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SteamUp Festival Vol. III – Travel Log Part 2: Unused Wrist-Band

As I said in the previous installment of the travel log, when I arrived, there were about 100 people already there. Most of them were also dressed up steampunk-style, most of the others were either goths or metal-heads. So, do you know how many people live in the Czech Republic? …

Vaguely Steampunk Christmas Sculpture

If you keep your eyes open, you discover steampunk-esque artifacts almost everywhere. This image was taken in pretty close proximity to where I spend most hours of daylight during the winter months, i.e. near my office: Now, what can we make of this sculpure? Something modernist or is it almost …

No-time Update

A happy Steamtuesday to you, one and all. Unfortunately, my time for updating this blog is really limited right now and will continue to be so for the forseeable future. So, for now I have to leave you with a really quick, brief and fun update with more or less …

The fog is creeping in

The mists are gathering outside, the sun is setting early, summer has passed (although it made a strong final effort the last weeks around here). Now it is time tio get the pumpkin carvers out and get ready for everybody’s favourite pagan holiday: Halloween. And if you want to steampunk …

Vote for The Infernal Device

Myke Amend’s epic art project The Infernal Device needs your vote. Please go to artprize.org/​voting and cast your vote there. It will also be rather helpful if you can also make it to the venue in person, this is not a pure online vote. People have learned from previous experiences with that …

No Girls allowed on the Moon

Just came across this one on Paleofuture, and it firmly fits into atompunk gone a bit too far in a baseball jacket wearing direction: Those were the days… 1960. Most people were convinced there would be cities on the moon in their lifetime. Well… ummmmm… It did not quite turn …

Steampunk Design Contest at Mighty Fine

The good people at Mighty Fine (I blogged about one of their t-shirt designs before) are hosting a most commendable design contest. Submit your design until October 3rd (coincidentally, that is German Unity Day) for a chance to win up to 2000 $ and a chance to have thousands of …

Special News Bulletin: PBS Goes Steampunk

Yes, Steampunk is turning from a subculture phenomenon and a phenomenal subculture into somehing that is more and more recognized by the public at large. Even better, the perception is overwhelmingly positive. So it is little wonder that major-league media players like PBS have turned their attention to Steampunk, look …

Exquisite Art

While exploring the æthernet during one of the past hot evenings when it was simply too hot to go to sleep I came across a number of interesting items of various sort and aspect I found worth presenting here. This is the first discovery I would like to share, a …