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 Sat, 2008-11-29 15:22
Sir Rhydderch has created a Yahoo discussion group dealing with his favorite things: medieval and fantasy based games, toys, TV shows, and movies. The forum is called Modern Medieval and Fantasy Madness.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-11-28 16:47
Melandra of the Woods (Melinda Lafevers), Producer and Host of the Traditional and Folk Music Hour reports that the latest program features SCA-connected musicians and groups. The program aired November 29, 2008, but is available online by clicking on "original article" below.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-11-26 14:38
1066: the Movie, a film starring Gary Daniels and Martin Klebba, was scheduled for release in September 2008, but has yet to hit theaters. The website includes production information, a blog, a gallery and a really great poster.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-11-22 09:50
A trailer from the soon-to-be-released documentary Reclaiming the Blade is now available to view online. The film was directed by Daniel McNicoll and stars Viggo Mortensen.
Submitted by zachariah von m... on Wed, 2008-11-19 23:08
Learn all about the legend of King Arthur, the story of Brian, how to avoid killer rabbits, and even the Meaning of Life on the official Monty Python channel on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-11-17 12:50
The comedy film Role Models features a young man who engages in medieval fantasy role-playing - played for laughs in this "horny man-child comedy for the overgrown banana peel crowd." But, according to Gina Carbone of Seacoast Online, "The film's major battle is as pumped as any butt-kicking in “The Lord of the Rings” with way better death scenes."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-11-07 07:59
"Initially my friends dragged me into it," said Christine Larsson, who has been a society member for 26 years. "I started cooking because I noticed everybody else's cooking wasn't that good. I had to show them it could be done better." Larsson is a member of the Shire of Nordenhal, the subject of a recent article by Bonnie Langston of the Kingston Daily Freeman.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-11-04 15:19
"Catch a Dragon by the Tale" was the theme for library night, one of the options for kids at Howe Elementary School's After School Academy Program. For another, the Wisconsin Rapids school invited members of the local SCA group to teach students about chivalry.
Submitted by Tryggvy on Thu, 2008-10-30 13:15
SCA Duke Tjorkill Kanne of An Tir, modernly known as Jon Krausch, adds acting to his many martial skills as he plays a leading role in Black Mountain Madman, a horror-comic-slasher film currently in production the back hills of Oregon.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2008-10-29 07:06
Please pardon the shameless plug, but we had so much fun doing this that we had to share! SCAtoday.net founders THL Milica of Varna and Maistor Justinos Tekton were interviewed last week for the Lions Road weekly SCA podcast.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2008-10-24 08:24
Radio host Melinda LaFevers, known in the SCA as Melandra of the Woods, hosts a weekly folk music show on radio station KVHU, sponsored by Harding University. This week's show will feature the talents of several "current and former SCA bards" and will be broadcast on the web as well as on the air.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-10-22 17:41
Patrick Anderson, President, Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. reminds members that the deadline for receiving a special subscription rate for Renaissance Magazine is October 31, 2008.
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.