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August 2010

Steampunk your home

Who would have thought it, in lovely Massachusetts (my second favourite state of the US, right after Connecticut) there is a company which specialises in redisigning your abode’s interior… Steampunk Style! I would not go so far as to have my entire home redesigned in such a way, but the …

Recommended Blog: Eclectic Ephemera

Once more I want to direct you, my dear readers, towards another fellow blogger whose work I find of particular interest. This time it is Eclectic Ephemera, as the name suggests, it is a rather eclectic collection of ephemeral things. But: There is a definite trend apparent in all the …

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 …

More Steampunk Toys

Credits to Timo once more for sending me a most interesting and very useful link. So, there is a line of toys around, called the a most splendid line of toys and assorted artwork. At the Mechtorians Emporium the toy-line and various other goodies are available and I have to …

The Mindset of the Times

A recent update led to the installation of the iBook app on my iPod Touch. Being a new father I was also quite pleased that Winnie the Poo came with it for free. I was even more pleased to find the following among the free books being offered via iBooks: …

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, …

Steampunk Compatible Music and Birthdays

Already a while back, there was a thread on the Brassgoggles Forum, where we discussed Steampunk Music, music we would like to see, that is, hear, in a Steampunk context and the music we were listening to in general. In this thread, a few participants, including myself, agreed, that Steampunk …

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 …

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