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Bathory – 2008 film

Bathory weaves a thought-provoking alternate tale of the infamous Countess Báthory Erzsébet. Was she a victim of religious political conspiracy and greed? Whatever you believe, the movie provides potential answers to the stories of legend about the vampire countess. A sub-plot reveals a romantic relationship between the countess and Caravaggio, yes, the famous Baroque painter….

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Vampirates

Ok ok so I am a little late with this post since Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19, my apologies, but either way this excellent book series is going to get mentioned in honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day. Today’s book spotlight is on an ongoing series that has been out for…

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Kristy Swanson: Too Hot For the Attic

I love to go back in time, –to the 80’s, when clothes were wild, hair was huge, jewelry was plastic and abundant, and V.C. Andrews was considered popular enough to inspire a movie starring Kristy Swanson, –you might remember her from an equally low budget, made for television movie called “Mr. Boogedy.” In Flowers in…

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One of the Funniest Vampires You Never Recognized

Look at this guy; smart-looking, –we say “looking” because he is, after all, an actor. It’s Robert Sean Leonard, all starched and clean, and cute. He’s suave, he’s charismatic, and he plays Greg House’s right hand man on House, M.D.. But did you know, he also once checked to make sure he wasn’t castrated in…

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The Vampire Research Society

Have any of you ever considered starting a vampire research group? You wouldn’t be the first. Nope, in fact on February 2, 1970 the Vampire Research Society was founded by Sean Manchester (pictured above). At the time of its founding, Manchester was the director of an occult investigation bureau, which is now non-operational. For the…

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True Blood, Season 2 Episode 5

We’re at Sookie’s house, or actually, in the yard, where Daphne is leading an awestruck Sam into the woods to explain to him why she knows “what” Sam is. While she walks, she drops one article of clothing at a time, and Sam makes a half-hearted attempt to be in total denial. Daphne patronizes him…

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One Disgusting Vampire

I have covered so many different vampire species of lore from all around the world, and today I’ll write about yet another flavor of vampire. Today’s vampire myth takes us to Brazil, the land of vast gorgeous rainforests and long stretching beaches. The vampire species is that of the feared Pishtaco (in my head I…

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Lost Boys 3

Remember ‘The Lost Boys‘? The super popular 1987 cult hit vampire movie with Corey Feldman and Kiefer Sutherland. “Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It’s fun to be a vampire.” Of course you remember, everyone knows about The Lost Boys. It’s one of those vampire flicks that damn near everyone…

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‘The Historian’ Movie?

Movie rumors, you gotta love ‘em right? Well the latest vampire movie rumor is that the immensely popular book, The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova, is being made into a movie. The Historian came out a few years ago and became a huge hit right off the bat, so making it into a movie isn’t a…

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The Highgate Vampire

History time! Today’s post won’t be about vampire lore though, but rather a vampire event that happened a while back …and by a while back I mean 1970. Today you’ll learn about a modern case of vampire hysteria, the Highgate Vampire. There have been loads of vampire hysteria cases throughout history, where there was a…

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‘New Moon’ Interview and Video

More Twilight news! Yes, even more. Ok, it’s not so much news as it’s just more goodies for fans. MTV recently interviewed Michael Sheen, who plays the Volturi vampire Aro in the upcoming Twilight film, New Moon. MTV also premiered the latest New Moon trailer, which shows even more of the flick. The new trailer…

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True Blood, Season 2, Episode 4

Here we are, the middle of the night, in gloomy surroundings, waiting for crazed cult members to pop out with axes! No, this isn’t Scientology Camp, it’s the Fellowship of the Sun headquarters, and Jason Stackhouse is creeping from the Newlin home back to his bunk. Inside his dorm, he sees his bunkmates sprawled all…

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