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Monsters in the movies

Ron Chaney's hillside home near Palm Springs doesn't look much like a haunted house, but he always looks forward to getting it ready for Halloween. Chaney is, after all, a descendent of monsters.

Drawn to Vamps?

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To Sleep, Perchance to Dream...
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The Vampire Shop: Bestselling Books

Fanged Films

USA, 1972

New Zealand, 2007
Perfect Creature

Recommended Movies and TV

From the Library

Vampire Witch
In the Ukraine in March, 2005 Diana Semenuha, 29, was arrested after police discovered that she had lured street children to her home to drink their blood. She admitted to the deed. Apparently, she believed that this practice could thwart a muscle-wasting condition she had, but her crime appears to have a different agenda as well.

Vampires from the deep
Are there vampires who dwell beneath the waters of the world, and if so, what myth, legends, and folk tales surround them? Are they normal vampires who just prefer water to the land? Are they blood-drinking mermaids? Are there any such vampires in fictional books or movies? To fully answer such questions, a whole book would be required. But let me give some telling examples.

The Problem with Immortality
When the image of the vampire is presented to us, we are filled– even if secretly or subconsciously – with longing. The three most desirable traits of the vampire are his power, sexuality and immortality. In this essay we will be looking at the immortality of the vampire.

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September 25, 2008 (The Guardian) -- The writer and director of the film Pan's Labyrinth, Guillermo del Toro, is set to tap what has become a rich vein of new vampire fiction, signing up with HarperCollins to write a trilogy of books about a vampiric virus that invades New York.
True Blood and Philosophy: We Wanna Think Bad Things with You  is the first philosophical look at Charlaine Harris' world of True Blood.It is slated as part of The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series and will be released in June.
July 11, 2008 (SciFi Wire / Mike Szymanski) -- Alan Ball, creator of HBO's new vampire drama True Blood, told SCI FI Wire that he didn't know too much about vampire movies or lore, so he created his own mythology.

Review Archives

Truth About Dracula, The
The Truth About DraculaReview by A Fiend, submitted on 7-Jan-2002 This book examines the vampire and Dracula myths of central Europe in light of religious and political factors that may have assisted the spread of the myth and have contributed to its continued popularity.
Cara Mia Book One of the Immortyl Revolution by Denise Verrico
If you like your vampires with a mix of science fiction then Cara Mia Book One of the Immortyl Revolution by Denise Verrico is the book for you. The story begins with the main character Mia running for her life. The reader is not sure if she is chasing or being chased, is she is the vampire of the story or simply another victim. The story begins with a fast pace like that and to hold the reader until the end.
Deeper Hunger, A
A Deeper HungerReview by The Mad Bibliographer, submitted on 27-Oct-1994 Adapted from "Vampires in Print" in The Vampire's Crypt #10 (Fall 1994). This review contains material that was omitted from VC #10 due to lack of space. Review by Cathy Krusberg Sabine Kells. A Deeper Hunger. Leisure, 1994; $4.50/$5.50