Sunday Summary – August 23rd, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

We added dancing replicants, star trekked across the universe, had a few martinis, reviewed the film that was almost the best Cyberpunk movie ever, reviewed games, and a whole bunch of over great geeky stuff . . .


Monday, August 17th, 2015

On August 17th, 1896 Bridget Driscoll was the first pedestrian victim of an automobile collision, Lucretia Strange reported on the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the Would Has Ever Seen (Gishwhes), and we added Zahara’s Tangled Web to the 2015 Time Travelers’ Ball line-up.


Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Finally on August 18th, 1920 women in the USA were granted the right to vote in elections, M. Leigh Hood reported on the IndieGoGo mission to build Minas Tirith from Lord of the Rings, and this week’s Outer Space Music came from The Firm with “Star Trekkin.”


Wednesday August 19th, 2015

The USS Constitution scored a victory against the British on August 19th, 1812 and earned the nickname “Old Ironsides,” Calamity Dawn brought us Martini Madnessand we added the Pickled Brothers Circus to the Time Travelers’ Ball line-up. 


Thursday, August 20th, 2015

August 20th, 1940 Winston Churchill gave his famous “Never was so much owed by so many to so few” speech, we looked at how the film Immortal could have been the best Cyberpunk film ever, and asked the question Do Steampunks Fear Success?


Friday, August 21st, 2015

August 21st, 1897 saw the formation of Oldsmobile who were actually the first to mass produce cars on a production line, Chris Pavesic reviewed the return of the computer game Grim Fandango, and we brought you a report from this month’s Cincinnati Geek Club meet-up.


Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

The ten articles of this first Geneva Convention treaty were initially adopted on August 22nd, 1864 by twelve nations, and we invited Steampunks from all over . . . the world . . . to share monthly reports of their group’s activities.


Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

August 23rd, 1866 saw the signing of the Peace of Prague treaty which ended the Austro-Prussian Warand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂


Coming Next Week . . .

. . . flying X-Wings against the Death Star, a trip to New Zealand, and the best Dieselpunk Space Opera that you never knew . . . and then a whole bunch more!


 

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