Over the years vampires have taken on various appearances, be it sophisticated or monstrous. The most popular and well known vampire look mostly due to Bela Lugosi and his role in the old Dracula flick. Christopher Lee and Frank Langella later helped to reinforce Lugosi’s look. You’ve got the male vampire dressed impeccably in classy…Continue readingWhat Do Vampires Look Like?
As I’m sure you can all guess, I read a lot of vampire books. Gasp! Shocking right? Anyway, while I find most of them enjoyable, very few genuinely amaze me and give me something completely unique. But The Vampire Kitty-cat Chronicles by Ray Rhamey is one of those rare books that left me pleasantly surprised.…Continue readingThe Vampire Kitty-cat Chronicles
Believe it or not animals and vampires have a big part in vampire folklore. Sometimes it’s simply the malevolent vampire controlling the animal, making it carry out his evil deeds, or it’s the animal itself that is the bloodsucker. According to the vampire-crazed gypsies in Yugoslavia damn near anyone or anything can become a creature…Continue readingVampires and Animals
There’s a handful of vampires throughout folklore, all different kinds of flavors and species. Some of these vampires aren’t your classic cape wearing, coffin sleeping, crucifix fearing kinda vamps; there was a time when some parts of the world believed certain witches and sorcerers were vampires. There are a number of witchy vampire myths out…Continue readingWitchy Vampires
Can you guess by the title what this post is about? KITTEHS! Woo! …Ahem. Cats and vampires, more specifically how cats are associated with vampires. Cats have been considered dark and mystifying for ages – back in the day some believed cats were direct links to evil, that they were demonic servants. And now during…Continue readingMeow!
What?! A vampire cat? Oh yes dear readers, today’s vampire lore post is about a vampire kitty. The cat of Nabeshima is an old Japanese tale that never fully died, like many old myths and legends. The Cat of Nabeshima is a horrible vampire demon from Japan that took the shape of a cat, murdering…Continue readingVampire Cat