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Renfield says, "Established in 1994, VO was the first vampire website, and has been undead and kicking for over twenty years! There's a wealth of information here--thousands of pages!--dedicated to these bloodsucking creatures of the night. I hope you enjoy the original undead web!"
A Valentine's Day surprise occurred in Arizona when an apparent agreement between a man and woman became much rougher than expected -- even terrifying. Robert McDaniel, 46, learned to his dismay he was with a "vampire."
Late in the 17th century, there was a town called Croglin Grange (in Cumberland County, England). It's been said by some that the town was visited by a vampire... and the young lady in the tale barely escaped with her life.A one-story home in Croglin Grange was rented to a two brothers and their sister. One summer night, when the heat from the day still clung to the air, the sister was looking out her window at the stars. It was too hot to sleep. Suddenly, she noticed two lights that flickered in and out of the group of trees that lay beyond her window.
The vampires that appear in modern film and literature are moreso distant cousins of the original vampires of eastern and central Europe than close relatives. Todays’ vampires, for the most part, are desirable creatures; although still evil in some respects, many are upper-class, refined individuals with both a conscience and a definable sensuality about them.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word vampire as "the reanimated body of a dead person believed to come from the grave at night and suck the blood of persons asleep." Since the word was first coined in 1734 the myth of the vampire has grown, entering into popular culture with the publication of Bram Stoker's Dracula in 1897 and more recently through the books of Anne Rice, the most famous of which, Interview with a Vampire, was made into a film starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.
January 25, 2008 (The Sunday Times (Perth) / Todd Cardy) -- The two lesbians who murdered Stacey Mitchell kissed each other over the 16-year-old's lifeless body - and one is a 'vampire', the WA Supreme Court was told. One of the killers who blugeoned the schoolgirl for being annoying was part of a vampire sub-culture - and had been interested in drinking blood since she was 10.
May 18, 2007 (Radio Prague / Rob Cameron) -- Bathory is the story of one the most notorious figures in Central European history - Elizabeth Bathory, the so-called "Blood Countess", a 16th century Hungarian noblewoman accused of murdering dozens, possibly hundreds of young girls in sadistic rituals at Cachtice Castle in present-day Slovakia...and then bathing in their blood.
Starting on Monday, May 2nd, Amy Mah's , A Fang Girl's Guide to Being a Vampire will begin their Virtual Book Blog Tour.Fangs Rule is a funny anime type young adult book about a young girl who is a vampire and is helping other girls learn how to be vampires. There are A-Z listings and a lot of humor.Here is how the author, Amy explained the book:
Blood of the ImpalerReview by The Mad Bibliographer, submitted on 28-Oct-2001 Review by Cathy Krusberg: Blood of the Impaler Adapted from "Vampires in Print" in The Vampire's Crypt #2 (Summer 1990). Jeffrey Sackett. Blood of the Impaler (Bantam, 1989)
Blood BrothersReview by The Mad Bibliographer, submitted on 28-Oct-2001 Adapted from "Vampires in Print" in The Vampire's Crypt #9 (Spring 1994). Review by Cathy Krusberg Brian Lumley. Blood Brothers (TOR, 1992; $21.95/$28.95; paperback $5.99/$6.99)