Sunday Summary – June 21st, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

Your weekly opportunity to peruse a whole week’s worth of articles on one page. We had tales of horror, tales of axe murderers, tales of a husband killing his wife’s lover, beheadings, and all sort of gruesome reports . . . plus some exciting news about the Kentucky Renaissance Fair’s Steampunk Weekend, and updates on the Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade . . . and then some!

Monday, June 15th, 2015

On June 15th, 1878, English photographer Eadweard Muybridge took a series of pictures that in turn gave birth to cinema, Phoebe Darqueling gave us a review of the French Steampunk film Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart, and Zahara’s Tangled Web was added to the entertainment line up for the Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

On the night of June 16th, 1816, Byron read a series of horror stories to his guests that inspired other writing such as Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and Travis Fessler brought us a report on the tenth anniversary of the Kentucky Renaissance Fair.

Wednesday June 17th, 2015

A young Christopher Lee was present for the last public guillotining in France was of convicted murderer Eugen Weidmann on June 17th, 1939, we received a report on Syphilis and Hats from Dr. Pembroke, and the Uncommon Geek podcast aired Episode 51 about “The Not-So Silent Guy!”

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

On June 18th, 1858, Charles Darwin received a paper from Alfred Russel Wallace that includes nearly identical conclusions about evolution as Darwin’s own, we looked at the Steampunk Weekend at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair, and got a report from the June Cincinnati Geek Club.

Friday, June 19th, 2015

The first official Father’s Day occurred on June 19th, 1910, we got further crafting tips from M. Leigh Hood on how to make filigree masks, and SpaceFairy was added to the list of Midsummer Masquerade performers this July.

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Lizzie Borden was acquitted of murder on June 20th, 1893, and we invited you to vend at the Midsummer Masquerade on July 18th, 2015.

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

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On June 21st, 1900, China declared war on several super powers as the Boxer Rebellion escalated, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

Steampunk operas, new Steampunk TV shows, and tea . . . lots of tea!


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