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  • BBCs Dracula reboot will be bisexual; Van Helsing gets gender-swapped

    11/03/2019 7:14:48 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 65 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | November 3rd 2019 | Billy D
    The man who ruined Doctor Who, Steven Moffat, and one-half of the duo behind the Sherlock Holmes reboot, Mark Gatiss, have teamed up together for a reboot of another classic story, Dracula. The new show will debut on BBC in 2020. Oh, and Dracula has been made bisexual while Van Helsing has been turned into a woman. The USA Today Post is reporting that the BBC is proud and out about making Dracula a connoisseur of the alphabet soup, with Mark Gatiss telling press "Hes got broad tastes has this Dracula. Its not just a collection of Sixties women with...
  • Theft of decapitated mummy's head from Dublin crypt was 'planned crime' (trunc)

    02/28/2019 1:33:40 AM PST · by blueplum · 14 replies
    The Irish Post ^ | 27 Feb 2019 | Aidan Lonergan
    Full Title: Theft of decapitated mummy's head from Dublin crypt was 'planned crime' and not 'mindless vandalism', say Garda Last weekend, tomb raiders decapitated and subsequently stole the head of 'The Crusader' 800-year-old mummified remains believed to be those of a man who fought in the Crusades during the Medieval Era. The head remains missing and there are fears it will begin to deteriorate in the open air as micro-climatic conditions in the crypt had kept it preserved. Two other mummies including the body of a 400-year-old nun were also "desecrated" (snip) ...St Michan's Church founded...
  • Columbia Heights Man Held in Late-night Minnetonka Fatal Shooting

    03/04/2017 5:33:39 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 11 replies ^ | 3/4/17 | Michael Oakes and Cleo Greene
    One man is dead and a Columbia Heights man is in custody after a late Friday shooting at a Minnetonka park-and-ride. Minnetonka police say they were dispactched to the park-and-ride at 11201 Wayzata Blvd about 11:15 p.m. on a report of a shooting. On arrival, they found an adult male with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses told police the suspect, later identified as 25-year-old Marcus Wayne Hallmark, had fled on foot. Police found Hallmark in the woods near Crane Lake just before 2 a.m. Saturday and apprehended him without incident.
  • Anti-Trump hatemail this holiday season

    12/05/2016 11:40:06 AM PST · by mainestategop · 4 replies
    The Bulk of hate mail I've received since August has been mostly that of anti-Trump rhetoric. Granted here there there are also lunatics who make generic statements like Oldfartrants and so on. Also, we've gotten quite a lot of flak from Europe in the form of left wing agitators and even neo-nazis. Today we present some of the more interesting hate mail. In the form of  comments made to my blog and YouTube Channel. First up is Oldfartrants: Freedom of speech allows me to voice my opinions - hopefully Führer Trump won't take that away from us - he's talking about...
  • Ted Cruz lied in Thursday's debate about his previous support for TPP

    03/11/2016 2:02:14 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 92 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 11, 2016
    The following exchange took place during Thursdays Republican debate in Florida: TAPPER: Senator Cruz, you were a supporter of the Pacific trade deal, but after taking some heat from conservatives, you changed your position. Why should these voters who dont like these trade deals trust that you will fight for them all the time and not just in election years? CRUZ: Actually thats incorrect. There are two different agreements. Theres TPA and TPP. I opposed TPP and have always opposed TPP, which is what you asked about. Senator Ted Cruzs statement that he always opposed TPP is incorrect. He and...
  • Cruz: I’d Look For and Deport All Illegal Immigrants, Rubio and Trump Would Allow Citizenship

    02/24/2016 1:39:53 PM PST · by TBP · 222 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Feb 2016 | IAN HANCHETT
    Republican presidential candidate Texas Senator Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said he would seek out and deport all the illegal immigrants in the US and that both fellow candidates Donald Trump and Florida Senator Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)“would allow those 12 million people to become US citizens” on Monday’s “The O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel. Cruz began by stating [relevant remarks begin around 2:30] that the law should be enforced, and illegal immigrants in the US should be deported. When asked if he would “go look for them” Cruz responded, “Bill, of course you would. That’s what ICE exists...
  • Shouts of ‘liar’ are taking their toll on Ted Cruz’s campaign

