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Farewell “Being Human” on BBC

The ground-breaking show Being Human has breathed its last, at least in the UK.  Such is the news this week. A program whose premise–a ghost, a vampire and a werewolf all become roommates–fairly reeked of sitcom a la The Munsters, yet proved itself a popular and compelling drama! It touched on things like addiction, personal…

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Being Human NA vs. Being Human UK

There are actually some subtle differences in the way these two shows are laid out; many viewers who were dedicated to the original UK version of Being Human have argued that the original is better, because blah blah blah. But there are some very dissimilar attributes on either side of the fence. Sure, some of…

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Being Human USA Update

As has happened many times before, a British television series finds itself being remade for American audiences. This time the series is Being Human. Based on the BBC3 series, the American version of Being Human is being made by the SyFy Channel and is expected to air sometime in early 2011. According to the SyFy…

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Being Human- Series One

Mitchell and George are two ordinary guys. They both work as porters in a hospital in Bristol and share a house together. Well, maybe Mitchell and George aren’t exactly ordinary guys considering that Mitchell is a vampire and George is a werewolf. Oh, and the house they rent together? It just happens to be haunted…

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Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book

It was a foggy night when Nobody came to the graveyard. A small toddler, not quite two and just learning to walk he had managed to climb out of his crib, down the stairs, out the front door of his house and up to the old graveyard at the top of the hill. It’s a…

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Being Human Season 2 to Air On BBC America in July

That’s right, the long wait for the second season of Being Human in the US is almost over. As of Saturday July 24, Being Human Season 2 shall premiere following the season finale of Doctor Who on BBC America. From the official BBC America website: The highly anticipated second season of BBC AMERICA’s co-production, Being…

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Vampire or Revenant?

If you’re a fan of vampire literature then you may have read the word “revenant” in one, or a few, vampire books. But how accurate is that? Are a vampire and a revenant the same exact thing? Hmmm… Revenant is really a broad term that’s used to differentiate a reanimated or wandering corpse from a…

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