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…Continue readingThe Magical Darkangel Trilogy
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…Continue readingRiffTrax Twilight
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…Continue readingThe Chupacabra Vampire
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…Continue readingGlowing Eyes and… Heels?
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.…Continue readingSalem’s Lot: the Book and the Film
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,…Continue readingThe Best Rated Vampire Movies
Polidori was the friend and personal physician of the infamous rogue and poet, Lord Byron. He was also part of the close-knit circle of friends, including Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, Byron, and Claire Clairmont, Mary’s stepsister, and also Byron’s woman of the hour. Polidori was Byron’s personal physician, and traveled with him through Europe. Though…Continue readingJohn Polidori and The Vampyre
Who was the first vampire you may wonder. The first vampire is a mystery in many fictional vampire worlds, and even in the real world. Century after century, countless vampires making more vampires – some ancient, some young. Where did it begin, who was the one that started it all? There are many vampire novels…Continue readingThe First of Their Kind
In this episode we’re introduced to Stefan’s oldest friend; the 350 year old Lexi, –she’s an absolute sweetheart, and the best part is, she’s older and stronger than Damon. So she can kick his ass any time. It’s Stefan’s birthday, and Lexi came to party with him. There’s maintenance to do after Vickie’s death; Matt,…Continue readingThe Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 8
Vampirella, 1969 – So, you’re a hot alien vampire chick from planet Draculon, why not wear a red thong suit that fits like a surgical glove, thigh high boots, and go hunt the evil kind of vampires? Forrest J. Ackerman thought this was a great idea, and then created Vampirella, who started out as a…Continue readingFive Vriggin’ Vild Vampire Comics
With New Moon at every turn, I can’t help but think of some of my favorite and not so favorites aspects of the first film Twilight. Although I love just about every scene in that movie, I wasn’t too impressed with the vampire baseball scene. I do like the joke about how it’s the American…Continue readingVampire Baseball or Quidditch?
We have a lot of Twilight related posts on this site and most of them are good. But I bet some of you Twilight haters out there are feeling a little left out. Right? Well this post is for those of you that just can’t stand Twilight, can’t stand the whiny glittery vampires, the cheesy…Continue readingDo YOU hate Twilight? Read on!