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True Blood Videos – So What’s Up with Jason, Bill and Eric?

That’s right, boys and squirrels, we’ve got all new (possibly) never before seen video clips of the next episode of True Blood: three total, and all of them rule! Crystal Comforts Jason I dunno about you guys, but towards the end, Jason didn’t exactly sound “comforted”. I’m surprised he still doesn’t get that they’re fixing…

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True Blood Season 4 – You Smell Like Dinner

Season 4 – True Blood – You Smell Like Dinner Now, we kinda cheated here; with HBOGo providing advance episodes occasionally, we’ve actually known what was fixin’ to happen in this episode for an entire week. We just couldn’t tell you yet. But now we can! Or… I can, I reckon. And I’m gonna. Oh…

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True Blood Season 4 – She’s Not There

Season 4 – True Blood – She’s Not There We’ve been waiting for the fourth season of  True Blood for a year now. Was it worth the wait? We’ve had several clues throughout the time between seasons that filled us in on some of the er… innovations that Alan Ball had in mind for the…

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Why Fangs?

It remains one of the iconic images of the vampire. Lengthened, piercing teeth, usually (but not always) the bicuspids or eye teeth. Sometimes they stretch to the point of becoming tusks or the saber-teeth of the extinct Smilodon. Other times just a subtle increase in length and reshaping creates the effect. Especially since the Hammer…

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More Violence, Sex and Blood Coming Soon to America!

I’m talking about a movie of course. Coming this March is “Blood,” a Japanese vampire flick packed full of sexy samurais, action and of course, lots of blood. If you dig violent and steamy foreign films then read on! From the official press release: “Well Go USA announced today that it has acquired North American…

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If I Were A Vampire…

When I was 14, reading Anne Rice for the first time, I constantly daydreamed about becoming a vampire and all the adventures I would have. But the years passed, I moved out of the parent’s house, grew up, and now instead of thinking of a life as a vampire, I think about bills, work, and…

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The Second Most Famous Dracula

No other actor has played the part of Count Dracula in so many films. As a consequence, none other has gazed into so many initially hesitant sets of eyes belonging to beautiful women–Caroline Munro, Barbara Hershey, Linda Hayden, Veronica Carlson to name just a few. So many plunging necklines! So many throats to ravish! Yet–curiously–so…

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If Vampyres Were Real

Recently I was having a discussion on goodreads.com asking the question, if vampires were real what book would you want it to be like? There were different replies here and there, but what caught my eye was this one comment that said she wanted it to be like Twilight. :groan: Ok, fine, I can deal…

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Top 10 Vampire Stereotypes Explained

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…

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A Twist on the Myth

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…

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Blood Myths: Part 2

I’m back again for the second edition of Blood Myths! Woot! I’m bringing you guys even more old superstitions about vampire’s favorite food source – blood. If you missed the first part of Blood Myths then go read it now, or I’ll bite you (and not in the fun way)! On to the superstitions! Hungarian…

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Ways to Identify a Potential Vampire

Vampires have survived through ages in the history of our culture, as well as in our minds. There are people who have a strong belief in the real existence of vampires, while a few others strongly emphasize that they are just fictional and scary characters from novels, movies and television. Vampires are known to have…

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