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    Steampunk Is For Everyone

    I’ve weathered many conventions, from the anime days at Otakon to the comic book scene at Wizard World, and out of all of them, I’ve found something unique at steampunk conventions. One of the themes throughout most conventions of a geeky nature is the love for cosplay or dressing up. After all, who doesn’t want […]

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    3 Essential Tips For Evil Mad Scientists

    Sure, we’ve all been there.  You’re crawling out of the wreckage of your latest laboratory, watching your Monster go make friends with the people who’ve just destroyed years of your work, and picking little bits of adamantium, mithril, and frozen aether out of yet another utterly ruined labcoat, and you’re thinking, “Why?  WHY did this […]

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    I’m not cool, but I loved being Goth.

    I admit it, I own tan pants. Also, I wore a bow tie today, just because Fred Astaire wore one in the movie I watched last night. I frequently listen to Fleetwood Mac with my wife, and I have seen every episode of Rick Steve’s Europe. I own a typewriter. I am gloriously, wonderfully delightfully […]

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    The Top 5 Steampunk Songs To Get You Pumped

    As the co-creator of one of Steampunk’s first major music festivals, I have loved Steampunk music for a decade and a half now.  The range of creativity, passion, and musical ability within Steampunk’s musical culture is, like Steampunk itself, limitless, brilliant, and inspiring. After a long winter, we’re coming towards what looks like a beautiful […]

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    4 Reasons We Adore Steampunk

    Steampunk! There’s just so much to love! From the endless creativity, to the excuses to eat splendid things, to the the way people continue to surprise and awe us with how they take Steampunk culture and do unexpected things with it.  Here are four of my personal reasons for loving Steampunk: 4.  Some people SAY […]

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    Why You Should Read This Steampunk Blog

    There are lots of reasons to follow the many Steampunk blogs out there.  But this one, of course, is the best, because it comes with the best benefits.  Let me tell you of just a few of them: I will teach you how to turn lead into gold. I’m just waiting ’til I get enough […]

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    Steampunk Fashion – Handcrafted Costumes

    Steampunk Fashion – Handcrafted Costumes For creating my costumes I try to use only authentic materials, such as old leather, steel, brass, copper, wood and glass. Nearly nothing is glued, most parts are reversible connected with screws. I take my parts from flea markets. I like the smell of old leather and wood and the […]

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    Philosophical Feline

    Tara Noelle posted a photo: Where Ellie perches in my studio for the better part of each morning, and sometimes afternoons, when she’s not hogging my bed. This is the spot that gets the most sun in the A.M. and makes for a pretty grand grooming and snoozing spot, *especially* if there’s a beautiful mess […]