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 Sun, 2012-09-30 11:17
“Hip hip huzzah!” writes staff writer Sara Jane Pohlman about the announcement of the Equestrian Champion for the Kingdom of the West. Pohlman visited the event and chronicled her observations in an article for the Lodi (California) News-Sentinel. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-09-25 09:02
The SCA joined forces with 4-H recently in New Jersey to celebrate the Middle Ages at the 3rd Annual Renaissance Faire at the Warren County Fairgrounds. Lillian Shupe of the Hunterdon County Democrat promoted the faire and shot photos which are available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-09-24 08:40
Host Larry Berg of the program Faces & Places, produced by Armstrong Channel 10 in Butler, Pennsylvania, looks at the annual Pennsic War. During the 30-minute program, Berg interviews a number of participants about various aspects of the War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-09-14 15:51
“The opportunity for us to put on our medieval clothing, cook and serve the recipes we’ve been researching, dance the dances we’ve been practicing, socialize, and generally have a good time. SCA events take place almost every weekend of the year,” said Shirley Hackworth about activities in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-09-13 11:07
In the Kingdom of Caid, their Excellencies Mistress Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani and Master John ap Griffin are known as the former Baroness and Baron of the Barony of the Angels, but in other worlds, they are known as the driving forces behind the movement to save Star Trek.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-08-28 17:32
The sailing of Three Rivers' carboard ship, the Esperanza, for the Wings of Hope Charity, has placed a spotlight on the SCA in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Reporter David Baugher of the South County Times recently interviewed several members of the group. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-08-24 12:15
A recent interview on Q104.5's morning program, Up & Adam, featured an interview with Kiffini Wittstron (Kiffany of Canale), a Countess in the Kingdom of the West, who is a former on air personality at the station. Kiffini answered questions about the SCA and how it differs from LARPing.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-08-21 17:54
“Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die,” says Inigo Montoya in the Princess Bride. Joe Posnanski, writing on JoeBlog about the 2012 Olympic Games, laments that there was not more Inigo Montoya in the competition.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Mon, 2012-08-20 10:13
Casey Lake of the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune joined the Shire of Falcon's Keep for a day of fighting and revelry. Poor Man's Pennsic marked its 20th anniversary this year.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-08-16 15:24
In a preview of the 3rd Annual Wings of Hope Cardboard Boat Race, which was held July 28, 2012, Angie Mock from Fox News 2 in St. Louis interviews Gwendolyn and Fernando from the Barony of Three Rivers about their entry in the race.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2012-08-15 08:55
David Moore of the Arab Tribune newspaper joins Thorfinn Eriksonnr, Ingris Utlennigsdottir, and Mailloch of Wulfhaven as they meet for for fighting, A&S, and building a new group in northern Alabama.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-08-03 10:59
Thomas W. Hughes, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the SCA Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the position of Media Liaison.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-07-25 08:47
Janina Gavankar, star of True Blood, took some time to wander the halls of Comic-Con 2012 and a little (un)armored combat with members of the SCA. During the SCA demo, Jana chatted briefly with His Majesty Patrick of the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-07-18 19:15
Re-creating the Middle Ages can be a different experience for each member, but most agree that it transports them to a different time. “I like, in my mind, being in a whole different time and a whole different place,” said Jackie Gotchal of the Shire of Carreg Wen in Caid. Michelle Carter of the Lompoc (California) Record has the story. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-07-11 08:58
Medieval met modern recently in Peace Park on the campus of the University of Missouri, Columbia as members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism gathered for combat and crafting. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-07-03 18:01
Cassie Carpenter, a reporter for the Daily Mail, takes a look at the set of the upcoming Peter Jackson film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, set to be released December 13, 2012. The article includes a trailer for the film. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-06-28 06:47
Lord Alystyr (Yoshi), Kingdom Media Officer for the Kingdom of Atenveldt, reports on SCA participation at the recent ComicCon in Phoenix, Arizona.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-06-27 12:33
Armored combat and rapier flighting caught the eye of 14-year-old Dylan Sapp at the recent Tri-State Renaissance Faire in Keokuk, Iowa. "I loved swords before I even knew what they were," he told reporter Jeff Hunt of the Hawk Eye. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-06-27 06:30
On weekends, armored fighters from the An Tir have gathered to prepare for the annual West-An Tir War in Gold Beach, Oregon. Theresa Novak of the Corvallis Gazette-Times caught up with some of them recently in a local park.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-06-14 20:33
Freelance journalist Lizzie Stark wrote the book on LARPing, literally. Her Leaving Mundania explains the fantasy world of Live Action Role Playing games from D&D-types to Nordic avant-garde art LARP. She explains the appeal in a short video for the BBC.
Submitted by ladykalessia on Tue, 2012-06-12 17:58
Neal Stephenson and the members of Subutai Corporation want your support to make a martial combat game that doesn't rely on pulling a plastic trigger to simulate sword strokes. The goal for the first iteration of the project will be to realistically simulate two-handed longsword combat.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-06-07 14:46
Medieval military historian Kevin Reid sees the SCA as an "exercise in experimental archaeology," and happily participates as Sir Ragnarr in the Evansville, Indiana chapter. Mark Wilson of the Courier-Press spoke with Reid and others at the annual Medieval Fair demo. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-05-23 07:01
Bill Woodbury and Simon Rohrich, of the Tempe, Arizona area, are off to represent the United States in international competition. No, it's not the Olympics, but the Battle of Nations, the world championship of armored combat held in Poland. Mike Sakal of the East Valley Tribune has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-05-21 11:36
Students from Enterprise Middle School in West Richland, Washington got a special treat recently when members of the Barony of Wastekeep, Kingdom of An Tir visited their school to teach them about life in the Middle Ages. The NBC affiliate KNDO/KNDU has the story. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-04-13 19:02
The hit film The Hunger Games, whose heroine is proficient with a bow, has sparked interest in the sport of archery.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-04-12 06:21
Co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb of the Today Show recently went medieval when they received jousting lessons from Full Metal Jousting's Shane Adams. Julieanne Smolinski has the story, photos and video.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2012-04-10 16:28
HBO's popular medieval fantasy series Game of Thrones is inspiring fans to try their hand at medieval cooking. The show even has its own cookbook.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-04-03 06:45
The chivalry and pageantry of Gulf Wars was recorded recently when Tim Doherty of the Hattiesburg American visited the War. His report, along with a slideshow of 32 remarkable photographs, is available online.
Submitted by nakorn66 on Fri, 2012-03-30 11:08
Lord Johann Wulf from the Barony of the Far West, Canton of the Golden Playne (Bangkok, Thailand) has put together a documentary for the SCA in Thailand.
Submitted by CynricofBedwyn on Thu, 2012-03-29 19:54
Ex Mentis Saxonicum, 140 pages of parables, allegories, and hilarious research tidbits derived from the popular Ansteorran newsletter column Ex Tempore by Robert G. Ferrell (Master Cynric of Bedwyn), is now available in paperback from Savernake Press.