Media

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

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.

Oregonian: Medieval Society in Washington County

"We're here because we have this romance and these ideals that we can't express in the real world," says Jay Royer, known in the society as His Lordship Guy of Normandy in an article from The Oregonian describing the SCA in the Shire of Dragon's Mist.

Morning Edition Features Heroism of Lt. Brian Smith

National Public Radio discusses the career and accomplishments of 2nd Lt. Brian Smith, including his love of the SCA, on its Morning Edition news program.

Times Reporter: Warriors Clash at Melee School

A reporter from the New Philadelphia Times Reporter learned about armored combat - SCA style - when he visited the Oaken Melee School spoonsored by the Marche of Alderford.

South Bend Tribune: SCAdian juggler inspires kids to move

Richard Biggs is a fool and proud of it, as shown in an article from the South Bend Tribune about a juggling workshop at a local library.

Not much to like about King Arthur

National Public Radio's Bob Mondello found the new film King Arthur lacking in charm.

Spamalot Heads to Broadway

Spamalot, the musical version of "Monty Python's Holy Grail," is headed for Broadway in February 2005. David Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry and Hank Azaria will star.

Medieval Club Remains True to Times

Another smalltown local newspaper, The Hawk Eye, has the SCA featured. This time, the Incipient Shire of Flinthyll (Burlington, IA) was the group being recognized.

Magazine Article Features SCA Combat Archery

Primitive Archer magazine sent a reporter and photographer to cover the combat archery activities at Pennsic War XXXII.

Canton Repository: Life in the SCA

Staff reporter Edd Pritchard of the Canton Repository got a chance to learn about life in the Middle Ages - and the SCA - when he visited the Marche of Alderford recently.

The Return of Boadicea

Queen Boadicea, in all her glory, is back in not one but four new films.

"Northmen" to Invade Movie Screens

The wave of movies with medieval themes continues with announcement of the release of Renny Harlin's The Northmen, a history of those nefarious seafarers.

Arthurian Legend Appeals Despite Lack of Evidence

The Exponent discusses the reactions of Purdue University professors to the new "King Arthur" film.

Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholary Review Vol.1 2004

A brief review of a newly-released scholarly publication on Tolkien's mythology.

North Kitsap Herald: Medieval Faire Strikes Bullseye

An article about a Medieval Faire held by the SCA in Port Gamble, Washington.

History Channel Looks at the Arthur Legend

On Sunday June 20, 2004 at 9:00 p.m. (EDT), the History Channel will present "The Quest for King Arthur."

What if Monty Python Filmed "Lord of the Rings"?

SCAdians love Tolkien, and SCAdians love Monty Python. At last, someone has found a way to combine these two cultural treasures into a single artistic endeavor that will leave you breathless.

Ancanar Manuscript Illumanation/Ilustrator Wanted

Ancanar: The Ancanar film project is looking for an illustrator with skills in illuminating manuscripts.