Jim Henson: 10 Great Moments
May16

Jim Henson: 10 Great Moments

Today is the 22nd anniversary of Jim Henson’s death. We at Dreampunk, along with so many people, were indelibly shaped by the man’s gentle genius and can still vividly recall our first exposure to the Muppets, as well as how heartbroken we were when he passed. The following is a portion of a review that one of our head writers, Robert Berg, wrote for the recent Muppet film at robwillreview.com: There was never a time in my...

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“And He Sailed Off…”: Maurice Sendak (1928-2012)
May09

“And He Sailed Off…”: Maurice Sendak (1928-2012)

We at Dreampunk were deeply saddened yesterday to hear of the passing of one of our favorite authors, Maurice Sendak. Mr. Sendak had the exceedingly rare ability to truly understand the way that children experience the world, as well as the exceedingly rare gift of being able to convey that, simply and powerfully, through words and artwork that spoke directly to children. He was able to do this because he never condescended to them....

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What is Dreampunk?
May01

What is Dreampunk?

Well, this is very exciting. Our very first post! We here at Dreampunk.me are absolutely ecstatic to welcome you all to the launch of our site, which is going to be a compendium of news, interviews, profile pieces, features, fiction, trivia, film and TV reviews, book reviews, humor, and more, all celebrating different aspects of steampunk/retrofuturism, cyberpunk, and all of those punk subgenres–Teslapunk, clockpunk, dieselpunk,...

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