Media

Anything related to the mass media as a subject in and of itself, including relationships between the media and the living history community

Pennsic Independent Subscriptions Available Online

Mistress Heirusalem, Publisher of the Pennsic Independent, has announced that once again subscriptions to Pennsic's on-site newspaper will be available online.

AEthelmearc Group Featured in Radio Spot

Phiala of the Shire of Nithgaard (State College, Pennsylvania) reports that the group will be featured in an upcoming public radio spot as part of the "Sports that aren't football" series.

Former King of Caid Reclaims Roundtable

Scott Farrell, two time King of Caid, has had some experience in ruling. Recently he put that experience to good use by taking on the role of King Arthur in the American Rose Theatre's production of Camelot. Patricia Morris Buckley of the North County Times (California) reports.

Bjornsborg Visits the Library

Members of the Barony of Bjornsborg in San Antonio, Texas "sailed" into the Semmes Branch Library at Comanche Lookout Park on July 1, 2006. The local SCA group presented a demo for library patrons. Chuck McCollough of the San Antonio Express-News reports.

Returning Vet Finds Home in the SCA

John Groth of the Jackson County (Wisconsin) Chronicle learns about the SCA at Northshield's Warriors and Warlords. Groth interviews military veteran Marcus Virilus Germanicus (Mark Hoelscher) and others about life in the SCA.

Outlands Mancos Faire Combines SCA & Ren Faire

Thomas Munro of the Durango (Colorado) Herald visited Mancos Renaissance Faire, which while "full of the delightfully 'olde' fashioned, is also determinedly in the present. Refusing to take itself too seriously, it emphasizes good fun over self-important historical accuracy."

Outlands Ren Faire Helps Raise Money for Library

Josh HuseBy of the Cortez (Colorado) Journal stopped by the Mancos Renaissance Faire, a two-day event in Cottonwood Park, which showcased the talents of local reenactors and helped to raise money for the community's new library building.

Ansteorran Coronation Covered in the San Angelo Standard Times

The San Angelo Standard Times spent the entire day at Ansteorran Coronation this weekend in the Shire of Trelac.

Queer Eye for the Medieval Guy

Bravo TV's Fab Five, the Queer Eye for the Straight Guy guys, take on medieval re-enactor Eric Zseller in the July 18 episode of the series.

SCA Woos Red Hat Hotties

Members of the Red Hat Hotties, a chapter of the Red Hat Society, surprised their new royalty recently by providing the ladies with real knights in the form of members of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

World eBook Fair Offers Free Books Through August 4, 2006

In honor of Project Gutenberg's 35th anniversary, the 2006 World eBook Fair has made its online collections available free to the public through August 4, 2006.

Geoffrey Chaucer Interviews Paris Hilton

Our boy Geoffrey Chaucer is at it again! This time he interviews Paris Hilton on his blog.

SCA Helps Library Hold Renaissance Faire

The Canton of Attilium, in the Barony of Windmasters Hill, Atlantia, helped the Cliffdale Library hold a very successful demo, and Jarel Loveless of the Fayetteville Observer was on hand to cover the story.

Black Sea Trading Company Combines SCA with Modern Life

Tina Forde, Business Editor for the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, California, takes a look at a local dance studio which combines modern life interests with the SCA through dance and the martial arts.

Cheyenne Residents go "Medieval" at Superday

Becky Orr of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle learned about the passion of SCA members when she visited a demo during "Superday" in Lions Park in Cheyenne, Wyoming June 24, 2006. The demo was staged by members of the Shire of Windkeep.

Reporter Visits Border Skirmish

Gwen H. Jader of the Daily Herald Correspondent (Chicago, Illinois area), stepped back into the past at the recent Border Skirmish event, which was co-hosted by the Shire of Ravenslake in the Midrealm and the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr in Northshield.

An Exercise in Nobility?

The SCA as exercise? Why not? Scott McClure of the Russellville, Arkansas Courier caught members of the local group practicing some fighter moves.

"Camelot" Alive in Clarksville, Tennesee

Ann Wallace of the Clarksville, Tennessee Leaf-Chronicle "walked with knights and damsels" as she paid a visit to a recent chapter fighter practice hosted by members of the Shire of Crimson River.

"A Week with King Arthur" at Lilies War

The Kansas City Star has published a wonderful album of portraits taken at the recent Lilies War.

"Pathfinder" Scheduled for September Release

Pathfinder, a new Viking adventure saga starring Karl Urban of Doom fame, is scheduled for worldwide release September 8, 2006. The film speculates on the Norse place in North American history.

Washington Medieval Faire "Awesome!"

“This is really awesome,” said Tasmin Trautman, 12. “I like the forges, the ceremonies and the music. I will come back next year for sure.” Annie Tietje of the North Kitsap (Washington) Herald chronicles the activities at the recent Medieval Faire presented in Port Gamble by the Barony of Dragon’s Laire.

Mongolia Honors Genghis Khan with Rock Opera

This year Mongolia celebrates it's 800th anniversary. One of the events honoring the country's rich history is a rock opera about Mongolia's most famous citizen: Genghis Khan.

Medieval times relived at Renaissance Festival

The Hagerstown Morning Herald reports from Highland River Melees in the Barony of Highland Foorde.

CBS News Sunday Morning SCA TV Spot Archived Online

YouTube is currently hosting a video clip from a CBS News Sunday Morning program featuring the SCA.

Dragon's Laire Demo Introduces Public to the SCA

Annie Tietje of the North Kitsap Herald learned about the SCA at a recent demo conducted by the local group in Port Gamble, Washington.

"Da Vinci Code" Leads to Rosslyn Vandalism

Dan Brown is not a popular name at Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland. The fame — or notoriety — of Brown's Da Vinci Code has led some to try to breach the chapel's secret vaults.

Students Present "Big Mac" Shakespeare

Pat Newcomb of the Huntsville (Alabama) Times reviews Stone Middle School's "Big Mac," a condensed version of Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Join the SCA in Western Australia!

The Bunbury Mail in Bunbury, Western Australia, offers readers the chance to learn about the Middle Ages by joining the recently-created SCA group.

Kensington Runestone May Hold Secret Code

Ben Tracy of Minneapolis' WCCO reports on the "secret code" contained in the famous Kensington Runestone. The stone, discovered 100 years ago near Alexandria, Minnesota, bears a carved inscription dating to 1362.

SCA Makes "Ripley's Believe it or Not"

The SCA received a brief mention in the online version of Ripley's Believe it or Not for May 29, 2006.