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, 2011-09-11 10:23
"We love the show of it," said Lady Thamira haSopheret (Tammy Barr Silverman), about the appeal of the SCA. "We love the feeling of being lords and ladies and wearing fancy clothes." Bernie Petit of the Gaston Gazzette spoke with her and others from the Canton of Aire Faucon in Atlantia.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2011-09-06 10:28
Kay Marszalek has served the Anoka County (Minnesota) Library System for 42 years, beginning in 1969. She recently ended her career of public service with a final "story hour" for the kids -- wearing her SCA garb to tell them about princes and princesses!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-09-05 14:48
Reporter James Williams of The Source Weekly (Bend, Oregon) was, at first, overwhelmed by the "strangeness" of the Shire of Corvaria's (Kingdom of An Tir) Harvest Tournament until he encountered media liaison Lady Oliva Magdalene DeHaro, who introduced him to the SCA way of life.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-01 18:39
What happens when a gang of medieval LARPers summon a demon from hell? A comedy/horror film entitled Knights of Badassdom, that's what. View the trailer online. (PG-13)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-08-29 07:13
On its website, Field and Stream features St. Hubert’s Rangers, a small group which re-enacts "medieval hunting as closely as is possible in the 21st century, adopting the personae of nobles, huntsmen and foresters of the middle ages."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-08-17 17:29
Anyone who loves, or interacts with, a little girl is bound to be familiar with the "Disney Princesses," the heroines of movies whose costumes have inspired many a Halloween. Now LA-based illustrator Claire Hummel reinterprets the costumes with an historian's eye.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2011-08-09 14:58
In Ironclad, a new film from director Jonathan English, a small group of Knights Templar strive to hold King John to his signature on the Magna Carta by defending Rochester Castle. The film debuted July 26, 2011. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-07-29 15:36
Fans of the HBO series A Game of Thrones will want to watch a series of videos posted on YouTube that showcase various artisans who worked on the program, including armor and weapons.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2011-07-24 17:53
Pilot Challenge, a magazine aimed at truckers and other professional drivers, has just published an article introducing their customers to the SCA and Pennsic. The magazine is from the company owning the Pilot gas station and convenience store located near the site of Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-07-21 16:45
It was a “A Midsummer Knight’s Read” at Wauconda Area Public Library in Wauconda, Illinois when members of the Shire of Ravenslake visited the library to kick off its summer reading club program. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2011-07-10 09:01
An updated, 3-D version of Alexander Dumas' adventure The Three Musketeers will appeare in theaters in October 2011.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-07-06 08:54
In an article for BBC Magazine, Jon Kelly discusses the endurance of King Arthur as a cultural phenomenon and his latest incarnation on British television.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2011-07-05 11:15
The History Channel is now casting for a new reality show entitled Full Metal Jousting. Entrants, who need not be experienced jousters, could win the US$100,000 grand prize. The deadline for application is July 20, 2011.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2011-07-02 15:34
Actor Russell Crowe brought his star power with him on a recent visit to Duncarron Fort, a replica medieval village in the Carron Valley, Scotland where he found the project "very impressive" and said it would be a version of "living history".
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-07-01 15:21
Season three of the popular television series Deadliest Warrior will feature a female warrior among the ranks of the men. View a preview of the upcoming season online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-07-01 10:26
Sir AElfred Lionstar of the Kingdom of Atenveldt reports that a Public Service Commercial for Valley Big Brothers and Sisters featuring armored combatants will be filmed July 9, 2011 in Encanto park near Phoenix, Arizona.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-06-29 20:19
To students at St. Joseph School in River Canard, Ontario, Canada, Jay McKee is "Medieval Man," the guy who teaches them about the history of the Middle Ages. Ron Giofu of the Amherstburg Echo has the story. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-06-27 22:01
Zorikh Lequidre, known in the SCA as Lord Ervald the Optimistic, producer of The Pennsic War: A Video Documentary, is seeking backers for a new production to be filmed at Pennsic War XL.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2011-06-25 18:41
“Whoa!” exclaimed young library patrons when a great sword was drawn at a recent summer reading club program at Grand Island Public Library by the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Denton Cushing of the Independent (Central Nebraska) covered the story. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-06-24 10:00
For a few hundred people in the Czech Republic, summer means donning armor and staging battles, much like members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, but these armored combatants are participating in a re-enactment of the Lord of the Rings. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2011-06-18 16:18
It was a hot day for armored warriors in Salado, Texas when reporter Deborah McKeon of the Temple Daily Telegram joined members of the Stronghold of Hellsgate, in the Kingdom of Ansteorra, for an event/demo at Salado Market Days. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-06-17 17:22
Media coverage of the SCA fighter practice in an Oakland, California BART station continues when Angela Woodall of the Oakland Tribune visited the Rockridge BART parking lot to learn about SCA-style armored combat. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2011-06-14 20:03
The release of the latest Pirates of the Caribbean film has sparked interest by swashbuckling fans in the sport of fencing, and sporting activity clubs scrambling to provide lessons.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-06-10 15:27
A photographer from the Tallmadge Express (Tallmadge, Ohio) was on hand to capture images from Brendokenfest and Rose Tournament, which took place recently in the Middle Kingdom.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Mon, 2011-06-06 11:02
The San Jose Mercury News catches up with Sedania De Corwin, Radnor of Guildemar, and friends as they attend a fighter practice in the same parking lot in which the group has been meeting for 35 years.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Sun, 2011-06-05 12:09
The SCA was one of several groups to take part in the 60th annual 17th of May Norwegian Constitution Day Parade and Viking Fest. The SCA contributed a precession of historic arms to the event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-06-01 07:50
Commuters using the Rockridge, California BART station stop are occasionally treated to a sight one would not expect while using public transport: knights in armor duking it out in a parking lot. Felix Irmer of Oakland North visited the practice and reports. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2011-05-31 13:52
“Some people ride motorcycles for excitement, some ski, some sky dive — this is what I do," Doug Turnage told reporter James Coreas of the North Texas Daily about fighter practice in the SCA Canton of Glaslyn in Denton, Texas.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-05-26 09:26
Visitors to the Sam Houston Folk Festival in Huntsville, Texas may have been surprised to find knights in armor demonstrating combat, but the SCA folk were celebrating Houston's ancestry by creating “Hughstown,” the community founded in Scotland in 1153 by a Houston ancestor. (photo)
Submitted by ladymalina on Fri, 2011-04-29 10:24
Come enjoy Crystal Chamfron's sixth year in a relaxed atmosphere on the fields beside a reproduction of Lewis & Clark’s Camp DuBois stockade fort.