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Dieselpunk Grey Goose commercial
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Hey, has anyone  seen this rather  diesel-ish Grey Goose commercial? It made me sit up and notice!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Salim Farhat Aug 28, 2016.

The Velvet Tango Room
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Last night I went to the Velvet Tango Room in Cleveland - thirty minutes north from where I live, but tilted 80 years…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tome Wilson Nov 11, 2012.

What are you doing to celebrate International Dieselpunk Day?
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OK - unless any of you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe May Nov 6, 2012.

Ringing in a Dieselpunk New Year!
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We're having a Dieselpunk New Year's gathering tonight in a 1930s style hall and pulling out all the stops - the fedoras, the clothes, 20s and 30s jazz, champagne, and best of all - Jack Benny in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blake "Blakesby" Canham-Bennett Dec 27, 2012.

 

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Dieselpunk Grey Goose commercial

Hey, has anyone  seen this rather  diesel-ish Grey Goose commercial? It made me sit up and notice!See More
Jul 17, 2016
Ed Lacy left a comment for Joe May
"Greetings, fellow Ohio Dieselpunk, trainiac, and friend of the Charles family."
Jan 5, 2015
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Dec 25, 2012
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The Velvet Tango Room

Last night I went to the Velvet Tango Room in Cleveland - thirty minutes north from where I live, but tilted 80 years behind me. Appropriately, I passed through the giant art deco Guardians of Transportation statues on the Lorain Ave bridge to get there. Columbus Rd., where it is located, is dark and sits almost under the big bridge. Walking up to the place is like stepping into that 1920s Peugeot from Midnight in…See More
Nov 10, 2012
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What are you doing to celebrate International Dieselpunk Day?

OK - unless any of you from Northeast Ohio will let me in on some dizzy romp at the Silver Grille in Cleveland's Terminal Tower - take a gander at my plan to celebrate International Dieselpunk Day:Friday, November 9 - I'm going to the …See More
Nov 4, 2012
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Oct 30, 2012
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The Man in the Green Hat - the Saga of a Congressional Bootlegger

During this very week in 1930, the Washington Post began running stories about George Cassiday, a bootlegger who was selling alcohol to lawmakers from rooms in the House and the Senate office buildings.According to the U.S.…See More
Oct 25, 2012
Timothy W. Nieberding left a comment for Joe May
"Thanks Joe for your support on my Dorothy Day video : )"
Mar 15, 2012
Articles by Joe May

Real-life Clockwork Heroes

For all who love anything clockwork, cast your blinkers in the direction of January's Wired Magazine and an article called"The New French Hacker-Artist Underground" by Jon Lackman. The people in this true story make me want to hop…See More
Mar 11, 2012
Articles by Joe May

A Welcomed Streetcar Comeback

This gives me hope for the human race - I've been seeing all kinds of news about a revival of the use of streetcars. This elegant article was in Governing magazine: "Restored Streetcars Now Desirable" by Tod Newcombe. Sigh. Isn't this beautiful?…See More
Mar 7, 2012
Timothy W. Nieberding left a comment for Joe May
"One place that I think would be interested is the Cleveland Metroparks Canalway Center.  They deal with a lot of industrial history."
Jan 9, 2012
Timothy W. Nieberding left a comment for Joe May
"Yep, its good to see a northeast Ohioan involved.   Cleveland is a classic dieslepunk city.  Unfortunately almost nobody around here knows what dieslepunk or even steampunk is!"
Jan 5, 2012
Timothy W. Nieberding left a comment for Joe May
"Oops, didn't see your profile neighbor.  I live in North Olmsted."
Jan 4, 2012
Timothy W. Nieberding left a comment for Joe May
"You from Cleveland?"
Jan 4, 2012
Joe May posted a video

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) Trailer

This is the picture Jack Benny always joked about on his radio shows. Music by Franz Waxman.
Dec 31, 2011

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Raymond Loewy's 120th Birthday

Posted on November 5, 2013 at 9:57am 2 Comments

Google is celebrating the 120th Birthday of designer extraordinaire, Raymond Loewy today!

Here is his stunning official website. And a fun article in…

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The Man in the Green Hat - the Saga of a Congressional Bootlegger

Posted on October 25, 2012 at 8:00pm 1 Comment

During this very week in 1930, the Washington Post began running stories about George Cassiday, a bootlegger who was selling alcohol to lawmakers from rooms in the House and the Senate office buildings.

According to the…

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Real-life Clockwork Heroes

Posted on March 11, 2012 at 8:30pm 2 Comments

For all who love anything clockwork, cast your blinkers in the direction of January's Wired Magazine and an article called

"The New French Hacker-Artist Underground" by Jon Lackman.…

Continue

A Welcomed Streetcar Comeback

Posted on March 7, 2012 at 8:48pm 2 Comments

This gives me hope for the human race - I've been seeing all kinds of news about a revival of the use of streetcars. This elegant article was in Governing magazine: "Restored Streetcars Now Desirable" by Tod Newcombe. Sigh. Isn't this beautiful?…

Continue

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At 8:27pm on January 5, 2015, Ed Lacy said…

Greetings, fellow Ohio Dieselpunk, trainiac, and friend of the Charles family.

At 9:26am on March 15, 2012, Timothy W. Nieberding said…

Thanks Joe for your support on my Dorothy Day video : )

At 10:30am on January 9, 2012, Timothy W. Nieberding said…

One place that I think would be interested is the Cleveland Metroparks Canalway Center.  They deal with a lot of industrial history.

At 4:00pm on January 5, 2012, Timothy W. Nieberding said…

Yep, its good to see a northeast Ohioan involved.   Cleveland is a classic dieslepunk city.  Unfortunately almost nobody around here knows what dieslepunk or even steampunk is!

At 12:52am on January 4, 2012, Timothy W. Nieberding said…

Oops, didn't see your profile neighbor.  I live in North Olmsted.

At 12:50am on January 4, 2012, Timothy W. Nieberding said…

You from Cleveland?

At 8:23pm on October 31, 2011, Larry said…

Welcome aboard, Joe.

 
 
 

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