In Which Our Intrepid Journalists Head North, then South

While the summer is drawing to a close, it appears our journalists are not slowing down even in the face of adversity. What makes the travels of Mr. Morris and Ms. Ballantine so much fun is that these travels are not done alone. We hope Continue Reading

Tales from the Archives, Volume 2 — Six

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Our journalists on SF Signal

Our two journalists, Tee Morris and Philippa Ballantine went on the aethernet with acclaimed authors, Gail Carriger, Cherie Priest, Paul Di Fillipo, and Jay Lake to talk steampunk in all its glory. Hilarity and fine conversation flowed.  

Our journalists fall into the rift!!

Our journalists are spotlit on the Chronic Rift podcast. Apparently they are quite busy…which we at the Ministry are sure is completely untrue…because they found some time to sit down and chat with Michael Faulker. They chat about Ministry business, and reveal far too much! Continue Reading

Good Show! (At least, that’s what the 2012 Parsecs say.)

Last week, the fine ladies and gentlemen behind the Parsec Awards announced their illustrious finalists for the year of our Lord 2012. The Parsecs is truly one of the most prestigious awards in æthercasting, now in its seventh year of presentation. It is bestowed to æthercasts portraying Continue Reading

Tales from the Archives, Volume 2 — Five

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Wherein Our Intrepid Journalists Make New Friends Overseas: The Books & Braun Germany Premiere

As we reported from the Ministry ætherblog, Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel (released under the title, Books & Braun: The Sign of the Phoenix) has been released in Germany. Breaking barriers of language, distance, and improper references, our intrepid journalists Pip Ballantine Continue Reading

Disasterpiece Theatre Returns… Unfortunately.

We thought those ragamuffins from the æthercast at Disasterpiece Theatre were done with the Ministry in their original pitch to our journalists… We were so very, very wrong.

Hosts Alex White and Stephen Granade once again draw their sights on The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, casting Jason Continue Reading

Tales from the Archives, Volume 2 — Four

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The Downfall of the Ministry: Hollywood Agents Tackle the “Phoenix Rising” Film Project (NSFW)

To you, our loyal listeners and readers… To you, those who have stood by the Ministry through the darker times… To you all who stood for us on the day of The Janus Affair launch this week…

We are so very, very sorry. Find Continue Reading

A Steampunk Book Trailer from Imagine That! / Baldgroove / Brute Force Studios

Currently on TeeMorris.com, our journalist is busy revealing a behind-the-scenes look at his project within a project. As many of you know, our intrepid journalist collaborated with Baldgroove studios in the previous year to produce a right bit of fun — the Phoenix Rising book Continue Reading

Tales from the Archives: SPECIAL ADVANCE PREVIEW

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Tales from the Archives, Volume 2 — Three

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Tales from the Archives: Volume 2 — The Promo

It dawned on us at the Ministry we were so excited in getting out to the world these exciting stories of adventure, mystery, and derring-do, that we forgot to produce a promo for the second season of the award-nominated Tales from the Archives.

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Tales from the Archives, Volume 2 — Two

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Tales from the Archives, Volume 2 — One

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Submitted for #SteamTuesday: The Steampunk Chronicle’s 2012 Reader’s Choice Awards

This week — April 5, 2012 — is the last day supporters of the Ministry can vote for the SPC 2012 Reader’s Choice Awards. This honour, courtesy of The Steampunk Chronicle, is an opportunity for supporters of Steampunk to vote for outstanding talent in media, Continue Reading

We have WINNERS!

It was a very hard decision…yes, we know everyone always says that…but this is very much the truth. The entries to the competition were all done wonderfully, but we had to chose a story that fitted with the Ministry Universe, captured New Zealand-ness and was Continue Reading

Coming Soon…

10 April 2012   Featuring original works from P.J. Schnyder, J.R. Blackwell, J.R. Murdock, Shaun Farrell, and many others. Descend into the Archives again for the untold stories of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.

Tales from the Archives – Twelve

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Tales from the Archives — A 2011 Christmas Special

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Tales from the Archives — Eleven

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The 99-Penny Dreadfuls Promo

Gentle readers hosting æthercasts within and beyond the Empire, we at the Archives are appealing to you to to consider our humble promo for placement in your production. We are doing what we can to spread the word of the Ministry’s movement into the digital press arena. Continue Reading

Tales from the Archives — Ten

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Tales from the Archives — Nine

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Our Journalists Join the League of S.T.E.A.M. (for an interview)

How exciting! Our intrepid journalists find themselves in a spirited round table discussion with The League of S.T.E.A.M. concerning steampunk around the world. If you have never enjoyed the offerings of The League, you are doing yourself a disservice. These gentlemen and ladies are professional Continue Reading

Our Journalists Break Deadpan

Gentle readers, now that you have enjoyed Night’s Plutonian Shore in its entirety, meet the writer behind this imaginative tale of deering-do as he hosts our intrepid journalists on a discussion on Phoenix Rising, steampunk, and what’s on the horizon for them both. Jack Mangan’s Continue Reading

Tales from the Archives — Eight (Part 2)

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Tales from the Archives — Eight (Part One)

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Tales from the Archives – Seven (Part 2)

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Tales from the Archives – Seven

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Tales from the Archives — Six

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Tales from the Archives – Five

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The Return of Tee Morris (with Pip keeping him in check) on The Dragon Page

Our scribe, Tee Morris, has made many friends over his years of æthercasts; and one such place was The Dragon Page. It is hardly an exaggeration that this particular production was more than “just another media contact” but a relationship that would influence his writings Continue Reading

Interview on GRD Sweekly — Episode #116: A Room with a Crew

While at RavenCon 2011 in Richmond, Virginia, our journalists Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine sat down with the kind hosts of Geek Radio Daily. The Yanks over in the former Colonies also called this show “A Show of Many Tangents” as much giggling, moments of Continue Reading

Tales from the Archives — Four

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Our Sincerest Thanks!

As Miss Braun has said here, we are most excited about the pending release of our memoirs. (I say, the counter to the right seems to be moving faster and faster, day by day.) As we wait, with the release of our kinetoscope and the Continue Reading

Tales from the Archives — Three

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Tales from the Archives — Two

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Tales from the Archives – One

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Tales from the Archives: The Promos

With the announcement of the podcast, we present the promos for Tales from the Archives. We offer here a full version (running time — 1:42) and an edited version (running time — 1:02) for your own use and syndication pleasure. Feel free to download, share, Continue Reading