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!
You might be looking at this list and screaming “why are there only four?!” –well, because believe it or not, there weren’t many vampire characters during those thirty years. Most horror hosts didn’t really want to nail down a specific character type. Mad scientists, ghouls, and just creepy looking guys were pretty popular. Here’s a…Continue readingVampire Horror Hosts of the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s
Looks like the vampire craze isn’t just hitting bookstores and movie theaters but video games as well, which is awesome for all us gamers out there. Cmedia Publishing announced that their new adventure RPG, Vampire Hunters, is currently available for PC gamers. And unlike most games you don’t have to worry about loads of system…Continue readingNew Vampire Video Game!
1. Marcelo Costa De Andrade – Called “The Rio Vampire”, Andrade grew up in the slums of Rio, was beaten, abused, and eventually became a homosexual prostitute. After a violent childhood, he began a relationship with an older man, and once tried to rape his ten year old brother. Eventually, he began going to church…Continue readingFour Vampire Criminals & Killers
Time for some more vampire folklore! Today’s post is on les Dames Blanches which is a combination of a few folkloric ideas. The name itself means “White Ladies” and it is usually used to describe a type of creature that looked half-ghost and half-fairy, but with very vampire-like traits. The name also suggests that there…Continue readingMoonlit Dance and Moonlit Death
What’s the best thing about one of the greatest movies of all times about to be released? That we get to see our favorite stars doing crazy promotion in order to gear up their fans! Like Twi-tastics need any more reason to go crazy over this movie. Fans can get their fill of the characters…Continue readingNew Moon is Promotion Crazy!!
What is immortality? And do vampires actually possess this impervious quality? Let’s look at the facts first. What can kill a vampire? According to popular beliefs, or traditional beliefs; not necessarily all of these methods are accurate, it’s all a mater of perspective: Sunlight Wooden stake through the heart Silver Decapitation Incineration Garlic Religious Artifacts…Continue readingThe Immortal Vampire