    02/24/2016 5:49:38 AM PST · by detective · 119 replies
    MSN News ^ | FEB. 24, 2016 | Katie Zezima
    Ted Cruz's presidential bid is in turmoil after repeated allegations of unsavory campaign tactics by his Republican rivals, leading some key supporters to call for a shake-up in the candidate's message and strategy a week ahead of the crucial Super Tuesday primaries. Aides and allies of the insurgent senator from Texas acknowledged in interviews this week that the campaign has been damaged by attacks on Cruz's integrity from Donald Trump and Marco Rubio. They have pointed to a series of questionable tactics by the Cruz camp, including calls to voters suggesting that candidate Ben Carson was dropping out and the...
  • Conservatives Must Not Squander This Opportunity

    02/19/2016 6:44:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 111 replies ^ | February 19, 2016 | Davvvid Limbaugh
    As a supporter of Ted Cruz I have had many supporters of other candidates tell me that he would not be electable in the general election. I disagree. Yes, Cruz is caricatured in social media and elsewhere as unlikable and as one who doesn't play well with others. He's too extreme and we need someone who can draw independents to win, and, once elected, unite us in bipartisan action. He just isn't as handsome as Rubio, they say. Yet I have seen polls showing that Cruz is the most well-liked candidate among Republican voters, so you can't always rely on...
  • Ted Cruz on Whether He Can Beat Trump in Texas: “I Hope So”

    02/22/2016 2:07:28 PM PST · by xzins · 159 replies
    PPD ^ | February 22, 2016 | PPD Elections Staff
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz didn’t offer a confident response Sunday when asked if he was going to defeat Donald Trump in his own home state of Texas. When asked on Meet The Press by host Chuck Todd whether he was going to win Texas, Cruz responded with “I hope so.” Worth noting, an internal campaign poll leaked to PPD last week showed Cruz trailing the national frontrunner in The Lone Star State by single digits. The interview comes after Cruz finished a disappointing third place in South Carolina. He did his best to put a spin on the fact he...
  • Cruz fires top campaign spokesman over Rubio Bible video

    02/22/2016 1:57:23 PM PST · by dynoman · 87 replies
    Fox news ^ | February 22, 2016 |
    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Monday he’s fired campaign communications director Rick Tyler, after his top spokesman promoted a video that wrongly depicted Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as trash-talking the Bible. The Texas senator announced that he's asked for the resignation at a press conference Monday afternoon.
  • Ted Cruz Has a Huge Math Problem

    02/22/2016 11:31:28 AM PST · by Jack Black · 43 replies
    Five Thirty Eight .com ^ | 2/19/2016 | David Wasserman
    Ted Cruz may have a knack for the debate stage and a disciplined, data-driven campaign, but he may also have a huge viability problem. Cruz’s short-term dilemma has received plenty of attention: Donald Trump is on the verge of a big victory in the South Carolina Republican primary, according to most polls, and could easily capture all 50 of the Palmetto State’s delegates. And if Cruz can’t beat Trump in South Carolina — a Southern state with a large proportion of evangelical and very conservative voters, Cruz’s supposed bread and butter — what “SEC Primary” states can he win on...
  • Utahns pick Cruz, Sanders for president

    02/22/2016 1:04:03 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 31 replies
    KSL.Com ^ | February 22, 2016 | Lisa Riley Roche
    SALT LAKE CITY -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the top pick of Utah voters in the GOP presidential race but is closely followed by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, according to a new poll released Monday. The national front-runner for the Republican nomination, business mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump, trails behind Cruz, Rubio and "don't know" in the poll. The poll comes the same day as Trump supporters in Utah were scheduled to announce the formation of the Trump for President-Utah organization in a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol. Trump backers in the...
  • Breaking News: Cruz asks for national spokesman Rick Tyler's resignation

    02/22/2016 12:39:09 PM PST · by GIdget2004 · 298 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/22/2016 | Eliza Collins
    Ted Cruz asked for the resignation of national spokesman Rick Tyler on Monday. Cruz cited a social media posting from Tyler on Sunday about a comment Marco Rubio supposedly made about the Bible.
  • Secret tunnel near 'Dracula's dungeon' uncovered

