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Fleur de Feu

Some spoilers follow. I am a huge fan of British author Tanith Lee.  Her Tales of the Flat Earth for example make for one of the most original epic fantasies (if you can call them that) ever.  Likewise her books about the vampiric family the Scarabae as well as an undead re-telling of Snow White…

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The Hauntingly Beautiful Poetry of Conrad Aiken

There are quite a few lovely vampire poems that have been penned, but one of my (many) favorites is Conrad Aiken’s The Vampire. This chilling and bloody poem captures both the allure and horror of the vampire. Published in 1914, The Vampire is a poem about a remarkably beautiful vampiress who captures the hearts of…

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The Power of a Vampire After Death

The wonderfully varied and unique history of vampires has always fascinated me and I am consistently amazed by what people long before me once believed. One such belief was what happened after a vampire was destroyed. Hundreds of years ago, when the belief in vampires was very real, people thought that not only did a…

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Sookie and Alcide get Hot in First True Blood Season 5 Trailer!

First it was just single virgin Sookie. Then it was hot and heavy Sookie and Bill. Then there was the super sexy Sookie and Eric. Now, according to the first True Blood Season 5 trailer, it’s Sookie and werewolf Alcide. Oh yes, the trailer reveals for a split second Sookie leaning towards Alcide for a…

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Nina Dobrev on Being a Vampire in The Vampire Diaries

As every Vampire Diaries fan knows – Elena is now a vampire! The big Season 3 finale ended with Elena being turned into a vampire after drowning. Season 4 won’t be back until next year (booo!) but the cast are already sharing dish on the upcoming season. Nina Dobrev herself chatted about Elena being a…

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10 Best Vampire Victims in Film

A superhero is nothing without an archnemesis.  Likewise each detective needs a crime.  For vampires, they remain pale-faced immortals without someone upon whom they feed–the Victim!  Behold a list of ten exemplary victims in vampire films.  Keep in mind the criteria here involves much more than a good bite.  That’d be a different list.  Here…

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The Fearsome Bosnian Lampir

The history of vampires is incredibly vast and stretches across every country on the globe. Everyone has their own, sometimes bizarre, vampire myths and legends. Folktales that have existed for hundreds of years are still remembered today among those who love the historical world of vampires. I am one of those people who adore the…

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The Epic Season 3 Finale of The Vampire Diaries

Warning: Lots of BIG spoilers below. The finale to The Vampire Diaries third season was definitely a hell of a ride. All kinds of drama went down and it was damn good. I loved it! There were a few moments in the finale that stuck out in my mind more than others, so instead of…

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Big Spoiler Revealed in New True Blood Cast Posters!

HBO knows that the Truebies of the world are dying for any goodies on the upcoming fifth season, which is why they have just released the Season 5 cast posters! The posters show off old and new characters, and one poster in particular shows off much more than just a face, it reveals one big…

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Teen Romance ‘Soulstice: Luna’s Dream’ Possibly Coming to Film

According to the interwebs, the young adult vampire novel, Soulstice: Luna’s Dream by Lance Dow and Keana Texeira, is making its way to film. Both IMDb and the author’s website say that the teen romance will be made into a movie. Never heard of this book? Worry not, neither have I, and judging by the…

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‘Vampire Diaries’ Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev Talk Finale

It’s season finale time for The Vampire Diaries! Coming this Thursday, May 10, is the epic finale to Season 3 of our favorite vampire drama. Every fan is dying for some insight and what’s to come, and lucky for us, Ian Somerhalder (Damon) and Nina Dobrev (Elena) recently chatted about the finale. If that’s not…

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Early Review: Dark Shadows 2012

Warning: minor spoilers below.  I had the great good fortune of attending the premiere of Tim Burton’s new film based on the cult t.v. show.  Being a fan of the original t.v. show, I may have enjoyed the new film version of Dark Shadows a little bit more than others.  Just a tiny bit.  When…

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