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October 2011

Happy Halloween everybody and Iä!

Halloween is upon us and for this reason I am blatantly going to steal my friend Hilde’s design she posted over at the Gatehouse blog, but before, here comes the cultist: Halloween is, according to the holy and wholesome writ of the Great Prophet Howard, one of the most important …

Some Cyberpunk Songs

Very much like Steampunk, I was interested in Cyberpunk long before I had any idea there was a name for it. Very much like William Gibson, my ideas about computers and what was going to be known as cyberspace were shaped by my total lack of technical knwowledge. My lack …

Justin Bieber goes Steampunk?

Nemo malus felix… I have hardly recovered from this rather drastic bout of influenza, along comes the next thing that send me reeling: Justin Bieber is using steampunk gear in his latest video/photo shoot: The image came to me via æthermail, it is also already making the rounds in the …

Classic Belgian Comics – A Pinch of Dieselpunk

Looking at some of the comics published in and out of Belgium during the Interbellum into the 1950’s you cannot help but notice how dieselpunk (and atompunk) they are. I blogged about this before, regarding Le Secret D’Espadon, and it is also a prominent feature in The Adventures of Tintin. …

Good Friends And Mindblowing Games

Yesterday, an old friend who happened to be in the area payed my little family a visit. Time was once again far too short… Ah well, there will be another CaveCon and we will surely meet again. The reason I am telling you this: He brought my attention to Guild …

Tom Slatter – Beast of the Air

It has been a while since I last posted something about one of the most talented and versatile steampunk artists in Britain, Tom Slatter. A shame, really, since his music videos a polished eye-candy. This one is yet another great steampunk adventure put into a music video: Tom Slatter facing …

First Commercial Spaceport

Virgin Galactic has opened the first commercial space port. This could well be the future of space travel: Driven by private entrepreneurship. Right now the idea is still crazy but it makes perfect sense: If you make space travel available to the public, people will be interested in booking a …

Some quick news Items

EuroSteamCon is taking more and more shape. Right now, feedback has come in from the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Romania, Sweden, Norway, Italy and The Netherlands. Now, I would really like to hear something from my Polish friends… We have also bands who have signaled interest in performing …