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The French Side of… Steampunk Literature

Les Moutons électriques (Electric Sheep, just like Philip K. Dick’s famous novel) is a French publisher that offers some wonderful collections for every geek. Its bibliothèque rouge (Red Library) proposes biographies of imaginary characters in a convincing academic style. One can read Les nombreuses vies de… (The many lives of…) Harry Potter, Jane Austen, Dracula… Read More

The Unsinkable Starship Titanic

A few years ago, I inherited some of my dad’s book collection when my mum decided to have a clear out. Included in the books were all five volumes of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy “trilogy.” I couldn’t wait to read them. As a child, I had been brought up watching the 1981… Read More

Steampunk Philosophy

A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure to host a steampunk discussion at Mythic Faire, a fantasy/myth/alt culture convention that features live music, masquerade balls and special guests. I had a stellar time, both as a guest and an attendee, with the steampunk panel discussion being the highlight of my weekend. I  type… Read More

STEAMPUNK WEEK: Have a Merry Steampunk Smartphone

A few months ago, GeekMom Brigid listed some cool steampunk apps for your iPhone. But what if you want your smartphone itself look like some delightfully intricate steampunk device ? Rejoice, for you’re not alone! Actually, there’s an amazing amount of steampunk smartphone arts and crafts. So many that I began to wonder about that.… Read More

Steampunk Week Giveaway (Now Closed)

When I heard we were going to be having a steampunk week here at GeekMom.com I knew right away that I wanted to help celebrate the event with a giveaway. Just as I was deciding what, exactly, to give away, I received an email from a figurine company I work with. Lo and behold, the… Read More