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January 2012

Steampunk Cthulhu by Travis Lewis

Cthulhu calls the Steampunks

A call has gone out from the deepest crypts of the sacred city of R’lyeh. Chaosium is going to publish an anthology of Steampunk-Cthulhu Mythos crossover fiction. This is too good, to epic and too non-euclidean opportunity to miss. I will do my best to follow the call and hopefully …

Review: Empire State by Adam Christopher

At times I have these premonitions, I simply know when something is going to be good. When I first read about Empire State by Adam Christopher on the Angry Robot Books blog, I thought it could be a fun read. Turns out, my premonition was a bit off the mark. …

A Dark Gem from Image Comics

Image Comics has just released a most fascinating comic series named Fatale. The story revolves around a reporter in the present day (2012) who comes across a discovery leading towards a woman who has been on the run since the 1930’s and apparently not aged. This is just the beginning, …

Review: Abattoir in the Aether

After Space 1889 & Beyond’s strong start, deep plunge and somewhat recovery with Ghost of Mercury, I started reading Abattoir in the Aether by L. Joseph Shosty with mixed feelings. This novel would basically decide whether or not I would read the next and the rest of the first series. …

85 Years of Fritz Lang's Metropolis

85 years ago today, Frith Lang’s cinematographic masterpiece Metropolis was relased. It has since become a cult classic with a following around the word. Its visual effects, scenery, the story it relates have since become iconic. Metropolis has lost none ofits appeal through the decades and the message: A society …

Modern Traditionalism

Are you confused by the title of today’s blog? Believe me, I am, too.  Anyway, a dear friend of mine brought my attention to this wonderful piece of modern Japanese music: The Yoshida Brothers have managed to bring traditional Tsugaru-janinsen music into the 21st century and created very impressive pieces …

Even more Loot!

A while back, I supported and promoted the project, and now exhibition, Steampunk Beyond Imagination. Yesterday, the loot I got for my arrived: Glorious! I like every single piece and cannot even say there is one I prefer over the others. The button can go on every coat I have, …

Le Voyage dans la Lune restored

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/www.archive.org/download/Levoyagedanslalune/Le_voyage_dans_la_lune_A_trip_to_the_moon__Georges_Mlis_1902_512kb.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download () | EmbedThe classic science fiction movie Le Voyage dans la Lune (“A Trip to the Moon”, do not confuse it with the Alien Sex Fiend song by the same name) directed by Georges Méliès has been restored. To be more precise, the …

Abney Park wants You!

Abney Park has something big planned and you can be part of it all! Now you know what you have to do: Get your stuff together, shoot a few photos or make a video and then let Abney Park know about it. I would really like to be part of …