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Leech Lover Facts: Part 6

It has been a while since I’ve done one of these posts, so here it is, the sixth edition of Leech Lover Facts! For those that missed the past editions (tsk tsk) this is where I share some random bits of info on vampires – from historical facts to modern trivia. Enjoy! In Hungary, Romania…

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Vampire Diaries’ Candice Accola on Caroline

The Vampire Diaries’ Caroline Forbes was once one of the most irritating characters on the show, but now she’s one badass vampire that we can’t get enough of. Candice Accola, who plays the bloodthirsty beauty, recently had an interview with TV Guide and discussed the changes her character has gone through. Why is Caroline more…

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Eclipse is Coming Soon to DVD & Blu-ray!

Good news Twi-hards, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse is FINALLY coming out on DVD and Blu-ray! What date should you uber fans mark on your calendars? Saturday, December 4th! Just like the previous two flicks, there are about 35752347 versions you can buy – the single-disk DVD, the two-disk DVD, the special edition two-disk DVD, the…

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Exclusive Interview with Director Wyatt Weed

Wyatt Weed is the writer and director behind the award-winning indie film Shadowland – one of the rare vampire indie flicks that focuses on characters and plot, rather than blood and boobs. I chatted with Weed on the new film, his fave vampires (he has awesome taste) and more, check it out. Can you tell…

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Dracula Will Rise Off Broadway

That’s right theater lovers, Dracula is coming back to the big stage. It’s not exactly something new, New York theaters have had a few big attempts at vampire shows in the past few years – the Elton John musical “Lestat” in 2006, the musical “Dance of the Vampires” in 2002 and “Dracula, the Musical” in…

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Exclusive Interview with Van Jensen

Twitter came through for me again – woot! – and I was lucky enough to land an interview with Van Jensen, writer for Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer (illustrated by Dustin Higgins), one of YALSA’s Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2010. Hurray for twitter stalking! Can you tell us about your comic Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer?…

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Vampire Diaries’ Courtney Ford Joins True Blood

Courtney Ford must really love vampires. Shortly after appearing in The Vampire Diaries (she played Vanessa Monroe, the chick that told them about the sun and moon curse) she’s already moving on to some new blood-suckers. That’s right readers, Courtney has landed a new role on HBO’s True Blood! Which is great, because after the…

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Anne Rice Says Stephenie Meyer “Dumbed Down” Vampires

Long before Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga became the world‘s obsession, Anne Rice ruled the world of vampires. Since then, Rice’s magnificent vampires have been pushed aside by the teen-friendly vegetarian vamps. In a recent interview with New Jersey Star-Ledger, Rice revealed how she really feels about Meyer’s new vampires. “It’s based on a really silly…

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Vampires Take Over People’s Choice… again

Folks have been saying that the vampire fad is dying down and well, according to the People’s Choice Awards that’s totally not true. They recently released the list of nominees and many of the categories have nominations that are actors who play vampires, vampire television shows and vampire movies. Hurray! Vampires are taking over the…

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Exclusive Interview with Anita E. Viljoen

It’s interview time! This time I was lucky enough to interview Anita E. Viljoen on her debut novel Feeders. Check out her new vampire world, her favorite vampires and more. Can you tell us a little about yourself? Sure, not much to tell, except I was born, raised and got married in South Africa. I…

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Sookie Stackhouse Novels Banned

Yea, you read that title correctly – Charlaine Harris’s Southern Vampire Series has been banned from libraries all over. According to various library associations’ Most Challenged Titles lists, this vampire series is high on the big bad book list. No joke. Just like so many others, I am beyond upset over this. It doesn’t make…

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The Vampire Diaries Season 2 Episode 9

Katerina Fresh from the latest episode of The Vampire Diaries, I’m disappointed that we won’t get to see the next episode ‘Sacrifice’ until Dec 2!  In this episode we learned a lot about Katherine’s origins and a bit about the Originals.  The mythology behind the curse of vampires and werewolves, the moonstone, and some witch-y…

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