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2009-09-24 16:21:38

A dozen multimillion-dollar bids for a Los Angeles crypt directly above that of Marilyn Monroe have all fallen through, the seller says. They were all phony-balonies, said Elsie Poncher, who put the crypt that holds the remains of her husband, Richard, up for auction on eBay. The winning bid from Japan was $4.6 million and there were 11 other bids of at least $4.5 million. All of them backed out, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. No one even offered to pay the $500,000 minimum, the...

2009-08-10 09:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumphant Entertainment announced today that it will release the horror feature "The Crypt" on DVD August 11th in the United States and Canada. A feature film by internationally known filmmaker Craig McMahon, it had a limited theatrical release in select cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, and Phoenix this summer. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090810/CL58031 ) "The Crypt's" central theme surrounds a gang of six young criminals...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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