Buffy

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a two-time Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated American cult television series that initially aired from March 10, 1997 until May 20, 2003

Un-Dead TV: The Ultimate Guide to Vampire Television

Un-Dead TV (c) Brad Middleton

Greetings vampire fans! After over 3 1/2 years of researching, writing, and watching a whole lot of television, my book, Un-Dead TV, is finally in print!

Un-Dead TV: The Ultimate Guide to Vampire Television

After 'Twilight': Where Do Vampires in Pop Culture Go From Here?

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn

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.

Should vampires sparkle?

Nooooo.... sparkly vampires!

Vampires are definitely in vogue right now. Browse through any bookstore's racks and you'll find a score of novels with ‘vampire' in the title. This theme is especially notable in the young adult lit sections, where the reader will observe pieces such as the Twilight series, Vampire Diaries, Vampire Kisses, Vampire Academy and, my personal favorite, Vampire Beach

Has anyone noticed a trend?

Vampires! by Ben Douglass

Vampires! by Ben Douglass

Check out "Vampires!" by Ben Douglass, a seasonal art print showcasing 12 bloodsuckers, available for purchase at http://society6.com/bendouglass/Vampires_Print

un-dead.tv

Fellow creatures of the night,

Just a note to say we've partnered with a new forum site, http://un-dead.tv, a brand-spanking new discussion board specific to vampires and television.

It's still in public beta, so they could use some kind folks to join up and give the forum a test.

I know there are a lot of fiends out there who are hooked on television vamps, so why not pop over and gush about your favorite shows?

(I'll be there too...) :)

 

Vlad

Lure of the Vampire: A Pop Culture Reference Book of Lists, Websites, and Very Personal Essays is available now

Lure of the Vampire by Bertena Varney

My book, Lure of the Vampire: A Pop Culture Reference Book of Lists, Websites, and Very Personal Essays has finally been published.

Lure of the Vampire is a non fiction quick reference book of vampires. It is divided into ten sections and each section has lists, websites, and essays. There are essays not only from the author but six of her author friends that write either young adult, erotic, or non fiction.

The sections include with mythology, history, literature, movies, television, children, recreation, education, weblife, and real life vampires.

Buffy Season 8 comic series coming to a close

 

Next week will see the end to the comics that brought back Buffy and others for those die-hard fans who couldn't stand to see their favorite television show end. The comics started back in 2007, and the last issue, #40, is hitting stores January 19th. The new issue will be written by Buffy creator Joss Whedon, with art by series regular Georges Jeanty. In order to commemorate the occasion, Dark Horse Comics is helping to organize a series of "Buffy Birthday Parties" around the USA featuring all sorts of "Buffy"-related stuff.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer was premiered 13 years ago this week

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March 10,1997 marks the day that the world of television changed- Buffy the Vampire Slayer first entered our world of entertainment.

4th Annual Slayage Conference Information

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Conference on the Whedonverses

Vampires Fanged and Defanged

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The rise in the popularity of vampires causes one to categorize the type of vampires that we choose to watch. The first category is the fanged vampire. This is the vampire of the past that is a true monster. They have an animalistic need to satiate a hunger that goes beyond human control.

Fanged Films

USA, 2011
Stake Land
France, 2002
Draculas Braut / Le Retour de Dracula / Fiancée of Dracula

From the Library

The Bat in NatureIndigenous to Central and South America, vampire bats live in a very strong social culture. The develop bonds with other bats in the colony, and learn to recognize each other through sound and scent. Vampire bats tend to live in caves, trees, or buildings. Their colonies can reach numbers of up to 2000 bats, but most colonies tend to house approximately 100 bats.
Blood has been a symbol of life since very ancient times. The blood in our veins has always been iconic of our continuing life. To lose too much blood is to lose consciousness, breath, and eventually, our very lives. If a person or animal is already dead and is cut open, blood does not flow. Only the living have blood that flows. Blood has been used throughout the ages as a ceremonial sacrifice.

Drawn to Vamps?

Vol. 1 No. 5
The Horrors of the Thirteenth Stroke
Vol. 1 No. 282
The Lady Killer Craves Blood