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Are Angels the New Vampires? Plus! Book Review and Giveaway!

Angels have always been closely linked with vampires; after Christianity’s hostile takeover of most of the world, other beliefs and mythologies became a solid amalgamation, creating the complex theology surround Catholicism and Judaism. Gods, goddesses, monsters, and creatures, became angels, saints, and demons, –even vampires can be easily incorporated into the theology of angels, as…

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Top Twilight Websites

I’m a huge, huge Twilight fan and as such, I am continuously on the hunt for great Twihard sites. There are so many sites that are dedicated to the fans of the series that sometimes it’s hard to sort through the good from the bad. And so, I’ve created a list of my favorite Twilight…

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Dr. David Dolphin’s Vampire Theory

Ever wonder how vampire legends were born, or why vampire hysteria in the Middle Ages reached the level it did? Well you aren’t alone; those questions also crossed the mind of Dr. David Dolphin, who was a chemistry professor at the University of British Columbia. In 1985 Dr. Dolphin presented a theory that the victims…

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Gello: Child Eating Demoness

Gello exists in several cultures, under several names, such as Gyllou, Gylou, Gillo; many folklore experts and historians believe the Gello is the source of many vampire beliefs. Gello is a female demon that causes infertility, spontaneous miscarriage, and an eater of children. Walter Burkert, an expert on ancient mythology, established a link between the…

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Best Gothic Songs

There is so much music out there that can fit into the Gothic genre; you have the obvious choices such as Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, and the not so obvious choices like the HorrorPops. I have compiled a list that includes some oldies but goodies as well as some surprises. Rock is Dead –…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 16

Detecting the main thread of the story in this episode is a little difficult; the episode throws three subplots at you at once, and you have to kind of wait to see where it’s going, unlike the last episode, which was slightly more straight forward. Pearl, Anna’s mother, is being a total bitch; the rest…

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Vampires and Tattoos!

Hey there beloved readers! Yesterday I mixed my love for ink with my love for vampires and got myself another tattoo. I went small and got a “vampire ankh,” which is simply an Egyptian ankh with fangs. Hell yea! While I was sitting in the tattoo chair, staring at the needle and trying really hard…

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Sekhmet: The Scarlet Lady

Sekhmet’s appearance in Egyptian mythology is that of a lioness, similar to that of Bast, who first appeared as a lion goddess, and whose appearance diminished to the domesticated cat, after Sekhmet’s cult grew. The difference in the two was the ferocity of Sekhmet, called as in the title, The Scarlet Lady or Avenger of…

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Reports out of Russia: Vampires are REAL

News stations all across Russia have been abuzz with reports of what appear to be vampire sightings. Not just one or two sightings but as many as two hundred reports have been made by Russian citizens claiming to have either been attacked by or to have witnessed the attack on others by what can only…

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The Undead Heart

The heart, one of the most important parts of our being, as well as a vampire’s. Without it, how would that delicious blood pump throughout their entire body? It’s well known to be the source of power for a vampire, and its removal or destruction is usually all that is needed to destroy them. Therefore,…

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Madame Tussauds’ Immortalizes Twilight’s Robert Patterson

For those Twilight fans who are still mourning over the cancellation of this years TwiCon, Madame Tussauds’ has something for you that should be just as good. Madame Tussauds’, the world famous wax museum located in London England unveiled their newest waxwork yesterday, that of Twilight star Robert Patterson. The waxwork, estimated to have cost…

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Killing a Vampire with Modern Technology

In this day and age where the vampire is all the rage (quite poetic, don’t you think?), there are numerous ways to kill the demonic creature if you ever come into contact with one. I’m talking about vampires such as Lestat from Interview with the Vampire or the original Nosferatu. If you run into vampires…

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