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November 2011

Happy Birthday, Mr. Clemens

… or Mark Twain as he is commonly known. Apart from being one of the greatest literates of the 19th century, he was also a freethinker, skeptic, satirist and technophile. And: As the image shows, at least an acquaintance if not a friend of one of our icons, Nicola Tesla.

Review: BB Black Dog – No.One.

I have known BB Black Dog for quite a while now. Everywhere you look in the European Steampunk scene you find BB Black Dog mentioned somewhere. I was thus delighted when they inquired if I could review their album No.One. and rather surprised to learn it was their debut. The …

This came in via Richard Dawkin's Twitter Channel

„RichardDawkins: Fox News Viewers Know Less Than People Who Don’t Watch Any News: Study – – – Huff Post Media – http://t.co/dZHwWU1T http://t.co/QEeujK2B“ —http://twitter.com/RichardDawkins/status/139865615656689664„ And some people keep wondering why sarcasm, despair and some light misanthropy are among my favourite hobbies…

Dieselpunk Vehicles

Two things I came across in my facebook stream recently. Since they have a common theme, I thought it was well worth I shared them with you. First, simple and effective animation of the Phantom Corsair (so Dieselpunk in itself) with Pandora as the driver (you could almost say gunner): …

Through the Ætherbox

I have been sloppy reacting to input I received through my ætherbox recently. There have been quite a number of things trickling in, mostly in relation with the European Steampunk Convention, but also others. Planning for the ESC is one of the reasons this blog has been getting rather short …