Yes, you can haz mediebel storiez!!1!
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Mon, 2013-04-01 12:51
Yes, you can haz mediebel storiez!!1!
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Mon, 2013-04-01 10:16
Following the highly publicized discovery of King Richard III underneath a Leicestershire parking lot, and the subsequent discovery of a knight's grave below a parking lot in Edinburgh, a new SCA group is forming underneath the park'n'ride near the Long Island Expressway in Melville, New York.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2013-04-01 07:20
Following on his acclaimed "Tweedle Glomping in Period" series, Maistor Justinos Tekton, called Justin, offers this detailed article on creating a period tablet computing device from scratch, using only tools and techniques available in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-03-04 21:18
Craig Wood stars as The Games Maestro (The GM) in an online, musical series following the adventures of a D&D dungeon-master. The hilarious series has now been funded. The pilot is online, with future episodes coming soon.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-02-08 11:40
The online comic xkcd offers advice for "dropping pounds" in a recent cartoon.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-02-05 00:40
In an article on Cracked.com, Steve Kolenberg sets the world straight on 6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes including the "Dark" Ages, everything was filthy, and knights were chivalrous.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-11-28 13:16
Fans of rapier combat and regency romance will appreciate a short film by Leo Burton. The Duel At Blood Creek is the winner of several short film awards. [OOP and PG13]
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-11-26 11:41
Fandom meets fantastic when artist Chey Chao used medieval illumination techniques to tell the story of Star Wars. The illuminations were created for a school project.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-11-19 18:58
In an effort to capitalize on the release of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, Denny's restaurant will offer a promotional menu tie-in. The menu announces the new cuisine with "Welcome to Middle-Earth's Diner."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-11-12 16:33
The folks at Air New Zealand prove their connection to Middle Earth and their sense of humor in a new safety video created to coincide with the release of the film The Hobbit.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-10-21 17:14
The happy combination of history and Legos returns with The Battle of Maldon, an animated version of the 10th century battle between Earl Byrhtnoth and Viking raiders. The film was created by David Waugh for DTG Productions.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-10-20 15:51
The online comic XKCD offers wise words of advice in a recent strip for those seeking to buy swords from merchants.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-10-20 11:06
Do not try this at home, kiddies! Let Polly and Ryan (AKA Tristram) show you how it's done with the new non-Olympic sport of Trampolarchery.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-06-21 11:07
OK, it isn't period to the Middle Ages, but we all love O Fortuna from Carmina Burana, right? It's the soundtrack from Excalibur, after all. But do you know the lyrics? Or only think you do...
Submitted by hobbitomm on Wed, 2012-06-06 05:48
Reporters working for a Drachenwald publication, ye Sunne in Splendour, have uncovered evidence of a Leftist Power Grab in Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-05-27 19:03
Attention SCAdian: Bored on long flights? Perhaps you should entertain yourself with some creative headgear construction as demonstrated by non-SCA member Nina Katchadourian. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-05-25 17:38
Do you like your history in small doses - and with a sense of humor? If so, you will appreciate C.G.P. Grey's 5 Historical Misconceptions Rundown, a video posted on YouTube, which debunks five historical "facts."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-05-13 16:32
In celebration of Shakespeare's 400th birthday, the Beatles perform the Pyramus and Thisbe play from A Midsummer Night's Dream. The 1964 performance is from a DVD called The Beatles Explosion.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-05-12 19:53
Drunkenness in Elizabethan England was not a rare occurance, to the extent, in fact, that satirist Thomas Nashe cataloged eight specific types. The website Lists of Note published Nashe's piece Eight Kindes of Drunkennes.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-05-03 15:17
Deke, Fierce Hound Hunter of Horrible Flying Flies (with the help of Jenna of Southwind Hall), gives a dogs-eye-view on Ceidhle, an event which took place April 21, 2012 in the Shire of Dun Ard.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-04-16 02:59
Dancers and poets alike will enjoy reading the efforts of Jeff Brechkin, who took on the challenge by the "Washington Post Style Invitational contest that asked readers to submit 'instructions' for something (anything), but written in the style of a famous person."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-04-12 07:21
Co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb of the Today Show recently went medieval when they received jousting lessons from Full Metal Jousting's Shane Adams. Julieanne Smolinski has the story, photos and video.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Sun, 2012-04-01 13:35
The Steampunk community was up in arms this year at the appearance of a man in elf ears at a convention in Baltimore, MD.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2012-04-01 12:05
SCA members attending a camping event in the Shire of Tuzocci were attacked with pepper spray and other riot-suppression weapons when mistaken for Occupy Wall Street protestors.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Sun, 2012-04-01 02:33
Citing record readership of stories about Inspirational Equality and the same-gender consort debate, the editorial board at SCAtoday announced that they will now be adding the phrase "same-sex consort" to every new article. Stories on the topic garnered over 15,000 reads, with at least 80 of those coming from people outside of An Tir.
Submitted by CynricofBedwyn on Thu, 2012-03-29 20:54
Ex Mentis Saxonicum, 140 pages of parables, allegories, and hilarious research tidbits derived from the popular Ansteorran newsletter column Ex Tempore by Robert G. Ferrell (Master Cynric of Bedwyn), is now available in paperback from Savernake Press.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-03-12 10:02
A February 2012 storyline of the online comic Least I could Do, by Ryan Sohmer and and Lar Desouza, deals with couple relationships - and the SCA. PG-13.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-02-27 12:26
A major discussion popped up recently on Reddit about a photo of two SCA fighters in a lonely parking garage. Most fun are the comments of readers who don't quite know what to make of the duo.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2012-02-10 18:08
The new film Absolutely Anything, which begins shooting in the UK this summer, will feature Monty Python alumni John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones, but it is a science fiction comedy, not Monty Python reborn.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2012-01-18 18:05
Promoting their 20th Anniversary performance, The Alexandrian Tapestries, the Golden Stag Players offer a parody video of the Dos Equis beer commercials that feature "the most interesting man in the world."