Tag Archives: Steampunk

Halloween Make Up Tips

You don’t need a full-blown costume to make a splash on Halloween, just a good make up artist. Connecticut artist Makeup by CG provides GeekMom with some tips and tricks. Read More


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’m sure there’s a gear-driven anti-grav device powering the ship behind the scenes. And flapping those wing-fins for no… Read More

Stormdancer: The Lotus War Book One

Stormdancer: 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 a book, but with a female heroine, and a detailed new fantasy setting. Read More

February Block of the Month Quilt: Steampunk Goggles

It’s time for February’s block of the month in our GeekMom steampunk-themed quilt. t’s never too late to get started, and it’s never too late to get caught up. This month, the pattern is a steampunk staple – the hat with goggles. Whether you’re using them to go racing in experimental vehicles or weld together mad science inventions, you really can never have enough goggles. Read More

Archaeologists of Shadows

This steam punk style graphic novel takes place in a world where every living thing is slowly transforming into a mechanical being. Those who resist the change are punished harshly by the authorities and hunt down anyone who dares to go against what they believe is the will of the gods. The worlds only hope to stop and possibly refuse this mechanization is in finding the gods themselves for answers. Read More

Her Majesty’s Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story

Have you seen the trailer for Emilie Bush’s new book Her Majesty’s Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story? You can find more info about it on her blog: http://coalcitysteam.wordpress.com About the book Her Majesty’s Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story – It’s a dirty job, but he loves it. St.John Murphy Alexander walks the world exploring for… Read More

2012 Steampunk World’s Fair

Steampunk Festival Fears Mother Nature Steampunk World’s Fair takes unusual step to keep inclement weather from raining on parade This May, the Steampunk World’s Fair will hit Piscataway, New Jersey with three days of the largest steampunk festival in the country – last year’s fair garnered about 3000 guests in total. With a nation of… Read More

Steampunk: History Beyond Imagination! Premieres at Anaheim’s Muzeo

What might have been had events and technology happened a little differently? If we’d kept on as a steam-powered society instead of becoming an oil-based one? “Steampunk: History Beyond Imagination!” at the Muzeo in Anaheim, CA explores exactly that. Visitors are drawn into an era when science and industry combined in new and fascinating ways… Read More