Sunday, November 07, 2021

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Looking Back on the Gothic Action-Horror of the 'Underworld' Franchise -  Bloody Disgusting
lycanthrope, \LAHY-kuhn-throhp, lahy-KAN-throhp\, noun, 
  1. a werewolf or alien spirit in the physical form of a bloodthirsty wolf. 
  2. a person affected with lycanthropy. 
Origin: Lycanthrope comes from the Greek word lykánthrōpos meaning "wolf-man." 

stall brother 
  • A person who enters and occupies a public restroom stall adjacent to a stall that is already occupied despite the fact that there were other stalls available that would have allowed a buffer, negatively affecting the enjoyment of your activity. An offense similar to occupying the middle urinal. 
I went to take a dump at the mall and had the whole bathroom to myself! Then just as I get ready to go, some asshole walks in and takes the stall next to me. I said 'Dude, can you take the next one down? I don't want to be stall brothers'
  • Canadian Pacific Railway: transcontinental system was completed, linking Montreal with Port Moody, British Columbia (1885)
  • Bolshevik Revolution: Lenin's forces overthrew Kerensky's government (1917)
  • Blue law: overturned in Pennsylvania, permitting sports on Sunday (1933)
  • Galloping Gertie: suspension bridge over the Tacoma Narrows collapsed due to aeroelastic flutter, killing a cocker spaniel and becoming a textbook engineering disaster case (1940)
  • Richard Nixon: quit politics, saying "You won't have Dick Nixon to kick around anymore" (1962); he was elected US President on the same date (1972)
  • African-American civil rights movement: Carl B. Stokes became the first black mayor of a major US city, Cleveland (1967); Douglas Wilder became the first elected black governor of a US state, Virginia (1989)
  • Magic Johnson: LA Lakers basketball star announced he had AIDS and was retiring (1991)
  • Madame Curie 1867
  • Ed Dodd 1902
  • Dean Jagger 1903
  • Albert Camus 1913
  • Billy Graham 1918
  • Al Hirt 1922
  • Dame Joan Sutherland 1926
  • Barry Newman 1938
  • Dee (Delectus) Clark 1938
  • Johnny Rivers 1942
  • Joni Mitchell (Roberta Joan Anderson) 1943
  • Joe Niekro 1944
  • Nick Gilder 1951
  • Christopher Knight 1957
  • Christopher Pallies (King Kong Bundy) 1957
  • Keith Lockhart 1959
  • Todd McKee 1963
  • Dana Plato 1964
  • Cathleen Raymond (aka Gabrielle Scream, Kathleen, Noelle) 1971 t3h pr0n
  • Robin Rinck (NIN) 1971
  • Jason London 1972
  • Jeremy London 1972
  • Kim Yun-jin (Yunjin Kim) 1973 - Actress ("Lost")