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The Lucent Dossier Experience Returns to Las Vegas on 12/5 And 12/6

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Running away to join the circus has become much more enticing since the emergence of electro-cirque tribe, The Lucent Dossier Experience. Combining a neo-tribal, steam punk aesthetic with orchestral electronic music creates a rich and textured palette for your senses.

18 Ingenious Names from the World of Steampunk

Laura Wattenberg | Posted 11.21.2014 | Parents
Laura Wattenberg

Sophronia Temminnick, the young heroine of Etiquette & Espionage, attends finishing school on a dirigible, where she learns the proper way to throw a knife while curtseying. And yes, it's OK to laugh.

This Genre Is A Mashup Of All Other Genres

Beth Cato | Posted 11.16.2014 | Books
Beth Cato

Steampunk is historical fiction that isn't bound by history.

The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical con...

This Las Vegas Steampunk Restaurant Serves Chicken Pot Pie Nuggets and Squid SpaghettiOs

Foodbeast | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

or those of you unfamiliar, think of the time with steam machinery and how people of the period would build futuristic objects. Think Hugo, or that semi-awful, semi-awesome Will Smith movie, Wild Wild West. RX Boiler Room apparently isn't the first steampunk restaurant since we've found pretty impressive displays in India and Poland. But it is the first we've seen in the US.

Deborah Lindquist: The Fashion of a Fantastical Future: Steampunk

Red Room | Posted 03.14.2014 | Style
Red Room

At the dawn of this new year, we may feel that we are at a tipping point. The past year is just behind us, and the future is still being designed in o...

Steampunk And Deep Ocean Creatures?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.24.2013 | Arts

Watch LA-based artist PES steampunkify and recreate deep ocean creatures using metal objects like bullet belts, faucet knobs and calipers. PES is ...

Steampunking The Anthropocene

Bob Brinkmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Bob Brinkmann

Various believers of geologic theories during the era were called such wonderful terms as fluvialists, catastrophists and plutonists. Scientists classified, drew and collected. It was a wonderful time for exploration of new ideas. The scientific drawings, equipment and language fit nicely within the modern steampunk asthetic.

Your Next Dystopian Obsession? Samantha Shannon's The Bone Season

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.19.2013 | Books
Holly Cara Price

She's 22 and a recent graduate of Oxford University and her debut novel is the flagship of a seven-book series quickly snapped up by the august publis...

Steampunk in Japan: Tokyo Subculture Style (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

2013-05-22-steampunk_la_real.jpgDid you know Steampunk culture existed in Japan?

LOOK: German City Goes Goth For The Weekend

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

This past weekend, vampires, steampunks, zombies, rivetheads, and goths victorian gathered in Leipzig, Germany for the Wave Gothic Festival, or Wave-G...

What Is The Steampunk Genre And Where Does It Come From?

James P. Blaylock | Posted 03.19.2013 | Books
James P. Blaylock

Literarily speaking, Steampunk refers to contemporarily written stories and novels that are set during the Victorian era.

Steampunk-Inspired Stormdancer Is Adventurous Fantasy

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 12.02.2012 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

Aside from dystopian, apocalyptic, and post-apocalyptic trends in adult and YA literature, steampunk is becoming the next big thing. What is steampunk exactly?

An Interview With Clockwork Angels' Author Kevin J. Anderson

Phil Simon | Posted 10.20.2012 | Books
Phil Simon

I recently sat down with Anderson to talk about how Clockwork Angels came about, the publishing industry and how it has changed over the course of his career, and a few other topics. The following is an excerpt of that conversation.

Steampunkinetics: The Art Of Steampunk

Posted 07.26.2012 | Arts

"Steampunkinetics" brings the spirit of the sub-culture to an art gallery after over 30 years of influencing pop culture, aesthetics and our lifestyle...

LOOK: Steampunk Takes Flight At Capital Fringe Festival

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 07.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An aviator in toe shoes whirling around to the music of Edward Sharpe. Two young women in love, dancing on a table. Headlamps. Somer...

WATCH: A Spooky Tour Of Prague

La Carmina | Posted 09.04.2012 | Travel
La Carmina

Prague is known as one of the world's spookiest places, a city of haunted tales and piercing architecture, but the city is actually stranger than its strange reputation.

I See A Leipzig And I Want To Paint It Black

La Carmina | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel
La Carmina

Among the most stunning looks were Victorian mourning gowns and foot-long Mohawks.

You've Never Seen 'Star Wars' Like This

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment

Have you ever wanted to see what your favorite "Star Wars" characters would look like after a steampunk makeover? Probably not, but thanks to artist B...

A Toast to Imperfect Mother's Days

Beth Jones | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Beth Jones

The only photo I have from this year's Mother's Day is of my son standing between a barrel of swords and a heavy-set Steampunk in a Revolutionary War costume.

Top 10 Young Adult Fantasy Books You Should Read

Lisa Parkin | Posted 04.16.2012 | Books
Lisa Parkin

With The Hunger Games movie coming out in March, the frenzy for young adult fiction has reached an all-time high. For those of you who still haven't read young adult books, here are a few suggestions.

Choosing Your Own Theatrical Adventure

Bess Rowen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

When Miranda began and I realized that the entire audience would literally be voicing their opinions as the show progressed, I was very excited to see this kind of audience-chooses-their-own-adventure theatre.

Steampunkers, Rise Up: Justin Bieber Is Co-Opting Your Christmas

Liz Spikol | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Spikol

Let's assume you don't have three minutes and 37 seconds to waste viewing Bieber's new video. Or let's assume that you're so steampunk, you don't even watch videos. In that case, below is my blow-by-blow account of the Bieb's new vid.

The 3D Musketeers

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.15.2011 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

The 3D steampunk version of The Three Musketeers is opening October 21, with Orlando Bloom and Matthew Macfadyen. It looks wild and wonderful and may...

Steampunk Web Series Gains, Um, You Know

Turnstyle | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

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