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March 2012

Review: Philippa Ballantine's Magic by Gaslight

Recently I find myself indulging into short fiction by my favourite married couple of authors: Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris. After feasting my eyes and imagination on Tee’s Steampunk take on Arabian Nights, I now had the pleasure of some Gaslight Fantasy by Pip. At first, I was not too …

Steampunked Euthyneura – Weird Evolution

For all of you who now wonder what the æther Euthyneura are, it is a taxonomic clade of snails and slugs, which contains quite a number of species in a range of habitats. This, however has little to do with Steampunk and more with biology. I am also aware, snails …

Review: Cari Silverwood – Iron Dominance

I first came across Iron Dominance on a Twitter channel I am following. I had not heard of Cari Silverwood before, so I proceeded to look her up on the ætherweb. What I found explained why I had not heard of her: Ms. Silverwood specializes in erotic fiction, a genre …

Google goes slightly Steampunk

Well…     Nice video, but do you really want to give Google more and more of your data? Google Play sounds like a cool concept, but this is also just another way for Google to track where you are, when you are where and so on.

Another Treasured Artifact by J.W.Kinsey's Artifice

This is already the third time I feature devices created by J.W.Kinsey’s Artifice on this blog. The first is here, the second here. Now, the master of Steampunk Lamp Designs has yet again send me another one of his creations: The Tessaquinary   So beautiful… One of these days, I …

Advice for Voyagers in Spacetime

Yes, those two should not be confused. It could lead to a broken keyboard (because you shot it). Even worse: You could get shot because you keep compulsively hitting your table and the more dubious patrons in the bar find you irritating. So, keep that in mind next time you …

Steampunk Trip-hop by Lunar Lions

More and more different music genres are moving into the Steampunk scene. So far I have featured electronica of various shades, metal and rock, and only a few days ago rap. Now I am happy to feature yet a new flavour, trip-hop. Trip-hop is a genre of music I am …