Submitted by Heirusalem on Thu, 2010-04-01 11:20
The owner of an obscure chain of medieval recreation hobbyist publications has purchased all the assets of media giant Gannett Inc. in an unsolicited, hostile takeover bid that included cash, letters of credit from half a dozen "kingdoms" in which she publishes, and an unspecified quantity of "chocolate Chaucers," apparently some kind of alcoholic beverage.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2010-04-01 06:30
At the organization's capital in Milpitas, California (USA), several corporate-level officers of the Society for Creative Anachronism and members of its Board of Directors are in a heated debate about healthcare reform, and tempers are flaring on all sides.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-03-26 11:53
Learn about the Middle Ages - with a little help from Lego - at Hoernersburg, a "mighty make-believe Lego castle" complete with descriptions of life in medieval times.
Submitted by trbrown on Thu, 2010-03-25 17:30
In a true medieval/modern oddity, 2500 Viking ships are arriving at Wal-Mart stores across the U.S. as part of a promotion of the film How to Train Your Dragon.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-02-07 08:36
From RealLifeComics... authenticy in Star Trek... or for that matter, in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-01-16 13:26
What if William Shakespeare had written The Big Lebowski? Humorist Adam Bertocci has an idea in his Two Gentlemen of Lebowski.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-12-30 07:53
Tudor humor hits the Internet with comedy routines starring Brian Blessed as Henry VIII on the BBC's Comedy Blog. The five videos from Henry 8.0 involve skits combining English history, popular British culture and the internet. (videos)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-12-01 15:58
A recent episode of the web-series All's Faire considers the implications of a visit to the Ren Faire by a Romulan and a robot. (PG-13 for language)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-11-09 21:47
On October 29, 2009, Gaul's most famous denizon, Asterix, celebrated his Lth birthday. (That would be 50 to the Roman-numerically-challenged.) The comic book character was created in 1959 by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-11-07 09:26
The Quarter strikes again with a very silly - but fun - game of "Whack a Peer" in which players are encouraged to whack, poke at, or in some way annoy Peers of the Kingdom of Trimaris for points.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-05 10:36
If you would have become a medieval warrior, what kind would you have been? Allthetests.com has a quiz to find out.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-11-04 07:43
In a world where noble steeds have two wheels, lances are made of foam, and valiant knights program mainframes, comes .... Segway jousting! Join Liam Savage and his band of merry men as they keep the realm safe from Windows viruses in this YouTube video. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-10-24 17:29
It's quiet in the Louvre at night... too quiet. What does Mona Lisa -- she of the enigmatic smile -- do to pass the time? Piffie the Puffin has the answer.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-08-10 08:28
The ABC sitcom Better Off Ted, which focuses on regular guy who works for company with questionable ethics, combines Fight Club with a fictional living history group for an episode entitled "You Are the Boss of Me."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-07-29 10:58
Can it really be the Defenestration of Prague if it's done with Legos? Apparently so, with the complete scene created in the plastic bricks on the Blockland website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-07-25 16:24
A group of British chaps hold a yearly -- and quite unusual -- Olympiad for the athletically-challenged and alcohol-enhanced. (video)
Submitted by scagodmother on Tue, 2009-07-14 07:40
A web page on Facebook now offers SCA folk help and advice, under the name "SCA Godmother".
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-06-01 13:03
SCA computer geeks will be in their glory in How to Kill a Dragon with Programming, a bit of humor that proposes how the beast might be slain and the princess rescued using a number of popular computer languages.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-05-23 07:48
Justin Lymner of the Barony of Delftwood in AEthelmearc has posted a video clip taken at recent Ice Dragon event featuring the fashion stylings of his "sister" Justine.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-05-09 06:35
Ray Hamaker has dreams of being a Viking. He shares them in a promotional video for the Granlibakken Resort in Lake Tahoe. The video is on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-05-07 10:10
No one ever said people in the SCA didn't have a sense of humor. Now the Middle Ages meets the Age of Twitter with I Can Haz Anakronizum? on LiveJournal. (PG-13 for language).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-04-28 17:25
Mistress Yseult de Lacy of the Kingdom of Lochac recently experienced the daunting task of cooking for Rowany Festival. She chronicled the experience on the Lochac Kingdom list and has agreed to share it.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-04-16 17:17
Life must be exciting in the Barony of erd Sul, Kingdom of Atenveldt, if one may judge by a video of Baron Christopher Fitzarthur performing an interpretive dance "of a young warrior putting on his armor, forgetting his pants, trying to get on a horse, and finally getting to the battle." Posted on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-04-12 12:12
In the category of having too much time on your hands comes this story from the Miss(ed) Manners blog: Dave and his brothers have created a scale model of the Battle of Pelennor Fields from The Lord of the Rings in candy!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-04-05 12:33
What do you do when the calendar says it's spring, but a glance out of the window says it's still winter? You put on a sweater and hope for the sunshine. But what if you are a sheared sheep...?
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-04-02 10:51
In celebration of the season, Les Freres de St Francis de la Sissies - who have taken a vow of silence - offer their version of the Hallelujah Chorus.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-04-01 06:51
Leave it to the Welsh! With a little help from Samsung, a group of ingenious shepherds in Wales have created art - and entertainment - from some LEDs and a flock of sheep.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-03-18 06:15
If William Shakespeare had had a Facebook or MySpace account, what might it have looked like? Mike McPhaden thinks he knows with Wm. Shakespeare's Five and Twenty Random Things Abovt Me. (PG-13 for language)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-02-26 16:23
Gatorade has taken on an ambitious project: create an online parody of Monty Python and the Holt Grail complete with NBA star Kevin Garnet as King Arthur, a basketball-shooting wizard and a talking goat.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-02-23 17:30
Just when we thought the SCA was irrelevant to the modern world, a trio of rappers brings us the Canterbury Tales Rap. Watch it on YouTube.