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What Neil Gaiman REALLY Said About Vampires

Countless websites on the interwebs are all aflutter over Neil Gaiman talking trash about new vampire authors and their weak, emo vampires. But as it turns out, those sites got it all wrong, they took his words and twisted them into something completely different. Lucky for us, Gaiman cleared things up in his blog. “(Small,…

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Sookie Stackhouse: Stupid According to Charlaine Harris

Kind of a bitch move, isn’t it, to call one of vampires fans’ favorite characters of all time, stupid, –especially if you’re the person who happened to create said ‘stupid character’? In a recent interview, Charlaine Harris said, — “I didn’t want to write about being a vampire,” Harris said. “I wanted to write about…

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Albert Fish, the Brooklyn Vampire

Albert Fish. It’s too mundane a name for the horrifying things he did. His other names, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Bogeyman, the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, all fit better with the monstrous crimes he committed. To say that Albert Fish was a bad man is an understatement. He was a monster. He was…

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike

The sexiest vampire of them all! Spike, also known as William the Bloody, got his nickname due to his fondness for torturing victims with railroad spikes. However, his William the Bloody nickname has much less glamorous origins – he had the name before his vampire days, as a result of his “bloody awful poetry.” William…

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The Vampire of Hanover

The Vampire of Hanover, Fritz Haarmann, liked to eat people. He specifically liked to eat little boys, after ripping their throats out. He was a real life vampire who was born in Germany in 1879. Vampires are scary, dangerous ideas. In the midst of this vampire craze, it’s easy to forget that. The stories and…

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The World’s First Vampire?

Dating back 6,000 years ago is what is believed to be the first recorded vampire – the edimmu of Mesopotamia (also known as the ekimmu). This angry and violent victim of an improper burial not only drank the blood of those that passed by, but would also suck them dry of their life force as…

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Popsy

Popsy, by Stephen King, is a horror story. It’s horrifying even before the vampire part of it is introduced. The narrator, Sheridan, is a bad man who kidnaps children from shopping malls. This time though, the tables are turned on him. Sheridan continuously tries to convince himself that he’s not a bad man. He’s a…

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The Supreme Court Discusses Twilight… seriously

The Twilight Saga has gotten so big that even our government officials are talking about it – it is a sad time to be an American. Apparently, the folks in the US of A care so much about Twilight that they feel it necessary to know one’s opinion on it before she takes over the…

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True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgård on Nude Scenes, Lady Gaga & More!

True Blood is back and better than ever! Fans are dying every week to find out what happens next… and to see their favorite characters naked – like Alexander Skarsgård. While I can’t give you naked Eric, I can bring you al interview with the sexy actor where he dishes on his nude scenes, as…

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‘Twilight’ Interviews, Quizzes and MORE!

With The Twilight Saga: Eclipse hitting theaters yesterday you Twilight addicts out there are dying to get your daily Twilight fix. Well, thanks to Sheknows.com I’ve got just what you need – like interviews with Robert, Taylor, Kristen, a quiz to test your knowledge of the saga and some tasty recipes for treats and drinks…

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Pretty Dead

Pretty Dead is a young adult fiction novel written by Francesca Lia Block. Block writes in a style that she has termed “pop magic realism.” Generally her books appeal to adolescent girls, but the stories always contain magic and supernatural elements. She has written about mermaids, changelings, witches, genies, and many other magical beings. In…

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Exclusive Interview with Gabrielle Faust!

Author Gabrielle Faust is not only making waves in the publication world, but is also well loved in the vampire community. How loved? Well,  in 2008 she was made the Guest of Honor of the “Queen of the Damned” Vampire Ball in New Orleans. In 2009 she was given the honor of returning as a…

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