Halloween Treat: A Night At Dracula’s Castle In Transylvania
Dracula’s castle will have overnight guests on Halloween, marking the first time since 1948 that anyone has slept in the Transylvanian fortress.
U.S. Senator "Done" With 'Game Of Thrones' After "Gratuitous Rape Scene"
The fallout over Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones continues. U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat from Missouri, tweeted that she will no longer be watching the HBO show following a controversial...
The Unlikely Kinship Between Katie Holmes and Nadia Comaneci
Why did the actress choose to focus her directorial debut, Eternal Princess, on the famous Olympic athlete? History suggests the two women have more in common than meets the eye.
Vlad the Impaler the Inspiration Behind Count Dracula
Although vampires are often associated with Christianity (vampires are said to be repelled by holy objects such as crucifixes and holy water), the belief in these creatures, or beings with vampiric qu
Rubens and His Legacy, from Van Dyck to Cézanne: Stunning works make the flesh crawl
I am currently reading Ordeal, the autobiography of Linda Lovelace, star of the 1972 porn film Deep Throat. The book describes how she was hypnotised by her pimp husband in order to perform acts that ...
Peter Paul Rubens
Andrew Graham-Dixon goes to Antwerp to explore Rubens's greatest altarpiece.
Dave Brubeck
From the album Time Out (1959, 1997) by The Dave Brubeck Quartet. Tracklist: 1. Blue Rondo à la Turk 2. Strange Meadow Lark 3. Take Five 4. Three To Get Re...
Katie Holmes
Lynn Hirschberg speaks with Katie Holmes.
Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway winning the Best Actress Oscar® for her performance in Network - 49th Annual Academy Awards® in 1977. Presented by Louise Fletcher.
John Dowland
Valeria Mignaco, soprano | Alfonso Marin, lute Recorded live at Sint-Pieterskerk / Leuven / Belgium www.lutevoice.com Another more recent version of this son...
John Dowland
Valeria Mignaco, soprano | Alfonso Marin, lute Recorded live at Sint-Pieterskerk / Leuven / Belgium www.lutevoice.com Another more recent version of this son...
Peter Paul Rubens - Olga's Gallery
Peter Paul Rubens was born into the family of a Calvinist who had to live in exile from Antwerp. On his father's death, Ruben’s mother returned to Antwerp in 1587, where he was brought up and educate...
Peter Paul Rubens - All Art
By the age of 20, the Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was a member of the Antwerp painters' guild. Between 1600 and 1608, he lived in Italy, studying the example of Veronese, Titian, Tin...
Morisco
Moriscos ([moˈɾiskos], [muˈɾiskus], [moˈɾiskos]; Portuguese: mouriscos [mo(w)ˈɾiʃkuʃ], [mo(w)ˈɾiskus]; meaning "Moorish") were former Muslims who were forced to convert to Christianity rather tha...
Morisco - Wikipedia
Walker Percy
Walker Percy, Obl.S.B. (May 28, 1916 – May 10, 1990) was a Southern author from Covington, Louisiana, whose interests included philosophy and semiotics. Percy is known for his philosophical nove...
Edward Colman
Edward Colman or Coleman (17 May 1636–1678) was an English Catholic courtier under Charles II of England. He was hanged, drawn and quartered on a treason charge, having been implicated by Titus Oates ...
Edward Colman - Wikipedia
Wesley Sneijder
Wesley Sneijder ([ˈʋɛsli ˈsnɛi̯dər]; born 9 June 1984) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for the Turkish club Galatasaray and the Netherlands national team. He was named UEFA midfielder of ...
Wesley Sneijder - Wikipedia