Sunday Summary – May 31st, 2015

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 […]

Midsummer Masquerade – July 16th, 2011

The very first Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade happened in 2010 with the Masked Cabaret, and before the night was over people were already looking forward to next year’s masquerade. The second masquerade was held on July 16th, 2011, and that was the year that the show went from being known as The Masked Cabaret to the […]

May 31st, 1854 – France Bans Civil Death

On May 31st, 1854, the civil death procedure is abolished in France. Civil death (Latin: civiliter mortuus) is the loss of all or almost all civil rights by a person due to a conviction for a felony or due to an act by the government of a country that results in the loss of civil rights. It is […]

The Legacy of La Jetée

Earlier this year the SyFy Channel released a TV show spin-off of the 1995 movie Twelve Monkeys directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, and Brad Pitt. The first season of 12 Monkeys has only 13 episodes, but after a huge cliff hanger the show’s second season is scheduled for 2016. While many may recall Twelve Monkeys from 1995 […]

Want to Perform at a Pandora Society Event?

The Pandora Society has a variety of annual and monthly events and we are always looking for talent. Do you have a band? Do you dance? Do you play an odd music instrument? Are you a geeky comedian? Are you a DJ? Whatever your talent we are interested to hear from you. We cater mostly […]

May 30th, 1899 – Pearl Hart, the Outlaw

Pearl Hart, née Taylor, was a Canadian-born outlaw of the American Old West. She committed one of the last recorded stagecoach robberies in the United States; her crime gained notoriety primarily because of her gender. Many details of Hart’s life are uncertain with available reports being varied and often contradictory. Hart was born as Pearl […]

Mad Max – The Liberation of Nux

These last few weeks there has been much praise and much criticism of the feminist aspects of the new film Mad Max – Fury Road, and last week we posted how the film is The Greatest Feminist Action Movie Ever! There has been a lot of focus on the character of Furiosa (Charlize Theron), the Wives, and […]

ReVatu, Ode to a Legend, and The Black Pearl

While there may be many custom bike shops in the world, few live up to the legacy ReVatu Customs is building for itself. Based in the Netherlands, ReVatu Customs has featured bikes at competitions and conventions across Europe and enjoyed international attention. Their work ranges from fast to so-cool-looking-we-don’t-care-about-top-speeds-anymore. All ReVatu’s builds come from scratch, […]

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