PDX event for "Vintage Tomorrows: A Historian And A Futurist Journey Through Steampunk Into The Future of Technology"

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6 Responses to “PDX event for "Vintage Tomorrows: A Historian And A Futurist Journey Through Steampunk Into The Future of Technology"”

  1. Tim Marsh says:

    Birth and death of fashion culture is explored in Scott Westerfeld’s fiction “So Yesterday” (Not steampunk). 

  2. G3 says:

    I’ve been curious about what we will call “Steampunk” next. A long time ago, it was leading-edge to be in science fiction, but that label became uncool and unsellable. Dystopian, everyone’s already over-saturated there. Speculative fiction, same thing. So what happens to Steampunk? Full circle back to what it is, Science Fiction? If bell bottoms can make a comeback, so can SF.

  3. Matt Grimm says:

    Why does everyone always talk at the Powell’s that is not in PDX proper?  The one downtown has a perfectly good speaking area with a podium.  A PODIUM. More than can be said for Beavertronic.

    • John Johns says:

      They do have a podium. It’s up to the author whether or not they want to use it. Many prefer a table. I know this because I’ve gone to many events at both locations.
      The Powell’s in Beaverton has a larger event space (or can at least open up for standing room only), if I remember correctly, and the occupancy ratingis higher (I was turned away from an event in PDX because too many people showed up). Maybe that’s changed? 
      Plus, there is a HUGE sci-fi fanbase out that way that way.

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