Sunday Summary – March 6th, 2016

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So what did you miss this week?

This week The Pandora Society roamed around the Steampunk of Paris, got sassy with Deadpool, unraveled a mummy, got gothic with Penny Dreadfuls, got even darker with Cthulhu, became supervillains, and a whole lot more . . .

Monday, February 29th, 2016

On February 29th, 1912, the Piedra Movediza (also known as the shifting stone) fell and broke, Chris Pavesic reviewed April and the Extraordinary World, a steampunk animated film from the producers of the 2007 Academy Award nominated Persepolis, and we added Sassy Steampunk Makeup, presented by Zady, to the Steampunk Symposium line-up. 

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

The state of Ohio was admitted to the Union as the 17th state (and the first under the Northwest Ordinance) on March 1st, 1803, we added Tailored Sleeve Setting presented by Richard Harper to the Symposium Session schedule, and M. Leigh Hood with Stixen Stones brought us a sassy review of the film Deadpool.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Alexander II was the Emperor of Russia from March 2nd, 1855 until his assassination in 1881, we added Splendid Teapot Racing to the list of Symposium Games and Contests, Dr. Pembroke unraveled the The Manchester Mummy, we invited you to volunteer for the Steampunk Symposium, and the Uncommon Geek brought us Episode 77 of their podcast. 

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

On March 3rd, 1873, the U.S. Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to send any “obscene, lewd, or lascivious” books through the mail, we added Gothic and Gaslamp Fantasy in Steampunk presented by Leanna Renee Hieber, Ofeibea Loveless interviewed New York artist Okwui Okpokwasili about her one-woman show Bronx Gothic, and we reminded you that there’s less than a month to get cheaper tickets to Pandoracon.

Friday, March 4th, 2016

On March 4th, 1918, the USS Cyclops disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle, we added AUTOMATON to the entertainment line-up for the International Steampunk Symposium, M. Leigh Hood brought us a review of Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game, and we invited you to see the new film 10 Cloverfield Lane for free!

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

March 5th, 1936 saw the first flight of the legendary Spitfire fighter plane, we added the Gentleman’s Beard and Mustache Competition to the list of Symposium Games & Competitions, and Katie Lynn Daniels asked the question So You Wanna Be A Supervillain?

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

On March 6th, 1869 Dmitri Mendeleev invented the Periodic Table, we added stand-up comic Ray Price to the entertainment line-up for this year’s International Steampunk Symposium, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

The countdown to the International Steampunk Symposium intensifies, and will we actually get around to starting this Steampunk Pin-Up series?


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