Sunday Summary – August 16th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

This week we began to reveal the entertainment line-up for this year’s Time Travelers’ Ball, looked at cosplay and LARPing, went to space with David Bowie, broke world records, and exposed plots and scandals throughout history!


Monday, August 10th, 2015

House Targaryen in Game of Thrones LARP, Gen Con 2015

On August 10th, 1899 Vikings raided the football (soccer to Americans) field, Lucretia Strange reported on increased LARPing at GenCon, and we looked at various Steampunky and fun events happening later this month.


Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

August 11th, 1919 saw the birth of Germany’s Weimar Republic, M. Leigh Hood updated us regarding Steampunk and Time Travelers at the Ohio Renaissance Festival, and we became David Bowie’s space cadets with a critique of the 1969 music video to “A Space Oddity.”


Wednesday August 12th, 2015

On August 12th, 1877 American astronomer Asaph Hall discovered something circling the planet Mars, Dr. Pembroke poured us a glass of cocaine wine, and we began the list of 2015 Time Travelers’ Ball performer announcements with our headliner Psyche Corporation.


Thursday, August 13th, 2015

August 13th, 1913, German circus acrobat Otto Witte managed to fool Albania into making him king for five days, Katie Lynn Daniels reported on a Steampunk sculpture has seized the World Matchstick Record, and we added CHAKRAS to the Time Travelers’ Ball lineup.


Friday, August 14th, 2015

August 14th, 1851 was the birthday of the famous gambler, gunfighter, and dentist Doc Holliday, Chris Pavesic examined connections between Blue Beard and Ex Machina, and AUTOMATON was added to the Time Travelers’ Ball entertainment schedule.


Saturday, August 15th, 2015

On August 15th, 1915 it was exposed that Edison was selling ingrediants for explosives to the Germans, and DJ Nymphoma was added to the Time Travelers’ Ball entertainment schedule


Sunday, August 16th, 2015

August 16th, 1819 witnessed The Peterloo Massacre as British cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000–80,000 that had gathered to demand the reform of parliamentary representationand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂


Coming Next Week . . .

. . . battling the mundane world anyway possible . . . more news of the Time Travelers’ Ball . . . and flying across space in a pizza?


 

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