Steampunks answer this question all the time. Steampunk is a fiction genre and a subculture with its own fashion, music, and philosophy! Welcome to Steampunk 101. This video covers the history from literary origins as a science fiction offshoot to the growth of an online subculture that wanted a different relationship with technology and history.

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