Being the bibliophile that I am, I love to read, write and talk about books. I am a hardcore book junkie. That said, we’re having ourselves a fangtastic vampire book discussion today! Actually, it’s a bit of a book challenge. I challenge you, my wonderful readers, to list off three vampire books and share a…Continue readingVampire Book Challenge!
This was a big year for vampires; they’ve been everywhere. When 2010 began, vampire fans were enthusiastic, optimistic, and ready for a year of vampire madness. It wasn’t unfounded; the vampire had a lot of potential this year, with so many people ready to gobble up whatever the entertainment industry decided to cook up, as…Continue reading2010: A Year of Vampires
Bloodthirsty, the debut novel by author Flynn Meany, tells the tale of sixteen-year-old Finbar, an awkward kid that goes unnoticed by most people. But that all changes when he decides to pretend to be a vampire in order to attract the vamp-obsessed girls at school. As a huge fan of this book (read my review…Continue readingGIVEAWAY and Interview with Flynn Meaney!
Bloodthirsty by Flynn Meany is about Finbar, a shy and awkward 16-year-old that discovers one big truth – girls LOVE vampires. So what’s a teenage boy to do? Well in Finbar’s case, he pretends to be a vampire in hopes that it will make him more popular and desirable with the ladies. What follows next…Continue readingReview: Bloodthirsty by Flynn Meaney
The Aztecs were a pretty bloodthirsty culture. And their myths included many bloodthirsty deities who were very similar to vampires. One lord of the underworld was similar to a vampire, as he fulfilled his hunger by devouring the souls of the dead. The cihuateteo of Aztec lore were the creatures who were most similar to…Continue readingAztecs, Bloodthirsty Culture
What better place for a bloodthirsty vampire to feed than a battleground? One of the vampires of India and Hindu mythology chooses to haunt the wars and battles, waiting to feed on fallen soldiers. These creatures. called the Pey, or Peymakilir, are vampires of southern India, in Tamil. India has many different vampires, and this…Continue readingPey and Peymakilir
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
The Hindu myths contain a lot of stories of vampire like demons. The bloodthirsty goddess Kali is, essentially, a vampire. She’s similar to the also bloodthirsty Egyptian goddess, Sekhmet. Kali is most often depicted with four arms, wielding weapons and severed limbs, and with black skin. She wears a necklace constructed of human skulls. A…Continue readingKali; Vampire Goddess
The vampire lifestyle, or subculture has existed for many years, although it’s been growing over the last few decades. Many believe that the lifestyle has grown out of and stemmed from the Goth subculture, while still retaining elements and mannerisms of those participating in the S/M lifestyle. The two types of vampires in the subculture…Continue readingVampire Subculture: Sanguinarians