Anything related to the mass media as a subject in and of itself, including relationships between the media and the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-10-20 13:38
A photo of armored combat was used in the October 10 online edition of the Brisbane (Australia) Times to make a legal point. According to the lead line in the article, "Queenslanders can now challenge one another to duels but face jail for leaving their children unsupervised."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-10-19 08:06
About 200 people were on hand recently to cheer on the combatants vying for the Throne of the Kingdom of Meridies. Jamon Smith, Staff Writer for the Tuscaloosa (Alabama) News covered the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-10-10 07:24
Despotissa Heirusalem Crystoma reports that Melisande de Cannonwald has been placed on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Kottr on Thu, 2008-10-09 12:09
"So You Think You Can Dance Canada" is a dance reality show and competition that airs on CTV. Izzac Smith, aka Cyrus of Wolfpack, is has made the top 20 for the show. His next big vote comes up on October 9th.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-09-29 13:04
SCAdians from the Province of Mooneschadowe in Stillwater, Oklahoma recently took the day off to teach spectators about medieval combat during a demo on Library Lawn. Michael Bevers of The Daily O'Collegian shot photos for the online article.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-09-25 05:56
Berlin radio station Kiss FM plans to air its morning show entirely in Latin on September 26, 2008. The show will celebrate the European day of languages.
Submitted by Kottr on Tue, 2008-09-23 06:35
Recently SCAtoday.net reported about the the book American Nerd by Benjamin Nugent. Now a full excerpt about the author's adventures to a Caidan Coronation in the Barony of Dun Or and Estrella War in the Kingdom of Atenveldt are available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-09-17 06:37
Lisa Micco of the New Castle News got the plum assignment this year when she reported on the annual Pennsic War. "Annual Enemies, Eternal Friends" looks at a number of aspects of Pennsic.
Submitted by Tobias Morgan on Fri, 2008-09-12 14:09
Down by the river bend, a man with a notepad and a tape recorder stands by while watching two warriors engaged in fierce combat. Casey Phillips of the Chattanooga Times Free Press was there to record the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-09-06 07:06
Clint Buckner from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem is looking for a few extras for a short film he is producing. The film will be shot the weekends of November 8-10 and November 15-17, 2008.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2008-09-04 14:25
With a lighthearted tone, the weekly "Lions Road" podcast brings news from the SCA as well as historical features. The podcast is hosted by Baron Tryggvy and Master Sigismund from Barony of Three Mountains in An Tir.
Submitted by dmacasaet on Mon, 2008-09-01 14:05
A Baron in Artemisia, a.k.a. Dave Jones, details his involvement with the Society for Creative Anachronism. From his early fascination with history in Texas to full armor fighting in Missoula, Montana, the Baron describes the overall philosophy behind the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 10:34
Not everyone goes to Pennsic! SCA members in Wisconsin who did not attend the War gathered recently in Marshfield to trade blows, practice their skills and have a relaxing day of fun. Reporter Adam Rodewald of the Marshfield News-Herald visited the event.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-26 11:08
Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Renaissance Magazine will offer a discounted subscription for SCA members.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-08-23 12:17
Members of the Canton of Angel's Keep (Kingdom of AEthelmearc) in Auburn, New York recently helped program coordinator Rebecca McLaurin teach kids at Booker T. Washington Center learn all about the Middle Ages when the Center held its annual Field Day. Jason Gabak of the The Citizen had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-08-22 11:50
The Balingup Medieval Festival has new royalty: King Simon and Queen Ally, a romantic duo who are also members of the SCA. The Donnybrook-Bridgeport (Australia) Mail interviewed the couple for a recent article.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-08-21 08:05
A romantic comedy set in the world of Viking re-enactment? It's true. The film is Faintheart and it's scheduled for release in the UK in September 2008. View a trailer online.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2008-08-18 12:41
What happens when medieval living history meets a modern concept like YouTube™? SCA-video.com offers linked and locally-hosted video clips with an SCA-centric focus, ranging from serious and useful to outrageously funny.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-08-17 08:04
Cottondale, Alabama art teacher and potter Kerry Kennedy spent the past year preparing to merchant her wares at the annual Pennsic War. Ashley Boyd for the Tuscaloosa News had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-08-15 11:34
The SCA "'lets people see history in three dimensions,' said Kevin Reid, whose alter ego, Sir Ragnarr, had quite a day with the victories (and a few deats)" at a demo in Wesselman Park. Rebecca Coudret of the Courier Press (Evansville, Indiana) had the story. (photo).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-08-14 16:05
It was raining in West Palm Beach, Florida, but that didn't stop King Mittion of the Kingdom of Trimaris from leading a fighter practice at a local park to prepare for the Pennsic War. Paul Quinlan of the Palm Beach Post was on hand for the story. (Photos and video)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-08-09 07:16
Beverly Biehl of Frisco recently encountered the SCA when she attended her brother-in-law's SCA wedding where she was required to dress in garb. In an article for the Dallas Morning News, Beverly uses her SCA experience to look at the roles we play in life.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-08-07 12:21
The Eric Reborn podcast discusses SCA combat and is looking for guests to interview on the show.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-06 16:14
KansasCity.com offers an extensive album of portraits of attendees taken at this year's Lilies War (June 13-22, 2008).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-05 16:22
Can you capture the excitement of Lilies War in a little over 1 minute? Lynnvander Productions makes a good attempt in a video clip from their commemorative video of the Lilies XXII.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-08-03 16:40
"Everybody here is your best friend you never met yet," said Sebastian de Granada (Scott Hargrose) recently at Push for Pennsic in Wapakoneta, Ohio in response to a question from reporter Greg Sowinski of the Lima News. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-07-30 16:15
An extensive trailer from the latest screen version of Alexander Nevsky is available to view on YouTube. The film is in Russian.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-07-26 07:45
“'We give that learning back to the public by educating them. Then we encourage them to join us,' said Dirk Hermance, who was dressed in the loose-fitting clothing of a northern European merchant from the early 15th century." Hermance was speaking about the demo hosted by members of the Shire of Rivenvale recently in Youngstown, Ohio. Reporter Don Shilling of the Vindicator had the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-25 07:06
“It’s a love of history and an interest of history that brings us together,” said Baroness Melisande de Canonwald about the SCA at the recent Push for Pennsic event at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Kristin Reichardt of the Wapakoneta Daily News has the story. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-07-23 06:46
A review by Steven Wells of the British online paper The Guardian looks at Quantum Hoops, a new documentary film by Benjamin Nugent that follows "a college basketball team composed of hyper-intelligent super-students, and their desperate attempt to win just one game and in so doing break an amazing 21-year losing streak."