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A Bloodthirsty… Doll?

We’ve come across a lot of totally crazy and ridiculous vampire myths and stories on this site, but this has to be one of the weirdest, or at least creepiest. I bring you the jenglot, a tiny living doll in Indonesian and Malaysian folklore. A jenglot is described as a living mummy or doll that’s…

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Robin Hood and Vampires in Sherwood Horror

The tale of Robin Hood gets a whole new vampire-filled twist in the upcoming movie Sherwood Horror. After winning the Grand Prize Winner of the Creative Screenwriting Magazine’s AAA Contest and directed the award winning 2001 short film The Flock, writer and director John Regan is getting ready for his first ever feature film, Sherwood…

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Eclipse Trailer Has Finally Been Released!

Yay!!! In anticipation for its June 30th release, the trailer for Eclipse has finally been released! Come on, we’ve all been waiting for this ever since we saw New Moon in November, haven’t we? The trailer looks very, very good and looks like the director and producers are going to include the main elements of…

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The Vampire Diaries: Cast and Crew Reveal Teasers

With all of the action-packed twists and shocking discoveries in The Vampire Diaries, we never know what will happen next. It doesn’t mater how many times you have read the books, the show constantly delivers something new and exciting. So with that in mind we can only imagine what will happen in the show’s next…

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The Lost Boys

In memory of the late Corey Haim I bring you the quintessential Eighties vampire film The Lost Boys. Sam and Michael are going through changes, lots of them. Their parents have just gotten divorced and they’ve had to move from Phoenix, Arizona to Santa Carla, California. They’ve moved in with their estranged grandfather, an old…

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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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