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 Tue, 2006-03-28 17:52
A new fantasy computer game has been designed to teach rookie journalism students fact-finding skills. "Instead of slaying monsters and gathering gold, the players tackle sources and gather information."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-27 17:25
Jim McNally of the Salisbury (North Carolina) Post checks out a Medieval Fair sponsored by the Canton of Salesberie Glen and learns about life in the SCA.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2006-03-20 12:53
Cate Blanchett is to reprise her role as Elizabeth I, in a new movie called The Golden Age. It is set 15 years after the last movie and will touch on her relationship with Mary, Queen of Scots and end just before the battle with the Spanish Armada.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-14 12:24
Argen Duncan, a reporter for El Defensor Chieftain (Socorro County, New Mexico), experiences the fun and glory of Estrella and the Middle Ages through members of the College of St. Golias.
Submitted by Richard on Tue, 2006-03-14 09:58
Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent have announced production of an SCA-oriented podcast.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 17:42
In an article for Vision Magazine, Leanne Tibiatowski looks at the concept of "the village" through the lens of the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-03 12:39
Leohtulf of the Silver Hills reports that National Geographic will have a team of videographers to film the Shire of Esfenn's fighter practice in Hayward, California March 5, 2006. The practice will be used as footage for the Battle of Armageddon.
Submitted by Richard on Thu, 2006-03-02 13:00
Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent, both from the Midrealm, have inaugurated a podcast series of interest to SCAdians. The PainBank podcasts will feature mostly armoured combat topics initially, but the creators hope to branch out to other topics soon.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-17 18:25
Is chivalry dead? CBS News reporter Steve Hartman thought it might be, so he sought out John Bridges, author of the book How to be a Gentleman.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 13:19
Due to decreased attendance, organizers of the Canterbury Arts Festival in Kent, Washington, better known as Canterbury Faire, have decided to drop the Faire from their schedule.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2006-02-08 11:27
An article in Penn State's Digital Collegian describes activities in the Students for the Appreciation of the Society of Creative Anachronism, a campus club that creates a stronger connection between the university and the local chapter of the SCA.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2006-02-06 10:45
At a hotel in Arlington Heights, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, SCA members joined reenactors from other times from Roman to mid-20th century at Reenactor Fest: A Convention for the Ages. Chicago's Beacon News reporter Mike Dahaney has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-01 10:16
On February 11, 2006, Master Liam St. Liam (Bill Toscano) plans to take the plunge at Revere Beach, Massachusetts to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-31 13:05
Can't get enough of Lord of the Rings? Check out a comic strip depicting Boromir as a child on the Kasiopea Art website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-31 11:07
Mail Call's R. Lee Ermey learns about the medieval longbow in an upcoming installment of the program on the History Channel.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 12:04
Popular graphic novel and science fiction writer Neil Gaiman is working on an animated version of Beowulf featuring the voices of Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Brendan Gleeson, and John Malkovich.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-18 17:35
Looking for an online source that plays medieval music? Check out Treasury of Early Music, a classical program hosted by Jorge Salazar.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-01-14 11:03
...the average airspeed velocity of a fully laden swallow? To avoid being thrown into the gorge by Tim the Enchanter, you will need to know these things! Luckily, this web site has the answer.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-10 20:44
Comic strip character Monty by Jim Meddick has joined the local "Medieval Re-Creationist Society."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-04 21:18
A trailer for the upcoming film, Tristan and Isolde, is now available on the Moviefone website.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2006-01-03 11:45
J.R.R. Tolkien, creator of the Middle-Earth books including the Lord of the Rings epic, was born on January 3, 1892.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-01 12:49
Estrella XX: A Beautiful War is available from Underachiever Films. The 90 minute film was produced by SCA members in 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-12-19 16:41
Maximumawesom.com wonders how much time could have been saved if the Fellowship of the Ring had just used a catapult....
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-12-15 12:18
Due to overwhelming interest, Siridean has posted instructions for ordering DVDs of the recent Known World Rattan Symposium.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-12-13 12:26
The Herald and News reports from the Snowflake Festival Parade, in Klamath Falls, Oregon, where the best seats were at a mobile feast created by members of the SCA.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2005-12-10 13:50
The Boston Globe reports on a group developing a cohousing neighborhood in Berlin, Massachusetts, where residents will "garden, knit, share meals, make music -- and, yes, occasionally dress up in medieval garb and belabor one another with makeshift swords."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-12-05 11:58
Lord Siridean (Sheridon Glenn) has announced the production of a DVD from the 2005 Known World Rattan Symposium which took place in the Kingdom of Calontir. The DVD is available for purchase in limited quantities.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-12-01 14:49
Mark Rylance, the artistic genius behind London's Globe Theatre, is planning to leave his position as Artistic Director. His vision to rebuild the Globe and produce period plays there has been rewarded with great success.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-11-30 13:53
A recently-completed horror film, Waning Solstice, features a number of SCAdians from the West Kingdom.
Submitted by GiovannaL on Wed, 2005-11-30 12:36
A reporter visited with the members of Ma'ale Giborim at their second birthday event held in a Crusader-era hall in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem.