Griselda Blanco Restrepo, the infamous drug trafficker, was born in Cartagena, on the country's north coast of Colombia, on 15th February 1943. In her later life she was popularly known as La Madrina or Godmother. Apart from that, she was also known as the Black Widow, the Cocaine Godmother and the Queen of
The parentage of Pan is not very clear. However, some accounts described him as the son of Hermes, the messenger of the gods, and a wood nymph, named Dryope. He was born with two horns coming out of his forehead, crooked nose and pointed ears. In his lower limb, he
Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany, where the military officers and the dignitaries can relax. She owned the facility all through her life. The aim of the brothel during the war was to seduce German military officers, dignitaries, and diplomats with women and alcohol so that they could express
Ilse Koch is the name of the devil woman who used to make lampshades from the skin of the prisoners of the Buchenwald concentration camp. She was every bit an evil, she was rightly nicknamed ‘The Bitch of Buchenwald’ for her barbarism and sadism.
Born to a factory foreman in Dresden
Cries and Whispers (Viskningar och rop) is a 1972 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin and Liv Ullman. The film is all about pain, death, love, lust, hate, and self-loathing which create almost a claustrophobic feeling.
The story is set on
Bacchus and Ariadne (1522–1523) is an oil painting by Titian based on the subject derived from the Roman poets Catullus and Ovid, about Ariadne, the daughter of Minos, the king of Crete.
Ariadne is mostly associated with mazes and labyrinths because of her involvement in the myths of the Minotaur and Theseus. Her father put
Adonis, an incredibly handsome young man, was the offspring of the incestuous union of King Cinyras of Paphos, in Cyprus, and his daughter Myrrha. Adonis was handsome and a good hunter. He believed that he is invincible and nothing can do any harm to him. He was young, but not
The Red Violin (Le Violon Rouge) is a 1998 Canadian film, directed by Francois Girard and written by him and actor-director Don McKellar. It tells us the story of a mysterious red-coloured violin, its various owners and spans three centuries and five countries. After premiering at the Venice Film Festival,
The Kid (1921), the first feature film directed by Charles Chaplin, is considered as the first ‘Dramedy’, since the two genres were ever blended on a film. The storyline of the film is fairly simple. It is the story of a kid, left by his helpless unwed mother in a
Beverley Gail Allitt, also known as the "Angel of Death”, was born on 4 October 1968 and grew up in the village of Corby Glen, near the town of Grantham. Her father, Richard, worked in an off-licence and her mother was a school cleaner. She had two sisters and a