Posts Tagged ‘Old-Timey’

Plans, Imagery and Resources for the Intrepid Airship Builder

Mar
04

Airship Over Chicago

I’ve become a great fan of airship history and lore. As captain and creator of the USAS C.E. Rosendahl, accuracy, plausibility and function are all very important to me when creating my floating gas bag based transport. My research has …

Upcoming Chicagoland Steamy Events

Feb
24

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Chicago is becoming a very good destination and playground for Midwestern Steampunks. If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know that this weekend there is a Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show, and we’re having our monthly get-together at a French Restaurant …

The Tie Bar Takes Care of All Your Ascot Needs

Feb
19
The Tie Bar is a well-kept gentleman's secret. They carry a wide range of ascots and cravats at affordable prices.

Love and Romance for the Proper Neo-Victorian.

Feb
18

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Dating, love, lust, sex and personal relationships for the Neo-Victorian must be handled delicately. Aged, proper old-timey sex cries, woos, euphemisms and proper colorful words should be sprinkled liberally in your daily (and nightly) vocabulary.

A proper starting point is …

The Stolen Airship by Karel Zeman

Jan
21

Airships, Zeppelins, dirigibles and lighter-than-air steam powered travel are common motifs in both steampunk ideology as well as fiction. The days of the airship have not fully vanished, and continue to occupy a fancy in the collective steampunk consciousness. It’s …