Sunday Summary – May 31st, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?


Monday, May 25th, 2015

May 25th, 1925 saw the “conclusion” of the Scopes Monkey Trial against John Thomas Scopes, Phoebe Darqueling updated us on this month’s Steampunk Crowdfunded projects, and we look at a couple of upcoming “Steampunk” films for this summer.


Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

The novel Dracula was first published on May 26th, 1897, we launched our survey for the most Steampunk spirit drinks, and Phoebe Darqueling looked back a few years to give us a review of The City of Ember.


Wednesday May 27th, 2015

On May 27th, 1860, Giuseppe Garibaldi moved Italian Unification forward, Dr. Pembroke provided us with a couple of short films, and Phoebe Darqueling gave is a review of Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare.


Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act on May 28th, 1830, we got to meet writer Nisi Shawl with an interview by Ofeibea Loveless, and we took another look at The League of Extraordinary Gentleman film from 2003.


Friday, May 29th, 2015

Both May 29th, 1935 and May 29th, 1940 saw the first flights of enemy fighter planes, M. Leigh Hood interviewed the makers of some hot functional steam powered motorcycles, and we took another look at Mad Max – Fury Road and the character arc of Nux.


Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Outlaw Pearl Hart staged one of the last U.S. stagecoach robberies on May 30th, 1899, we invited performers to fill out our Performer Application, and we took a look at the obscure 1962 French sci-fi film La Jetée and its continued influence over half a century later.


Sunday, May 31st, 2015

May 31st, 1854, France banned the punished of Civil Death, we looked back at the 2011 Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂


Coming Next Week . . .

A third and (for now) final installment on our essays about Mad Max, more about the Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade, more surveys, and as Billy Idol might say . . . more, more, more!


 

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