Gird your loins, thirsty young academics: with “Vampire Academy” out Friday (February 7) in theaters everywhere, you’re about to walk into the hallowed halls of St.the night desk’s insight:Now the world knows about the Moroi, the Dhampir, and the Strig…Continue readingA Guide To Recognizing The ‘Vampire Academy’ Vampire Standing In Front Of You
With all the terrible vampire movies that show up on DVD and Netflix year after year, don’t you wish Hollywood would try to make movies out of some good vampire novels? You know, the ones with good plots and interesting characters? Well, for what it’s worth, here’s my list of 5 novels I’d love to see adapted…Continue readingFive Vampire Novels That Would Make Awesome Movies!
It appears that not even the wonderful National Geographic isn’t immune to the pull of the Twilight franchise. They recently interviewed a vampire folklorist on whether or not hybrids like Renesmee in Breaking Dawn exist in historical accounts. University of Arizona professor George Gutsche, who lectures on both vampires and werewolves, answered NG’s questions perfectly,…Continue readingNational Geographic Offers Insights into the Hybrid Baby of ‘Breaking Dawn’
Young widow Emma Andrews had grown up hearing the stories of her mother, a woman whose madness had sent her to an early grave and whose legacy Emma was forced to endure. Her mother’s daughter, her family always feared that someday Emma might go mad as well so it was with great reluctance that she…Continue readingDescent into Dust: Review, Giveaway and Exclusive Interview with Jacqueline Lepore
Whether they’re told as common folklore, or believed to be real terrors and creatures that roam the earth, there are many names for vampires and vampire beings throughout the world. Here are some common vampire names that send a tingle up one’s spine throughout Europe and the United Kingdom. Bruja: This creature took the form…Continue readingVampire Names Throughout Europe and the UK
Hellsing – Hellsing actually follows Dracula, –er, Alucard, and a descendant of the original van Helsing, who formed the Hellsing Organization, which kills and controls the vampire population. How? Well, because the latest in the Hellsing line is a hardcore, cold female who keeps Alucard on a short leash, and turns him out as an…Continue readingThe Four Best Vampire Animes
Well, it’s a half vampire, half human hybrid of course, Blade taught us that. But this idea didn’t come from the entertainment world. The idea of a vampire/human mix comes straight from age-old vampire lore, Gypsy lore to be exact. Dhampir is the name the Slavonic Gypsies came up with to call the child of…Continue readingWhat is a Dhampir?
Not too long ago I was talking to someone about BloodRayne and they had never heard of if! How can someone not know about this ass kicking vampire video game? Madness! So today I am going to educate you guys on one of my all time favorite video games, Bloodrayne. BloodRayne was developed by Terminal…Continue readingBloodRayne
Vampire hunters are the focus of today’s post. Well, famous vampire hunters to be exact. Vampire Hunters have the tough task of killing the creatures that stalk the night. They don’t see them as romantic or lovable like most of us, but rather a menace to society that needs to be wiped out. This list…Continue readingFamous Vampire Hunters
The abilities of a vampire are numerous, and naturally depends on what vampire is in what area, for one to know what kind of things they might be capable of. For example; many species of vampire are not know to be able to fly, however, the bruxsa in Portugal, the lansuir in Malaysia, and aswang…Continue readingVampire Abilities and Flaws