#9 - Steampunks
Do you have your your goggles fastened? Are your firmly seated on your velocipede or dirigible? Tune in over the wireless as we talk about Steampunks!
What is Steampunk (and is it over)? Who are they and what makes them... tick?
Stay tuned (as we stoke the coals)!
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Play-by-play 00:00 - Cold Open 00:05 - Theme Song 00:25 - Introduction 01:10 - Who are Steampunks? What is Steampunk? 03:31 - Trivia 09:42 - Why Steampunk? 1:03:38 - Spotlight: [Soulless](http://yenpress.com/soulless/) and [Girl Genius](http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/) 1:06:17 - Goodbye! 1:07:40 - Outtakes
Citations "Steampunk = Mad Scientist Inventor [invention(steam x airship or metal man/baroque stylings) x (pseudo) Victorian setting] + progressive or reactionary politics x adventure plot" -Jeff Vandermeer, The Steampunk Bible ["Steampunk - Fanlore"](http://fanlore.org/wiki/Steampunk) ["Beyond Victoriana | A Multicultural Perspective on Steampunk"](https://beyondvictoriana.com/) ["Airship Ambassador »"](http://www.airshipambassador.com/) ["What is Steampunk, and is it over?"](http://www.themarysue.com/what-is-steampunk-and-is-it-over/) ["What the hell is Steampunk?"](http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/william-higham/steampunk-what-the-hell-is-it_b_1015192.html) ["An Anthropological Perspective of the Steampunk Culture"](https://www.academia.edu/6727453/Steam_Culture_An_Anthropological_Perspective_of_the_Steampunk_Subculture) ["Steampunk: Reimagining Trash and Technology"](http://blog.castac.org/2013/08/steampunk-reimagining-trash-and-technology/) ["Does Steampunk have an
ideology?"](http://drupagliassotti.com/2009/02/13/does-steampunk-have-an-ideology/) ["Does Steampunk have politics?"](http://drupagliassotti.com/2009/02/11/does-steampunk-have-politics/) ["Glue some gears on it (and call it Steampunk)"](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFCuE5rHbPA) ["Wikipedia - Steampunk"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steampunk) ["Oxford Dictionaries - Steampunk"](http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/steampunk) ["Steampunk Moves Between 2 Worlds"](http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/08/fashion/08PUNK.html) ["K.W. Jeter's Letter to Locus"](http://i.imgur.com/M7ema1o.png) ["Crafting Yesterday's Tomorrows: RetroFuturism, Steampunk, and the Problem of Making in the Twenty-First Century"](http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.2752/174967714X14111311182767) ["Steam Dream"](http://thephoenix.com//Boston/Life/61571-Steam-dream/) ["Steampunk Preppers.."](https://www.gunandgame.com/threads/steampunk-preppers.146495/) Vintage Tomorrows, Dir. Byrd McDonald (Netflix), 2015
Steampunk'd (Documentary), 2015, Game Show Network
Credits Music: All music this week is courtesy of our very own, Nick G! Logo: ["Glasses"](https://thenounproject.com/term/glasses/132894) by [Anton Anuchin](https://thenounproject.com/antonwebium) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) ["Steampunk"](https://thenounproject.com/term/steampunk/203055) by[Imangalieva Luiza](https://thenounproject.com/mangoluiza) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) ["Gears"](https://thenounproject.com/term/gears/661364) by[David](https://thenounproject.com/kaxgyatso) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/)
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