Sunday Summary – November 8th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

This week we got all Steampunk with Frankenstein’s Monster, we went 80’s post apocalyptic with British rock band Duran Duran, we explored space with the short film Ambition, we put the Soap Opera into Space Opera with an affair between Obi Wan Kenobi and Padme Amidala, we purged the darkness of the soul with a review of the stage play The Mystery Plays, we ventured beyond the grave (a lot of historical deaths this week), and that’s just the tip of the iceberg . . .

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

November 2nd, 1895 sort of saw the start of the first automobile race in the USA, Phoebe Darqueling gave us a review of the 2013 film Frankenstein’s Monster, and Adventure Scents was added to the list of International Steampunk Symposium vendors.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

The “gentleman bandit” Black Bart was captured on November 3rd, 1883, we took a trip into the Wasteland with British rock band Duran Duran for their Mad Max-esque music video for “The Wild Boys,” and we looked forward to the future of 2015 for costume contest tips for this year’s Time Travelers’ Ball.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

On November 4th, 1921 the Prime Minister of Japan was stabbed to death, Dr. Pembroke took a break from medical horrors and brought us a review of the short film AmbitionBone Shaker Boxes was added the vendor list for the 2016 International Steampunk Symposium, and The Uncommon Geek added episode 65 of their podcast in which they continued to discuss Back to the Future.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

The original, and real life, super spy Sidney “Ace of Spies” Reilly was executed on November 5th, 1925, our Doctor Who expert Lucretia Strange reviewed the latest episode “The Zygon Invasion” in Let Zygons Be Zygons, and we pondered what the Star Wars prequels would have been like if Obi Wan Kenobi had fathered Luke and Leia.

Friday, November 6th, 2015

On November 6th, 1935 the creator of the Monopoly game sold the rights to Parker Brothers, Chris Pavesic took us on a witch hunt with In Salem Truth is Stranger than Fiction, and we reviewed the opening of The Mystery Plays at the Falcon Theatre in Newport near Cincinnati.

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

In a week filled with historical deaths, November 7th, 1908 saw the deaths of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Katie Lynn Daniels asked the apropos question How Dead Are You?, and we added Deborah Olson Milliner Extraordinaire to the Symposium vendor list.

Sunday, November 8th, 2015


November 8th, 1933 saw the formation of the Civil Works Administration under the New Deal, we had the latest installment of Wheelworks: Ice Domes of the Bandit Queenand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

. . . it’s the week leading up to the Time Travelers’ Ball when we shall announce something exciting for 2016 . . . a thing called Noir

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