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Anne Rice’s Latest ‘Prince Lestat’ Gets Mixed Reviews

Anne Rice’s return to the world of vampires been selling well, but some readers are finding the mythology of the book too complicated. I have to be honest here: I am not actually a fan of Anne Rice. I know, I know, –vampires are my life, –but no one but Anne Rice, –to me anyway,…

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Vampire Reads: Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle

Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle – Kindle edition by Amy Fecteau.  I knew someone would use this as a title for something vampire related, at some point. It had to happen. Dude, if vampires were real, and could really get offended as to whether or not they had glitter embedded in their pores, sure… but alas,…

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Vampires Are Among Us… Closer Than You Think

Many are parasites. Some drink only blood to survive, while others include the nutrient-packed fluid as part of a balanced diet. Just in case the post about the Vampyrella bacteria wasn’t enough for you… check these out. Not only do you harbor vampires in your home, they might be carried in by… your cat!  Dun,…

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Shoot Arrows at a Werewolf’s Head on Your iPhone!

Get Alpha Werewolf vs. Scary Vampire FREE – Bullseye Arrow Shooter Show-Down on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews. Your vampire alter-ego is now free to destroy your natural nemesis: the werewolf. Shoot arrows at garlic, strategically placed on a heavily muscled werewolf’s head. Don’t shoot the werewolf though! Presumably,…

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Teeny Tiny Vampires You Never Knew Existed…

Within a few metres of you, almost certainly, a vampire is feeding. It grabs its victim and punctures its skin, then drains its bodily fluids. The process takes just minutes. These fascinating organisms feed much like a vampire, and can even magnify their own size in order to attack larger prey. Vampires exist in nature,…

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Carmilla Web Series
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Carmilla Web Series

This is turning into something of a Golden Age for fans of Joseph Sheridan LeFanu‘s vampire masterpiece Carmilla. Really! The last film adaptation was in 1990, but now not one but two new film versions are on the film festival circuit right now. Live theatre versions have popped up in Chicago and Los Angeles and…

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New DRACULA via Kickstarter!

The age of crowd-funding has arrived and with it lots more independent films!  Yours truly even used the process to fund a stage production of LeFanu’s classic Carmilla, while the producers of The Curse of Styria used one to finish post-production on their independent film.  Among them, a new kickstarter project looking to make a…

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Vampire Books Coming September 2014

There are a lot of vampire books coming out this month, so here are some that I am looking forward to! Enjoy! Night’s Honor (Elder Races) by Thea Harrison (Sep 2, 2014) On the run from her former employer, Tess knows that she’s vulnerable on her own amongst the Elder Races. That’s why she decides to audition to…

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Review: The Unwanted

Until the recent Curse of Styria, it had been literally decades since a major film adaptation of Joseph Sheridan LeFanu’s gothic classic Carmilla. Now, yet another film version is making the rounds of film festivals. For what it is worth, I recommend both! The Unwanted may be the least literal of the two. Or not….

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Undead of Penny Dreadful

What follows is rife with many a SPOILER. You have been warned! Now that the finale of the first season of Penny Dreadful has aired, with more than a few surprises (as well as few plot twists many of us saw coming from miles away), let us consider the vampires in this series. Not least…

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‘True Blood’ Premiere Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

‘True Blood’ premiered on June 22 with a pretty shocking and abrupt death, and Bailey Noble, who plays Adilyn Bellefleur, revealed to HollywoodLife.com in an EXCLUSIVE interview that it proves that… The biggest of all of them is…did Tara really die or is this some twist we have yet to see coming?  Why kill off…

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‘True Blood’ :Tears From Stars and Fans Alike

Lauren Bowles says there was some “ugly” crying when the cast read the series’ final script In less than an hour the first episode of the final season will begin.  Anna Paquin a scifi star in her own right long before her lead ‘True Blood’  role, is sad to see it come to end.  The…

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