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Beware the Ringing of the Bells

I’m sure all of us have been driven crazy by our family at some point, but probably not crazy enough to kill them (at least I hope not), like today’s vampire. Yup, today’s vampire is the nachzehrer, a vampire that isn’t too fond of its family members, hence the killing bit. Vampire folklore time! The…Continue readingBeware the Ringing of the Bells

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The Double Sucker

For today’s vampire lore we’ll be going back to beautifully dark land of Germany to cover yet another devilish German vampire species, the Dubbelsüger. This particular type of vampire is found in northern Germany, in the region of Hannover. The Dubbelsüger’s name translates to “double sucker,” and it comes from the belief that a child,…Continue readingThe Double Sucker

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The Nightmarish Alp

Germany. A mecca for goth culture, once a land of mystery and intrigue, from the sinister Black Forest to the haunting gothic castles. Once called Das Land der Dichter und Denker (the land of poets and thinkers), Germany is home to many a myth and legend. Many of the old school folk tales originated from…Continue readingThe Nightmarish Alp