Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-20 15:35
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 11:33
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 20:15
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 15:21
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 12:45
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 16:26
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 14:50
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.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-04-01 11:27
Rumour has it that as of noon today, Trimaris will secede from the SCA, and form its own medieval recreation group: The Society for Compulsive Actions (Florida).
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-01 09:45
An event dubbed the "Iron Peer Competition", scheduled for later this year in Trimaris, may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but not everyone is happy with the planning.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-26 13:23
In celebration of the Broadway premiere of Spamalot, Entertainment Weekly has posted a trivia quiz to determine which Monty Python character you most closely resemble.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-24 17:43
Looking for activities to liven up your Easter celebration? Consider Peep Jousting!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-22 11:34
An online quiz lets you discover who you would have been in the year 1400 C.E.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-03-17 19:29
A modern-day man from western Germany, whose legal name is Cajus Julius Caesar, says people want to know what kind of precautions he takes on the "Ides of March".
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-03-03 11:45
The Atlantian Ministry of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce new links webpages.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-02-27 17:01
Dame Aoife takes a walk on the medieval wild side this week, with links about the lighter side of scribal arts proving that people in the Middle Ages did have a sense of humor.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2005-02-08 18:43
According to this USAToday article, a can of Spam "Golden Honey Grail" will be given to each of the first 100 customers who buy tickets to the Broadway production of Monty Python's Spamalot.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-04 20:27
Just pull the string and hear them say "What time does fighting begin?" or "Stop looking at HER and pay attention to ME!" It's SCA Barbie & Ken!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-03 19:27
Philadelphia Eagles fans can now cheer on their Super Bowl team — in Latin.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-29 15:41
Sometimes it just sounds better in Latin!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-12 11:27
SCAdian Lord Gustav Jameson is selling a pair of "cursed boots of pain" on eBay, and therein hangs the tale....
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-01 09:00
John Cleese's famous rant "What have the Romans done for us?" in the Monty Python film The Life of Brian has been voted the funniest movie scene ever.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-19 09:01
A newly-translated Anglo-Saxon epic casts a whole new light on noble warriors. Enjoy!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 17:02
Want to know all about Iceland, but don't have time to read a history book? Check out the cartoon version.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-11-14 15:21
The 19th annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin was held last weekend near Millsboro, Delaware (USA). Thousands of people came to see modern "seige engines" (mostly powered by compressed air) hurl pumpkins across a cornfield.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 11:13
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was photographed recently sitting next to Colonel Simon West of the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who apparently was careless with the arrangement of his kilt.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 14:56
For those with lots of time on their hands, here's your chance to get involved in a new artform: Marshmallow Sculpting.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Fri, 2004-09-24 14:27
Were Vikings really the vicious fighters in "fur skirts" we've been led to believe, or were they really just quiche-eating pussycats?
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-11 14:28
Tony Gabriele of the Daily Press offers a warning to parents: Don't teach your children to read!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-09 19:45
Have a fun Pennsic? A wet Pennsic? Here's what posters on the Pennsic LiveJournal page had to say:
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-07-09 15:24
Mistress Eleanor, President of the Hug-a-Peer Foundation, has offered a few words of advice on the gentle art of caring for SCA Peers.