Sunday Summary – December 20th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

This week The Pandora Society went back to Christmas 1992 for The Muppets Christmas Carol, then to 2001 for the film adaptation of From Hell, danced with the delightful Crimson Carnival belly dancers, relaxed with Steampunk coloring books, traveled to other dimensions with the Riftworld Chronicles, mourned the death of author Emily Brontë, we had more adventure withKT Sebastian’s serial story Wheelworks . . . and those were the headlines.

Monday, December 14th, 2015

On December 14th, 1896 the Glasgow subway system opened in Scotland, M. Leigh Hood reminded us of 5 (Good) Reasons to (Re)Watch The Muppet Christmas Caroland we leant our support to the Absinthe Heroes – A Steampunk Rock Opera Kickstarter.

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

December 15th, 1933 was the day that the United States of America could legally get drunk again with the end of the Prohibition Era, Phoebe Darqueling looked back to 2001 and gave us a review of the film adaptation of From Hell, and we featured DJ Doc Martin from the 2016 Voodoo Carnival line up.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

On December 16th, 1826, America began the process of taking Texas from Mexico with the Fredonian Rebellion, we took flight with Jules Verne’s airship Albatross from the book and film Master of the World, we featured Crimson Carnival from the Voodoo Carnival entertainment lineup for February 2016, and The Uncommon Geek brought us Episode 71 of their podcast in which they interview Twill Distilled.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

On December 17th, 1903 the Wright brothers made their first successful engine powered flight, Chris Pavesic looked at the relaxing art of Steampunk Coloring Books, and we added DJ V-RAL to the Voodoo Carnival lineup.

Friday, December 18th, 2015

December 18th, 1912 saw the most infamous paleoanthropological hoax with the “discovery” of skulls at the Piltdown gravel pit in England, Phoebe Darqueling reviewed the new web series Riftworld Chronicles, and the Pickled Brothers Circus was added to the Voodoo Carnival entertainment listings.

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Emily Brontë, the author of Wuthering Heights, died on December 19th, 1848, and Katie Lynn Daniels reminded us that Jim Butcher is now writing Steampunk fiction with The Aeronaut’s Windlass.

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

December 20th, 1917 saw the emergence of the first Soviet secret police, we had Episode 7 of Wheelworks “Part one: Ice Domes of the Bandit Queen” by KT Sebastianand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

. . . yeah, I’m not writing that infamous Dieselpunk article that I’ve had in the works for months now, but we will have more about the Voodoo Carnival, reactions to Star Wars – The Force Awakens, and much more of the usual and the unusual.


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