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‘Dance of the Vampires’ – Dancing, Singing Vampires in Paris

Roman Polanski discusses why he’s excited by the Parisian production of his musical “Dance of the Vampires.” Now, I get that the immediate reaction to this, is “eh? wtf? no. not seeing that. ever.” –But! This is Roman Polanski we’re talking about here. Just because the NY Times thinks it’s garbage, doesn’t mean it isn’t…

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Vampire Tales that Belong on Cable TV

Consider. “True Blood” is a bona fide hit, as is the network television series “The Vampire Diaries.” Now consider the huge success of various other cable shows–from “Dexter” to “Weeds” to the epic “Game of Thrones.” Might we not ask cable television to give us some more undead-themed television, especially since cable allows generally higher…

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Ever Wonder Who Made the True Blood Intro?

I do! I mean, it’s been with us for four years now, and it’s pretty damn awesome. It’s teeming with metaphors for undead living, –and living with the undead, –so why isn’t there more information that what there already is about the coolest introduction for the most awesome show out there right now? Sure, we…

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New Vampire Diaries Promo Video!

…And it’s a long one too! Last night, right after a re-run, the CW apparently took pity on us, because we’ve been waiting ages during the season break, for a new episode of the Vampire Diaries. They ran a video, which according to the morning bloggers, combined a bunch of scenes from the last few…

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Vampire Diaries: Caroline’s Character Transformation

I saw some pretty speculative updates about how Caroline’s handling life right now, and since she’s my favorite character, I couldn’t resist doing some kind of abbreviated timeline; she’s gone through some big time changes, and not all of them have to do with being undead now. She started out as a fringe character, bitchy,…

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Godric is Coming Back to True Blood!

First off, I’d like to issue the customary SPOILER ALERT, though if you’ve read the title, you can’t get too much more spoiled. Allan Hyde, the actor who portrayed Godric in the second season of True Blood, has signed on to return to the upcoming season of the show. But this season is going to…

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Vampire Diaries Producer Green-Lights Pilot for Another L.J. Smith Show

If you love the Vampire Diaries, hold your breath, and be sure you’re sitting for this news: the network responsible for the production of the Vampire Diaries, CW, has just green lit a project for a pilot, inspired by another of L.J. Smith’s book series. Kevin Williamson and L.J. Smith are collaborating on a spin-off,…

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Suburban Vampire, Russell Edgington, and Klaus in this Week’s Vampire Bites

Keep an eye on Suburban Vampire over the next two weeks; they’ll have writers and musicians in every day, talking about the ‘romantic allure of vampires’.  If you want to check out new artists and writers who have been inspired by vampires, this is also a great place to find em. If you didn’t get…

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Damon Salvatore Gets a New Girlfriend

A new squeeze will be added to the cast of Vampire Diaries, –and since everyone but Damon is tied up in romantic drama (okay, well, if you count his passionate love of Elena, then he is too), she’s going to be Damon’s new ladyfriend. Personally, I don’t think the addition of another Damon groupie is…

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What’s the Big Deal with VD?

Later on, I’ll be doing the Vampire Diaries synopsis, which, I know you love, because I know you missed me, –and normally I wouldn’t tell you, but I’m just so excited about being able to do it again! But I have to say, all the hub-bub about the new advertising campaign for The Vampire Diaries….

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Vampire Movies You Would Never (Willingly) See

One of my favorite literary themes is ‘The King in Yellow’; you’ll find it in music, many short stories, and in a particularly favorite episode of Masters of Horror; John Carpenter’s ‘Cigarette Burns’. I always fancied the idea of a deeply disturbing musical/film/play, that made people so incredibly incensed by what they were seeing, that…

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Vampire Mob Season 2: Updates!

For those of you that haven’t seen any of the web series ‘Vampire Mob’, first of all, shame on you. Second, go watch it! And third, you’ll love the cast updates we have ready for you this weekend, if you’re up to speed on the first season, and the fight to sponsor a second. Vampire…

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