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The modern idea of the vampire is open to many different possibilities. What defines a vampire? And where did these traits come from?

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After 'Twilight': Where Do Vampires in Pop Culture Go From Here?
If Dracula wrote the book on the modern vampire fiction, Twilight creator Stephenie Meyer's four Twilight books (and their five film adaptations) have given it an enormously unfaithful, enormously successful rewrite. Even before the release of Breaking Dawn--Part 2, the Twilight franchise had earned $2.5 billion dollars at the worldwide box-office, and Breaking Dawn--Part 2 is on track to make hundreds of millions more.

Vampire 101: A history of the fanged one
VAMPIRE 101 DEFINITION OF A VAMPIRE A vampire is a reanimated, soulless, dead human who must drink the blood of others to remain "alive." VAMPIRES THEN AND NOW (DIFFERENCES)

7 strange ways Humans act like Vampires
With the third movie installment of the "Twilight" movies, "Twilight Saga: Eclipse," based on Stephenie Meyer's best-selling vampire-romance novels, slated to arrive in theaters on June 30, vampires have once again crept into pop culture's collective consciousness.  While true, undead vampires do not exist, some diseases and disorders show themselves in ways that are similar to vampiric characteristics. From sunlight intolerance to an aversion to garlic and mirrors, below are six illnesses that, to some extent, cause people to act like vampires:

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December 2, 2002 (Romania) - A 60-year-old Romanian woman who went to the cinema to watch a version of Dracula spent several hours alone in the building after she was accidentally locked inside.Zinca Margarit, from Bucharest, was on the toilet when the cinema workers checked the building and left.
August 23, 2007 (TransWorldNews) -- A recent Associated Press Poll revealed that one in four adults read no books over the last year. Have people become so busy and such slaves to convenience that the first entertainment opportunity to go is reading? The Association of American Publishers reported an increase in sales of 4.3% in the month of June, which was up 7.9% over last year. So, people are reading something.
October 3, 2007 (m&c) -- Summit Entertainment has hired Catherine Hardwicke to direct their forthcoming adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's 'Twilight.' Variety reports that Melissa Rosenberg will pen the script with Mark Morgan and Greg Mooradian producing.

Review Archives

Karin Vol. 2: Vampire Hunter
Review by Holly Ellingwood
Bloodright: The Memoirs of Mircea, Son To Dracula
Bloodright: The Memoirs of Mircea, Son To DraculaReview by Alex, submitted on 16-May-1991 I just finished BLOODRIGHT: The Memoirs of Mircea, Son To Dracula.
Vampire Film, The: From Nosferatu to Interview with the Vampire
A version of this review will appear in The Vampire's Crypt 18 (Fall 1998). The Vampire's Crypt web site is: http://members.aol.com/MLCVamp/vampcrpt.htmAlain Silver and James Ursini. The Vampire Film: From Nosferatu to Interview with the Vampire. 3rd Limelight ed. New York: Limelight Editions, 1997. ISBN 0-87910-266-7; $25.00.