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January 2012

Cinematography to enjoy in 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, 2012 offers quite a number of cinematographic events every Steampunk or connoisseur of related esthetics can enjoy. From the macabre and tragic, to the unappologetic weird the silver screen has a lot to offer in 2012. First on the list, a gothic ghost story starring Daniel Radcliffe. …

Happy Birthday, J.R.R. Tolkien

If he would still be with us, J.R.R. Tolkien would celebrate his 120th birthday today. Today, Tolkien ist best remembered as the author of The Lord of the Rings and related works. He was also a philologist of note. Without the impact of The Lord of the Rings, Dungeon & …

Steampowered Dieselpunk Aircraft

Another wonderful piece of tech art I found on DeviantArt. The concept behind it is rather weird, but we can still dream, can’t we? So, to sum up what this is about: This is an experimental German aircraft (from a completely different time line) powered by a steam turbine.  I …

Great Gear for the New Year

Usually, I do not respond well to people writing to me, wanting me to feature their shop on my blog. More often then not, it is only vaguely Steampunk what they have to offer or I simply do not like it. I have blogged about this before. Every now and …