Vampire Characters: More than Adventurers with Fangs?

Table top role-playing games are most often recognized in the form of Dungeons & Dragons, even amongst individuals who are regularly involved in this form of gaming and role-playing.  It often includes high fantasy adventure with Lord of the Rings-esque plot-lines and characters, involving the fate of the world, a kingdom’s destiny, or a princess…

The Grand Guignol

Imagine yourself in a bleak, timeworn theater. Picture yourself walking down the dull dismal aisle, shadows overtaking the light, thick aged draperies hanging on the peeling cracked walls… keep walking, row after row until you get to your creaking seat. The theater is quiet enough to hear the dead, the lights dim and a chill…

Exclusive Interview with Participants of the Global Vampire Community Discussion

A while back, I was talking about the Global Vampire Community Discussion, and how important it is for members of the vampire subculture to get together, discuss real issues, and maybe promote more progress, with other members who might be a little behind on the times. It’s easy for a subculture to branch off and…

Let The Right One In

Let The Right One In is yet another vampire novel turned film. The Swedish romantic horror film was directed by Tomas Alfredson and is based on the novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. Let The Right One In is about a 12 year old…

The Strain: Book One of The Strain Trilogy

Written by the genius writer of the Academy Award winning Pan’s Labyrinth and fan loved Hellboy films, Guillermo Del Toro and award winning thriller writer Chuck Hogan The Strain is everything one could want in a horror vampire novel. Gory, dark and full of evil and chaos. According to the book’s tag line… The Strain…

Daybreakers: Putting the Scary Back Into Vampires

Lets face it, with all the whiny, kissy face vampire movies currently out there we are in serious need of a badass vampire flick. Horror, action, a thought provoking plot… actors that can actually act all sound good right about now. From the looks of the trailer of the new vampire film Daybreakers written and…