Sunday Summary – September 13th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

This week we had Steampunk animation, easy kids costumes, more Space Disco hits from the 1970’s, airship rides, adventures in cyberspace, the marriage of great poets, the Chicago Steampunk Salon . . .

Monday, September 7th, 2015

On September 7th, 1888, Coney Island exhibit new born babies as their latest attraction, and Phoebe Darqueling reviewed the The Amazing Screw-On Head.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

September 8th, 1888 saw Spain launching the first electric battery-powered submarine, and M. Leigh Hood presented us with a simple yet effective way to make a dragon cape costume for kids.

Wednesday September 9th, 2015

International publishing pirates were chased down on September 9th, 1886 by Victor Hugo and others, Dr. Pembroke gave us the gory details about the Tyburn Tree Gallows, we returned to the Space Disco of the 1970’s for Automatic Lover by Dee D. Jackson, and the Uncommon Geek brought is Episode 57 of their podcast.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

September 10th, 1897 saw the Lattimer Massacre, Chris Pavesic took us for a tour of Queen Victoria’s Crystal Palace, and we flew the first airship across the seas from England to France.

Friday, September 11th, 2015

On September 11th, 1830 conspiracies and secret societies were being uncovered in the USA, we opened up old wounds by looking at why the 1992 Cyberpunk film The Lawnmower Man was so bad, and we got excited about the Time Travelers’ Weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival.

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

September 12th, 1846 saw the secret wedding of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, Katie Lynn Daniels reviewed the book Hollow World, and Quentin Rosethorne reported back from the Chicago Steampunk Salon.

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

On September 13th, 1933 New Zealand elected it’s first female Member of Parliament and then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

. . . steam powered cars of the future, time traveling at the Ohio Renaissance Festival, adventures with Torchwood‘s Eve Myles, and more!


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