No, Bram Stoker Did Not Model Dracula On Vlad The Impaler

It's one of those so-called facts that everyone knows: Bram Stoker's character Count Dracula was loosely based on Vlad the Impaler. But while there's no doubt that Stoker took the name from Vlad III's patronymic, it's doubtful that the Impaler was actually the basis for the famous vampire. » 10/21/14 4:47pm 10/21/14 4:47pm

Does It Matter That The TV Version Of Constantine Is Straight?

This fall is seeing a huge crop of comic-book TV shows, and one of the most promising is Constantine. The trench-coated antihero who copes with the unsavory side of magic is getting a more faithful portrayal. Except he won't smoke. And now we're hearing his sexuality will be toned down too. Does it matter? » 7/14/14 4:29pm 7/14/14 4:29pm

No Jail For Libby, No Hot Wife For Salman, and Pam Anderson Lived To…

  • There is no justice in the world: President Bush has commuted Scooter Libby's jail sentence. [MSNBC]
  • Pam Anderson is 40. And we are speechless. [People]
  • Looking for a little real estate to invest in? How about Dracula's castle in Transylvania? It's the summer home that comes with vampires! (Garlic bulbs not…
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