WHAT IS STEAMFUNK?

Steamfunk is defined as a philosophy or style of writing and visual aesthetic that combines the African and / or African American culture and approach to life with that of the steampunk philosophy and / or  steampunk fiction and cosplay. Steampunk has the power to rip open the 19th Century’s belly and examine its clockwork guts – … Continue reading WHAT IS STEAMFUNK?

ADRIAN CALLOO BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS – STRANGER THINGS: DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN BY ADAM CHRISTOPHER

Chief Jim Hopper reveals long-awaited secrets to Eleven about his old life as a police detective in New York City, confronting his past before the events of the hit show Stranger Things.   Christmas, Hawkins, 1984. All Chief Jim Hopper wants is to enjoy a quiet first Christmas with Eleven, but his adopted daughter has other plans. Over … Continue reading ADRIAN CALLOO BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS – STRANGER THINGS: DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN BY ADAM CHRISTOPHER

THE GANGSTERS IN ADRIAN CALLOO’S A MONSTER IN HARLEM

When writing A Monster in Harlem, Calloo wanted to make the  reading experience as authentic as possible which meant featuring real people including the notorious folk of organised crime. Here are a few of the gangsters that are mentioned in A Monster of Harlem. Al Capone Al Capone, (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) sometimes … Continue reading THE GANGSTERS IN ADRIAN CALLOO’S A MONSTER IN HARLEM