Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-12-19 15:41
Maximumawesom.com wonders how much time could have been saved if the Fellowship of the Ring had just used a catapult....
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-12-14 15:22
Intrepid Atenveldt subjects bravely ventured from their home in the Shire of Windale into the nether planes, emerging from the murky depths with the Truth about what really happens to heraldic submissions.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-12-08 08:04
They're at it again! The annual Haggis Hunt is on with prizes for those who can snare the Golden Haggis.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-12-02 10:02
Aoife's Links this week brings us a fine cure for the Wintertime Blues, with links full of the humor (not the humours) of the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-11-17 07:44
Feisty comic strip hero Asterix has been making fools of the Romans for years. Now he has a new focus: the Bush Administration.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-11-12 08:50
Archie McPhee is at it again! This time it's an Avenging Unicorn complete with "four interchangeable horns" for skewering your favorite irritant.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-11-04 10:11
OKCupid has a test to determine which historic general you most resemble.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-29 13:55
An updated version of the old chestnut that uses a quiz to deterine which Dungeons and Dragons™ character you would be.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-10-20 14:08
Run for your lives! Yet another issue of Trimaris' "Perfectly Period Parody Publication", The Quarter, has apparently gnawed through its restraining straps and escaped into the wild.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-24 20:23
Chick-Fil-A™, a North American fast-food chain, has produced a promotional calendar with scenes depicting cows in historical—and heroic—poses.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-19 08:48
Want to be like Jack Sparrow? Wear an eyepatch? Go around saying "Arrrrr" a lot? Then today is YOUR day! Happy National Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-09-12 10:46
"If someone says that he’s planning to kill you, believe him."..."Avoid situations where the obvious rhyme-word is 'maidenhead.'" So warns Jim Macdonald in these helpful tips, gleaned from English folk music, that can help you stay alive, healthy, wealthy, and not deflowered.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-08-27 13:13
Dr. Mallory Wober, a linguist who studies how and why people mispronounce names, says that names like "Moog" (pronounced like "mohg") are mangled badly enough -- to say nothing of Middle English names like "AElflaed".
Submitted by Rosanore of Redthorn on Wed, 2005-08-17 13:04
Robert McDonald, former Hollywood stuntman, has built a replica of a Viking longship from 15 million ice cream sticks.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-07 14:49
Berenice Calvina reports on comic moments from Coldedernhale's Rabid Yale Hunt held recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-21 13:50
A "study" published in the 1997 issue of the Western North Carolina Quilters Guild Newsletter reveals that pheromones given off by fabric can cause sewers to purchase "ungodly amounts" of cloth.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-07-18 10:51
Not going to Pennsic 34? Commiserate with Lord Zachariah von Marksburgh and his Ode to Staying home from Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-06-19 07:48
"Your 'first car' is a transit van." Have fun with Gwerin y Gwyr's list of telling signs of re-enactordom.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-06-13 14:13
Humor is ageless, or so believes John Emerson in his weblog 700 Year Old Jokes, a collection of humorous stories from a 13th century Persian Bishop.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-06-04 10:04
Duck Brand Duct Tape has once again sponsored "Stuck at Prom," a duct tape promwear contest. The winners will receive scholarships.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-06-02 16:52
The spring issue of The Quarter has gnawed through its restraining straps and escaped into the wild. Run for your lives!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-05-24 20:32
Not satisfied with boring, old language interface for your internet searching? Google offers a variety of interesting search language options such as Elmer Fudd.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-05-06 08:10
If your boss says, "Pay no attention to me. I am just a peaceful pastoral nomad," then maybe you should worry! Here are five easy ways to spot if your boss is like Genghis Khan.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-20 14:35
Tony Robinson looks at the worst jobs in English history for a new series produced by Britain's Channel 4. The website includes a quiz to let readers see which jobs best suit them.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-18 10:33
Want the REAL story behind famous British historical events? The Hamster Theatre Company offers "a series of tableaux depicting great (and disastrous) moments in British history."
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-12 19:15
Mistress Ghita, the Society Exchequer, a.k.a. "The Mistress of Budgetary Pain", was a bit late sending us her April 1 report — but in the spirit of "better late than never", we've decided to cut her some slack and share it with you anyway.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-12 14:21
In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, humor magazine The Onion looks at Irish history in an Irish Heritage Timeline.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-04-02 11:45
Remember that article we published on April 1 about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request being "stalled" by the Society Seneschal? The document has at last been declassified, by executive decree.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-01 15:26
According to unconfirmed reports, the Autocrats of the proposed "Iron Peer" event are under consideration for special sanctions, possibly including what one source describes as "level four banishment".
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-01 13:50
In spite of a diplomatic and properly-filed request under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Society Seneschal denies journalists access to matters of public record.