Sunday Summary – December 6th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

We looked at gas lighting in Jessica Jones, danced at monster bashes, offered you Pandoracon tickets for super cheap prices, counted down to the end of an era for Doctor Who, had dogfights in the skies of the future with the band Garbage, explored time travel and destruction, continued our Steampunk serial story, and then a whole lot more . . .

Monday, November 30th, 2015

On November 30th, 1936, in London, England the famous Crystal Palace burned to the ground, M. Leigh Hood brought us more analysis of the hit Netflix show Jessica Jones and gas lighting, and we revealed your chance to win a life membership to the International Steampunk Symposium.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Britain got its first female Member of Parliament on December 1st, 1919 with Lady Astor, Cindy Spencer Pape brought us a report from the Van Helsteam’s Monster and Hunter Bash, and we added Grandma’s Bane to the list of vendors at the International Steampunk Symposium.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

On December 2nd, 1942Enrico Fermi initiated the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction, Dr. Pembroke brought us the tale of The Monkey Mutiny of 1890, we announced the sale of Pandoracon Tickets . . . a special offer of 20 tickets for only $20, and the Uncommon Geek gave us Episode 69 of their podcast.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

On December 3rd, 1910 modern neon lighting was first demonstrated at the Paris Motor Show by French inventor Georges Claude, who 35 years later would be imprisoned and stripped of his honors and accolades, Lucretia Strange brought us her Countdown to the Doctor Who Season Finale, and we announced a number of the special guest and entertainers for the 2016 International Steampunk Symposium.

Friday, December 4th, 2015

The formation of the LA Times occurred on December 4th, 1881Chris Pavesic looked at Doctor Who actors on the stage with Something Wicked(ly Cool) This Way Comes, and we looked at the sci-fi elements in the music video to “Special” by the band Garbage.

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

December 5th, 1872 saw the discovery of the Mary Celeste ghost ship, and Katie Lynn Daniels asked Is time travel possible? Why does entropy increase? And what the heck does 42 mean?

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

On December 6th, 1897, London, England became the world’s first city to host licensed taxicabs, we had Wheelworks by KT Sebastian Part one: Ice Domes of the Bandit Queen Episode 6 – The Shadow Cover art by Sarah Rocheleau, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

. . . more details about the International Steampunk Symposium program, news of the Voodoo Carnival, and maybe the one article on “Dieselpunks and N Word” that we’ve been meaning to write for a while now.


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