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Petition: Demand a Public Apology to the Carlsbad Steampunks!
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Tags: steampunk, petition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan G. Feb 28.

The Sounds of the Roaring Twenties Interactive Website
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Found this website on the Paleofuture Blog, a site that put together sound files…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Docneg Oct 18, 2013.

Fire Up the N&W 611!

It's time to bring a Diesel Era Streamline Masterpiece back to life!!The Norfolk & Western J-class…Continue

Tags: restoration, locomotive, streamline

Started Jul 3, 2013

Noirmadillo?!?!

I just got alerted to this book by an artist friend doing artwork for it:The City of Smoke and…Continue

Tags: noir, books

Started Jun 25, 2013

 

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Petition: Demand a Public Apology to the Carlsbad Steampunks!

Sign PetitionRecently, a group of Steampunk aficionados, visited the Westfield Plaza Mall in Carlsbad CA. On…See More
Feb 17
A article by Cap'n Tony was featured

Official release of Dieselpunk: an Anthology, by Twit Publishing

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!  Twit Publishing announces long awaited release of Dieselpunk, an Anthology!Eight exciting tales of Dieselpunk adventure and intrigue!New and exciting worlds that never were (but should have been)!In planning for the last year and featuring…See More
Feb 13
Cap'n Tony posted a discussion

The Sounds of the Roaring Twenties Interactive Website

Found this website on the Paleofuture Blog, a site that put together sound files of "sounds of the street" in the Roaring Twenties.  While many sites give us photos or video of the period, this one is perhaps the first to give us the sounds.Behold, The Roaring Twenties, an Interactive exploration of the historical soundscape of New York City…See More
Oct 18, 2013
A article by Cap'n Tony was featured

Dieselpunks Interview: Photographic Artist Andy Silvers

Roanoke, Virginia, based photographic artist Andy Silvers is a growing internet phenomenon whose combination of photography and digital graphic design has taken the mediums in new and exciting directions. His ecclectic mix of visual storytelling, eroticism, horror, glamor, fashion, and pop culture is gaining a growing following among afficionadoes of pulp, pin up art, burlesque, gothic culture, tattoo culture, rockabilly, and, yes, Dieselpunk and Steampunk. His work has appeared in many…See More
Sep 10, 2013
Cap'n Tony posted an event

Gatsby Picnic, Richmond, VA at Wilton House Museum

September 8, 2013 from 11am to 4pm
The Art Deco Society of Virginia's second annual Gatsby Picnic, at the historic Wilton House Museum in Richmond.See More
Aug 31, 2013
Cap'n Tony posted a video

Leonard Cohen - Everybody knows (live in London, 2008)

"Everybody Knows the Dice are Loaded, Everybody Rolls with their Fingers Crossed...". Leonard proves he's as ahead of the times today as he was 30 years ago. A Dieselpunk before the term existed...
Jul 21, 2013
Cap'n Tony posted a discussion

Fire Up the N&W 611!

It's time to bring a Diesel Era Streamline Masterpiece back to life!!The Norfolk & Western J-class Streamline Locomotive #611 is a rare masterpiece of late steam-power and streamline design.  Kept alive for tour excursions up to the mid 1990's, she's been in storage or static display ever since [image from locomotive.wikia.com].But there's a campaign to get her up and running again […See More
Jul 3, 2013
Cap'n Tony updated an event

Lang's Metropolis in Theater! at Byrd Theater, Richmond, VA, USA

July 28, 2013 from 3pm to 6pm
Fritz Lang's immortal Metropolis, with live music via Pipe Organ, at Richmond's historic diesel era Byrd Theater.Dress in your Diesel best! See More
Jul 3, 2013
Cap'n Tony posted an event

Lang's Metropolis in Theater! at Byrd Theater

July 28, 2013 from 3pm to 6pm
Fritz Lang's immortal Metropolis, with live music via Pipe Organ, at Richmond's historic diesel era Byrd Theater.Dress in your Diesel best! See More
Jun 30, 2013
Cap'n Tony posted a video

How's this for Diesel Cars?

Mater: Private Eye! Mater tries to solve the case of Lightening McQueens flat tires and dreams of himself as a private investigator working on a case of coun...
Jun 26, 2013
Cap'n Tony posted a discussion

Noirmadillo?!?!

