Media

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

Ma'ale Giborm in the news

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.

British Youth Attend "Knight School"

British police are now giving youngsters a lesson in medieval virtues at "knight school." The kids learn how chivalry can be applied to modern life.

Asterix Takes on the U.S.

Feisty comic strip hero Asterix has been making fools of the Romans for years. Now he has a new focus: the Bush Administration.

Outlands Residents Compete for Queen's Prize

Sunnie Redhouse of the Farmington (Colorado) Daily Times got a first hand view of arts and sciences medieval-style when she attended the recent Queen's Prize tournament held at San Juan College.

Borgia Family Topic of New Film

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Farrell have been signed to star in a new theatrical film set in 15th century Rome which covers the internal struggles of Italy's Borgia family.

Masterpiece Theatre to Present "The Virgin Queen"

Anne-Marie Duff stars as Elizabeth I of England in this new depiction of the life of The Virgin Queen. The program is part of the Masterpiece Theatre series.

Web catalog of resources "for Film, TV and Re-enactors" debuts

An entrepreneur in Los Angeles, California, has announced a new web site that aims to catalog commercial providers of historical products and services for re-enactors as well as TV and film producers for both fictional and documentary works.

Oh, what a knight

The Eyeopener profiles Kate Flanigan, a Ryerson Theatre School technical production student and a member of the SCA.

On-the-job Halloween spirit can be fun, as long as employees don't get too spooky

An article in the East Valley Tribune describing costumes worn in the workplace on Halloween features a photograph of SCA member Rawnie Pino.

Carolina Renaissance Festival

News and Observer photographer Scott Sharpe's latest "Postcard from the Road" focuses on the Carolina Renaissance Fair.

Midrealmers Enjoy Combat in Western Illinois

Reporter Joseph Lemanski of the Western Courier spends time with members of the March of Lochmorrow at Western Illinois University during a recent fighter practice.

Hannibal v. Rome

On Sunday October 30, 2005, the National Geographic Channel will present Hannibal v Rome a two-hour epic story of "an African warrior who would dare to challenge the impossible and shape the course of human history."

Eastrealm Woman Uses Belly Dancing as Therapy

Vinaya Saksena of the East Bay News in Swansea, Rhode Island discusses life and belly dancing with Mensa and SCA member Debra Moniz.

Drafn War Band Helps Celebrate Viking Times in Caid

Members of the Drafn War Band participated recently in a celebration of Norwegian culture at the third annual Viking Festival at Norway Hall in Vista, California.

Meridies Fighters Showcased in University Article

Trevor Williams of the University of Georgia's Red and Black speaks with members of the Barony of Bryn Madoc at a recent fighter practice

Tasmanians Learn of SCA at Tulip Festival

Members of the The Barony of Ynys Fawr and the University of Tasmania Medieval Society took part in the annual Tulip Festival at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens October 2, 2005. The event was covered by the Sunday Tasmanian.

Trimaris Fighters Featured in Article

Interviews with members of the Shire of Vaca del Mar were featured recently in an article in the Orlando Sentinel. The group was holding fighter practice at Tuscawilla Park when reporter Erin Ailworth and a staff photographer visited.

SCA demo takes over Fish and Game Club

Kate Everson of the Community Press, an Ontario, Canada newspaper, reports on the SCA’s medieval faire at the Frankford Fish and Game Club on October 1.

More than Ones and Zeros

Monty Python's Terry Jones will host a documentary on the history of numbers. The Story of 1, which merges the comedian/writer's quirky wit with historical research, will be presented by BBC 1.

The Return of Asterix

Fans of the Asterix comic book series will be glad to know that the first book in four years will be released in October 2005. The Sky Falls On His Head is the 33rd book in the series, which features the escapades of the Gallic warrior with the yellow moustache.

Midrealm Prosecutor Shares SCA Journey

Erin Miller of the Wapakoneta Daily News interviews Sir Baldwin of Chelmsford, called Badger (Darren Meade) about his 20 year affiliation with the SCA.

Why Do People Love the SCA So Much?

In an article for the Renaissance Store (Chivalry Sports), Mistress Ælfled of Duckford (Sandra Dodd) discusses "What Makes Normally Sane Adults Love the SCA So Much?"

BBC Presents "This Sceptred Isle"

BBC 4 Radio will present a narrative history of the British empire from the 12th century through the 20th. The program began September 26 and will run each day for six weeks.

SCAdian wedding takes loving couple, guests back in time

Lady Anne de Chevebois and Sir Geoffrey Fitzgalen, who have been in the SCA for over ten years, joined in medieval matrimony last weekend in the Shire of Anglespur, East Kingdom.

Community members share their interest, skills at fair

The Nashua Telegraph reports from a renaissance fair sponsored by the Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club, and interviews members of the SCA at the fair.

Group attempts to recapture medieval times

The Technician describes SCA activities at North Carolina State University.

SCAdian trebuchet engineer hurls veggies for a good cause

The Minot Daily News reports on an SCA-inspired siege engine demonstration that destroyed vegetables by the dozens to raise funds for the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities.

Group explores past civilizations

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review learns about the SCA at a Renaissance Festival.

SCA Family Reaches Out to Own

The Morning News describes some of the SCA's relief efforts for Gleann Abhann.

Celebrating medieval life: SCA members dress, dance and play like characters of long ago

The Corvallis Gazette-Times visits a fighter practice and learns about the SCA.