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Sxip Shirey Article~ in the Wall Street Journal

Sxip Shirey Article~ in the Wall Street Journal
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703864204576319581299261402.html

Added by Sepiachord on May 13, 2011 at 10:18am — No Comments

The Crimson Doctor

Name: Doctor Ezekiel Krimms

Age: 26



Birth date: April 18

Birth Place: Central England

Current Location: In transit

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Black

Height: 5'11

Weight: 160 lbs

Profession: Medical doctor/ Bounty hunter



Hobbies: .Reading, operating, hunting, marksmanship, riddles

Addiction: A match of wits

Overused Phrase: "Like gentlemen!"



Appearance/mannerisms: Stands perfectly straight at all times, one hand on his cane and… Continue

Added by Doctor Ezekiel Krimms on May 12, 2011 at 1:11pm — 1 Comment

Vagabond Opera's KickStarter for our NEW Album!

Help us with our new album! We've loads of amazing prizes, or as our drummer calls them "investment opportunities" to join in the "limitless wealth" of Vagabond Opera.

 

 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/772063527/vagabond-operas-new-dynamic-album

Added by Vagabond Opera on May 12, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Steamplus Costuming DOs and Don'ts

Whether your costume is a Steampunk version of a ghost, vampire, mechanic, a Victorian lady, an airship crew member or pirate , a world explorer or something all together different, you might benefit from some advice in regard to costuming issues plus sized men and women run into.  Here’s some great advice I picked up on costuming DOs and DON’Ts, specifically for plus size ladies and gentlemen, at a panel at the Steampunk Con, Aetherfest.  



Starting with hats, as cute as the tiny…

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Added by Maeve Alpin on May 12, 2011 at 9:31am — No Comments

Upcoming Event: The Steampunk World's Fair

Yes, a HUGE steampunk event that I AM going to!

Online Registration Ends May 11th! Purchase your admission today to be part of The Steampunk World’s Fair 2011 experience!

On May 20-22nd in Somerset New Jersey there will be one of the largest Steampunk events going on.  It is open to novices and veterans of the Steampunk community, and is entirely open…

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Added by Babs D. on May 12, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

International Steampunk City: Festival Review

The lead-up to the International Steampunk City (ISC) in Waltham, Mass was a tad unsettling. I had contacted the organizers, offering to do a presentation on the Mystery Airships of 1897 and they had responded positively. Then, about a month out, the website disappeared. And not just the sort of error when a server is down but the kind of message when the domain is no longer registered. It turned out that… Continue

Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on May 11, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

QUAINT #18 Roots of the Yellow Peril, Part I

Note: Jess Nevins' entry on the Yellow Peril was just too fascinating to be abridged, and so it will be posted in two parts. Follow along next Wednesday for Part II.



Film poster for The Face of Fu Manchu, who is one of the best known examples of the Yellow Peril stereotype. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.



The Yellow Peril. Although the anti-Asian stereotype of the “Yellow… Continue

Added by Ay-leen the Peacemaker on May 11, 2011 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Mémo

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Added by Olga Kotysheva on May 11, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Giveaway Week, Part 3

Occasionally we get a book in the mail which is not related to steampunk at all, as in the case of The Silent Land by Graham Joyce. It's a lovely, rather spooky book, and so we are giving a copy away over on Folderol, a daily weblog also run by the Steampunk Librarian! Feel free to pop on over and enter the contest there! We have more steampunky…

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Added by Steampunk Librarian on May 11, 2011 at 6:13am — No Comments

"Charlie" by Owen Evans is the Sepiachord Song of the Day.

"Charlie" by Owen Evans is the Sepiachord Song of the Day.

http://soundcloud.com/owen-evans/charlie-cover

"Cover of the song by The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing about Charles Darwin"

Added by Sepiachord on May 10, 2011 at 7:12am — No Comments

Vagabond Opera new album Kickstarter~

Vagabond Opera new album Kickstarter~
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/772063527/vagabond-operas-new-dynamic-album

Added by Sepiachord on May 10, 2011 at 7:11am — No Comments

Giveaway Week: The Rise of the Iron Moon

It's Day 2 of Giveaway Week over at the Steampunk Librarian, and today we're featuring Rise of the Iron Moon by Stephen Hunt. Coincidentally, Hunt's book was mentioned yesterday in a Wall Street Journal article about… Continue

Added by Steampunk Librarian on May 10, 2011 at 5:54am — No Comments

The Industrial Revolution of Today: A Review of FACTORY GIRLS by Leslie T. Chang

Click to read more on the publisher's website.



When we take about the impact of the Industrial Revolution, we speak of it in terms as if there had been only One Industrial Revolution, and that had taken place throughout the Western world during the nineteenth century. As I had written about… Continue

Added by Ay-leen the Peacemaker on May 10, 2011 at 5:48am — No Comments

Wondermark's Nominally-Essential Tinkerer's Hanbook:

Wondermark's Nominally-Essential Tinkerer's Hanbook:
http://wondermark.com/tink1/

Added by Sepiachord on May 9, 2011 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Giveaway Week at the Steampunk Librarian website!

We're holding contests for book giveaways all week! Today's feature is Mark Hodder's Burton & Swinburne in the Curious Case of the Clockwork Man. Pop on over and have a go at winning a copy!

Added by Steampunk Librarian on May 9, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

"After the Soil Fails" by Curtis Eller is the Sepiachord Video of the Day.

"After the Soil Fails" by Curtis Eller is the Sepiachord Video of the Day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBR_wk0a50k

Curtis Eller with special guests Bradley Blackwell and Matthew Rheeston
Filmed by Rebin Ahmed

Added by Sepiachord on May 9, 2011 at 6:45am — No Comments

Railroad!

Monday morning, and time for your weekly dose of steampunk adventure. http://steampunktrain.blogspot.com/ Climb aboard the Railroad! and see what all the hubbub is about. This week: Dodger decides the job is a little too strange for him, but can he just walk away from such a unique opportunity? Or will the work follow him no matter how hard he tries to leave it behind?

Added by Tonia Brown on May 9, 2011 at 5:29am — No Comments

Sepiachord Playlist for the Week Ending May 8th~

Sepiachord Playlist for the Week Ending May 8th~



The Mongrel Jews: Smuggler Song

Agness Twin: True Rose

Christian Williams: Never the Widow…

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Added by Sepiachord on May 9, 2011 at 12:19am — No Comments

"Damsel" by Ando Ehlers is the Sepiachord Song of the Day.

"Damsel" by Ando Ehlers is the Sepiachord Song of the Day.

http://deathpolka.com/music.html

Added by Sepiachord on May 8, 2011 at 11:47pm — No Comments

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