Sunday Summary – February 21st, 2016

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So what did you miss this week?

This week The Pandora Society looked at Steampunk Sculptors Creating Art Through Recycling, spread rumors of a Steampunk Soap Opera, went Wild West, raced teapots, competed with Iron Tailors, got naughty with Victorian Erotica, picked our favorite robots, and a lot more . . .

Monday, February 15th, 2016

On February 15th, 1879, American President Rutherford B. Hayes signed a bill allowing female attorneys to argue cases before the Supreme Court of the United States, Chris Pavesic looked at Steampunk Sculptors Creating Art Through Recycling, we reminded you that The BEST Cincinnati Steampunk Salon EVER! is coming in May 2016, and we saw the return of the Uncommon Geek‘s podcast with Episode 74.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

On February 16th, 1923, English archaeologist Howard Carter unsealed the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun, M. Leigh Hood took a peak at the ABC Steampunk Soap in Pre-Production, and we added Tea Dueling to the list of games and competitions for the 2016 Steampunk Symposium.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

On February 17th, 1864, The Hunley became the first submarine to sink a battleship, Theo Descartes reviewed the short film The Gunfighter, we added Writer’s Workshop 1: Hemingway Happy Hour with Emilie P. Bush, Leanna Renee Hieber & Taversia to the list of workshops to be found at this year’s Steampunk Symposium, and Uncommon Geek caught us up with Episode 75 of their podcast.

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

On February 18th, 1930, while studying photographs taken in January, Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto, Calamity Dawn brought us her review of the film Deadpool, and we added How to Teapot Race to the International Steampunk Symposium’s list of sessions.

Friday, February 19th, 2016

On February 19th, 1861, serfdom came to an end in Russia, we added the Iron Tailor challenge to the list of Symposium Games & Contests, and CaelynTek brought us a report from the February Richmond, VA Steampunk Salon.

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

On February 20th, 1877, Tchaikovsky‘s famous ballet Swan Lake receives its première performance at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, we added a Victorian Erotica Reading to the schedule of sessions at the Steampunk Symposium, and Katie Lynn Daniels counted down a poll of The Pandora Society’s most favorite robots.

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

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, we revisited Voyage Trekkers with Dr. Forgeand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

The countdown begins to the International Steampunk Symposium, we get inside Victorian brains, and begin our search for Retro-Futuristic Pin-Ups 🙂


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