Media

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

Medici Mummies to Tell Tales?

On Sunday October 17, 2004, at 9:00 pm (EDT) TLC will present Mummy Detective: The Crypt of the Medici, a program examining the remains of 50 members of the Medici family to see how they lived — and how they died.

Victoria News Group: Worth the Fight

Although Heather Senkler (known to most as Ekatarina Borisovna Kievskaia) has stepped down as the Principality Chatelaine of Tir Righ, she remains in the spotlight with a recent interview by a local paper.

Time Team Denied Access to Rosslyn Chapel

Tony Robinson of Channel 4's Time Team has been denied access to look for the Holy Grail in Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel.

The Mirror: Ealdormere Goes to Pennsic

Janis Leering, a reporter for the Mirror, which serves Barrie, Ontario and the surrounding area, looks at local SCAdians who attended this year's Pennsic War.

Toronto Star: Modern Epics More Political than 1950s Films

In an essay for the Toronto Star, columnist Philip Marchard finds today's epic films more political than those of the 1950s.

Teen Kills Neighbor with Sword

A Texas teenager allegedly used a sword to kill a neighbor during an argument.

Henry VIII Comes to "Masterpiece Theatre"

An all-star cast will highlight the new Masterpiece Theatre production of Henry VIII which will premiere November 7, 2004 on PBS stations.

Weapons seized from university housing

Guns and swords were confiscated from the apartment of a former member of the SCA by police at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

A day for knights, maidens and at least one aeronautical engineer

The Savannah Morning News visits the Medieval Festival and Beastly Feast, an event held jointly with the Oatland Island Education Center and the SCA.

SCA featured in news article in California

The Palo Alto Weekly news magazine, published in of Central California (West Kingdom), has a magnificent four-page article on the SCA in its September 22 issue. (Updated)

"Regency House Party" to Air on PBS

Britain's Channel 4 has produced another time-period-based reality television series, this time dealing with Regency England.

Medieval visitors make an impact on 'Stormy Loch'

An article in the Storm Lake Pilot Tribune describes the SCA and activities held over Labor Day weekend.

Medievalist Norman Cantor Dies

Noted medievalist Norman Cantor is dead at 74, according to an article in the New York Times' obituary section.

Daily Inter Lake: Artemisian Man Finds Celtic Roots in the SCA

THL Willum Halfhand's passion for history led him to the SCA. In a story by reporter Carol Marino of The Daily Inter Lake, Willum talks about his Irish roots.

Asbury Park Press: SCAdians Transform Park into "Enchanted Forest"

The Asbury Park Press visits a renaissance faire put on by the SCA's Barony of Carillion and the Lakewood Lions Club.

Visiting the past

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette asks: "Why do people do this?"

Pilot Tribune: Barony creates "medieval village" for community festival

The Storm Lake Arts Council was looking for a way to follow their popular Balloon Days festival and hit upon a great idea: the Society for Creative Anachronism!

Middle Ages come alive at fairgrounds

The Shelby Promoter visits an SCA event held at Marias Fairgrounds in Montana.

Owain Glyn Dwr and Wales - Great Battles in Britain

"Great Battles in Britain" looks at important English battles including the Battle for Wales.

Translating Tolkien: Text and Film

The New York Tolkien Society recently announced the publication of Cormarë 6: Translating Tolkien: Text and Film, a collection of non-fictional essays and papers.

SCA makes Middle Ages live again

Newzap.com published a story about "the knights and village folk of the Kingdom of Trimaris" at a Free Revel.

Times Herald: AEthelmearc Subjects Help Celebrate City's History

Olean, New York celebrated its bicentennial recently with a little help from the lords and ladies of AEthelmearc. Reporter Dave Demarest of the The Times-Herald covered the action.

Group brings Middle Ages to life

The Big Spring Herald reports from Crossrode Keep's Sundered Shield Tournament.

Middle Ages, and battle, at Richard Bland College

The Progress-Index visits the the Canton of River's Point at their "Last Chance" event.

Denver Post: Outlands Artist Real Renaissance Man

Idaho Falls, Idaho artist William Lloyd gives Denver Post staff reporter Chi-Chi Zhang a glimpse of the world of Renaissance art at the Larkspur Renaissance Festival. Lloyd is an artisan who makes and sells intricately-carved ivory and bone knives and sword handles.

AEthelmearc Members Return to Camelot

A heavy-fighting tournament by members of the Rochester, NY chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism was part of the city's first Camelot Faire, which took place recently in Washington Square Park.

"Prince Valiant" Inspired Caidan

Carla Roccapriore of the Reno Gazette Journal spoke with SCA member Scott Wills of Chino, CA at a recent Scottish festival.

SCAdian-written "Ecclesiastical Pomp..." surveys a millenium of tablet weaving

Written by Mistress Ingvild Josefsdatter, Ecclesiastical Pomp and Aristocratic Circumstance: A Thousand Years of Brocaded Tabletwoven Bands details the history of brocaded tablewoven bands from the sixth to the sixteenth century.

Pennsic Independent to be Available in PDF Format

Pennsic Independent Publisher Heirusalem Crystoma has announced that a "Home Edition" of the paper is now available by subscription in PDF format.

Seattle Times: Three Reenactment Groups Compete for Local Interest

In an article for the Seattle Times reporter J.J. Jensen contrasts the SCA and two Seattle-area groups, the Seattle Knights and the Academia della Spada.