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A Transatlantic Tunnel, Hurrah!: A book review

A Transatlantic Tunnel, Hurrah! In this alternate almost present, the American colonies are still under British rule because the revolution failed and George Washington was executed as a traitor. Now it is 1973 and an ancestor of that American rebel, Augustine Washington, is attempting an economic path towards independence: the construction of a transatlantic tunnel.



This is the setup for Harry Harrison's 1973 “steampunk before steampunk had a…

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Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on July 4, 2011 at 8:29am — No Comments

Just watched: "It Happened Here" 1966

Just watched: "It Happened Here" 1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It_Happened_Here
"set in an alternate history in which Nazi Germany successfully invades and occupies the United Kingdom during World War II"

Added by Sepiachord on July 3, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Piñataland "Songs for the Forgotten Future Vol. 2" review on Sepiachord~

Piñataland "Songs for the Forgotten Future Vol. 2" review on Sepiachord~
http://www.sepiachord.com/pinataland.htm

Added by Sepiachord on July 3, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

The Dandy approves of Sepaichord~

The Dandy approves of Sepaichord~
http://www.thedandy.org/misc.

Added by Sepiachord on July 3, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

A journey into Steampunk Movies

 I have a huge list of Steampunk and steampunk related movies, Which I am going to watch... all of them. Yes there are some I have seen and enjoyed, but I have not watched them with steampunk goggles on!

 

Last night we began with our first 2 movies

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Added by Lady Heloise on July 3, 2011 at 1:05am — No Comments

Sxip Shirey "A bottle of WHISKEY and a handful of BEES" Kickstarter~

Sxip Shirey "A bottle of WHISKEY and a handful of BEES" Kickstarter~
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sxipshirey/a-bottle-of-whiskey-and-a-handful-of-bees-sxip-shi

Added by Sepiachord on July 2, 2011 at 9:22am — No Comments

We've added a new song to the Sepiachord Jukebox: "Open Arms Empty Air 2011 Version" by Unextraordinary Gentlemen

We've added a new song to the Sepiachord Jukebox:
"Open Arms Empty Air 2011 Version" by Unextraordinary Gentlemen
http://www.sepiachord.com/juke.htm

Added by Sepiachord on July 2, 2011 at 9:03am — No Comments

JACKSON DEL REY chats about "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror" on Sepiachord~

JACKSON DEL REY chats about "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror" on Sepiachord~
http://www.sepiachord.com/jdrintnos.htm

Added by Sepiachord on July 1, 2011 at 7:06am — No Comments

"Something Wicked (That Way Went)" by Vernian Process is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~

"Something Wicked (That Way Went)" by Vernian Process is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~
http://vernianprocess.bandcamp.com/track/something-wicked-that-way-went

Added by Sepiachord on July 1, 2011 at 7:04am — No Comments

"Brassy" by Ginger Ibex is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~

"Brassy" by Ginger Ibex is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~

http://gingeribex.bandcamp.com/

Added by Sepiachord on June 30, 2011 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Raffle for Rising Phoenix: Donate to Win a Signed Copy of Scott Westerfeld's GOLIATH

This summer, I said that I'll be unveiling a couple of additional surprises for people who donate to the Rising Phoenix Fund. The first one came into the mail recently...



What is this you say?

A signed review copy of Scott Westerfeld's GOLIATH!



That's right. Be the coolest steampunk ever & read the thrilling… Continue

Added by Ay-leen the Peacemaker on June 30, 2011 at 9:02pm — No Comments

QUAINT #25 Pedro Arbuez d’Espila in "The Torture of Hope" by Villiers de l’Isle Adam

Inquisition Scene by Francisco Goya

Inquisition Scene by Francisco Goya



Pedro Arbuez d’Espila was created by Villiers de l’Isle Adam and appeared in “The Torture of Hope” (Nouveaux Contes Cruels, 1888). “The Torture of Hope” is in many ways the quintessential conte cruel.



There was a real Pedro Arbuez d’Espila,… Continue

Added by Ay-leen the Peacemaker on June 30, 2011 at 8:56pm — No Comments

6/29 DJ Panix Playlist~

6/29 DJ Panix Playlist~



Los Straightjackets: Squid

Briefs: Poor and Weird

Abney Park: Off the Grid

Bonerwagon: Piledriver

Dictators: Disease

Tinnitus: Addiction to Diction

William S Burroughs: Interlude 1

Wipers: The Chill Remains

Kasabian: Club Foot

Ghost Power!!!: The Basement

MU330: Hoosier Love

Shakin' Not Stirred: #1 on the Hit List

Schoolyard Heroes: Centaur: Half-Man Half-Motorcycle

Descendents: Green

Kate Bush:… Continue

Added by Sepiachord on June 30, 2011 at 8:47pm — 2 Comments

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys: "Steam Ship Killers" Review on Sepiachord~

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys: "Steam Ship Killers" Review on Sepiachord~
http://www.sepiachord.com/steamshipkillers.htm

Added by Sepiachord on June 30, 2011 at 6:51am — No Comments

Aug 17th, Seattle WA: Bakelite 78, Sxip Shirey, Sarah Alden, Toy-Box Trio

Aug 17th, Seattle WA: Bakelite 78, Sxip Shirey, Sarah Alden, Toy-Box Trio

http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=238892636140581



Eclectic Rendezvous: Bakelite 78, Sxip Shirey, Sarah Alden, Toy-Box Trio   

Wednesday, August 17 at 9:30pm

Jewel Box at the Rendezvous 2322 2nd Ave Seattle, WA 98121

21+

$10

Show starts: 9:30 PM

ADVANCE TICKET SALES:…

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Added by Sepiachord on June 30, 2011 at 6:27am — No Comments

"Distortions" by Walter Sickert & friends is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~

"Distortions" by Walter Sickert & friends is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZpYqgxw86A

Added by Sepiachord on June 29, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Stories Part 1

I've gone ahead and posted the first in a series of one-shot short stories that will make up the backstory for the three main characters of my main story (and that mostly serve as writing exercises for myself). I'd really appreciate anyone who can hop over, take a look, and give me some feedback:

The Ballad of Jedediah and Stella Ann

Added by T. H. Cox on June 29, 2011 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Tarantella "Esqueletos" review on Sepiachord~

Tarantella "Esqueletos" review on Sepiachord~
http://www.sepiachord.com/te.htm

Added by Sepiachord on June 29, 2011 at 6:27am — No Comments

Weird West Movie Movie Night: "Straight to Hell" 1987

Weird West Movie Movie Night: "Straight to Hell" 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straight_to_Hell_%28film%29

Added by Sepiachord on June 29, 2011 at 12:36am — No Comments

steampunk linkblog, June 28 2011

We're a bit all over the place this week. There are truly steampunky happenings out there -- a proposed web series you can support, for instance! And a new physics-based game in which you save a steampunk hero and dispose of a steampunk villain! -- but there are other…

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Added by Steampunk Librarian on June 28, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments

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