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March 2012

El Argonauto Cronico – Steampunk Magic

Steampunk is magic, literally: This is the latest show by Spanish magician’s duo Patri Zenner and Víctor Cerro. You can find out more about them at their respective websites:   It is really astounding, how far-reaching the influences of Steampunk already are.

Ancient sites spotted from space

Well, well, what can I say. This truely is a triumph for science and technology. Space science has helped archeology spot new potential sites of ancient habitation. More details in this article by the BBC. And it is not only about science: Every dig is also an adventure, every new …

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing- BRUNEL

Quick follow-up on my review of the latest The Men That Will Not be Blamed For Nothing album, the video for the song BRUNEL: And here are some quick facts about the titular character (from the article in the Wikipedia) Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS (9 April 1806 – 15 September …

On the menue today: Something undead

Back in the mid 1990’s my brother and me ran a Call of Cthulhu game . As far as I am aware of, he is still doing it occasionally, the last time I ran a game must be three or four years ago, now. A Call of Cthulhu game, that …

Global Bigfoot

And once again something about cryptozoology and bigfoot. I do not think there is anything to it, but some great tales come out of it. Besides: Monster hunting is so Steampunk… But let us now indulge in sightings of Bigfoot around the world:

Review: This may be Reason why The Men That… (by Cthulhu! … That's a long title)

Now, just after I reviewed The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing’s last album (which was already two years old, time flies…) I now hold in my hands their newest creation: This May Be The Reason Why The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Cannot Be …

Victor Sierra goes to Steampunk World's Fair!

Alright, my friends from Victor Sierra want to go to the Steampunk World Fair and rock the place! What an absolutely fabulous idea. Obviously I am all in favour of showing our friends in the United States, there are Steampunks outside their country. If you read the Steampunk Bible, you …

Two worthy projects

Please let me introduce you to these two very worthy, awesome and highly favoured Steampunk projects. Both are being crowd-funded right now and both have been mentioned one way or the other on this blog before.   I will support both projects! It is Japan and Cthulhu after all!