Sunday Summary – October 4th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

This week we looked at the perceived conflicts between various forms of punk such as cyber, diesel, steam, and so on, we took a sneak peak at Jessica Jones, took a dogfight through the skies of World War II with Paths of Hate, got some spoilers sweetie for the new season of Doctor Who, looked at the dark side of steam travel, launched rockets into space, and a whole bunch more . . .


Monday, September 28th, 2015

On September 28th, 1924 planes landed from the first ever round the world flight, we looked the manner in which some wish to maintain tight borders and Punk Correctness between the various forms of retro-futurism such as Cyberpunk, Dieselpunk, Steampunk, etc., and Katie Lynn Daniels asked why people have so much hate for Doctor Who‘s companion Clara.


Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

September 29th, 1650 saw the opening of the Office of Addresses and Encounters . . . essentially a Google search, or Craigslist, for 17th century Londoners, M. Leigh Hood looked at Netflix’s teaser trailer for Jessica Jones and gave us some spoilers, and Phoebe Darqueling brought us a book review of The Windup Girl.


Wednesday September 30th, 2015

On September 30th, 1935 President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the Hoover Dam, Dr. Pembroke reviewed the World War II ariel dogfight short animation Paths of Hatewe listened to more Outer Space Music by “Hanging Out With Halo Jones,” and The Uncommon Geek brought us Episode 60 of their podcast in which they interviewed Amanda Gilliam.


Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Twelfth Doctor holding a Dalek Gun

October 1st, 1811 was the arrival date of the first steamboat to sail the Mississippi to New Orleans, Lucretia Strange gave us spoilers from the new season of Doctor Who, and we looked how this weekend was indeed a VERY Steampunk Weekend.


Friday, October 2nd, 2015

On October 2nd, 1919 President Woodrow Wilson was paralyzed, Chris Pavesic explored The Dark Side of Steam Travel, and stuff . . .


Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Germany launched a rocket into space on October 3rd, 1942, and Phoebe Darqueling brought us a review of the 2005 film The Brothers Grimm.


Sunday, October 4th, 2015

On October 4th, 1936 British fascists and anti-fascist groups fought on the streets of London is the Battle of Cable Street, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂


Coming Next Week . . .

. . . we interview the editors of the exciting new Steampunk anthology The SEA is Ours, look at the Art Deco of Flash Gordon, have some announcements about guests of honor for the 2016 International Steampunk Symposium, and then some!


 

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