Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-02-07 08:44
What would happen if the Monty Python guys were in charge of Lord of the Rings' Battle of Helmsdeep? Walter Chang thinks he has the answer.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-02-05 16:40
Children, don't try this at home! Several thrill-seekers in England have posted a video of jousting using polearms and a couple of Toyoto Rav4 vehicles.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-02-04 23:00
Leave it to the people who market Monty Python tie-ins to come up with a toy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch that you can actually throw at someone!
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2007-02-01 08:45
Inspired by Asrune's post on a Celtic music forum, Lady Fionnghuala na Lamh-Bann, of the East Kingdom, set out to find "the most overplayed/ oversung songs that you hear CONSTANTLY around the SCA campfires", and surveyed the populace at large to find out which songs made the most people cringe in horror.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-01-29 12:54
Feeling cranky? Perhaps a constructive way to blow off steam is to read through the University of Oregon Medieval Studies Department's Medieval Insult Page.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-01-09 08:40
Baron Khevron of the Principality of Oertha has created Heraldrydiculous, a comic strip designed to help SCAdians "learn what's 'Good', 'Not so good' or 'Impossible' heraldry."
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-12-30 10:36
Brawny men joust on tricycles over a mud pit for the sake of a lady fair, and later learn to dance in Episode 4 of the Brawny Academy, an on-line series of videos promoting the Brawny brand of paper towels.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-12-26 18:56
The Onion reports on factors diminishing the numbers of walking mummies traditionally found among Egyptian tombs.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-12-25 14:19
The Baarmy Sheep of the Lake District in Cumbria, England have garnered so many hits on the Cumbria Tourism's website with last year's Christmas songs that the organization was forced to offer a free download.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2006-10-31 15:01
This week's Zombie Walk at Monroeville Mall, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, attracted 894 people to try to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest-ever zombie gathering.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-10-28 16:45
Are you a true evil genius but just unable to articulate your evil plans for the Known World? Well... the Evil Plan Generator can help!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 10:22
Does your SCA group meet at the library? Here's an opportunity suggested by the Unshelved librarian's comic strip that we may not yet have considered.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-10-12 19:07
Charged with the honor of giving the toast at the next feast? Why not learn to say "Cheers" in a new language? The Alternative Whisky Academy has published a website with toasts in many different languages.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-27 07:57
Bluejo has posted a version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears written as an Old Norse saga. The poem was published on LiveJournal.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2006-09-19 18:15
What comes after Q? Arrrrr! Enjoy "National Talk Like A Pirate Day."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-09-09 11:30
On July 26, 2006, Wikipedia honored the 750th anniversary of American independence with a special feature and a parade to the White House.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-09-08 18:57
Beocat, fearless feline of the Saxon north, takes on Grendel's dog, a Great Dane of course, in Grendel's Dog, from Beocat, a delightful poem by Henry Beard.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-08-14 15:32
Brush up on your Russian! A website has posted a collection of modern movie posters done in the manner of medieval woodcuts.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2006-08-13 11:32
Several years ago, Glynn Mapes of the Wall Street Journal wrote this wonderful article about Hew Kennedy, a wealthy eccentric in Shropshire, England, who entertains himself and his guests by hurling everthing from grand pianos to automobiles hundreds of meters through the air, using a trebuchet he and a friend built.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-08-01 15:37
Laurels, are you bored? Looking for something to do? Not enough strife in your kingdom? Then "this could be the career for you!" Join the Attack Laurel Academy!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-31 19:31
Maister Iago ab Adam of the Barony of Seagirt in Victoria, British Columbia, has written a humorous look at SCA peerages entitled Goldihat and the Three Peers.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-07-24 13:56
Columnist and humorist Dave Barry recently returned from Ireland and has written an extremely side-splittingly funny travelogue of his trip, including a run-in with Elvis...
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-21 15:56
That's a right big sheep, laddie! Thieves in Rochester, Minnesota recently stole a 14-foot-tall inflatable sheep from a local mattress store. "I can't figure out what someone would do with a 14-foot sheep," store owner Sather said.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-10 06:57
Our boy Geoffrey Chaucer is at it again! This time he interviews Paris Hilton on his blog.
Submitted by Colonel Jenna on Wed, 2006-07-05 07:28
At the final court at Calontir's XXth War of the Lilies, concerning the war's theme of Laurels versus Pelicans, the Head Instigators for the Pelicans produced and read the following documentation of how the winner of the war was determined:
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2006-07-01 20:49
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! His Grace, Duke Sir Rolf the Relentless has won Crown Tourney in the West! Experts claim return of the "Old Things" is at hand!
Submitted by louis on Sat, 2006-07-01 15:01
The Sporadic Verses, a series of satirical stories written about imaginary SCA folk, and published in the 1990s in two local newsletters, are offered online for all the world to see.
Submitted by louis on Fri, 2006-06-09 18:55
Claimed to be "The Finest in SCA Satire Since AS Twentysomething", the Sporadic Verses is a humor site aimed at the SCA community.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-04-29 07:53
Bored with solving The DaVinci Code from Dan Brown's bestselling book? Try solving The Smithy Code, created by the judge in a copyright case involving the book.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-06 23:02
You never know where SCA references will pop up! This time it's on a comic website called Neo-Monster-Island.