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, 2005-02-12 12:23
"What does it take to be a knight?" asks the Discovery Channel in its program The Medieval Tournament: The Making of a Knight.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2005-02-08 18:43
According to this USAToday article, a can of Spam "Golden Honey Grail" will be given to each of the first 100 customers who buy tickets to the Broadway production of Monty Python's Spamalot.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-07 19:56
Anne McMillan Goodale of Nevada's Fallon Star Press reviews the Society for Creative Anachronism as her "Organization of the Week."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-07 14:52
The producers of the Da Vinci Code movie may choose to build their own version of Rosslyn Chapel rather than deal with restrictions imposed by the building's trustees.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-02-04 17:02
The Post describes the Athens Medieval Society at Ohio University, as well as the SCA and the Shire of Dernehealde.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-04 08:28
Ringers: Lord of the Fans, a new film about Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings film fans, looks at the history of the Tolkien books and their impact on fans and the film industry.
Submitted by nicolaa on Thu, 2005-02-03 15:53
A Boston Globe correspondent and SCA member recently spent a day at the Market Day at Birka event in Manchester, NH.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-02-02 08:05
The Yuma Sun describes an SCA event and activities in the Shire of Burning Sands.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-01-31 09:12
A living history group, the Ansteorran Longship Company, and their ship are featured in a documentary that will air on The History Channel in late February. Ironically, they are portraying not Vikings but Phoenicians.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-30 16:59
A new production Beowulf: Prince of the Geats, is planned to be shot in Norway with hopes of raising US$1 million for the American Cancer Society.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-01-27 11:19
The Peninsula Daily News reports from a heavy weapons combat practice in An Tir.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-23 11:11
Costume designers in Hollywood walk a fine line between authenticity and getting the right look for an epic film.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 16:54
The latest twist in TLC's reality show, Trading Spaces has couples trading Scottish castles.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-01-20 00:01
This site is a large and well-organized collection of links to weblogs ("blogs") run by graduate students, professors, and other scholars of the Middle Ages. Dozens of sites are cataloged by the nature of the site, the type of person or group running the site, the primary content language, and the site's frequency of updates.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-14 20:37
A six-part modern adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales has been produced by the BBC. The prime-time drama sets the famously-bawdy "Miller's Tale" in a karaoke bar.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-13 17:32
The less-than-stellar performance of the latest Hollywood epics may mean that viewers' enthusiam for the genre may be waning.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-01-12 11:47
The Quarter is a humorous — and entirely unofficial — parody newsletter published (well, duh!) quarterly by a band of rogues and scoundrels located in Antarctica, which surprisingly is within the boundaries of the Kingdom of Trimaris. Making fun of peerages, royalty, heralds, A&S mavens, fighters, SCAtoday.net, and more heralds is all in a day's work for The Quarter. Definitely worth the reading!
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-01-07 12:19
AmberWyvern Studios, a recording studio and publisher that focuses on medieval and folk music and features SCA bardic arts, has announced a quarterly web-based magazine for SCAdian and folk musicians and bards.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-06 23:14
Team Concepts, Inc., a leadership development company, is looking for re-enactors to film a version of Henry V's famous speech. The filming will take place January 8, 2005 at Valley Forge National Historic Park in Pennsylvania.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-05 12:57
Third and fourth graders at Chugach Optional School are learning about the Middle Ages brick by brick as they build their own castles.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-01 09:00
John Cleese's famous rant "What have the Romans done for us?" in the Monty Python film The Life of Brian has been voted the funniest movie scene ever.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 18:18
Staff reporter Laura Dean of the Allegheny News recently visited the Polar Bear Ball in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 14:10
History Today's nominees for History Book of the Year include several relating to the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-12-30 23:41
The Savannah Morning News listed the "Medieval Festival and Beastly Feast," held by the SCA and Friends of Oatland, as one of the five festivals which "stood out in 2004," and they are "already looking forward to seeing each again in '05."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 20:38
A trailer previewing Ridley's Scott's epic film on the Crusades, Kingdom of Heaven, has been released online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 10:21
Harry Potter and Gilbert and Sullivan fans rejoice! You can have the best of both worlds in a new musical by Caius Marcius.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-28 17:14
On Sunday December 26, 2004, NPR commentator Sheilah Kast interviewed author Eric Jager about his book The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal and Trial by Combat in Medieval France.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 19:18
Artist Daniel Reeve has found himself up to his ink-stained elbows in work. As the calligrapher and cartographer for the Lord of the Rings films, he is now very busy with many new projects.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-12-24 12:27
A photo in the Durango Herald featuring members of the Shire of Rio de las Animas, and their donation for Mercy Medical Center.
Submitted by nicolaa on Tue, 2004-12-21 12:50
"Put your feet shoulder-width apart, stick your chin up, and bring your arms out sideways — it makes you look big, strong, and proud so you are ready for action."