Sunday Summary – March 27th, 2016

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So what did you miss this week?

This week The Pandora Society hung out with our ape cousins while getting our hair fixed into fine Victorian fashions, flew into the future to hunt space whales, but zapped back to the 1800’s to see how their medical devices ended up in people’s sex lives, we offered super cheap tickets for the 2017 Symposium, and then built a Universe . . . a typical week really.

Monday, March 21st, 2016

On March 21st, 1925, the Butler Act prohibits the teaching of human evolution in Tennessee, we added Writer’s Workshop 3: Writers’ Read and Rave, presented by Emilie P. Bush, Leanna Renee Hieber, & Taversia to the International Steampunk Symposium schedule, Chris Pavesic reviewed Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, by John Scalzi, and we added So You Want to Edit an Anthology? presented by Sarah Hans to the Symposium schedule. 

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

The London Protocol of March 22nd, 1829 was an agreement between the three Great Powers (United Kingdom, France and Russia), which established the creation of an internally autonomous, but tributary Greek state under Ottoman suzerainty. We added Get Your Chignon presented by Rachel Turner to the Symposium schedule, M. Leigh Hood and Stixen Stones reviewed the film Zootopia, and Robotics and Punked Stuff presented by Sir Kenneth Pioforte was included on the Symposium schedule.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

On March 23rd 1801, Tsar Paul I of Russia was struck with a sword, then strangled, and finally trampled to death inside his bedroom at St. Michael’s Castle, we added Steampunk Music presented by Sir Ernest Suszczynski to the Symposium schedule, Theo Descartes gave us a review of the web short The Leviathan, and Tea Time with Gandersnitch was added to the Symposium list.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

March 24th, 1895 saw the Russian invent radio, we added the popular session Victorian Medicine to Modern Fetish (18+) presented by Andy the Nordic Love God to the Symposium schedule, and Ofeibea Loveless interviewed Ytasha Womack, author of Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi & Fantasy Culture as well as the science-fiction novel Rayla 2212, which put her Afrofuturism-themed film Bar Star City into production last fall.

Friday, March 25th, 2016

On March 25th, 1881the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was expelled from Oxford University for publishing “The Necessity of Atheism” pamphlet, we began our offer of Half Price Tickets to the 2017 International Steampunk Symposium, CaelynTek shared his report of the Chesterfield Comic-Con in Virginia, and we added Creating a Character through Costume and Manner presented by Lucretia Strange to the Symposium schedule. 

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

On March 26th, 1931, Swissair – Schweizerische Luftverkehr AG (German: Swissair – Swiss Air Transport) was founded through the fusion of two airlines, we added Crime and Punishment in Victorian Britain presented by Lucretia Strange to the Symposium list, and Katie Lynn Daniels explained the simple task of How to Create a Universe.

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

On March 27th, 1886, the famous Apache warrior, Geronimo, surrendered to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars, we added Passementerie in the Victorian Era presented by Richard Harperand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

. . . next week is the last week to save 20% off your International Steampunk Symposium tickets . . . the rest is a mystery.


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