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13 Of The Most Successful Vampire Hunters

Stories need heroes and villains, or at least a protagonist vying with an antagonist. Usually. When it comes to vampire stories, that nearly always comes down to come kind of vampire hunter. For your consideration, the following certainly rank among the top thirteen such: 1. Abraham Van Helsing Originally a character in Bram Stoker’s novel…

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Practicing (Self) Vampirism For Your Health?

Dr. Mosley shares a new strategy that he believes holds real promise to curing disease and restoring your health: the use of human blood. Why is the vampire so damned prevalent (if you’ll pardon something of a pun)? And moreso today than ever before. Oh, it has evolved a bit, gone from reanimated rotting corpse…

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Dracula Has Left the Building

A Hollywood Hills home once owned by actor Bela Lugosi, who portrayed Count Dracula onstage and on-screen, is listed at $4.197 million. I love Bela Lugosi. My relationship with him began in my childhood, when he scared the begeezus out of me in Universal’s seminal “Dracula.” I’ve been a devotee ever since, following his career…

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Prince Charles a Descendant of Dracula? Not Bloody Likely!

If you thought the only Hungarian connection to vampires is Bela Lugosi, and the only vampire connection to Prince Charles is Dracula – think again.  I call bull malarkey. Prince Charles might want to believe that he is a direct descendent of Vlad III of Wallachia—aka Vlad the Impaler, aka Dracula—and he may want us…

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Would You Drink Dracula’s Blood? (Wine, That Is.)

“Would you buy a bottle of Dracula’s Blood? (Wine, that is.)”   If Prince Vlad III of Wallachia—aka Dracula—were indeed still alive (or rather Undead) today, what would he think of his current celebrity status? Would he be flattered that Bram Stoker made his name a household word, or annoyed that he could no longer operate…

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12 Myths That Combine Vampires With Religions

One of the most iconic of images–the vampire cowering when confronted with a cross (makes one wonder how the creatures handle a graveyard?). Not quite what folklore tells, but containing a grain of truth. Religion and the idea of the dead drinking blood entwined long ago: 1. Vampire Burials In recent years, archeologists found something…

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15 Pieces of The Creepiest Global Vampire Folklore

Think you know vampires? Maybe you do. But odds say all you know comes from t.v., movies and novels. But the undead arise from myth and legend, stuff far outside the imagination of Bram Stoker or Anne Rice. Consider these fifteen tidbits of genuinely creepy vampire folklore… 1. The Anti-Mother Our image of a vampire…

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Vampires.com is looking for a part-time content-curator. You will be responsible for using our custom solution to provide daily posts of interest to our readers. You should be able to create interesting and catchy titles, and tight thought-provoking summaries. The ideal candidate: is interested in vampires has seen Let the Right One In, Byzantium, Only…

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Jo & Alaric: First Comes Love, Then Comes… ‘The Vampire Diaries’

“Jo and Alaric’s wedding day has arrived in The Vampire Diaries 6×21 “I’ll Wed You in the Golden Sunshine”!” Weddings bells are ringing as it’s time for Alaric and Jo to take the leap and get hitched. We’ve seen working up to this point for a while and finally someone might be having something to…

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‘It’s a Vampire!’ – Free, Fun, and Creepy? Count Me In!

Short horror comic featuring vampires. Short horror comic indeed! Found this little comic book today and it’s an interesting read as it includes a one-shot story about a vampire hunter that looks an awful lot like Geralt of Rivia and packing a serious …thingy. Oh my.  It’s a very simple story of a story tavern…

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Finally, A Vampire Satire That Doesn’t Diss The Genre: ‘The Sins of Dracula’

Plenty of Sinful Satire In ‘The Sins Of Dracula’ A lot… a metric f*ckton even, of movies out there, make fun of recent vampire films, especially Twilight –but truth be told, they’re really asking for it, –but most of these movies aren’t actually making a point of pointing a finger at anything other than the vampire horror…

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BloodRayne: Betrayal Gets An Enhanced PC Release on Steam!

Majesco is looking to lure in unsuspecting victims today, as BloodRayne: Betrayal sinks its teeth into the PC market with a Steam … Our source isn’t the only BloodRayne fan around, I am also a lover or the original game, and I know at least one other person who liked it too. Unfortunately, ever since those first…

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