Sunday Summary – February 7th, 2016

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So what did you miss this week?

This week The Pandora Society got the party started with Mardi Gras, cussed up a storm with science fiction swearing, played video games that have slipped through time, survived the London Blitz, learned the language of flowers, tried not abuse our telepathic powers, and then some . . .


Monday, February 1st, 2016

On February 1st, 1893, the world’s first film production studio, the Black Maria, or the Kinetographic Theater, was completed, John N. Collins reported from the Mardi Gras celebrations in Mobile Bay, Alabama, and in Slidell, Louisiana, and we released our on Mardi Gras schedule for the Voodoo Carnival.


Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

February 2nd, 1914 saw the film debut of Charlie Chaplin in Making a LivingM. Leigh Hood cussed up a storm by exploring Faux Profanity in science fiction, and we added Bocce Ball tournaments to the list of Symposium Games & Contests. 


Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

The Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was passed on February 3rd, 1913 which allows the Congress to levy an income tax, Theo Descartes gave us a pre-review of the new game Cupheads, and we added Custom Perfume Workshop for Your Steamy Persona! to the list of Symposium Sessions for this April.


Thursday, February 4th, 2016

On February 4th, 1936, radium became the first radioactive element to be made synthetically, Lucretia Strange reported on London during the Blitz, and we added a surprise act to the Voodoo Carnival line-up, the amazing Circus Mojo.


Friday, February 5th, 2016

February 5th, 2011 saw the opening of the very first Voodoo Carnival Mardi Gras Masquerade, Chris Pavesic explored The Language of Flowers, and we added Nerf Dueling to the list of Symposium Games & Competitions. 


Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Bakelite was developed by Belgian-born chemist Leo Baekeland in New York in 1907, but not officially announced until February 6th, 1909Katie Lynn Daniels examined the cons and pros of Telepathy, and our very own Dr. Pembroke’s Clinic was added to the International Steampunk Symposium list of sessions.


Sunday, February 7th, 2016

The Action of February 7th, 1813 was a naval battle between two evenly matched frigates from the French Navy and the British Royal Navy, we added The Art of the Short Story to the list of Symposium Sessionsand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂


Coming Next Week . . .

It’s time to go full throttle with the International Steampunk Symposium with MANY updates . . .


 

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