Entries tagged with “Rasputin”.


Your name is Abdullah, emissary of the Sultan, and you find yourself on a ship on your way to a secret, diplomatic mission. It is the mid-19th century and the ship also carries
stereotypical, dignified characters such as an Italian engineer, an opera singer, an African sorcerer, Rasputin and plenty others — all hosted by the captain of the ship.

But that’s where the similarities with Cluedo or Agatha Christie’s “Death on the Nile” end! This game is delightfully wacky and full of anachronisms (Rasputin in the 1850’s?). (more…)

Beware of the apeman in the train – it wants to drain your brain!

That’s a great piece of practical wisdom you can learn from the 1973 Spanish horror flick Horror Express starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee and Telly Savalas (sic!). Halloween is over… but if you’re sad about it, why not watch a good horror to cheer yourself up?

It’s 1906. During the digs in Szechuan mountains in China prof Alexander Saxton (more…)