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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 …

Gatehouse Gazette Issue 21

21, half the meaning of life, the universe and everything, that is a lot of wisdom already, don’t you think. Well, it is also the final issue of the regular run of the Gatehouse Gazette. For the foreseeable future, there will be no more regular bi-monthly issues of this magazine. …

Justin Bieber goes Steampunk?

Nemo malus felix… I have hardly recovered from this rather drastic bout of influenza, along comes the next thing that send me reeling: Justin Bieber is using steampunk gear in his latest video/photo shoot: The image came to me via æthermail, it is also already making the rounds in the …

Steampunk Design Contest at Mighty Fine

The good people at Mighty Fine (I blogged about one of their t-shirt designs before) are hosting a most commendable design contest. Submit your design until October 3rd (coincidentally, that is German Unity Day) for a chance to win up to 2000 $ and a chance to have thousands of …

Atompunk – Closing the Punk Gap

Over two years ago now, I was musing over what I perceived as a Punk Gap. Back then, I also observed the time period of the gap was dominated by the Space Race. Now I have learned this punk gap has been closed and the Space Race is a major …

Steampunk Apparel Sale!

We interrupt our regular program for a quick commercial break: My friend Anda, I featured her before, is having a sale at her Etsy shop, over here. Just let me quickly remind you of the quality of her work with a few exampes of her craftswomanship: Right now, she is …

Excellent Group Photograph

Just found this wonderful Steampunk Star Wars Group Shot on Deviant Art. To be more specific, it is in the gallery of the excellent and well known Steampunk Lady Morluna. It is good to see so many skilled and crafty people in the scene. This is also a wonderful example …

Summer was cancelled

Looks like summer this year will be a slightly warmer spring. At least today is rather warm and I can wear a t-shirt without catching pneumonia. The weather forecast for the rest of the week looks rather grim, or wet, depending on your stance and thus I decided to grab …

Latvian Steampunk Fashion

Once again I can rejoice in the fact of Steampunk being an international phenomenon. This time I may introduce you to a Steampunk fashion designer from Latvia, Anda Masque. I am delighted she got in touch with me. I am always looking for signs of the Steampunk subculture in the …