Reviewing Bent Steeple, by G. Wells Taylor

I struggled to write this review for a long time; for one thing, the novel slid between my bed and the wall for a while, making it that much more difficult to motivate myself to write the review for a novel I admit, I find completely unforgettable. Bent Steeple is probably one of the most…

Maybe an American Vampire Movie: Ryan Gosling as a Gunslinging Cowboy?

That’s not to say that just because a couple of guys are writing a comic book they’ll immediately going to make a movie out of what is, as of this moment, a still unreleased, unfinished piece of awesomeness. Then again, when these couple of guys are Scott Snyder and Stephen King, there’s a good possibility…

I Don’t Fucking Sparkle: Interview with Scott Snyder

Scott Snyder switches the modern vampire mythos up in his new comic, American Vampire. Created by him and co-written with the horror master, Stephen King. Kickass! In a recent interview with The Faster Times Snyder explained that the comic, set in various time periods in America, follows the epic evolution of vampires and reveals that…

The Vampire Archives

This has got to be one of the best kinds of vampire books – one that has tons of stories in it! It’s official name is The Vampire Archives: The Most Complete Volume of Vampire Tales Ever Published. And if the book is as thorough as its title, it’s sure to be! The book includes…

Exclusive Interview with Melissa de la Cruz… PLUS! Huge Contest!

One of my favorite authors of all time is Melissa de la Cruz; she’s got a very realistic way of describing cities like New York, and L.A. that make you feel as if you’ve known the urban geography all your life, and at the same time, make you wish you were there, –almost like homesickness…

Salem’s Lot: the Book and the Film

If you’ve never read or seen ‘Salem’s Lot, shame on you. But here’s the run-down for those of you who still need to put this stuff on your to-do list. In Stephen King’s best-selling novel, –probably still bringing in a ton of cash, –vampires are hardcore, nothing like the sissified vampires of the modern world.…

By Blood We Live

By Blood We Live is an excellent collection of vampire stories written by the masters that have conquered the horror and supernatural genres. This book pulls together three decades worth of vampire tales that come in all flavors – from the good to the bad, this collection covers stories about men, women, the undead, the…

Vampires in Literature

In fiction of course, the epidemy of vampire literature, would be Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”. There were sexual undertones, of course, relaying vampirism to be a sort of sexually transmitted disease. Its themes of blood, death, and sex made it’s way to Victorian Europe, rattled because of the spread of tuberculosis and syphilis. But the vampire…