The Anachronistic Anarchist

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The Anachronistic Anarchist


A collection of some diverse uses of steam punk in media to show how anachronistic qualities move through time making a comment on how far we have come and how we can get back.


Zach Settles

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The Steam Punk Pinocchio
The imagining of the Pinocchio fairy tale by describing not as some kind of wooden man granted automation, but being made as a functionally astute "robot" or automaton.

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society is a wholly developed, progressive, big band, musical ensemble. The way in which I can relate this music as steam punk is the general aesthetic. It is the way in which they play in a grunge standard. It…

Devon Tread Watch
The Devon Tread watch is arguably the most cutting edge watch made today, a timepiece of striking visuals and technology. The Tread 1 Watch features four internal 2-micron thin belts that spin within the case to display the time. It’s powered by a…

Stately and elegant steampunk bathroom
San Francisco architect Andre Rothblatt and contractor Fredic Grasset recently completed this "Steampunk Bathroom" as part of a residential remodel. Beautiful! More at Todd Lappin's Bernalwood: "Bernal Architect Creates Whimsical Steampunk Bathroom"

Badass steampunk Nerfgun-cum-raygun
What happens when you weaponize all the horsepower of a full-size steam locomotive? You get the Goliathon. One shot can level a building, down an airship, or turn a man inside out.

This is a modified Nerf Vulcan. It has many real metal elements…

7 Random Facts about Steampunk
1. Take place in the Victorian era but include advanced machines based on 19th century technology

2. It can include the supernatural in some ways.

3. It can include advanced machines, but take place later than the Victorian period, thereby…

Mark Day shares with us a video of he shot of the Los Angeles incarnation of the Edwardian Ball, at the historic Music Box theater. Mark explains that the event included from Rosin Coven, "guerrilla street ballet" from Maggie Powers,…

Lost steampunk coaster of Disneyland Paris
Former Disney Imagineer Thom Shillinger has posted tantalizing details of a never-built steampunk rollercoaster that he helped design for Disneyland Paris:
These sketches reflected a way to clad up the coaster to look like it was made by the…
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