I just got alerted to this book by an artist friend doing artwork for it:The City of Smoke and Mirrors - an Armadillo Mystery (Nick C. Piers - 2012)It appears to be a camp pulp noir adventure featuring a hard boiled detective...who happens to be an anthropomorphic armadillo.  The blurb available for prieview…See More
Jun 25, 2013
Articles by Cap'n Tony

Cap'n's Cabaret #73: Hell's Angels, Neptune's Chosen

Up in the Heavens, daring Devils bring Hell to Earth!  On and under the Seas Men of Iron in Ships of Steel duel for supremacy of the seas.  Yes, those Gallant Knights of the Air in their Incredible Flying Aeroplanes!  The glory!  The romance!  The excitement!  Oh, and the old "die horribly in a fiery plummet after ripping apart near-defenceless footmen" part of the…See More
Apr 20, 2013
Articles by Cap'n Tony

Cap'n's Cabaret #72: Dug In Like a Mole...it's a Gas

War is Hell...why not find a way to dig in faster?It's a year into this horrible war, this Great War, and we're going nowhere fast.  The western and eastern fronts have stabilized with no significant progress.  Even the Italians joining the Entente have merely created a third static front.  All sides have dug in, creating elaborate, labrinthine…See More
Apr 13, 2013
Articles by Cap'n Tony

Cap'n's Cabaret #71: The World Gone Mad!! [WAR!]

WAR!!The kerfluffle over the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand has set Europe aflame!  Will this madness spread to the entire world?[from peterboroughimages.co.uk]What a mess!  To attempt to summarize this amazing cluster of alliances and enmities that are happening here, Austria declared war on Serbia, so Russia declared war on Austria, so Germany declared war on Russia, so…See More
Apr 6, 2013
Articles by Cap'n Tony

Diesel Movie Review: Public Enemies (2009)

"What keeps you up nights, Mr. Dillinger?""Coffee."In honor of the late Roger Ebert, who recently passed away, I'm presenting my latest Diesel Movie Review.  R.I.P, Mr. Ebert!The midwest, 1930s.  The Great Depression is at its worst, people are desperate, poverty is rampant, and crime is at an all-time high.  The fledgling Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to establish…See More
Apr 5, 2013
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Cap'n's Cabaret #70: Those Moving Pictures!

The Flickers, the Silver Screen, the Moving Pictures...call them what you will, I call them GOLD![image from solarnavigator.net]Yes, the Motion Pictures Industry is coming into its own thanks to amazing new directors, stars, and actors with a keen new eye on what's possible.  Folks in faraway places like Southern California and Paris and Berlin are experimenting with the…See More
Mar 30, 2013

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Cap'n's Cabaret #116: Ready for a Rumble?

Posted on April 12, 2014 at 9:35pm 3 Comments

Pugilism, fisticuffs, the duel in the squared circle, the sweet science...whatever you call it, it is perhaps the manliest dance in the world.

One ring, two men, fifteen rounds. No low blows or rabbit punches. Let's get it on! [image from wikimedia]

Boxing is a sport that has been around as long as man has been entertained by a good fight. From Ancient…

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Cap'n's Cabret #115: Hockey, eh?

Posted on March 29, 2014 at 6:30pm 2 Comments

Furious, fast-paced, and frozen, hockey comes to the US!

A gift from our northern neighbors, the sport of Hocky brings the fast paced world of nonstop sport to the ice. Skates are worn, allowing incredibly fast movement as the players chase a small rubber "puck" across the ice, assaulting it with a large L-shaped stick, and then attempt to score a goal in…

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Cap'n's Cabaret #114: The Other Football

Posted on March 22, 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

Football that primarily uses the players' feet? Uncanny! It's the growing sport of Soccer, what the rest of the world calls football, and if it can overcome its internal difficulties it's set to become the next great American sport!

Yes, the "Other Football" may not have the glory of the Gridiron yet, but if the growing popularity of the American…

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Cap'n's Cabaret #113: Shooting Hoops

Posted on March 8, 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

It's the Little Sport that Could: Basketball! Once a second-tier game with a minor following, basketball is about to hit the big time!

With the growth of the new American Basketball League, this lesser-known American sport, invented a while back in the Midwest by Dr. James Naismith, is getting a new influx of money and a new surge of interest outside of the small gymnasiums,…

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At 12:15am on September 28, 2012, Lady Smoke said…

Thank you and nice to meet you Cap'n Tony..:-)

 
 
 

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