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Listen to Renfield! 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!"

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Vampire Creation Myths

Where do vampires come from? In my studies, I have found three possible origin myths for the vampires.

Drawn to Vamps?

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Fright Night 3-D Special V.1 N.1 June 1992
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The Vampire Shop: Bestselling Books

Fanged Films

UK, 1975
Mrs. Amworth
USA, 1990

Recommended Movies and TV

From the Library

10 questions for Anne Rice
After vowing to never again write about Lestat, this best seller reveals she has one more vampire novel in her. Her newest religious book is Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana.  Anne Rice recently engaged in an online chat to answer questions from fans.1. Do you ever plan to write additional books for the Vampire Chronicles series?

Vampyric Drinks
Let's begin with the True Classic of VAMPYRES, the famous Viking Margarita, brought to you by the legandary Countess E. Bathory (and a cast of thousands).

The Fearful Vampire Killers (Continued)
On April 30, 2007, a media report stated that three people in Guyana had been arrested in the killing of a woman who'd apparently inspired a superstitious revulsion. During the early morning hours, she had wandered into the village of Bare Root, where even people possessing cell phones still believed in superstition.

VO News Archive

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June 25, 2008 (Reuters) -- Rhona Mitra’s nephew thinks she is "the greatest thing ever" since she landed the role of a vampire. The 31-year-old Doomsday actress has landed the lead female role of Sonja in Underworld 3: The Rise of the Lycans.
New Zealand's national blood agency is using the current popularity of vampires to encourage people to give them the 3,000 donations a week that they need in order to save lives. 
July 12, 2007 (The Book Standard / Kimberly Maul) -- Ballantine Books paid $3.75 million for the North American rights to a postapocalyptic vampire trilogy by Jordan Ainsley, New York Magazine reported. Ainsley is a pseudonym for Justin Cronin, who previously wrote 2004's The Summer Guest and Mary and O'Neil, which won the Pen/Hemingway Award in 2001.

Review Archives

Insatiable by Meg Cabot
Vampires are being dramatically overused in popular media. Movies like Twilight, New Moon, Daybreakers, 30 Days of Night, and the Underworld movies all have made vampires shrouded in paparazzi, not mystery, as legend places them.
Golden, The
The Golden
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories
Most vampires aren't handsome, romantic or protective. They kill. When they rip out your throat, you die smelling corpse breath and terrified.  If you need proof, read "Dracula's Guest," a superb collection of vampire fiction -- and non-fiction -- from writers dealing with the undead.  Michael Sims has culled stories from the Victorian era to make a collection guaranteed to delight anyone who enjoyed Bram Stoker's "Dracula."