Every vampire fan knows of Anne Rice’s influential Vampire Chronicles, and we all know about the two film adaptions based on her novels – the flawless “Interview with the Vampire” and the terrible “Queen of the Damned” – but in spite of the disappointment of the last film, Anne is giving it another shot and…Continue readingAnne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles Coming to Theaters Again!
With the New Year comes reflections of what was, and with them contemplations of what may yet be. Along those lines, allow me to share some personal wishes for vampire films and media in the upcoming year–and invite you to share yours. First, let the character of Pam on “True Blood” find a love interest.…Continue readingVampire Wish List 2011
Long before Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga became the world‘s obsession, Anne Rice ruled the world of vampires. Since then, Rice’s magnificent vampires have been pushed aside by the teen-friendly vegetarian vamps. In a recent interview with New Jersey Star-Ledger, Rice revealed how she really feels about Meyer’s new vampires. “It’s based on a really silly…Continue readingAnne Rice Says Stephenie Meyer “Dumbed Down” Vampires
One of the world’s most beloved authors, Anne Rice is known for her epic and groundbreaking novels on the supernatural. Considered one of the most influential writers of vampire fiction since Stoker, she not only entertains her readers, but she gives them a tale that they will never forget. Rich in history, philosophy and remarkable…Continue readingThe Legendary Anne Rice
For all practical purposes, the trope Vampire Lesbian emerged with Joseph Sheridan LeFanu’s novella “Carmilla.” Eventually, with the rise of a new medium–motion pictures–an adaptation of that story appeared. “Crypt of the Vampire” became one of the still-relatively few such. The trope, however, could be seen in “Dracula’s Daughter” as well as the eerie “Vampyr.”…Continue readingWhy Lesbian Vampires?
Anyone that follows legendary vampire author Anne Rice on Facebook knows that she is quite the fan of True Blood and often voices her opinions on the show. Not too long ago she asked her fans a question on the vampires of True Blood, a question that got me thinking. “True Blood fans: Do you…Continue readingAnne Rice on the Vampires of True Blood
Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles are legendary in the world of vampire fiction. Her imaginative novels on the history of vampires have captivated countless readers. One of my favorite parts in the books is when we learn how vampires came to exist. Many authors write about vampires, but few go into how the first vampire was…Continue readingThe Birth of Vampires in The Vampire Chronicles
Ok, practically all of us have heard of or read Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles; I mean the woman is pretty much a living legend. I bet many of our readers have every single one of Rice’s vamp books sitting on their shelves – but, do you have The Vampire Lestat graphic novel? For some reason…Continue readingThe Vampire Lestat Graphic Novel
Today’s post is filled with all kinds of bloodthirsty, cruel and evil vampire villains from books, films and television. Enjoy my sweets… 1. Akasha The vampire queen from The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice. What makes this vamp villainess? The fact that when she awoke not only did she destroy most of the vampires in…Continue reading10 Deliciously Evil Vampire Villains
Vampires ooze sexuality and desire – the power, the experience, the breathtaking sexiness – what’s not to love about them? Here’s my personal list of the top 10 vampires I’d love to spend a night, or two, with. Leave a comment and let us know who would be on your list, or even who would…Continue readingList of VILF (Vampires I’d Like to F**k)
Who was the first vampire you may wonder. The first vampire is a mystery in many fictional vampire worlds, and even in the real world. Century after century, countless vampires making more vampires – some ancient, some young. Where did it begin, who was the one that started it all? There are many vampire novels…Continue readingThe First of Their Kind
Rumors are flying that Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles will be getting itself another movie. If you don’t know what the Vampire Chronicles are, well… where the hell have you been for the past 30+ years? (answer: not born) Anne Rice’s vampires only completely switched up how vampires were viewed and portrayed. They went from being…Continue readingThe Vampire Chronicles Reboot