On top of being addicted to an assortment of vampire TV shows, I am also a huge CSI junkie. Crime solving FTW! So when CSI: Crime Scene Investigation did an episode on vampires and werewolves, I was pretty excited (there may have been some girly squealing involved). In the episode Blood Moon the CSIs investigate…Continue readingCSI: Vampire Hunters
This October brings us a big dose of young adult vampire books. Woot! From ongoing series to new novels, this month is full of reads fit for anyone looking for a new book to lose themselves in. Check out October’s teen books: Eternal: More Love Stories with Bite by P. C. Cast This the second…Continue readingTeen Books Coming October 2010
Jenny was the beautiful computer science teacher at Sunnydale High. She was brilliant and playfully cocky, making her an awesome teacher and a huge headache to Giles (who wasn’t a fan of her modern approach). Jenny, who was a techno-pagan and a member cyber-coven, helped out the Scooby Gang quite a bit in the first…Continue readingBuffy the Vampire Slayer: Jenny Calendar
Pinocchio the Vampire Slayer was a 2010 graphic novel, with a sequel in the works. The title makes a weird kind of sense, given that the titular hero is in effect a living weapon against the undead. But another thought comes to mind almost immediately. Would Pinocchio have to fight vampires who were also puppets?…Continue readingNight of the Vampire Puppets
Thanks to today’s date – 10.10.10 – we’re bringing you a top 10 list, because really, what day is better than today? After thousands of years of history, the vampire has earned itself countless well-known legends and when you mix in the stereotypes created by the entertainment world you have even more. Many folks have…Continue readingTop 10 Vampire Stereotypes Explained
Honestly, I didn’t like the movie “The Lost Boys.” Yes, the music and cinematography were both fantastic, but like too many movies then and now the lead character was boring. Since he didn’t involve me, I didn’t care what happened to him. More, the story didn’t feel like a story. More like a series of…Continue readingBad Undead Boys
Don’t worry guys, Live Free or Twihard isn’t some new crazy Twilight parody mashup (although that might be slightly entertaining). In fact, it’s an upcoming episode of Supernatural that pokes fun at the Twilight franchise and other teen vampires in entertainment. Yes! Sam and Dean mocking Twilight – those boys just got sexier (who knew…Continue readingLive Free or Twihard
A lot of insanity this episode, and some big reveals going on too. Everything starts off as a continuation of the last episode; Mason Lockwood explains how he triggered his curse, –killing his friend by accident, and now Tyler Lockwood is paranoid about accidentally killing someone. He and Jeremy bond a little, and hang out…Continue readingThe Vampire Diaries Season 2 Episode 5
The heart, a drummer to whose beat we are all forced to march. When the beat stops, so do we stop marching, well, stop everything really. The importance of the heart is demonstrated time and again in culture and history, often placed aloft upon a pedestal. With vampires, a stake of wood (or perhaps silver…Continue readingA Twist on the Myth
Excellent news Twilight fans! It was recently announced that the entire Denali coven has been cast for Breaking Dawn! The Denali Coven is a vampire coven comprising of Irina, Kate, Garrett, Carmen, Eleazar and Tanya. The Denalis are among the few vegetarian vampires in the world, along with the Cullens. They are very close to…Continue readingMore Breaking Dawn News: The Denali Coven Is Cast!
With the release of “Let Me In,” the American adaptation John Ajvide Lindquist’s novel, a trope that naturally comes to mind is the child vampire. Although as disturbing as it seems shocking, there’ve actually been a fair number of the breed in popular entertainment. One might think that Claudia from Anne Rice’s seminal “Interview With…Continue readingChildren of the Night
The long awaited addition to the legendary Castlevania franchise is finally out! Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is now available on X-Box 360 and PS3 and it has already received rave reviews – as I write this it has 85 out of 100 at Metacritic.com and Game Informer magazine gave it a rating of 9 out…Continue readingCastlevania: Lords of Shadow Out Now!