Sunday Summary – September 20th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

We traveled to the planet Karn with Doctor Who, went back in time to the Ohio Renaissance Festival, escaped the planet and unbearable empathy with 80’s singer Nik Kershaw, raced in cars powered by steam, sailed with pirates, hung out with Torchwood‘s Eve Myles, and then some . . .

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Ohila of the Sisterhood of Karn

September 14th, 1814 saw the writing of the poem that would become the United States national anthem, Lucretia Strange pondered on the new season of Doctor Who and the Sisterhood of Karn prologue, and we extended the deadline for panel applications for the 2016 International Steampunk Symposium.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

September 15th, 1859 witnessed the death of the greatest engineer ever, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, M. Leigh Hood brought us a report from the Time Travelers’ Weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival, and we continued the Airship Chronicles with the first ever steam-powered airship.

Wednesday September 16th, 2015

On September 16th, 1880 the Cornell Daily Sun went into print, Dr. Pembroke continued his report of the Tyburn Tree Gallows, we explored Outer Space Music from 1984 with the music video to “Wouldn’t It Be Good” by Nik Kershaw, and the Uncommon Geek brought us Episode 58 of their podcast in which they discuss Star Wars – The Force Awakens.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

On September 17th, 1859 the famous eccentric Joshua A. Norton declared himself “Norton I, Emperor of the United States,” Chris Pavesic questioned Are Steam-Powered Cars in Our Future?, and we announced that The Pandora Society will be at the Cincinnati Comic Expo this weekend to moderate Eve Myles‘s Torchwood panel.

Friday, September 18th, 2015

September 18th, 1895 saw Booker T. Washington deliver the “Atlanta Compromise” speech, Phoebe Darqueling presented us with The Lady ParaNormal short film, and M. Leigh Hood gave us a hint at a new adventure serial coming soon.

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

On September 19th, 1893, New Zealand became the first to country to make it no longer illegal for women to vote, and Katie Lynn Daniels looked at famous historical pirates in honor of International Talk Like A Pirate Day.

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

September 20th, 1848 saw the formation of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and we got further preview of a long-running biweekly serial in partnership with KT Sebastian and various artists and illustrators in the community, called Wheelworksand then it was time for the Sunday Summary 🙂

Coming Next Week . . .

. . . the tragic love life of Queen Elizabeth I, reports from the Cincinnati Comic Expo and close encounters of the Eve Myles kind, a bit of Steampunk, the cyberpunk of Pandoracon, and a lot more!


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