Sunday Summary – March 13th, 2016

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So what did you miss this week?

This week The Pandora Society took a media circus ride with Neil Gaiman, fenced with deadly umbrellas, drank beer for medicine, rocked out to The Gin Rebellion, got our Victorian swimsuits on for a fun competition, invited you to become a Pandora Pin-Up, shimmied with beautiful belly dancers, and that was just the tip of the iceberg!


Monday, March 7th, 2016

On March 7th, 1900, the German liner SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse became the first ship to send wireless signals to shore, we added top Chap Hop artist Sir Reginald Pikedevant, Esquire to the Steampunk Symposium entertainment line-up, and Chris Pavesic examined the media attack on Neil Gaiman and the American Gods television series.


Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

On March 8th 1910, Raymonde de Laroche became the first woman in the world to receive a pilot license, we added Umbrella Fencing to the list of contests at the 2016 International Steampunk Symposium, M. Leigh Hood with drag queen Stixen Stones brought us a review of the dire Gods of Egypt, and Travis Fessler reported on the March 2016 Cincinnati Steampunk Salon.


Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

The French Foreign Legion is a military service branch of the French Army established on March 9th, 1831, by King Louis Philippe to support his war in Algeria, we added details of the Costume Contest to the Symposium schedule, Dr. Pembroke prescribed us Beer Medicine, and out of curiosity we ran Stixen Stones’s film review again under a different title because it turns out that Facebook censors things that have drag queen in the title 😛


Thursday, March 10th, 2016

On March 10th, 1922, Mahatma Gandhi was arrested in India, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years in prison, we added details the Ladies Pin-Up Contest to the Symposium schedule, CaelynTek brought us his monthly report from the Richmond, VA Steampunk Salon, and we added entertainment headliners The Gin Rebellion to the Symposium list. 


Friday, March 11th, 2016

On March 11th, 1917, Baghdad fell to Anglo-Indian forces commanded by General Stanley Maude, we added details of the Swimsuit Contest to the list of events at the Steampunk Symposium, M. Leigh Hood took a look at the new game Sinking City and pondered the recent interest in Cthulhu, and we invited you to pick your Pandoracon House for November based on their descriptions.


Saturday, March 12th, 2016

On March 12th, 1868,Henry James O’Farrell shot and wounded Prince Alfred (the second son and fourth child of Queen Victoria), we added Gandersnitch the Goblin to the Symposium entertainment line-up, and invited you to become a Pandora Pin-Up as part of a new project to make the site more glamorous. 


Sunday, March 13th, 2016

An attempted coup on March 13th, 1920 in Germany aimed to overthrow the Weimar Republic and establish a right-wing autocratic government, we received the latest installment of  Wheelworks by KT Sebastian Part one: Ice Domes of the Bandit Queen with Episode 11, we added Zahara’s Tangled Web to the Entertainment to be found at this year’s Symposium, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂


Coming Next Week . . .

. . . details of the Curiosities Exhibit at the Steampunk Symposium, plus details of more Symposium sessions, film reviews, retro-futuristic pin-ups, interviews, and more of the usual.


 

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