Captain Nemo and the Underwater City

A few years ago, I read Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea…sort of. I’ve never been a big reader, after all, I spend a lot more time watching movies.  But, at the time, I had a bit of a “books on tape” habit…so technically I listened to the Jules Verne classic. I admit, I…

Master of the World

I gotta admit, I’m not exactly up on the whole “Steampunk” thing.  I mean, I’d seen it in various movies, but never really made the association.  Like when I saw the Will Smith abomination known as “Wild Wild West,” I didn’t think “oh, look at the cool steampunk,” I thought, “a giant mechanical  spider…really?”  I…