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Review: Star Wars – The Force Awakens (no spoilers)

Here it is, the long-awaited first sequel to the original trilogy which ended with Return of the Jedi. I was a whole week late and had to do my best to avoid spoilers on various channels. I was really jittery when I bought the ticket and then sat down in …

Review: A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar

It is in and of itself an achievement to write a book that your literary agent judges to be unable to be published in both Israel and Germany. Yet, from what Lavie told me, this is exactly what happened to A Man Lies Dreaming. The plot can bes summed up …

Review: Apequest by Professor Elemental

My dear Professor Elemental, how do you do it? Father of Invention, your previous album was already a masterpiece, and now Apequest… But I am getting ahead of myself here. As I have pointed out in the previous review of Professor Elemental’s work, I am not much into hiphop and …

Product Review: Mirtello Night Black & Gold by Weird Ape

I think I have mentioned this on the blog before, I collect watches. Mainly pocket watches (my oldest one was made in 1855) but I also have a decent collection of wrist watches. I was highly delighted therefore, when I was offered a complimentary watch by Weird Ape. Specifically one …

Review: Victor Sierra – Go for the Strange

The third full album of Victor Sierra and the third I am going to review and this is getting ridiculous. OK, disclaimer, I supported the fundraiser, Victor Sierra is one of my favourite bands (and their song Mastermind is one of my all time favourite songs) and Commander Bob is …

Review: The SEA is Ours: Tales of Steampunk Southeast Asia

This is the aforementioned Steampunk from Asia Part II. As you may have noticed by the amount of book features I post, I get a lot of review requests recently, most of which I have to turn down because of time constraints. I do literature reviews on request only in …

Review: Cryptex Version 2.0 – Almost like a Pocket Watch

After getting my hands on the first version of the Cryptex and reviewing it, it was only a matter of time until the collection was extended. I am now also the proud and delighted owner of the next generation Cryptex USB drive in a flat, round brass shell which doubles …

Review and feature: Steampunk Cryptex Flash Drive and SteampunkJunkies.net

So today’s post is going to be two things at once, first, I am going to review the Steampunk Cryptex USB Drive, and then I am going to talk about the website I got it from, Steampunkjunkies.net. Disclaimer: I got the Steampunk Cryptex USB Drive from Steampunkjunkies for free, they …

Review: Rude Alchemy

Already some time back, I was contacted by the gentleman Andy Wertner who humbly suggested his podcast and radio drama Rude Alchemy for my listening enjoyment and a possible review. I did in deed listen to it and will now give a review. This is another one of those difficult …

Review: Jews vs Aliens (Anthology)

One thing first: Jews vs Aliens is not Steampunk, two of the stories in there fall, from what I can tell, into the Pulp Era and could be considered Dieselpunk but I primarily read the anthology for two reasons: The title alone… The anthology was curated and edited by my …