Sunday Summary – November 15th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

This week we Steampunk book reviews, Steampunk Salon reports from both Cincinnati, OH and Richmond, VA, Cyberpunk short films, companion speculation for Doctor Who, the ultimate Jessica Rabbit cosplay, blended video games and science, and those are just the headlines . . .


Monday, November 9th, 2015

On November 9th, 1851, Minister Calvin Fairbank abducted from Indiana by Kentucky Marshals for helping smuggle slaves to freedom, Phoebe Darqueling brought us a review of the book The Machine, and we added DJ Cynister to the list of talent at this weekend’s Time Travelers’ Ball.


Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

November 10th, 1898 witnessed the only instance of an attempted coup d’état in American history with the Wilmington Insurrection, M. Leigh Hood gave good writing advice in The Steampunk NaNoWriMo Survival Guide, and we brought you the Cincinnati Steampunk Salon – November Report with the winning act from its first ever talent show.


Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

November 11th, 1880 saw the execution of notorious Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, Dr. Pembroke brought a review of the short Cyberpunk film The Gift, we continued the Cyberpunk theme with a teaser that we were exactly a year from Pandoracon 2016, and the Uncommon Geek brought us Episode 66 of their podcast in which geeked out over Back to the Future – Part III.


Thursday, November 12th, 2015

petronella Osgood, Doctor Who

On November 12th, 1927, Leon Trotsky was expelled from the Soviet Communist Party leaving Stalin with absolute power, Lucretia Strange looked at Why Osgood Won’t Be the New Doctor Who Companion, and CaelynTek brought us the Richmond Steampunk Salon – November Report.


Friday, November 13th, 2015

November 13th, 1901 was the day of the Caister Lifeboat Disaster off the coast of Britain, Chris Pavesic explored the history and cultural traditions of masks in Masks: Anonymity and Excess, and keeping in the theme of masks, Starlight Masks and Designs was added to the list of International Steampunk Symposium vendors.


Saturday, November 14th, 2015

On November 14th, 1910 aviator Eugene Burton Ely performed the first take off from a ship, we added The Spectra Nova to the list of International Steampunk Symposium vendors, Katie Lynn Daniels looked at video games that are all about science, and that night it was time for the fifth annual Time Travelers’ Ball.


Sunday, November 15th, 2015

The first ever professional American football death occurred on November 15th, 1914, we added Milton’s Emporium to the list of vendors at the International Steampunk Symposium list, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂


Coming Next Week . . .

. . . a report of the Time Travelers’ Ball, details about The Pandora Society’s newest events for 2016: Noir and The Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade, preparations for Teslacon, and course a-whole-lot-more!


 

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