I have a confession to make: as much as I enjoy the Steampunk aesthetic I’ve never really gotten involved with it, until now. I had the wonderful opportunity to sit down at The Coffee Bureau in downtown Edmonton, Alberta and talk to steampunk artisan, and founding member of the Edmonton Steampunk Group, Melissa Wartenberg.
GoR: Let’s start with the basics: what is Steampunk?
Mel: What is steampunk? Steampunk is commonly referred to as Neo-Victorian science fiction, with an emphasis on innovation, creativity, and invention.
GoR: So it’s more than “when goth meets brown?
Mel: I would say so, yes. That’s a a creative way of summing it up...Read More