The Marionette Unit

Posted in Movie, SteamPunk on May 4th, 2010 by Dr. Warthan
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Have a look at the teaser trailer for the upcoming SteamPunk movie “The Marionette Unit”.  It looks intriguing, and the production quality reminds me of something older, like a TV serial shot in England 10 to 20 years ago.  The overall atmosphere is warm, and there’s a certain realistic feel that I like.  Awesome job for a trailer.

I can only surmise that these villains are turning this poor girl into some kind of puppet, and the first connection reminds me of the Matrix.  What the Hell is going on?  I want to see more!  Excellent…

Via SteamPunk on Facebook from The Marionette Unit.

Exclusive: Vintage Radio Shack

Posted in Technology on December 16th, 2009 by Dr. Warthan
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Having been exiled to California for the last 4 years, I returned home to Arizona and was quite surprised to find a significant change to my local friendly neighborhood Radio Shack.  This one is a Vintage Radio Shack.

Not just the usual collection of soldering tools, batteries, and home electronics; this one features a wide and varied array of restored and reconditioned vintage electronics.  The owner has a serious hobby and is constantly working to bring yesterday’s glory back to life.

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Art with Imagination: Win

Posted in Art, SteamPunk on April 21st, 2009 by Dr. Warthan
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Now here’s how you do SteamPunk art, with imagination.  The technology is really at the edge of the story, and the story centers on the woman.  Looks like a space where a person really lives.  The attention to detail, all the little objects, and nick-nacks; it’s very well done.  This is a win.


She is trapped and hidden from the world. In this cozy, but gloomy room she has spend myriads of minutes that have turned out in one moment into single continuous thin cord. The only bond with the reality is that magic mirror on the wall. It shows her in some strange perspective everything that happens beyond this prison.