Getting the Most Out of Being a Vampire

After taking one of those “Who Were You?” quizzes on Facebook recently, it turns out that I am a direct descendant of one of the most powerful and oldest vampires in history. The results showed that I didn’t just become a vampire out of nowhere, but simply put, I was just born evil. You may…

PollyGrind to Showcase Vampire vs. Zombie Film in May

PollyGrind is one of the biggest events for grindhouse and trash film lovers this year. PollyGrind will be presenting thirteen different grindhouse horror films during their film festival, from May 12 – 16 in Vegas at the Sci-Fi Center. The long name is the ‘Polly Staffle Grindhouse Fest’, –it’s the first one ever, and it’s…

Vampire Novels Reviewed… and Sucked Dry

There’s more out there than Twilight, people; for example, there’s a new trend in historical fiction: re-writing classics to include monsters, or re-writing a particular president’s life story, to include vampires. Sure, you know what I mean; Seth Grahame-Smith’s ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.’ Most seemed to agree that the book was highly entertaining, though one…

Deadly Business: ‘I Sell the Dead’ Review

It’s hard to find a great horror comedy; unfortunately the majority of horror comedy is in ‘spoof’ form. Wading through the many idiotic spoof films is like trying to fight your way out of the post office during an employee riot. Everywhere you look, there’s blood, guts, and neuroses. And not even the entertaining kind.…

Charby the Vampirate

Meet Charby the Vampirate; part vampire, part pirate. This is a web comic written by Amy Stoffolino, who writes under the handle “Amelius.” Charby was born on a ship where he was a slave to pirates who verbally abused him and beat him daily. He runs away from the pirates, only to have his throat…

Big New Video Game: The Grinder

Finally! Finally a big name vampire video game is coming to the Wii, PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360! Don’t get me wrong, those browser games and iPhone games are all well and good but it’s time for a console game. The Grinder is a first-person shooter video game in development by High Voltage Software…

Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies Together On the Big Screen!

It looks like we’re getting another vampire movie, but this time it’ll have werewolves and zombies as well. Not only that, but the brilliant minds of DreamWorks Animation are behind the project. A real quick refresher – DreamWorks are the ones responsible for the amazing Shrek, Madagascar, Over the Hedge and a handful of more…

What the heck is a vampire, anyway?

  All this talk about vampires, but what the heck is a vampire anyway? The definition has changed so much over time, that what once was considered a vampire is now called something else. The original European vampires were more like what we would call zombies today. Vampires have been based on demons and ghoulish…

Tattered Star T-Shirts – Very Cool, Ghoul

I just recently got a couple Tattered Star t-shirts in the mail, and I have to say, I’m pretty effing thrilled with them. The guys over at Tattered Star have a pretty awesome selection of monster shirts, with witty sayings on them, you know. Example, one of my shirts says “Conserve Water, Drink Blood”– how…