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April 2012

Props! – Steampunk Hip Hop

Right, seems like Professor Elemental is not the only one doing hip hop Steampunk style.Today, my featured Steampunk musician is a Hip Hop artist by the name of Props! and his song “The Taste of Heaven”:   Props! is based in Seattle (rather unsurprisingly, since a lot of Steampunk related …

Super Mario goes Steampunk

Now this is something genuinely beautiful and inspired. A Super Mario themed Steampunk Cosplay: There is more cosplay and related photography in Ashley Anderson’s gallery on DeviantArt. I think Steampunk and Super Mario combines rather well. For one thing, Mario is a plumber, a craftsman with a rather dirty and …

This Easter, we need Steam!

And we need it to get rid of all the snow we got last night! What in Cthulhu’s name is going on? In March, we had 20°C around these parts, and now we have snow outside and it is freezing! I guess this year we will have to repaint our …

Iron Sky Review – Watch this Movie!

At long last I got the chance to see the movie with the most effective and successful viral marketing and crowd funding campaign ever. Iron Sky – Space Nazis from the Moon on a mission to conquer the Earth. And now I have to come up with a review and …

Turn it to eleven – in the Afterlife

Dr. Jim Marshall, OBE, The Lord of Loud, founder of Marshall Amplification, has passed on. Wherever he will spent his afterlife, I am sure they will turn it to eleven there, now. Right now. Rock on, Dr. Marshall. You are in our hearts, minds and on our stages forever.  

Rules for Gentlemen

I just discovered this on the ætherweb: I must admit, I disagree with rule #15, a good, well-mixed cocktail does in deed fit the gentleman, provided it is consumed in adequate atmosphere and company. Interestingly enough, there is quite some overlap between those twenty rules and the Nine Noble Virtues …