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'Goat Sucker' Spreading Fear Across Mexico
May 12, 1996 (Dudley Althaus / Houston Chronicle) - ZAPOTAL, Mexico -- The roosters had not yet crowed when the fierce barking of neighborhood dogs jolted Violeta Colorado from her sleep. The dogs had some animal cornered at the rubbish pile behind Colorado's small concrete house in Zapotal, a farm village in the steamy oil country of southeastern Mexico.
2007-03-24 21:36
Fatal Vampire Attack in Germany
April 4, 1995 (The Fortean Times) - A man of 75, walking Jockel, his Dachshund, in Berlin on 4 April 1995, was attacked by a 43-year-old man who bit him on the neck, shouting "I am Dracula!" Passersby overpowered the attacker and handed him over to police. He said he had been drinking. The victim went home and died an hour later from a heart attack.
2007-03-24 21:32
The Russian Vampire
July 20, 1995 (Newsday) -  Army service develops many character traits, but vampirism seems to be another new one. A 20 year old former Russian army man was arrested in Tula outside Moscow after dragging a local drunk into the bushes, biting through his carotid artery and drinking his blood, Itar-Tass news agency reported yesterday.
2007-03-24 21:30
The Words on Nelly's Tombstone
January 13, 1994 (Yankee Magazine) - The villagers of Exeter, Rhode Island, knew that farmer George Brown had a problem. First, in 1883 his wife, Mary, succumbed to a mysterious illness. Six months later, his 20-year-old daughter, Mary Olive, also fell ill and died.
2007-03-24 21:26
New Englanders "Killed" Corpses, Experts Say
October 30, 1993 - Desperate to end what they thought were attacks from beyond the grave, New Englanders once unearthed corpses and performed vampire killing rituals, scientists say.  The centuries-old tale of supersticious ritual was unveiled by scientists this week in time for Halloween.
2007-03-24 19:38
Dark Sovereigns
February 28, 1995 - The rich myths and folklore of vampires in Europe will haunt the first expansion of the newly named Vampire: The Eternal Struggle (TM) Deckmaster (TM) card game. The expansion set, Dark Sovereigns (TM), will be released in August. Vampire: The Eternal Struggle (V: TES), originally named Jyhad (TM), will be released in July. "Dark Sovereigns expands the world setting of V:TES and introduces a number of factors that will add new depth to the game," says Matt Burke, V:TES Product Manager.
1995-02-28 01:00

Fanged Films

From the Library

As the 20th century evolved, rational man turned to science to explain mythology that had pervaded for thousands of years. How could a man be mistaken for a vampire? How could someone appear to have been the victim of a vampire attack? Science, in time, came back with answers that may surprise you.Anemia
A million fancies strike you when you hear the name: Nosferatu!N O S F E R A T Udoes not die!What do you expect of the first showing of this great work?Aren't you afraid? - Men must die. But legend has it that a vampire, Nosferatu, 'der Untote' (the Undead), lives on men's blood! You want to see a symphony of horror? You may expect more. Be careful. Nosferatu is not just fun, not something to be taken lightly. Once more: beware.- Publicity for Nosferatu in the German magazine Buhne und Film, 1922  

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