    06/27/2015 2:59:19 PM PDT · by ETL · 36 replies
    FoxNews - Digging History ^ | June 27, 2015 | Arden Dier
    Archaeologists still aren't entirely sure where a secret passageway beneath a castle in Turkey leads, but visitors can now explore it for themselves. Not far from where Vlad the Impalerthe inspiration for Draculawas reportedly held in one of two dungeons inside Tokat Castle, the tunnel stretches for about 100 feet before the path is blocked, reports Hurriyet Daily News. "We have made progress. Since it has an angle of 45 degrees, it is hard to remove stones and earth," culture and tourism director Abdurrahman Akyuz says of the tunnel, found during restoration efforts in 2009. "We think that this tunnel...
  • Dracula Untold Official Trailer #1 (Hero of Europe, muslim killer)

    10/17/2014 10:34:02 PM PDT · by Eurotwit · 31 replies
    crew ^ | Summer 2014 | Crew
    First movie that focusses on the real Vlad Dracula. Fought for his country against the muslim beheaders. Then he impaled them all. I think the "thing" in this movie is that he gets so desperate in his fight against the muslims, that he becomes a vampire.
  • Archaeologist believes he's found 'Dracula's dungeon'

    09/30/2014 12:34:23 PM PDT · by dware · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09.30.2014 | Kate Seamons
    An archaeologist who has been part of the restoration and excavation effort at Turkey's Tokat Castle believes he has uncovered the dungeons where Vlad the Impaler was once held. Ibrahim Cetin tells the Hurriyet Daily News that the two dungeons that were found were "built like a prison." And while he deems it "hard to estimate" which room the man who served as Dracula's inspiration was held in, "he was around here," he says.
  • Draculas Tomb Discovered in Italy (Naples)

    06/17/2014 11:15:54 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 54 replies
    Hurriyet Daily News ^ | 6/17/14 | Esma AKIR
    Estonian researchers believe they may have finally discovered the whereabouts of Draculas grave, which is in Italy and not the Romanian Transylvanian Alps as first thought. The inspiration behind Bram Stokers 1897 gothic novel Dracula is thought to be Vlad III, the 15th century Prince of Wallachia in Eastern Europe. Known posthumously as Vlad the Impaler, the ruler was known for his brand of cruelty across Europe, which included impaling his enemies. Vlads ultimate enemy were the Ottomans. Depictions of his endless cruelty made history books, securing his reputation as one of the biggest villains in Turkeys collective consciousness, as...
  • Dracula's Castle Up for Sale

    05/19/2014 7:51:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    Global Post ^ | May 13, 2014 | Jess Zimmerman
    Now you can own Dracula’s castle Transylvania's Bran Castle, long connected with Bram Stoker's indelible creation, is for sale. Count Dracula never lived in Bran Castle, in the Transylvania region of Romania, because he was a fictional character. But look, it’s a Gothic-looking castle in Transylvania — plus, Vlad the Impaler, the historical figure who inspired Bram Stoker’s indelible creation, was reportedly imprisoned here. So it’s no surprise that it’s commonly called “Dracula’s Castle,” and that (like Transylvania’s Hunyad Castle and Poenari Castle in Wallachia) it’s often linked with the vampire legend. And now, you can own it. If you...
  • June 17, 1462: The Battle of the Blood Drinkers

    06/17/2013 9:34:36 AM PDT · by NYer · 37 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | June 17, 2013 | Sean Fitzpatrick
    Like flaming demons, Wallachians rushed out of the night and into the Turkish camp, striking terror in an army of terrorists. Leading the charge was a gore-spattered chieftainhewing and hacking a path to the central tents where the Sultan huddled in fear. On he came, Vlad Dracul, raining down slaughter and raging for Mehmeds blood.On June 17, 1462, outside Targoviste, Romania, the world was given a rare instance of how the good can be accomplished though the grotesquefor God can deploy His enemies as allies. Vlad Dracul III, Prince of Wallachia, can hardly be considered a warrior of faith; but...
  • Dem warning: Obama could lose Wisconsin

    10/28/2012 7:43:50 PM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 28, 2012 | Alan Blinder
    If the election was held today, President Barack Obama would lose the state of Wisconsin because where his base is, we have not turned out the vote early," Mayor Michael Hancock told a Democratic rally. "The suburbs and rural parts of Wisconsin the Republican base are voting. President Obamas base has yet to go vote. "We've got to get our people to go vote," Hancock said. Early voting, which began in Wisconsin on Oct. 22, is a central component of Obamas strategy to win the state. The president won Wisconsin four years ago by 14 percentage points, but...