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November 2012 Articles (20)

"Papa Ain't No Santa Claus," But Pilsner Is!

So here we have my Xmas stocking-stuffers for all you good boys and girls (I prefer bad girls myself, but that's another subject). If you're sick of the usual Yuletide chestnuts— and who isn't?— try playing some of these at your next holiday party, instead:



http://pilsnerspicks.blogspot.com/



I've changed the format a bit this year, mixing in some non-holiday music. That's mainly because I have a limited supply of the…

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Added by Pilsner Panther on November 30, 2012 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Lord K's Garage #161: Postwar Buicks

This futuristic concept, drawn by Jo Gault in 1946, could be a Buick:

Concept For Buick

Real postwar Buicks, no less impressive with their beautiful curves, massive fenders and extensive chrome trim, were developed from 1942 models:…

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Added by lord_k on November 30, 2012 at 6:30am — 7 Comments

Mick Trubble Returns in Red-Eyed Killer

First of all, I want to thank my peers here at 'Punks who have gone out of their way to support this series. The feedback from the readers has been fantastic, and truly appreciated.



So I'm pretty excited to release the next installment in the Troubleshooter series: Red-Eyed Killer

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Details: In the prequel to New Haven Blues, Mick Trubble is a partial amnesiac who barters favors in…

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Added by Bard Constantine on November 25, 2012 at 4:25pm — 5 Comments

Cap'n Tony's Atomic Cabaret #(5)2: Mourning in Hollywood

Folks, it is th'...the end of an era.  With great regret I tell you that m...my agent an' frien Benjamin Siegel is dead.

He was a...a great man.  Dead too soon.  Sh...shot in the face by an assssasssin.  Right in his Hollywood home.  I...I know he was...connected an' all...but he was there for me, damn it.

So I'm here at …

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Added by Cap'n Tony on November 24, 2012 at 9:40pm — No Comments

S.A.M. #66: The Stratoliner

It's Saturday, and your Air Mail is here again, delivered by a state-of-art flying Leviathan.

TWA Stratoliner

The following article was published on Boeing official website:

The Boeing Model 307 Stratoliner was the world's first high-altitude commercial transport and the first four-engine airliner in scheduled domestic service. With names like…

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Added by lord_k on November 24, 2012 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Let us give thanks for Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe

Added by Tome Wilson on November 22, 2012 at 12:15pm — 2 Comments

Two Fisted Tuesdays with The Shadow - The Isle of the Living Dead

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!

Since hitting the airwaves in August 1930 as part of the "Detective Story" radio show, The Shadow has become one of the most beloved heroes in pulp history.  On Two-Fisted Tuesdays, we'll follow the adventures of The Shadow as he battles a rogues gallery of crooks and villains from around the world.

Never heard of The Shadow before?…

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Added by Tome Wilson on November 20, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Cap'n Tony's Atomic Cabaret #(5)1: Atomic Blast at the Flamingo!

Havin' a Blast in the Nevada Desert!

 

Welcome, one and all, to the new, restyled* Cabaret!  A new age dawns with the boundless promise of Atomic Energy!  Clean, safe, and cheap, we're just now on the cusp of Utopia thanks to our friend the Atom!…

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Added by Cap'n Tony on November 17, 2012 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Pistol Packing Shutter Bug

Late last year I wrote about the what's old is new again craze of mounting illumination to weapons. Nearly a year later I am diving back into the idea of weapon's accesories, but this time the idea…

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Added by Jake Holman Jr. on November 14, 2012 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

Guide to the Decodence: WWII, "El Investigador"

Well this one is the cover of "El Investigador" dossier that was released for the International Dieselpunk Day, please take a look just clicking …

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Added by N. Inmunsapá on November 13, 2012 at 9:26pm — 2 Comments

2012 International Dieselpunk Day Mix

Joshua Pfeiffer a.k.a. DJ Fact.50, of Vernian Process fame, has released a mix of great dieselpunk music in honor of International Dieselpunk Day. Featuring tracks by Christopher L. Stone, Jerry Goldsmith, In The Nursery, Two Steps From Hell, Jean Michel Jarre and more, this'll be a great mix to listen to whenever you're in the dieselpunk…

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Added by Clinton on November 13, 2012 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Two Fisted Tuesdays with The Shadow - Ghost Town

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!

Since hitting the airwaves in August 1930 as part of the "Detective Story" radio show, The Shadow has become one of the most beloved heroes in pulp history.  On Two-Fisted Tuesdays, we'll follow the adventures of The Shadow as he battles a rogues gallery of crooks and villains from around the world.

Never heard of The Shadow before?…

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Added by Tome Wilson on November 13, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

My dream of a dieselpunk future

When I look back at the Jazz Age, I see a time of unfettered dreams;

dreams where people could build something much greater than themselves.

But the dreamer awakened.

Still, in the daylight hours,

the dreamers looked beyond today and saw a future;

A future where humanity could thrive and where hope was everlasting.

I see dieselpunk as a return to those dreams and that future.

We have a chance to cut the chains of intolerance and…

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Added by Tome Wilson on November 12, 2012 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

Harold Lloyd's Girl Shy (1924)

Something to brighten your Sunday morning.

Girl Shy is a 1924 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd and Jobyna Ralston.  In it, a shy young man, who is completely incapable of talking to women, decides to write a book that details to other bachelors how to find a girlfriend.


Via: The Flapper…

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Added by Tome Wilson on November 11, 2012 at 10:40am — 4 Comments

Cap'n's Cabaret #50: VICTORY!!

VICTORY!! 

V-E, V-J, any way you spell it, at long last this horrible war is over.

It has been a long, hard row, filled with unspeakable horrors.  No one has left this war untouched.  We can celebrate now a hard-won victory, and mourn the brave men and women who lost…

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Added by Cap'n Tony on November 10, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

It happened in March 1935

THIS IS A FICTIONAL STORY set in "Atlantic Republic" setting, which is jointly developed in Russian-speaking Livejournal community "Atlantic Republic - A Dieselpunk Legend". All circumstances and events here are fictional, although many of them are based on real events which happened in our world. Also many people and organizations mentioned here were (or still are, in one case) real, although their…

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Added by Ignat Solovey on November 8, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Two Fisted Tuesdays with The Shadow - The Laughing Corpse

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!

Since hitting the airwaves in August 1930 as part of the "Detective Story" radio show, The Shadow has become one of the most beloved heroes in pulp history.  On Two-Fisted Tuesdays, we'll follow the adventures of The Shadow as he battles a rogues gallery of crooks and villains from around the world.

Never heard of The Shadow before?…

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Added by Tome Wilson on November 6, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Tokyo Station restored to original 1914 glory

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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Added by John Paul Catton on November 3, 2012 at 4:11am — 3 Comments

El Investigador Magazine WWII Edición Dieselpunk

Hi dieselpunks...well this time El Investigador N°5 dieselpunk edition its about WWII

This is what we got:

-Half full, Half empty: Russian Dieselpunk: a translation from the atricle written by Lord K (with a post scriptum, for "El Investigador"

-Introducing our new  column "Jonbar Hinge" which talks about alternate history. This time writing by Ian Hathaway, from right here on dieselpunks.org and translated by the El Investigador…

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Added by N. Inmunsapá on November 1, 2012 at 5:08am — 1 Comment

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