Steampunk theme, blending something that could have been taken out of Crouching Tiger, …

High Quality Steampunk Toys

This entry is not really connected to Steampunk Fatherhood. My good friend Timo sent me the link to what I am writing about here last week Some toys are not only for children In this particular case, it is also engineering as an art-form So, Timo pointed out a site …