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Vampire Diseases

Porphyria – Porphyria is actually a set of rare diseases; and the rarest forms of the disease cause sensitivity to light, facial deformity, and increased growth of hair on the face. There are also prominent mental symptoms, such as hallucinations, anxiety, mania, and others. It would not be hard for one suffering from the disease…

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Twilight’s Alice Loves Vampire Sex!

Well, the actress that plays her in the films, Ashley Greene does. Yup, more Twilight related news, because clearly we aren’t getting enough. Anyway, little Alice just posed for Maxim magazine (awesome pictures below) and not only does she look hot in the mag, she also spoke on Twilight and her role as Alice Cullen….

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Erin Westrate: Teen Vampire Obsession Gone Too Far?

When kids start accusing strangers of biting them, the fascination has obviously gone too far. Enter Erin Westrate, 17, who went to the movies to see the vampire film, New Moon, part of the Twilight film saga. The film is hugely popular on a now-global scale, and the vampire craze has become a worldwide phenomenon….

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The Author Hour’s Laurell K. Hamilton Interview

A few weeks ago TheAuthorHour.com posted an interview with the famed bestselling vampire novelist Laurell K. Hamilton. Hamilton is the author of the kick ass Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, a series staring the sexy necromancer Anita and the gorgeous vampires and shape shifters in her life. The interview was fantastic, below are some of…

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A Real Vampire Lays it Out for Us

For all of you who are getting tired of the many, many new takes being put on vampirism through movies like Twilight and shows like True Blood, there’s a real vampire who is now here to set the record straight for us. Of course, there are lots of real vampires walking among us mere mortals…

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Snow, Glass, Apples

Vampires can creep in and scare you from just about anywhere; Neil Gaiman made this apparent in his short story titled “Snow, Glass, Apples.” I have read a lot of revamped fairy tales, pun not intended, and can easily see where vampires fit into them, —Bluebeard, Hansel & Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, and others. By the…

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Real Kansas City Vampires

When you think of real vampires being discovered you think it would be in New Orleans or maybe New York but not Kansas of all places. But Kansas is the setting of this story, published in the papers on January 27, 1890 the article reports a real case of vampirism. The article says that in…

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Exclusive Interview with Melissa de la Cruz… PLUS! Huge Contest!

One of my favorite authors of all time is Melissa de la Cruz; she’s got a very realistic way of describing cities like New York, and L.A. that make you feel as if you’ve known the urban geography all your life, and at the same time, make you wish you were there, –almost like homesickness…

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True Blood Season Three Cast!

Hello again True Blood fans, it’s been a while hasn’t it? I’m sure if you are like me you are going through some pretty bad True Blood withdrawal since that last episode of season two so many months ago. But there‘s good news fellow fans! True Blood is back in play… no, season three hasn’t…

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Where Will Vampire Fiction Be in the Future?

Well, for one thing, pretty weird. Vampires do two things in fiction: they reflect what humans were years before, and they reflect what humans are doing to the world at present. So perhaps, vampires of the future, say, in around two hundred or more years, will probably reflect on society today; the styles, the politics,…

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Sexy But Deadly

Vampire lore time! Well, actually today’s vampire species is more of a vampire-like entity, but hey, it drinks down human blood so we’ll count it. The impundulu is the ravenous blood drinker I’m talking about, it hails from the eastern Cape region of Africa. This bloodsucker is actually a witch’s servant, or rather, her familiar….

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As the Sun Rises the Dead Sleep

A vampire is known to sleep from dawn to dusk, since of course, the rays of the sun are particularly harmful to them. Truth is the idea of a vampire running to its coffin to hide from the day’s first light is something that mostly came from books and movies, it’s not a theme often…

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