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Anita Blake Graphic Novels

Hello again readers, today’s reading has to do with… reading. Ok, more specifically, Laurell K. Hamilton. Most of us already know all about this fantastic author and her kickass Anita Blake novels. What many don’t know is that Laurell K. Hamilton and Marvel comics joined a long while back for a fan-flippen-tastic project. That’s right,…

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Vampire Hunting 101

Come in, sit down and shut up. Today we discuss the serious matter of vampire slaying. What you, as a future Slayer need to have, what you need to do and what you need to know. So listen and listen well, don’t miss even the most minuscule of details because it could cost you your…

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Exclusive Interview with Participants of the Global Vampire Community Discussion

A while back, I was talking about the Global Vampire Community Discussion, and how important it is for members of the vampire subculture to get together, discuss real issues, and maybe promote more progress, with other members who might be a little behind on the times. It’s easy for a subculture to branch off and…

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The First: Der Vampire

Vampires have been part of literature for ages and ages now. Almost all of today’s popular fiction authors have at least one vampire story out there; the recently released vampire anthology, By Blood We Live, has shown us that. There are many that think that it was the renowned Bram Stoker and his legendary novel,…

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True Blood, Season 2, Episode 3

Oh boy, is Bill angry. He’s on the road, at break-neck speed, and he’s on his way to hitting a deer or a gator or something if he doesn’t slow down! Sookie tells Bill to slow down, while Jessica bawls in the backseat and, hey, isn’t there a car behind him? Oh well, not for…

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Leech Lover Facts: Part 2

It’s time again for more delicious little bits of vampire information. Another handful of totally random vampire info, covering ancient lore to new and modern facts. If you missed it, check out part one here. Nosferatu: This word doesn’t mean “not dead” like many believe; it actually means “plague-carrier.” Blackthorn: Traditionally a powerful protection against…

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The Double Sucker

For today’s vampire lore we’ll be going back to beautifully dark land of Germany to cover yet another devilish German vampire species, the Dubbelsüger. This particular type of vampire is found in northern Germany, in the region of Hannover. The Dubbelsüger’s name translates to “double sucker,” and it comes from the belief that a child,…

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More Celebitey Gossip

It’s already that time again for celebrity gossip/news for you guys to drink down. If you missed the last report click here. ‘Vampire Diaries’ Actors Arrested: The stars of the CW new series, The Vampire Diaries, have been arrested. Nina Dobrev, Candice Accola, Sara Canning, and Kayla Ewell have been charged for disorderly conduct. Apparently…

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Teen Series: Old and New

With the massive popularity of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga and the growing popularity of L.J. Smith’s Vampire Diaries (now with its own show) it is pretty clear that vampires have a huge teenage fan base. But, the two big series mentioned above aren’t the only great young adult vamp books out. If you were to…

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Playboy Makes Vampires Even Sexier

…and who thought that was even possible? It’s no secret that the world of entertainment has been taken over by our favorite blood sucking creatures of the night. But you really know a fad is popular when the hotties over at Playboy join in on sexy fun, and man is it sexy. Just in time…

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When Souls Break Apart

The Chinese, like the ancient Egyptians, were deeply concerned with guaranteeing the survival of the individual; the person’s being, after physical death.  Their ideas were based on the ancient Chinese conception of the polarity of negative and positive, dark and light, yin and yang; the two essential principles in the cosmos, the eternal universal balance….

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OH No! Anything But Water!

Vampires hating water is a pretty common old myth. You’ve got loads of classic movies and books documenting vampires being stopped by water (the 1972 Dracula film and Dracula: Prince of Darkness to name a few). But was this idea created by modern authors and screen play writers? Nope, this has been around for ages….

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