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Looking for Steamduck?

You will be.
Steamduck is part of the soon to be released Children's Book from Coal City Stories "Her Majesty's Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story." This will be the first Steampunk picture book ever! Support this great project by purchasing a T-shirt or other item at ETSY.com.
Learn about the Illustrator William Kevin Petty here!

 The Gospel According to VERDU! 
The Second installment of the Brofman series.
Here is a sneak peek at the new cover!
And read the 

Chenda and the Airship Brofman
Book Trailer

Chenda and the Airship Brofman is a 2010 AMAZON Breakthrough Novel Award Semi-finalist


The book Chenda and the Airship Brofman is available by clicking here. Thanks for your attention and enjoy the podcast of the first chapter.

Episode 1
Chapter 1 PDF or podcast



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Professor Henrietta Hoppingood. Ph.D., Lecturer in Cultures, Languages, and Esoterica.
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Movies
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What are your favorite Steampunk films?  Suggest a film in the Comments section of this site!

Short Clips:

The Mysterious Explorations of Jasper Morello. Dark and very Steampunk.

Meet Steampunk gadget master Jake Von Slatt. I If you have a yen to create in brass, check him out.

Warehouse 13. Lots of Steampunk gadgets in a modern world.

The Amazing Screw On Head - Weird and wonderful - but a bit dark.

Skyland - Japanese Animation - such a clean future, devoid of space physics.

MTV's Take on Steam - A loose overview.

Recommended
Steampunk Feature Films:
  • Van Helsing
  • The Postman
  • The Prestige
  • Waterworld
  • League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  • Wild, Wild West
  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
  • The Golden Compass
  • Young Sherlock Holmes
  • Steamboy
  • Dark City
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Stardust
  • Adventures of Baron Munchaussen
  • The Rocketeer
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Fiendish Plot of Dr Fu Manchu
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Both the silent & Disney)
  • Captain Nemo and the Underwater City
  • Mysterious Island
  • First Men in the Moon
Did I miss your favorite? Leave a comment!
The CSS Gazette!
(this links to the BLOG)

Click the NEWS! and see the Coal City Steam Gazette! New thoughts and discussions nearly every day!


Pictures!
Latest Steampunk Photos are here:
Emilie P. Bush on Facebook.

Oakland Cemetery Meet-up - 10/04/2009

Dragon Con 2009 - here, here, and here.

Steam Lit!
Steampunk literature is way cool, but hard to find, so here is a list of a few I recommend:

And Some Mags!:
SteamPunk Magazine
Steampunk Tales
Victoriana - FREE

Your Humble Hostess:

Emilie P. Bush