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The Malaysian Maneden

Malaysia is a country that’s fraught with vampire myth and folklore, and the Maneden is just one of those. The Maneden was a vampiric creature that lived in the pandanus plant. This plant was lush and green, with very long leaves. This plant is very popular in Malaysian culture, as it’s used for flavoring many…

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The Blow Vampire

Throughout the centuries countless cases of vampirism have been reported and recorded, leaving a massive trail of death, blood and superstition for us to follow. Today’s event, recorded in the book Magia Posthuma, brings us to Kadam, Bohemia in the year 1706. This case begins with a herdsman named Myslata of Blow that continued to…

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The Kappa: A Most Disgusting Vampire

The Japanese have their many forms of the vampire. But the most disgusting form of one has got to be the Kappa. The Kappa vampire live in water sources around Japan, mostly ponds and streams, and they feed on livestock and animals in the area. They are also known to feed off of young children…

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Fury of Dracula

Doing my regular morning routine of checking out loads of webcomics I read about Fury of Dracula in the Penny Arcade journal entry about board games. So I checked it out and man, it sounds pretty kickass. “In this game of Gothic adventure, one player takes the role of Dracula while up to four others…

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Tim Burton to Make “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” Movie

After all the things we have said about Seth Grahame-Smith’s latest book, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, you wouldn’t think we would have more to add right? Wrong. The latest bit of Hollywood gossip is that director Tim Burton is set to turn this kickass vampire book into a movie. From Christmas, to chocolate, to Alice…

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Vampire Books to Watch for This Month

Need a new vampire novel to read this month? Even if you already have several piled on your shelf that are waiting to be read, you can always add more, can’t you? Here are some of the new vampire book releases coming out in March. Because you’re thirst for vamp literature should never run dry!…

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True Blood Sunday Presents: Real-Life Wolves Used in Season 3

Alan Ball, creator and producer of ‘True Blood,’ fully plans on making season three absolutely fantastic, so much so that he is bringing in real-life wolves to the set so that the animal transformations on the show will be as real as possible. Stephen Moyer who plays vampire Bill said the upcoming third season’s storyline…

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Do I Believe In Vampires?

Something I get asked on a regular basis, whether it’s in an interview or by a reader, is if I believe that vampires exist. After all I do love vampires and write about them everyday, so you would think the obvious answer is that yes, I do. But truth be told, it’s not that simple…

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Should we go Vampires.com 2.0?

Social networking is everywhere, with the dominating influence of Facebook, or Twitter, and with interactivity like polls, quizzes, like or dislike, favorites, and more.  Our main focus with Vampires.com is providing you with exclusive quality content.  We scour the net several times daily to find interesting news to bring you.  We rack our brains every…

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Anne Rice Vooks the Master of Rampling Gate

The legendary author Anne Rice has turned her one and only vampire short story, The Master of Rampling Gate, into a Vook. If you’re like me then you’re probably wondering what the hell a Vook is, well, “A vook is a new innovation in reading that blends a well-written book, high-quality video and the power…

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Lady Gaga likes to Dance in the Dark

In her music, Lady Gaga sings about dancing in the dark; and along with that comes showing her your teeth, vampire grins and girls named “Baby” who are “vamps.” Call me crazy but I think Lady Gaga might be a vampire! Either that’s the case or she’s just recording a new kind of Goth music….

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‘Vampire Diaries’ Nina Dobrev Dishes on Love, Life and Twilight

‘Vampire Diaries’ starlet Nina Dobrev rocks the cover of Seventeen magazine this month, and dishes all the dirt about her off-screen high school drama, about her on-screen love and how she relates to Bella Swan. There is no doubt that Paul Wesley (Stefan Salvatore) is incredibly sexy, but Nina tells us why he is hot…

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