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How to Throw a Great Bloodsucker Bash!

There’s no better time to throw a bloodsucker bash than at Halloween! And vampire parties are the perfect to way to show your love, or fear, of all things bloodthirsty! Whether you want to throw a fun vampire themed party for children, or a creepier one for adults only, there are tons of ways to…

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Why Do Vampires Hate Garlic?

We have all heard the myth before, that vampire can’t stand garlic whatsoever. To use garlic on a vampire would make them run away in disgust. It’s a classic method of protection and an item that any sane vampire hunter has on them. But where in the world did that legend come from? Out of…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 3

We get another recap of the last episode; so if you missed anything, don’t worry, each new show makes sure to fill you in on the bold points of the old show. Caroline wakes up beside a sleeping Damon, feels her bite wound, and tries to sneak out, but he catches her. She puts up…

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CW‘s ‘Vampire Diaries’ Is Here To Stay

Vampire Diaries fans rejoice! We’ll be getting more and more vampire-y goodness! The show’s network, The CW, has picked it up for a full season. Turns out the show scored the highest ratings for any CW premier…ever. So when you mix in the current popularity of all things vampire related with these kickass ratings how…

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Kali; Vampire Goddess

The Hindu myths contain a lot of stories of vampire like demons. The bloodthirsty goddess Kali is, essentially, a vampire. She’s similar to the also bloodthirsty Egyptian goddess, Sekhmet. Kali is most often depicted with four arms, wielding weapons and severed limbs, and with black skin. She wears a necklace constructed of human skulls. A…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 2

We open with a recap of everything that happened last episode, and then bring on the traditional urban legend camping scenario. The boyfriend goes to investigate scary noise outside tent, the girlfriend hears dripping noises on tent, investigates, sees dead boyfriend, runs, dies, …and Damon has struck again! I wonder if they’ll always open the…

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Why all the Allure?

One of the most common associations with vampires is their incredible beauty. And just like every common trait, there needs to be a commonly known explanation for it. The most generally accepted theory is that vampires need to be beautiful in order to attract their victims, whose blood they will eventually drain. But in fact,…

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The Upcoming ‘Tempted’ by the Cast girls

Tempted, the latest book in the young adult House of Night vampire series by P.C. Cast and Kristen Cast comes out soon, October 27 to be exact. For those that haven’t read this popular series it’s about a school for newly marked vampire teens, a school that teaches them how to live as vampires in…

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Vampire Myths Originated in India

There is some research that suggests ancient India was the original source of the vampire legends. Stories of undead, bloodsucking creatures may have traveled from India to places like Romania, Russia, and other lands, to form what our ideas of the vampire are today. Earliest myths of vampire-like creatures seem to come from India, and…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 1

Right away with the Vampire Diaries, you can see that this vampire show won’t be a PG-13 knock-off of True Blood; there’s a different atmosphere. The adjective “Twilight-esque” doesn’t apply. The background is dark and foreboding from the get-go, the vampire introduces himself, and we know already that vampires are not a culturally acceptable, if…

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‘The Bleeding’ Trailer Released

At long last the trailer for the latest vampire movie, The Bleeding, has been released for our hungry eyes to view. The movie is directed by the multitalented Charles Picerni, who is best known for his stunt work in everything from Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Rush Hour 3. The cast of this new vamp…

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Notes from the Twilight Director, Catherine Hardwicke

I stumbled across this interview of Catherine Hardwicke, the director of Twilight, while flipping through some fan pages. In the interview Catherine talks about the same old “director talking about their big-time movie” kinda stuff such as music, her tight budget, blah blah blah. What I actually found most interesting about the interview was the…

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