Sunday Summary – October 11th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

This week we interviewed the editors of an exciting new anthology of Southeast Asian Steampunk short stories, we got a sneak peak of the new Russian Cyberpunk movie Mafia, we were buried alive, we explored the Doctor Who characters who bridge the gaps between new and classic Who, we rocked to the Space Opera Flash Gordon, we corrected Marvel on Thor mythology mistakes, we continued our Steampunk serial story by K.T. Sebastian, and those were just the main stories . . .

Monday, October 5th, 2015

A couple of things happened on October 5th, 1962, the very first James Bond movie Dr. No was released and rock band The Beatles released their very first single “Love Me Do,” Ofeibea Loveless interviewed the editors of the new anthology The SEA is Ours: Tales of Steampunk Southeast Asia, and we began to introduce the line up of vendors for the International Steampunk Symposium with The Soap Diva.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

On October 6th, 1854 a great fire consumed much of Newcastle and Gateshead in England, M. Leigh Hood brought us a sneak peak at the new Russian cyberpunk movie Mafia, and we got the report from the October Cincinnati Steampunk Salon.

Wednesday October 7th, 2015

On October 7th, 1800,  French corsair Robert Surcouf, commander of the 18-gun ship La Confiance, captures the British 38-gun Kent inspiring the traditional French song Le Trente-et-un du mois d’août, Dr. Pembroke examined being buried alive, we added Blonde Swan to the list of Symposium vendors, and the Uncommon Geek brought us Episode 61 of their podcast.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

October 8th, 1919 witnessed the daring feats of Sergeant York, Lucretia Strange explored how episodes of the new Doctor Who bridged the gap with the classic episodes, and we got a report from the October Richmond Steampunk Salon.

Friday, October 9th, 2015

On October 9th, 1888 the Washington Monument became open to the public, Chris Pavesic reported on French Steampunk, and this week’s installment of Outer Space Music came from rock band Queen and their song Flash” from the very Art Deco inspired 1980 movie Flash Gordon.

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

A bomb on a plane was detonated on October 10th, 1933 making it the first act of sabotage against a domestic flight, Katie Lynn Daniels examined the Norse mythology that Marvel Comics have missed or changed in their portrayal of Thor, and Brian Snape reported back on William Gibson‘s recent book reading and signing in Lexington, Kentucky.

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

On October 11th, 1910 Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. President to fly a plane, we received the second installment of Ice Domes of the Bandit Queen with Episode 2 – Don Juanand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

. . . more French Steampunk, a Cyberpunk short film, the countdown to the 2015 Time Travelers’ Ball, and much, much more!


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