Farewell To Our Sponsor, Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, Aboard a Dirigible

Take a trip in a steam ship with our final post sponsored by Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab.

<cite>Vintage Tomorrows</cite> Connects Steampunk, Makers, and the Future of Technology

Vintage Tomorrows reaches into subcultures of the past, then gathers the steampunk subculture of today to talk about what steampunk is, why it's important at this point in time, and what it can teach us about the ...

April Block of the Month: Airship

It’s time for April’s block of the month in our steampunk quilt. This month we’re sailing on an airship. No worries about physics or how much weight must be at the bottom of that massive thing. ...

<i>Stormdancer</i>: The Lotus War Book One

Japanese steampunk. Yeah, I said Japanese steampunk. Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff is a dystopian feudal Japan setting with Iron Samurai wielding chainsaw katanas. Chainsaw katanas. It is a well-done kung-fu movie as ...

Ready to finish your steampunk goggles? Let’s go! In part one of the steampunk goggles tutorial, we started with a pair of cheap welding goggles and applied Rub ‘n Buff to make the plastic look like aged ...

In September I attended a steampunk convivial in my home town, naturally this required creating a steampunk costume. For someone whose sewing experience at the point of buying my ticket consisted of reattaching a ...

PBS Off Book is, according to their press release, “a new web series focused on experimental and non-traditional art forms on PBSArts.org. This 13-part, bi-weekly series explores the ever-changing definition ...

The tot and I decided to make rayguns to match our ballgowns–because a lady’s raygun says a lot about her. We, well, I, was going for something Steampunkian, but you could go Spaceranger, Futuristic, ...

The Demise of the (Type)Written Word

Before the iPad, before the netbook, before the personal desktop computer, there was a time in which simple mechanical parts and push button technology aided us in producing the written word: I give you the ...

Here it is, the definitive GeekMom Mother’s Day shopping guide. I surveyed my fellow GeekMoms to see what everyone most wanted for Mother’s Day, outside of the lovely pleasantries of nice meals cooked ...