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In Search of Dracula

All countries have their heroes. Romania's most celebrated are the two princes of Wallachia who battled the Ottoman empire. The first is Michael the Brave who reigned from 1558 until his assassination in 1601.

Drawn to Vamps?

Vol. 1 No. 1
Vampirella meets Creepy and Eerie
Vol. 1 No. 2
Interview with the Hampire!

The Vampire Shop: Bestselling Books

Fanged Films

USA, 1961
Monster Rumble
Sweden, 2008
Let the Right One In / Let Me In

Recommended Movies and TV

From the Library

The socially sophisticated Undead in Folklore
The original vampires of folklore have been given some hard knocks these days in comparison to their most popular literary descendants. For example, in Anne Rice's novel, INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, Louis and Claudia encounter in Eastern Europe only dim-witted, savage vampires.

Past and recent vampires as symbols of changing sexual mores
Over the centuries, the vampire has undergone radical changes. From the Count in Bram Stoker's 1897 novel to the alcoholic New Yorker Sam in the 1997 film Habit, the figure of the vampire has evolved with society.

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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The upcoming Let Me In movie, a remake of sorts of the Swedish hit, is getting a comic book prequel to be published by Dark Horse. 
New York, New York - July 29, 2010 - Syfy's all-new drama series Being Human, starring Sam Witwer (Smallville, Battlestar Galactica), Meaghan Rath (The Assistants), Sam Huntington (Cavemen, Superman Returns) and Mark Pellegrino (Lost, Supernatural) has commenced production in Montreal, Canada.
May 25, 2007 (SyFy Portal / Michael Hinman) -- Changes are coming for CBS' new vampire series in recasting that is typical for many shows that transform from pilot stage to series mode.Shannon Lucia, who was supposed to play the love interest of Alex O'Loughlin's vampire character in "Moonlight," will be replaced by another actress as work on the series begins, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Review Archives

100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories
100 Vicious Little Vampire StoriesReview by The Mad Bibliographer, submitted on 1-Oct-2001 Adapted from "Vampires in Print" in The Vampire's Crypt 13 (Spring 1996). [Note: I did not include price or ISBN for this title because I have seen more than one of each associated with it. Please consult your Barnes & Noble catalog or store for specifics.]
Diary of a Narcissistic Bloodsucker
Diary of a Narcissistic Bloodsucker is a journal like novella by Lynda Hilburn, the author of The Vampire Shrink Series. The story is set in 2160 in Paris, France. The beautiful vampire, Zara just woke from a very long nap, one that lasted almost 150 years. She begins the story telling of her strange powers as a vampire.
Dracula Unbound
Dracula UnboundReview by Neuromancer, submitted on 8-Jul-1991 Dracula Unbound, Adliss, Brian. Harper Collins Pub. 1991.