The most recent Gatehouse Gazette is now out and once again it has some wonderful articles on Dieselpunk. One really great article is by our very own Tome Wilson who wrote, “Surviving the 1930s”.
Lot's of good reading here. http://www.ottens.co.uk/gatehouse/gazette-19.php…Continue
Carl Hagenauer (1872-1928) founded a workshop for artistic metal works in Vienna/Austria in 1898, the “Werkstätte Hagenauer” – marking the heyday of metalworking in the arts and crafts. It should become a legendary company that produced outstanding metal (and later also wood)…Continue
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On Saturday Matinee, we showcase full-length films from or about the diesel era. If you have any favorites you would love to see on the next Saturday Matinee, shoot me a message or comment in the box below.
This week, we're on the trail of famed criminal John Dillinger: Public Enemy Number One.…
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A rare and very unusual aircraft with a dramatic story behind its wings:
In 1926 a proposal was made that the RAF should attempt a non-stop flight to India. This would not only be operationally significant, but enormously prestigious to the service if successful. It would at the same time establish a new world long-distance record. The chosen vehicle for this attempt was the…Continue
... and thank you, everybody, for all the kind words about the Tycoon picture.
Two years, one hundred weekly columns... This Friday, I owe you something special.
Paulette Goddard, getting into her husband's (Charlie Chaplin) Rolls-Royce Phantom II, invites you to ride with the stars. Just to make things clear: today I didn't browse through dozens of web pages and my own archive folders to prepare this column. Instead, I simply borrowed the stuff from an…Continue
In August 80 years ago, precisely on 31 August 1931, a giant flying boat plowed through the waters south of Manhattan. Dornier Do X landed after an epic journey across the Atlantic. The plane with three decks(!) and six propeller engines on top of its wing must have been a stunning sight even for the otherwise in superlatives spoilt New…Continue
On June 7, 1915, Sublieutenant R.A.J. Warneford of the RNAS flew his Morane monoplane over the length of the huge airship, dropping six bombs. For this mission, Warneford won the Victoria Cross and…Continue
This is the first I've heard of it but apparently No More Heroes developer Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality, the people who brought us Imperium Galactica, have decided to team up in order to develop a dieselpunk based shooter.
The trailer actually reminds me of some of the nicer parts of Final Fantasy 7/8 and the world seems to make a nice use of bright colors. It's being released as a downloadable title on XBLA and PSN with a release date of this Winter.
Vasily Zaytsev, the prolific Soviet sniper of World War II, liked the rapid-fire ability of the SVT-40. Even with his beloved Mosin-Nagant racking up most of his enemy kills, the Hero of the Soviet Union believed in the rapid follow-up shots of the semi-automatic rival of the M1 Garand.
It, the SVT-40, a refined version of the SVT-38 was to be the standard…Continue
As a title for this picture, I first thought about "Tome Wilson Managing Dieselpunk Inc." or "It's lonely at the top", but finally decided for "Tycoon".
Welcome to Two Fisted Tuesdays, Dieselpunks' weekly beat on the mean streets.
Starring Gerald Mohr and starting with the famous lines, "Get this and get it straight! Crime is a sucker's road and those who travel it wind up in the gutter, the prison or the grave." The Adventures of Philip Marlowe runs about 25 minutes without commercials. You can listen to this blast from the past in MP3 format for free at the link below.…Continue
For that matter, without any ado at all... I ran out of ado a long time ago, but I've still got the jive!
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Lights out, everybody.
On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.
Due to popular demand The Drama Desk nominated, New York Innovative Theatre Award winning Radiotheatre will present their 2nd installment of the H.P. Lovecraft Festival for nine additional performances, August 7-September 11 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place). This installment of the H.P. Lovecraft…Continue
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