Beginning February 22, 2014, the Disney Gallery at the Disneyland Resort will feature a new exhibit: "Mechanical Kingdoms - Steam Driven Visions of a Victorian Future" (Steampunk inspired "Mechanical Kingdoms" Disney Gallery exhibit opens today at...
Is the adventure over, now that Disney is co-opting Steampunk?
Purse: Ali Fateh; Model: Aamina Sheikh; Photo/makeup/styling: Maram & Aabroo. Steampunk is a unique, growing area of fashion that invokes images of a world where steam-powered technology rules and 19th century style mixes with goggles and gadgets.
Corsets, death rays, and top hats—oh my! Steampunk can revel in retrograde nostalgia but also disrupts ideas of masculine and feminine.
At a deeper level, steampunk unsettles. It’s not just that "masculine" and "feminine" categories are often mixed or violated. It’s also that the very ideas of masculinity, femininity, and normalcy draw attention to themselves in steampunk contexts and invite people to think, hmm, maybe that’s not an absolute. With Victorian and contemporary gender ideologies so visible in their world, steampunk texts can push readers to think more carefully and more creatively about all these "rules."
Telegraph.co.uk Sherlock facts: 21 things you didn't know Telegraph.co.uk K-pop pretty-boys SHINee paid tribute to the series with their 2012 hit Sherlock, and an accompanying video full of slightly suspect Holmes-ian references (violin, shabby...
Japan has a long tradition of Sherlock-influenced, copyright-avoiding manga or anime: Young Miss Holmes, a manga comic about Sherlock’s niece; Detective Hound, a canine anime series co-created by Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki; the unrelated Detective Dog Sherdock, a comic in which the sleuth is reincarnated as a dog; and the Arthur Conan Doyle-inspired boy crime-solver Detective Conan, whose latest animated adventure trounced Keanu Reeves’s 47 Ronin at the Japanese box-office. But the BBC series recently received the ultimate accolade: completely faithful (ie, free of tentacled creatures and and robots) comic-book adaptations of the episodes A Study in Pink and The Blind Banker in Young Ace magazine.
Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 title, The Order: 1886, is a technical powerhouse. Developer Ready at Dawn has been working with the next-gen hardware, discovering exciting ways to create a high-fidelity, alternate history version of London. Here are a selection of screenshots from our November issue cover story. These screens show Galahad, a knight of the order, investigating the richly detailed scenery and battling the proletariat rebel forces.
This will be the family game fun this holiday. Can't wait to play it!
Frankenstein looks like an entirely different kind of monster when he’s made of gears and metal. I like this take on the classic creature
Legendary special effects artist Rick Baker is the undeniable king of Halloween with this steampunk reinterpretation ...powered by an elaborate array of cyborg clockwork and brass fixtures now hold [the] stringy flesh in place. ... Baker debuted his mechanical monster suit at an event celebrating his M.A.C. Cosmetics makeup line. His wife, Silvia, was appropriately the steampunk Bride of Frankenstein, although her look was considerably less gruesome.
I was delighted to discover a steampunk facebook group entirely devoted to steampunk music! As I took a look around, I discovered that steampunk music, like steampunk writing, varies a lot in flavor-but it is all still beautifully ...
It's no accident steampunk has become so popular; here in the 21st century we're facing an information revolution, just as the 19th century struggled through the industrial revolution. The rise in wearables, Internet-connected ...
It is this license of creative freedom that makes steampunk such a tantalizing genre for writers, and such a rewarding and intriguing one for readers. Imagine worlds filled with outrageously crossbred contraptions, tied to epic adventures, laced with memorable stories of love. What more could a reader ask for, right?
There's this magnificent effort currently ongoing at Kickstarter, Steampunk World: A multicultural steampunk fiction anthology edited by Sarah Hans. Here's what is their main intent behind the creation of this fascinating ...
The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing are kind of like an underground super team of rascals and ragamuffins. The band features cult comedian Andrew O'Neill and ex Creaming Jesus singer Andy Heintz, and their loyal fanbase is ever growing.
With their latest double a-side single 'The Gin Song / Third Class Coffin',
TMTWNBBFN have presented us with a fine slab of rough 'n' tumble alt rock, masked under humorous lyrics with surprising substance. Their shows are usually sell-out affairs with fans huddled in to see their favourite steampunk stalwarts.
Welcome to Steampunk Everything where you can discover amazing Steampunk style, jewelry, Victorian goggles, pocket watches, books. Shop securely online today!
The owners of Steampunk Everything, has launched a new website, Steampunkeverything.com a site aimed at Steampunk enthusiasts.
The new website combines a comprehensive listing of steampunk watches, costumes for Steampunk cosplay, books, clothing, steampunk necklaces and a directory of high in demand Steampunk goods. The site will be of tremendous value to fans, hobbyists and the core Steampunk audience. “This is a cutting edge Internet site far superior to anything in the marketplace,” said Lee Buchanan, founder of Steampunk Everything. “We expect tremendous sales through our convenient, user-friendly web site.”
If you ever asked the question 'What is Steampunk?', this site seems to answer the question because of their vast coverage of this sub-genre. More than 2 million steampunk fans are in the world. “With Steampunk Everything, many passionate enthusiasts will now be able to find amazing pieces such as Steampunk watches and Edwardian-Victorian period clothing,” said Lee Buchanan.
Asil Note: I haven't bought anything from this site. However, it has a lot of stuff on it!