Changing the Past


Dieselpunk didn’t start with a bang. It started with the crack of a whip. When Indiana Jones blazed his way onto the big screen in 1981, he popularized a postmodern style of art that has continued to evolve over the past three decades.

New to dieselpunk? Read Tome Wilson’s introduction to the genre.

Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones

Mapping World War II



I didn’t get into steampunk to be an activist.

When punks claimed steampunk for themselves, old timers were dismayed. But it turned out their “dressed-up, recreationary nostalgia” was more popular than the you’re-either-with-us-or-against-us politics of the punks. Continue reading

Unbuilt Cities