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Poison and Blood

What do you get when you mix massive birds, large talons, bloodlust and breasts full of poison? The ancient Roman creature known as the strix! The strix (plural: striga) is a legendary creature from Roman mythology. Often depicted as a screech owl, this vampire-like creature is a nocturnal bird of ill omen that feds on…

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Perchance to Dream….About Vampires

We love vampires soooo much that sometimes, our subconscious just can’t help but let them into the inner workings of our minds while we’re sleeping. And vampire dreams, just like any other kind of dreams, are certainly symbolic of things going on in our everyday, wakeful lives. So, whether you’re dreaming about being attacked by…

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The Infamous Montague Summers

Way back when science was beginning to beat out illogical superstition there was still a man that was well known for his occult knowledge. Montague Summers (1880-1947) was a semi-famous English cleric, Gothic scholar and at the time, the leading figure on the occult. Even though he spent nearly his whole life studying the supernatural,…

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30 Days of Night: Dark Days

30 Days of Night is a horror movie that came out back in 2007, it is based on the comic book series of the same name. This flick brought back the traditional bloodthirsty and violent vampires to the big screen – no pretty sparkly vamps here.  Now, as great as that all is, you’re probably…

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Mini Vampire Myths

There are countless vampire myths and legends around the world and among them are a large number of different vampire species. The only problem is that some of these tales have faded over time and as a result we are left with only a crumb of information on each. So with that in mind today’s…

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Celebitey Gossip – Twilight Addition

It’s time again for more celebrity vampire goodies, but this time it’s all Twilight related. Make sure to check out the photo gallery below for all of the fun and sexy pictures of your fave stars. Mini Eclipse Preview: The very first Eclipse still was released. The third movie in the Twilight Saga is expected…

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Update: new trailer released – click here. Seth Grahame-Smith, the author behind the hugely popular bestseller, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, is stepping back from the world of Jane Austin and giving vampires a shot. But you won’t see this author writing an angst-filled teen love vampire story, oh no, he has switched things up…

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Asanbosam and Sasabonsam

In Ghana and Togo, on the continent of Africa, the Ashanti people have a fascinating and complex mythology full of colorful stories of all sorts, which includes legends and folklore of vampires. The Ashanti myths have various types of demons and monsters. One type of vampire is the Obayifo vampire, or living-vampire controlled by a…

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What’s In a Word?

We’ve covered many different types of vampires in great posts that you can find here and here. But really, once we’ve wandered into the land of sparkling teenage boys, what has the word “vampire” really come to mean? Here are some basic breakdowns of different types of vampires, wannabe vampires, and those who may actually…

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Fireball Vampire

When you picture the Caribbean you think of white sandy beaches, warm weather and, uh… Johnny Depp. But I bet you didn’t picture a giant blood drinking fireball! If you did then you either have a very strange mind or you know of the Trinidad vampire, the soucouyant. The soucouyant is a nasty and unique…

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The First Vampires?

Well it turns out that the first vampires might not be Dracula or Elizabeth Bathory. And the first vampires might not have acted anything at all like the images we’ve dreamed up vampires to be today. One of the most adamant arguments on this site is that real vampires need to drink blood. And up…

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BloodRayne 3: Warhammer

Mmm just look at that picture of the gorgeous Natassia Malthe. Unfortunately you won’t be seeing more of her for she hasn’t come back to play Rayne in the upcoming flick BloodRayne 3: War hammer. Nope, it’s Kirstanna Loken who is coming back to play Rayne (she was the one that played Rayne the first…

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