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The Second Most Famous Dracula

No other actor has played the part of Count Dracula in so many films. As a consequence, none other has gazed into so many initially hesitant sets of eyes belonging to beautiful women–Caroline Munro, Barbara Hershey, Linda Hayden, Veronica Carlson to name just a few. So many plunging necklines! So many throats to ravish! Yet–curiously–so…

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Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker, the father of modern vampires, forever changed the world when he penned Dracula. This legendary author created a masterpiece, one that continues to inspire people today. While most of us have read Dracula, watched the film adaptations and so on, very few know anything about this influential author, so here’s a look into…

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Romance Books Coming October 2010

It’s ok, you can admit it – you love vampire romance novels. You love the naughty sex scenes full of “throbbing members,” pale chests and blood loss. It’s cool, everyone has their guilty pleasure. So this one is for you, a list of October’s vampire romance novels. The Cowboy and the Vampire: A Darkly Romantic…

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Exclusive Interview with Cat Adams

C.T. Adams and Cathy Clamp (aka Cat Adams) are the fantastic authors behind the bestselling Thrall series. I was lucky enough to score an interview with C.T. Adams on their new vampire series – Blood Song. Can you tell us about your Blood Song series? Celia Graves is a bodyguard operating in Santa Maria de…

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Why Lesbian Vampires?

For all practical purposes, the trope Vampire Lesbian emerged with Joseph Sheridan LeFanu’s novella “Carmilla.” Eventually, with the rise of a new medium–motion pictures–an adaptation of that story appeared. “Crypt of the Vampire” became one of the still-relatively few such. The trope, however, could be seen in “Dracula’s Daughter” as well as the eerie “Vampyr.”…

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Robin Wood

Robin was the sexy principal of the newly rebuilt Sunnydale High School when Buffy’s little sister, Dawn, began her sophomore year. We all spent a good part of season seven wondering whether or not this gorgeous man was evil like past principals, and what we learned much later shocked pretty much everyone. Buffy was really…

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African Vampires

Africa is a land rich in beauty and history. This gorgeous continent isn’t only home to jaw-dropping scenery and ferocious wildlife, but also to some of the most unique vampire legends out there. As I have said in the past, nearly every country, ever culture, has their own vampire myths and vampire species – Africa…

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Being Human USA Update

As has happened many times before, a British television series finds itself being remade for American audiences. This time the series is Being Human. Based on the BBC3 series, the American version of Being Human is being made by the SyFy Channel and is expected to air sometime in early 2011. According to the SyFy…

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The Most Mysterious Dracula

It is an iconic movement, an action in vampire films re-created many times. The motion pictures “Fright Night” and “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” both had their versions. For many, it remains one of the most memorable events in the first great film of one genre–as well as being a landmark in at least two others. Graf…

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Amelia Atwater-Rhodes is Back!

Back to writing about vampires that is! Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, one of my favorite vampire authors, has returned to her vampire world with the upcoming novel All Just Glass. Finally! Amelia’s Den of Shadows currently consists of four amazing vampire tales – In the Forests of the Night, Demon in My View, Shattered Mirror and Midnight…

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The Vampire Diaries Soundtrack

One of the many things I love about The Vampire Diaries is the music the show features. I have to give major props to the person responsible for choosing the music, because every song fits each scene perfectly. Lucky for us music fans, we can now buy The Vampire Diaries soundtrack! It came out this…

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If Vampyres Were Real

Recently I was having a discussion on goodreads.com asking the question, if vampires were real what book would you want it to be like? There were different replies here and there, but what caught my eye was this one comment that said she wanted it to be like Twilight. :groan: Ok, fine, I can deal…

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