Sunday Summary – October 18th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

This week we looked at more French Steampunk, read fantastical stories from phone books, considered cannibalism, announced that Steampunk’d winner Steampunk Eddie, ran with Strandbeests, Hackbeests, and Steamspiders, visited amazing places not in their actual places,


Monday, October 12th, 2015

Many a drenched Scotsman was happy on October 12th, 1823 when Charles Macintosh sold the first raincoat, Chris Pavesic presented us some French Steampunk gems, and we added Highwind Steamworks to the list of vendors at the 2016 International Steampunk Symposium.


Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

On October 13th, 1773 the Whirlpool Galaxy was discovered, John N. Collins brought us his interview with Nick Swardson from the new movie Hell and Back, and Aloysius read from a phone book . . . literally!


Wednesday October 14th, 2015

October 14th, 1888 saw the first film ever made, Dr. Pembroke gave us a detailed look into cannibalismwe added Sylvan Creations to the International Steampunk Symposium list of vendors, and the Uncommon Geek brought us Episode 62 of their podcast; this week they talked about Assassin’s Creed.


Thursday, October 15th, 2015

On October 15th, 1894 Captain Alfred Dreyfus was arrested for spying and thus began the Dreyfus affair, Lucretia Strange explored Why Doctor Who Time Travel Needs to be Timey-Wimey, we announced that Steampunk Eddie, winner of the TV show Steampunk’d will be a guest of honor at the 2016 International Steampunk Symposium, and we celebrated the Seven Years of the Cincinnati Steampunk Salon.


 

Friday, October 16th, 2015

October 16th, 1909 saw the assassination attempt on both US President William Howard Taft and Mexican President Porfirio Díaz, Chris Pavesic told us more about Strandbeests, Hackbeests, and Steamspiders, and John N. Collins brought us part two of his Hell and Back piece with an interview with Cory Campodonico.


Saturday, October 17th, 2015

On October 17th, 1814 eight people died in what became known as the London Beer Flood, and Katie Lynn Daniels brought famous international landmarks closer to the USA with fantastic replicas of famous things.


Sunday, October 18th, 2015

October 18th, 1775 saw American poet Phillis Wheatley was released from her position as a slave, we added War Pony Candy Forge to the vendor list of the International Steampunk Symposium, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂


Coming Next Week . . .

More International Steampunk Symposium announcements, the countdown to the Time Travelers’ Ball, more Doctor Who, and more . . .


 

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