Category: Vampires

Romantic or Blood-Sucking Vampires? 4

Romantic or Blood-Sucking Vampires?

Stephen King came out in a recent article saying that he’s tired of seeing the “big dewy eyes” romantic vampire that is so popular in pop-culture today. King believes vampires – are – and should be portrayed – as scary, vicious, blood-sucking...

Harvard offers class on Vampires 7

Harvard offers class on Vampires

So besides being able to take zombie classes in college, you can also take vampire classes in college!  There are so many different options recently to choose from that it is kind of overwhelming….it seems tons of colleges and universities are jumping...

Do vampires ever sleep? 8

Do vampires ever sleep?

Vampires are known as creatures that haunt the night.  Many legends say that they must avoid sunlight, and so use the darkness of night to be most active and hunt for their victims.  Traditional stories say that when daylight comes humans are...

First Vampire Poem – Der Vampir 5

First Vampire Poem – Der Vampir

The poem Der Vampir is believed to be the first poem about vampires. Written over 250 years ago in 1748 by poet Heinrich August Ossenfelder, the poem is not bloody and violent as you might expect it might be considering how vampires...

Who would you want to meet? Vampire or Werewolf? 8

Who would you want to meet? Vampire or Werewolf?

If you’re a HUMAN – If you’re a human, and you’re given the choice of either meeting a vampire or a werewolf, you’re way better off with the werewolf. Vampires are blood-thirsty, undead creatures. Vampires live on, survive for, and crave one...

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Chinese Vampire

The Chinese vampire is called the Jiang Shi, which, interestingly enough actually translates to something along the lines of the word zombie.  The “zombie” terminology for the Chinese vampire is actually a fitting description.  Unlike our current movie-focused view of the vampire,...

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Eclipse “The Parking Lot” scene

The Twilight Saga movie Eclipse “The Parking Lot” scene is the exclusive movie clip first aired on the MTV Movie Awards on June 6, 2010. The exclusive clip is released in anticipation of the June 30, 2010 release of the third installment of...

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Marvel presents The Death of Dracula

Marvel is releasing a new -“EXTRA-SIZED”- Dracula comic book series, The Death of Dracula, what they say is to be “the biggest change in Marvel since Civil War.” Check out the just released preview of the much anticipated new Marvel comic book...

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True blood werewolf treated as zoo animal

The release of the newest season of HBO’s television series True Blood is much anticipated by many humans who wish to see their Vampires portrayed as sleek and sexy and for a moment out of their day live in a fantasy world...

Ustrel Bulgaria Vampire 5

Ustrel Bulgaria Vampire

The Ustrel (Устрел) is a type of vampire from Bulgaria. In Bulgarian folklore, it is said that the ustrel is an evil creature that is cursed with the strong desire to drink blood. Typically it focuses on the blood of cattle. What...