Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-01 11:20
Reporter Natalie Fieleke of the Jefferson City (Missouri) News Tribune covered the recent Medieval Fair at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, in which students learned about the Middle Ages from SCA members.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-02-26 17:12
For persons who are interested in discussing historic films — primarily their accuracy — Baron Folo of the Middle Kingdom announces the formation of a new mailing list, called HistoricFilms.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-24 14:46
A museum in Lornardo Da Vinci's hometown Vinci, Italy, is holding a trial to sort out the facts from fiction in Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2005-02-22 17:06
Lacking a male heir, the Japanese government is creating a new law to allow a woman to succeed to the Imperial throne for the first time in two centuries.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-02-21 17:15
Sir Dilan Mac AnTsaier of the Midrealm plans to fight 200 bouts in four hours, accepting pledges to raise money in the fight against breast cancer, on behalf of Her Majesty Rebekah.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-21 06:07
Steven Boyd, known as Master Andrixos Seljukroctonis in the SCA, did very well in his recent appearance on the game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Spoiler: If you have yet to watch your tape, please don't read further.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-02-20 19:46
The Marche of Alderford's Masque of Courtly Love event, in the Barony of Brendoken, featured fighting, classes, a feast, a mystery play — and a really big surprise for one lucky lady!
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-02-16 18:34
The former East Kingdom Dean of Pages, Lord Ben the Steward, was sentenced today in Lehigh County Court as his child molestation trial winds down at last.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2005-02-13 10:29
Steven Boyd, known in the SCA as Master Andrixos Seljukroctonis, owner of Calontir Trim, will appear on the daytime gameshow "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" on Thursday, February 17.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-07 18:56
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 Fri, 2005-02-04 19:27
Just pull the string and hear them say "What time does fighting begin?" or "Stop looking at HER and pay attention to ME!" It's SCA Barbie & Ken!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-04 07:28
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 Justin on Fri, 2005-02-04 01:20
Mike Bollow, a reenactment enthusiast, is in the early stages of planning a "reenacting convention" that would welcome members — and interested visitors — from reenactment organizations across many time periods and cultures.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-02-03 21:53
Ben Schragger, formerly known as Lord Ben the Steward, appeared in court in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It was the first of several hearings scheduled in the sentencing phase of his trial for sexual assault of minors.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-03 18:27
Philadelphia Eagles fans can now cheer on their Super Bowl team — in Latin.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-02-03 14:42
Meg Baron, SCA President, reports that the Board of Directors is seeking comments on a proposed Corpora change involving combat authorizations for minors.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-02 10:33
No, this message isn't going to repeat in an endless loop.... Curious about the medieval origins of Groundhog Day. Dame Aoife has found the answer.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-31 06:35
A McDonald's restaurant in Winnipeg, Canada was robbed recently at swordpoint.
Submitted by Jinan al Hadaya on Mon, 2005-01-24 11:32
Talan Andolini, White Scarf of the Outlands, has been injured in a very serious car accident.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-23 10:11
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 15:54
The latest twist in TLC's reality show, Trading Spaces has couples trading Scottish castles.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-01-19 22:49
The Gallowglass Academy is a professional martial arts school that provides classes on rapier, schlager, and fencing combat techniques. They also offer modern-world self-defense classes in martial arts and firearms.
Submitted by ianuk on Tue, 2005-01-18 08:31
HL Mikhail Andreyevich Putnikov called Misha has been making history. In the modern world, Misha is Mike Bushroe, an engineer working through the University of Arizona on the Huygens Probe that landed on the moon, Titan.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-17 09:00
Sir Daniel of the Kingdom of AnTir reports that the recent 12th Knight charity auction, held to benefit the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, was a great success.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-01-15 22:39
With great joy, Julienne la Courtois and Antonio de Escobar of the Shire of Sea March in the Kingdom of Trimaris announce the birth of Zoe Abigail Cano on December 28, 2004.
Submitted by Olyane on Sat, 2005-01-15 14:30
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-14 19:37
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 16:32
The less-than-stellar performance of the latest Hollywood epics may mean that viewers' enthusiam for the genre may be waning.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-13 12:55
Falada of the Barony of Grey Niche in Meridies has announced that the barony will hold a blood drive at its Candlemas Collegium event February 5, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-12 13:55
Baroness Briana of the Barony of Stierbach has announced that her barony has grown with the birth of Madelyn Ann Kelly, daughter of Lady Grace Whyting and Lord Sean McKelly.