Tagged: Vampires

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the Brahmaparusha

In India, the Brahmaparusha is the name of a type of vampire that brings nightmares to those that know of them. Their appearance is much to blame, as it is said that they wear human intestines around their head! The grotesque display...

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Werewolves Rule Vampires Drool

Werewolves are almost always depicted in an unflattering light. They are the mean, evil, human-eating “beasts” of film. Over and over again the werewolf is the “meanie”, the “bad-guy”, or the one that is “out of control”. The filmmakers leave out everything...

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Mullo – Gypsy Vampires

In Romanian gypsy culture, the word for the vampire is the “mullo”.   Mullo translates to “one who is dead” or “living dead”. Like traditional vampires, the mullo was a dead (or really an “undead”) person who drained both animals and people of...

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What is really in a Vampire Diary?

If you found a vampire diary, what would you find?  Would a vampire keep track of the different events in his or her life? Would a vampire diary include the secrets on how to become a vampire? How to destroy a vampire?...

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Month of the Werewolf

October is month of the werewolf! With the passing of the fall equinox at the end of September, October, marks the first month that breaks from summer. The days start getting shorter and shorter, the nights stretch longer and longer, and more...

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In the Footsteps of Dracula Book Review

Transylvania and Dracula have always intrigued me, but after reading In the Footsteps of Dracula by Steven Unger, I now have an obsession with them. An obsession to have hot cocoa in the Hotel Castel Dracula. An obsession to see the East...

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10 reasons being a werewolf is awesome!

The top reasons it is awesome to be a werewolf…. 1.  Strength! – Werewolves might not have the muscles of bodybuilders, but they are strong. Incredibly so. 2.  Howling – The werewolf can howl like no other – howling represents a freeing...

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What does a vampire bite feel like?

How afraid should you be of a vampire’s bite and does it hurt? While you should indeed be afraid of being bitten by a vampire, it is not because the vampire bite hurts – actually, a vampire’s bite (unlike a werewolf’s bite...

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jiang shi a chinese hopping vampire

Vampires don’t just drink blood. They hop too! In Chinese folklore, the hopping vampire is called the jiang shi. Now to be fair to vampires, the jiang shi is not a true vampire. It is considered a vampire/zombie hybrid due to having...

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Dylan Dog Dead of Night fights werewolves

A new werewolf / vampire movie is coming out in theaters tomorrow!  The movie is called Dylan Dog:  Dead of Night and is about a detective (Dylan Dog) who investigates paranormal cases.  Now usually, when someone says paranormal, they’re referring to ghosts...