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San Francisco
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I'll be in the San Francisco city area over Xmas and New Year, visiting friends. Can anyone recommend areas of particular Dieselpunk significance? Thanks!Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Jan 5, 2015.

Book Reviews Anyone?

Is anyone interested in either sending me Dieselpunk/Steampunk books to review, or reviewing books that I can send to you? I'm not sure what the group rules have to say on this, and I'm not sure…Continue

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Started Feb 11, 2013

Ray Bradbury RIP
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 I just wanted to say how saddened I am by the passing of Ray Bradbury, and note how much of his work foreshadowed Steampunk (Something Wicked This Way Comes), Dieselpunk (Fahrenheit 451) and Raygun…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Cap'n Tony Jun 11, 2012.

 

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Reviewers Wanted!

 Excalibur Books is now looking for advance reviewers for Volume Two of "Tales From beyond Tomorrow", a collection of Dieselpunk/Atompunk/Steampunk stories by John Paul Catton. The official launch will be at the beginning of March 2018, and we're offering free advance review copies in early December to reviewers willing to post their reviews in early March. If you’d like to read Volume 1 to get a taste of what the series is like, it's currently at the discount rate of $0.99 and available on…See More
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The 2013 Modernist Revival - part 2

Posted on February 11, 2013 at 1:23am 5 Comments

"The 39 Steps" is currently enjoying a revival in London's West End - although I'm a bit alarmed that it's being described as a "family-comedy".…

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The 2013 Modernist Revival - part 1

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 2:30am 0 Comments

I've just come back from a seasonal trip to the UK, and I found evidence of a renewed interest in Modernism, Mod culture, and all kinds of artifacts from the Dieselpunk Era. For example, one major brewery (Elgood's) has been encouraging its pubs to restore their interior furnishings to their original designs - by which, they meant the Twenties and Thirties. Here are shots taken in the Wagon and Horses pub, Cambridge.  

More later!…

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Happy Holidays to all at Dieselpunks!

Posted on December 23, 2012 at 1:17am 0 Comments

Good wishes to all, and in 2013 I hope to finish my articles on Japan in the Jazz Age, and post more on things I've discovered and two-fisted fiction I've written. Until then, here are the promised pictures of the restored 1914 era Tokyo Station buildings. …

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Tokyo Station restored to original 1914 glory

Posted on November 3, 2012 at 4:11am 3 Comments

About three weeks ago, the renovated facades and interior of Tokyo station (Marunouchi side) were unveiled to the public, and the scaffolding and tarpaulins that have been up for the best part of ten years were all packed away. This huge red-brick building was first put up in 1914 and was the central…

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At 7:23pm on November 9, 2011, Larry said…

Welcome, John. Great to have a member from Japan.

 
 
 

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