February Miscellany

It’s Hugo nomination time, and for our readers who participate in that award process, we urge you to please take a moment to consider The Steampunk Bible for Best Related Work.  Jeff discusses why here.

Somehow, I missed that we were included in  CNN’s gift list, and we were pleased to see we made Popmatters best non-fiction list of 2011.

The link to the HGTV program Selling New York, in which we get a brief camera cut shout-out in Dr. Grymm’s laboratory (thank you, Joey!), is now available. The video features a brief interview with another SPB contributor Ayleen-the Peacemaker, and throughout you can see luminaries like Emperor Justinian Stanislaus of the Red Fork Empire, gentleman and scholar Daniel Holzman-Tweed, and members of The Wandering Legion of the Thomas Tew. Dr. Grymm was the mastermind behind helping CORE realtors promote the apartment by introducing them to Steampunk, and coordinating the widely publicized first Steampunk Open House.  The Chelsea apartment, which is listed at $1.75 million is still available.

Dr. Grymm writes of his involvement with the CORE realtors, critics of Steampunk design, and the Chelsea apartment as a whole here.

Selling NY – Steampunk Apartment from Joe Marsocci on Vimeo.

And finally we were thrilled to learn that Steampunk is alive and well in our own neck of the woods. The Florida Steampunk Exhibition began selling tickets earlier this month for its East event in Daytona Beach, FL on April 13 through 15. Guests include a star-studded line-up with Abney Park, Professor Elemental, O. M. Grey, and many others. You can find tickets and event listings here.

“February Miscellany” was published in Excursions, Fun times, Groups, Steampunk Bible Coverage.

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