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 Karen on Fri, 2005-04-15 15:15
The Grand Traverse Herald reports on a museum exhibit opening at which the SCA "provided Medieval and Renaissance ambiance during the reception."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-11 09:58
Kingdom of Heaven, the historical epic about the Third Crusade scheduled to be released this spring, is the subject of a copyright controversy in which author James Reston Jr. accused film director Ridley Scott of stealing his research.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-10 11:55
William Grimes of the New York Times reviews The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery, a new book by Ingrid D. Rowland about Renaissance forgery that rocked the literary world.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-09 08:31
East Kingdom resident Master Liam St. Liam was recently named the National Honor Society Advisor of the Year for the State of Massachusetts.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-07 18:52
The Honorable A.E.Vespers is collecting information about jousting practices and groups engaging in jousting in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-01 13:19
Several SCA members from the west coast of the United States were prominently featured in The Conquerors, a new program which premiered on the History Channel in March 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-26 12:23
In celebration of the Broadway premiere of Spamalot, Entertainment Weekly has posted a trivia quiz to determine which Monty Python character you most closely resemble.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-03-25 16:10
The Great Falls Tribune reports from the Shire of Stan Wyrm, which will hold an event on the 26th.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-25 12:05
The new musical, based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, has finally debuted on Broadway, to rave reviews.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-21 14:36
The summer of 2005 will see a return of knights of old to the tourney field when English Heritage sponsors a series of knightly competitions. Listen to the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-20 12:33
New York Times reviewer Michiko Kakutani looks at The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time, a new book by John Kelly.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-17 14:40
The Hattiesburg Amercian ran an article on the SCA's Gulf Wars in a recent edition of the newspaper, including a short interview with the King of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-17 08:05
Judy Juenger of the Monroe, Wisconsin Times visited the Middle Ages recently with members of the Canton of Wolfhome when she attended the group's spring A&S event.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-15 14:24
An exhibition of props, jewelry, armor and costumes from Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films will be touring many of the major cities of the world in the next few months.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 08:12
Baron Tibor of Rock Valley recently attended the latest film version of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and wrote a review.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-08 12:01
Underachiever Films has just released Estrella XX (A Beautiful War), a feature-length documentary about the SCA. The documentary was filmed on location at Estrella XX, held in Atenveldt in February 2004.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-03-05 05:46
Underachiever Films is the production company offering Estrella XX (A Beautiful War). The feature-length documentary was created as an introduction to the SCA and features 45 minutes of armoured combat footage as well as interviews with SCA folk.
Submitted by Johnnae on Wed, 2005-03-02 11:02
The February 25 issue of Science magazine features an article about estimating the quantity of medieval knowledge that has survived in scribal form, versus the amount that has been lost to us due to destruction of the manuscripts over time.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-01 11:20
Reporter Natalie Fieleke of the Jefferson City (Missouri) News Tribune covered the recent Medieval Fair at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, in which students learned about the Middle Ages from SCA members.
Submitted by Rosanore of Redthorn on Tue, 2005-03-01 09:41
The Canton of Wolfhome, in central Wisconsin, held its first event last Saturday and got a nice write-up in the local paper.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-02-26 17:12
For persons who are interested in discussing historic films — primarily their accuracy — Baron Folo of the Middle Kingdom announces the formation of a new mailing list, called HistoricFilms.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-25 12:30
The Pierre, South Dakota Capital Journal recently covered an SCA feast held during an A&S competition served by local high school students.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-02-24 08:11
Writing for the West Valley View, an Arizona newspaper, reporter Justin Doom says that trying to explain the Estrella War to someone who has never been there is like trying to explain color to a blind person.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-21 06:07
Steven Boyd, known as Master Andrixos Seljukroctonis in the SCA, did very well in his recent appearance on the game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Spoiler: If you have yet to watch your tape, please don't read further.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-17 10:03
City fathers in Milan, Italy have banned a French clothing company's advertisement featuring an all-female version of Da Vinci's famous painting of the Last Supper.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-02-16 18:34
The former East Kingdom Dean of Pages, Lord Ben the Steward, was sentenced today in Lehigh County Court as his child molestation trial winds down at last.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-02-16 17:35
The Payson Roundup, from Payson, Arizona, reports on local SCA activities and Estrella War.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-02-16 07:59
The producers of Food Network's "Secret Life Of..." series were so impressed last year with the folks at Gode Cookery, a noted medievalist cooking web site, that they are featuring Gode Cookery in another episode, this time on Roman wine cakes.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-02-15 08:42
Rachel Sauer, a reporter in the Palm Beach Post, attended the recent Crown Lyst in Trimaris, and immersed herself in the Current Middle Ages. She came away from the event with an understanding of "anachronism" and why we do what we do.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2005-02-13 10:29
Steven Boyd, known in the SCA as Master Andrixos Seljukroctonis, owner of Calontir Trim, will appear on the daytime gameshow "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" on Thursday, February 17.