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Baobhan Sith (Scotland)

A baobhan sith (pronounced baa'-van shee) is a type of vampire in Scottish mythology, similar to the Manx Leanan Sídhe or Irish banshee. They are also known as the White Women of the Scottish Highlands.

Drawn to Vamps?

The Vampire Shop: Bestselling Books

Fanged Films

West Germany, 1964
Cave of the Living Dead / Die Grotte der lebenden Toten / Night of the Vampires / The Curse of the Green Eyes
USA, 1974

Recommended Movies and TV

From the Library

The Discreet Charm of the Vampire
"I live in many countries, many languages, many cultures. I always find myself in the interstices, in places of passage. It's the only way of acting in this boring life." These sentences are taken from a singular (and most interesting) novel, The Dracula's Diary by Marin Mincu.

Visually Identifying the Vampire
When we see a picture of a vampire, how do we know that it is a vampire? Fangs and blood-smeared lips are not always present, yet a child can tell a vampire from any number of other strange and devilish-looking Halloween monsters. So what is a vampire’s identifying traits?

Get your teeth into Transylvania
"Would you consider putting that mad lamp with the naked man in the corner?" David Mlinaric, the doyen of interior decorators, has come to Transylvania. Jessica Douglas-Home, champion of Romanian culture, shuffles a 19th-century ambassador's uniform to the appointed position.

VO News Archive

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December 24, 2002 (Newspaper Publishing PLC) - Rumours that Western aid agencies are collecting human blood in return for food aid have spread panic among villagers in famine-stricken Malawi, who are barricading their homes out of a fear of vampires. The anxiety is so great in parts of southern Malawi that farm workers in one of Africa's poorest countries are staying at home.
True Blood fans rejoice! At the Television Critics Association's press tour this week, HBO officially confirmed they're bringing back True Blood for a 3rd season.
June 2, 2009 (THR / Etan Vlessing) -- Having bought sparingly at the recent Los Angeles Screenings, Canadian broadcaster CTV on Tuesday unveiled a barely changed fall schedule filled with returning U.S. dramas and dance competition series. CTV will strip Sony and Harpo Prods.' "The Dr. Oz Show" at 5 p.m. and schedule the rookie CW drama "Vampire Diaries" at 7 p.m.

Review Archives

Acquainted With the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark
Acquainted With the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark
Silver Kiss, The
The Silver KissReview by Kathleen Reese, submitted on 9-Aug-1991 The Silver Kiss / Annette Curtis Klause (Delacorte Press, $14..95, ages 14 and up, 1990) {ISBN 0-38530160-x} What an odd story line: A young girl learns to cope with life's losses through the help of a compassionate teenage vampire.
Anno Dracula
Anno DraculaReview by The Mad Bibliographer, submitted on 9-Oct-1994 Adapted from "Vampires in Print" in The Vampire's Crypt #9 (Spring 1994). Review by Cathy Krusberg Kim Newman. Anno-Dracula (London: Simon & Schuster, 1992; New York: Carroll & Graf, 1993).