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June 2013

Dieselpunk Marshal Mannerheim

Out of Finland comes another jewel. Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland and Hero of the Winter War has been re-imagined by artist Sampo Marjomaa as a Dieselpunk hero: The full project can be admired here: Marshal 3000. It sets Mannerheim on a journey through time and space. A Dieselpunk …

Review: The Art of Steampunk – Revised Second Edition

More than two years ago, I was lucky enough to get an advanced electronic preview of Art Donaovan’s The Art of Steampunk. Now, The Art of Steampunk, Revised Second Edition: Extraordinary Devices and Ingenious Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement has been released and I can only …

Review: Steel Dominance by Cari Silverwood

Alas, the final review for the Steamwork Chronicles, Steel Dominance is the final installment of the mini-series. So many loose threads, such a world to explore… The world building really picks up a notch with this novel and Steamwork Chronicle’s Earth becomes much more real since we learn a lot …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #18: Steampunk University Lecture

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean18.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:17 — 68.4MB) | EmbedYesterday, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation on Steampunk at the TU Dortmund. The slides are available for download here: http://www.slideshare.net/Yithmas/steampunk-what-theairkraken Obviously, you can also listen to the podcast and I hope there will also be …

Help Daily Steampunk win an award (and spread the word, please!)

Hello everybody. A good friend of mine, Alex Jahnke of Clockworker.de and me need your help to win an award. Last year, we wrote a book in German about the Steampunk subculture, Steampunk – Kurz & Geek (the one in the right menu, with “Shameless Plug” written over it). This book …

Three Cheers for Valentina Tereshkova

Fifty years ago today, the Soviet Union put the first woman into space: Valentina Tereshkova. Back then, the USSR was still ahead in the Space Race. Right now, Russia is ahead once more, mostly because the USA does not have a manned space program. A fact I mourn every day. I …

The Traveler's Steampunk Blog goes to University

Just quickly wanted to share this post for all those who do not regularly read the German version of this blog. A week today, on the 19th of June 2013 I will be giving a guest-lecture on Steampunk at TU Dortmund. This is the official poster for the event, so …