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HARRIET TUBMAN, “HONEST” ABE and THOMAS ALVA EDISON: Movies and the Age of Steam!

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HARRIET TUBMAN, “HONEST” ABE and THOMAS ALVA EDISON: Movies and the Age of SteamMovies in the Age of SteamThe age of motion pictures – or movies(“moving pictures”) – began at the end of the…Continue

Tags: tubman, underground, harriet, steam, initiation

FURIOUS FATAL FISTS OF STEAMFUNK: How To Write Fight Scenes That Ain’t Wack!

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FURIOUS FATAL FISTS OF STEAMFUNK: How To Write Fight Scenes That…Continue

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ADAPTING STORIES INTO SCREENPLAYS: And a brief history of the first Steamfunk movie (video)!

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ADAPTING STORIES INTO SCREENPLAYS On August 4, 2012, I will be Co-Directing the State of Black Science Fiction…Continue

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PUNK 101: Steampunk, Dieselpunk and a Three Year Old Genius!

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PUNK 101: Steampunk, Dieselpunk and a Three Year Old Genius! “A guy walks up to me and asks ‘What’s Punk?’. So I kick over a garbage can and say ‘That’s Punk!’ So he kicks over a garbage can and says…Continue

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Leslie Orton replied to Balogun Ojetade's discussion Steampunk Author Balogun Oyabode Abeegunde Writes Harriet Tubman as an Extraordinary Gentlewoman! in the group MULTICULTURAL STEAMPUNK FICTION
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HARRIET TUBMAN, “HONEST” ABE and THOMAS ALVA EDISON: Movies and the Age of Steam!

HARRIET TUBMAN, “HONEST” ABE and THOMAS ALVA EDISON: Movies and the Age of SteamMovies in the Age of SteamThe age of motion pictures – or movies(“moving pictures”) – began at the end of the nineteenth century with the invention – and patenting – of a device called a Kinetoscope, an early motion picture exhibition device designed for films to be viewed individually through the window of a cabinet housing its components. This device was conceptualized by Thomas Edison and developed by his…See More
Jun 27, 2012
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FURIOUS FATAL FISTS OF STEAMFUNK: How To Write Fight Scenes That Ain’t Wack!

FURIOUS FATAL FISTS OF STEAMFUNK: How To Write Fight Scenes That Ain’t Wack! …See More
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RITE OF PASSAGE: Blood & Iron - A Steamfunk tale of the legendary John Henry!

RITE OF PASSAGE: Blood & IronByBalogun OjetadeBased on the story Rite of PassageByMilton J. Davis   John Henry opened and closed his massive fists, giving relief to his wrists, which ached from the rusty, iron cuffs clamped around them.He shuffled up the long hallway, his feet unable to move more than a half foot at a time due to the shackles on his ankles.His four escorts – all clad in navy blue jackets,…See More
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ADAPTING STORIES INTO SCREENPLAYS: And a brief history of the first Steamfunk movie (video)!

ADAPTING STORIES INTO SCREENPLAYS On August 4, 2012, I will be Co-Directing the State of Black Science Fiction Film Festival.The State of Black Science Fiction Film Festival – in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture – is a creative platform of education, entertainment and empowerment through discussions related to film and television, and the production of both.Our…See More
May 31, 2012
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PUNK 101: Steampunk, Dieselpunk and a Three Year Old Genius!

PUNK 101: Steampunk, Dieselpunk and a Three Year Old Genius! “A guy walks up to me and asks ‘What’s Punk?’. So I kick over a garbage can and say ‘That’s Punk!’ So he kicks over a garbage can and says ‘That’s Punk?’, and I say ‘No that’s trendy!”- Billie Joe ArmstrongNow that’s Steampunk!On Sunday, my youngest daughter, ‘Yemi, who is three years old, was watching an episode of The Adventures of Brisco County,…See More
May 24, 2012
Balogun Ojetade replied to Balogun Ojetade's discussion STEAMPUNK AMERIKKKA!
"Actually it is not stupid at all. I critiqued, I did not criticize. For me, fiction is a "turkey drumstick" - the "bone" of reality, covered by the "meat" of creativity. What YOU did was criticize (I am not sure what…"
May 24, 2012
Balogun Ojetade replied to Balogun Ojetade's discussion STEAMPUNK AMERIKKKA!
"I agree. We are free to write what we will."
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At 6:46pm on March 28, 2011, Lia Keyes said…
Welcome to the Guild, Balogun!
At 7:17pm on March 30, 2011, Jaymee Goh said…
Welcome to Steampunking POC, Balogun!

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