Some musings on steampunk etiquette while traveling on the information superhighway
Professor Elemental shared a picture of Hitler being punched in the face and was surprised at the response. This inspired him to offer pointers for “taking a stand [and] making your voice heard, while also holding onto your sanity.”
[email protected] promises a packed schedule, including many panels with steampunk appeal
Comic-Con International has announced the program schedule and other details for [email protected], and it appears to be one of the most ambitious efforts to produce a virtual convention in the era of COVID-19. It all happens July 22-26.
From Antebellum to Sherlock Holmes, another look at upcoming films likely to have steampunk appeal
When we ran our 2020 movie preview in January, little did we know that a pandemic would wipe out the best-laid plans of the entertainment business. Here’s an updated look at new movies likely to draw interest from steampunk fans.
From Airborne Kingdom to Torchlight III, here’s a look at forthcoming steampunk titles
June is typically a big month for video game announcements thanks to the Electronic Entertainment Expo. E3 was cancelled this year due to the pandemic, but that didn’t keep developers and publishers from announcing new steampunk games.
Another bold new publishing venture from The Steampunk Explorer, just in time for April 1
Once again, The Steampunk Explorer is using the first day of April to launch a new publication. Last year, it was the Steampunk Enquirer. This time, we give you COGSmopolitan. Rest assured, it’s not coming to a newsstand near you.
We have a couple in the works, and we’re hoping our readers can suggest clever cover lines
Readers of The Steampunk Explorer can probably tell that I have a fondness for magazine parodies. I’ve already created a steampunk parody of the National Enquirer, and now I have early mockups of two more.
From Dolittle and Jungle Cruise to The King’s Man, a look at films likely to have steampunk appeal
At least on the big screen, no steampunk blockbusters appear to be on the horizon this year. But lots of movies on the 2020 calendar are likely to appeal to steampunk fans, including several period fantasy adventures.
Chap hop artist Professor Elemental on steampunk’s “decline” and why it’s brilliant
Opinion: Some folks say that steampunk is fading or even dying, but Professor Elemental wants to set the record straight. “Don’t worry fellow nerds, everything is fine, better than it ever was in fact,” he writes, and he’s here to tell you why. . .
A richly illustrated cookbook features food and drink recipes inspired by the horror author
Just in time for Halloween, The Countryman Press has released The Necronomnomnom, a book of “recipes and rites from the lore of H.P. Lovecraft.” The only things more horrid than the mind-destroying monsters are the unspeakable puns.
No steampunk blockbusters are on the horizon, but it looks like a good season for period dramas
This time of year, it’s customary for media outlets to offer previews of movie releases slated for fall. We decided to get in on the act, but with a steampunk twist. None really qualifies as “steampunk,” but all have elements with steampunk appeal.