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May 2012

Heavy Metal Belly Dance: Interview with Mahafsoun

A few weeks back I posted a video of the most charming and talented Mahafsoun performing belly dance to The Agonist. I have since inquired if it would be possible to do an interview with Mahafsoun and now I am delighted to tell you, she agreed and this is the …

Eugene Polley – May he zap in Peace

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the TV remote control has passed on. His 1955 invention, the flash-matic was a comparatively simple device in view of what modern remote controls can do, but it was a first step. Today, a lot of people would not know how to switch off their …

Steampunk Desktop Widgets – Virtual Jewels

Here is another great way to steam up your life or in this case, your computer. Since you are reading this blog, I presume you have got one and are there for the right kind of audience. As the title of this post reveals, I am talking about desktop widgets …

Crossing the Atlantic by Plane 85 Years ago

Happy Dieselpunk Holiday everybody! Today is the 85th anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s crossing the Atlantic in his plane Spirit of St. Louis. So today, get into your Dieselpunk gear and raise your glasses to Charles Lindbergh, his trusty Spirit of St. Louis, his legend and the spirit of adventure!

Iron Sky: Plans for a Prequel and a Sequel!

Now is this not fantastic news. According to Screendaily, Taro Kaukomaa, the producer of Iron Sky has confirmed there will be a prequel and a sequel to Iron Sky, the most expensive and impressive movie ever to come out of Finland. Right now, there appear to be only plans, since …

Featured Blog: Nebe plné vzducholodí

Once again, it is time to demonstrate how international a phenomenon Steampunk is, for today’s featured blog is Nebe plné vzducholodí, and this is Czech for “A Skyful of Airships”: Nebe plné vzducholodí has been around since 2010 and there is quite a bit of material to be discovered there, …

Podcast: The Non-Euclidean Æthercast Volume 1

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean1.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:22 — 13.1MB) | Embedhttp://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean1.m4aPodcast (aethercast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:22 — 13.1MB) | EmbedSo here it is, my very first forray into the realm of podcasting, my Podcast, done all by myself. I have previously been a guest …

The Illuminati have gone underground

Everybody who knows anything about the Illuminati (especially if your primary source of information is the noted scholar Dan Brown), knows, they are a secretive organization. They are pretty much underground. How deep underground they really are has thus far been a matter of speculation. Up until now. Believe me, …

Review: A Prince of Mars (Space 1889 & Beyond)

The next instalment of the Space 1889 & Beyond series and I can say only one thing: The dive that was Vandals on Venus was used to build up momentum and now it is going full steam ahead. Abattoir in the Aether was already one great novella and A Prince …