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‘Velcome to the Hotel Transylvania!

Drac’s pack is back for a brand new adventure! See #HotelTransylvania2 in theaters September 25, 2015 HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA was not a great movie. And not just by animated movie standards. Gone are the days when we can judge them separately. Used to be, an animated flick, a cartoon, to use the common term, was designated…

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A Macabre Menagerie

We all know that being human isn’t easy, but being a mythical monster must really be challenging. Although these people appear to look like human beings on the outside, they believe that they are really vampires, werewolves, or aliens. I try to keep an open mind. I’m a big believer in personal freedoms. Also, I’ve…

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The Economics of the Undead

How werewolves, silver bullets, and vampires impact small business marketing. Jennifer Fontaine, of Fontaine Marketing, does two things in this blog post deserving of comment. First off, she admits to being a fan of the TWILIGHT movies. For this she deserves our pity, not our scorn. And while it might be expected, and perhaps justified,…

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Oh, oh here she comes . . .

Indonesian folklore features a wide variety of tales about ghosts and spirits. The kuntilanak is perhaps the most notorious of all. The surge in popularity of Asian Horror over the past few years means that many Americans are familiar with the Kuntilanak of Malaysia. Not its name, no, but with its appearance and disposition. The…

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Get fed and talk to the dead

For probably the first time in history, we’re going to mix spiritualism with… kale. This is a great idea. I’m surprised it isn’t done more often. Picture it: You enter a dining establishment. The lights are low. You are seated at a large, circular table with other guests. You enjoy a nice meal, maybe a…

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The Shroud of Turin: Whose face is that?

Some say it’s Jesus Christ’s burial wrapping, others say it’s a medieval fake. Either way, how does the Turin Shroud come to bear a man’s image? I’ve said before that one of the primary reasons for the prevalence in the modern age of the vampire myth is that it is, in truth, inverted Christianity. Both…

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The Fangs All Here!

They vant to… get along. See our videos a month earlier at http://www.collegehumor.com and follow us on http://www.twitter.com/collegehumor This is just funny. What would happen if all the vampires as presented in fiction and folklore were to get together for a board meeting? Seriously, they wouldn’t even recognize each other as belonging to the same…

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You can’t keep a bad building down!

The push to redevelop 77 acres of the former Danvers State Hospital has meant the demolition of most of the buildings of the former insane asylum, with just one-third of the 1878 Kirkbride building remaining. Not long after the excellent psychological Horror movie SESSION 9 was filmed there, the Danvers State Insane Asylum north of…

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A Most Macabre Discovery

A team of ghost hunters found the body of a missing woman on Sunday as they explored the old Kuhn Memorial State Hospital in Vicksburg, a site known to be one of Mississippi’s most haunted. Well this sounds like the plot for a Horror movie. Actually, I think it IS the plot for a Horror…

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Born in the 1800s – And still here

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s. I sometimes wonder if part of the allure of the vampire lies…

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Move on, Phil. This chick is trouble.

In this funny TV commercial, a couple at a Sonic drive-thru enjoy the Ringleader burger, the woman stating that she enjoys its onions because they “keep vampires away”, causing her date who resembles a vampire to attempt to correct her while stating that she is thinking of garlic, and becoming hurt by her discouraging comments…

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“Vampire” Should Be Its Own Taxonomic Category

Vampires are the stuff of legend, but blood-sucking creatures are a real part of nature Everybody has heard of the vampire bat. Bats are the animal most commonly associated with vampires, although the belief that a vampire can turn itself into one of the furry flying creatures is of relatively new vintage. It’s a natural…

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