Voyage Trekkers!

Hello everyone! Dr. Forge here with a special comedic treat for you. As you might know, I’m a bit of a sci-fi junkie. I can’t get enough, and when I run out of things to watch on TV or the various streaming services, like Netflix, I turn to the internet for fan-written gold. There’s so much […]

February 21st, 1848 – The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto (officially Manifesto of the Communist Party) was published on February 21st, 1848 as a political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that laid out the program of the Communist League.

Science Fiction’s Most Popular Robots

Last week we asked Pandora Society members to vote on their favourite robots from science fiction! The results are in! Who are Fiction’s Most Popular Robots?

Symposium Session – Victorian Erotica Reading

Victorian Erotica Reading (18+) Presented by Sir Ernest Suszczynski & Dr. Gintia Peaseblossom Ready for a little after-dark historical fun? See images the Victorians hid for their private time, and hear ladies reading period stories from The Pearl. Join the crew of the Airship Passepartout as we take attendees down the saucy side of Victorian times. We will […]

February 20th, 1877 – Swan Lake

Tchaikovsky‘s famous ballet Swan Lake receives its première performance at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on February 20th, 1877.

RVA Steampunk Salon – February 2016

In February the Richmond Steampunk Salon at New York Deli RVA had the same number of attendees we usually get, about 10, but as usual the people that came weren’t the same that came last month. We seem to always attract new people, I suspect we have drawn near 40 different people to the Salon, […]

Symposium Games & Contests – Iron Tailor

Iron Tailor Competition – Tweedledum and Tweedledee’s Battle “So the two brothers went off hand-in-hand into the wood, and returned in a minute with their arms full of things — such as bolsters, blankets, hearth-rugs, table-cloths, dish-covers and coal-scuttles. `I hope you’re a good hand at pinning and tying strings?’ Tweedledum remarked. `Every one of these things […]

February 19th, 1861 – The End of Serfdom

Serfdom is the status of peasants under feudalism, specifically relating to manorialism. It was a condition of bondage which developed primarily during the High Middle Ages in Europe and lasted in some countries until the mid-19th century. Serfs who occupied a plot of land were required to work for the Lord of the Manor who […]

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