real vampires, vampire games and tv shows, movies or films, and vampire books

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Night Watch, Day Watch, and Finally… Twilight Watch!

One of my favorite films featuring vampires, was Night Watch, –then I discovered, it’s actually a series of books, and they’re all going to be made into movies! At least, three of them so far. So I waited, drooling and practically pre-orgasmatic for Day Watch, and it came! –Pun intended. anyway, I’m sure you can…

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How Was The Vampire Legend Born?

Ages ago, mass vampire hysteria was common throughout Europe. The people were plagued by vampirism, countless were affected by the malady and with every case of vampirism grew the myth and legend that we know now. Back then demons, spirits and magic ruled above science and logic, what they felt was caused by wicked spirits…

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Let The Right One In Remake

It had to happen eventually; any great foreign film, fiercely popular, and deliciously disturbing, is bound to become -wince- an American remake: Let Me In. And no, sorry, but this isn’t just a rumor. iMDB lists the film as  ‘in production’, meaning it is currently being made, and there’s already a tentative cast listed as…

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Bottled Bloodsucker

This bloodsucker post is a little different from some of the others. We’re going back into the world of history and folklore, a land of devious and wicked dark magics. Today’s creature is that of the Malaysian polong, the polong is a vampiric bottle imp or an evil spirit used to do horrible things to…

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Mercy Brown

Mercy Brown was a suspected vampire, famous for having her heart cut out of her corpse. Hers is perhaps one of the most famous cases of exhumation of a vampire, especially for being so recent. Mercy Lena Brown was born and died in Exeter, Rhode Island. In 1892, a little over a hundred years ago….

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Dead Sucks & Other Upcoming Vampire Films of 2010

Dead Sucks – Dead Sucks is all about Burt the Vampire; he’s suicidal, sunburns easily, and… apparently he’s narcoleptic? At least, that’s what I surmised from the trailer. Dead Sucks looks absolutely hilarious; it’s actually a short fraction of a TV show pilot. So hopefully the guys can drum up enough support, and cash, to…

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The Magical Darkangel Trilogy

The Darkangel Trilogy by Meredith Ann Pierce is a set of classic books that have been loved and admired by many fans – young and old, for ages. The difference between these vampire books is that these are pure fantasy; they aren’t set in normal modern times like Twilight or Sookie Stackhouse. They are set…

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RiffTrax Twilight

We’re Twilight-crazed this month, so if you’re tired of hearing about it… tough! Or, if you’re tired of reading about Twilight haters, or Twilight lovers, how about a happy medium that will crack you up? The masterminds behind Mystery Science Theatre 3000, Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, and Kevin Murphy are now the crazy kings of…

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The Chupacabra Vampire

Bats and vampire fish are some of the most commonly known vampire animals that are known to drain the blood out of other animals. But over a decade ago, researchers considered the fact that there might be another vampire animal out there that could not only be dangerous to animals, but to humans also. This…

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Glowing Eyes and… Heels?

It’s vampire lore time! Today’s vampire species is that of the Albanian Sampiro. The sampiro is for sure one of the strangest kind of vampires from vampire lore, it’s definitely not what you would call the average vamp. Its appearance for starters is totally peculiar, the description varies from region to region but the overall…

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Salem’s Lot: the Book and the Film

If you’ve never read or seen ‘Salem’s Lot, shame on you. But here’s the run-down for those of you who still need to put this stuff on your to-do list. In Stephen King’s best-selling novel, –probably still bringing in a ton of cash, –vampires are hardcore, nothing like the sissified vampires of the modern world….

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The Best Rated Vampire Movies

Rottentomatoes.com recently came out with their list of Top 25 Best Reviewed Vampire Movies. Instead of going through the entire list, here is their top ten best rated movies (click the link above to see the entire list). Check out the list and let us know what you think of it. 10. Thirst (2009) Sang-hyun,…

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