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Sherlock Holmes Meets Dracula at Pulp 2.0 Press Comics! (PHOTOS)

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 02.21.2012 | Weird News
Alexandra Holzer

Part II interview with comic book writer genius Martin Powell as the new film Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is just released!

David Moye

Vampire Facelift: Does It Suck? (VIDEO) | David Moye | Posted 12.29.2011 | Weird News

Vampires are known for having pale skin and an anemic pallor, so the idea of a "vampire facelift" sounds bloody awful, doesn't it? Maybe, but a tec...

PHOTOS: Visiting The Classic Horror Story Locales

JustLuxe | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel

As the spookiest holiday of the year draws near, enjoy a photo tour of real-life sites famously featured in classic horror stories, folklore and film. Some look surprisingly sweet, some flaunt their history, and some will chill your bones.

The Vampire: A Historic and Cinematic View

John W. Whitehead | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

Halloween is associated with many strange creatures, but none more so than the vampire. Yet the vampire, an amalgamation of ancient lore woven through with sex, fear, danger and gore, is no mere Hollywood creation.

Niles Essanay in Fremont Goes Goth

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 12.21.2011 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

Just in time for Halloween, the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum will screen a handful of spooky films sure to make the dark hearts of horror film lovers skip a beat (should they still be beating at all).

Blah! Blah! A Tour Of The REAL Dracula's Homeland

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel

Before there was "True Blood" and before Buffy started slaying vampires, there was only one name in blood-sucking: Dracula. The titular character in B...

One-Hit Wonders Revisited: Happy Anniversary to The Last Picture Show

David Galenson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

All the artists mentioned here appear to have been conceptual innovators, and that their puzzling declines may be a result of the fact that age is not the friend of the conceptual imagination.

A Carnival of Vampires

Varla Ventura | Posted 11.23.2011 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about vampires. Not those clingy ex-boyfriend kind of emotional vampires that end up stalking you, I have been thinking about straight-up Bela Lugosi style vampires.

Happy St. Patrick's Day: HuffPost Readers Pick Their Favorite Irish Books (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Happy St. Patrick's Day 2011, and in honor of the day of shamrocks, parades and green beer, we asked you to tell us your favorite books by Irish autho...

PHOTOS: Sighosoar, Romania: The Spooky Destinaton Of The Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

There are certain legends we can get behind, and this is one of them. Sighosoar, Romania, the birthplace of Vlad Dracula 'The Impaler' Tepes, is still...

Wrap Party: Freund's The Mummy and Baba Ghanoush

Stefan Beck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stefan Beck

I won't say baba ghanoush is more beguiling and haunting than The Mummy, but it's a close-run race.

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Neither Tea Nor Sympathy.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Marty has not yet learned never to tempt fate on Survivor. Even after noting that overconfidence is a death sentence on this show, he nonetheless began spouting the sort of overconfident crap that the Gods of Survivor always slaps down hard.

Big Brother 12 Finale: "Fredo, You Broke My Heart."

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Sunday was a clip show. I heard so many lines I'd already written jokes for, I wondered if I shouldn't just do a clip column. So let's skip over the boring clip show and get right to the finale.

PHOTOS: Tory Burch Takes Inspiration From Vampires

Tory Burch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tory Burch

What is it about vampires that we find so compelling and fascinating? They're scary, but also charming, sexy, and sophisticated when not playing into the cliché of dramatic capes and slicked-back coifs.

Dracula: The Roots of the Vampire Romance

Syrie James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Syrie James

Why is the world in love with the vampire romance? Because, in an age with such rapid technological advances, it's only through our dreams and nightmares that we can experience the thrill of fear and awe again.

Hot And Dead: Vampires Before 'Twilight'

Los Angeles Times | Michael Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Vampire stories didn't begin with Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series, Anne Rice's bayou bloodsuckers or even Bram Stoker's "Dracula" in 1897. What on...

Vampire Series For Teen Boys?

McClatchy Newspapers | David Martindale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jason Henderson got his first glimpse of Dracula on television more than three decades ago. He has been obsessed with vampires ever since. He's an a...

One Book's Stunningly Unprintable Fate

Brandon Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Brandon Mendelson

I looked up to ask George Carlin why he was testing me and then reached into the toilet bowl. People will do dumb things for a spot on the New York Times's bestseller list.

Dan Brown, Mitch Albom, Bestselling Authors Pick Books To Give | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bestselling authors recommend their favorite books: Dan Brown, Jeff Kinney, Mitch Albom and more tell us which books--non-fiction, novels, cookbooks, ...

Book Review Round-Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We're back again with your weekly book review round-up: Neverland: J. M. Barrie, the Du Mauriers and the Dark Side of "Peter Pan", Piers Dudgeon The...

Enough With the Whiny Vampires Already

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Morford

How much more can an exhausted pop culture take, after the Twilight phenom and its never-ending cavalcade of Walmart-ready tchotkes?

What's Halloween Without a Little Vampire?

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

I'm talking about collecting, upcoming auctions, and an authentic piece of vampire history you can acquire this Halloween.


Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

Dracula has turned into many things in his time -- a bat, a wolf, a mist. Exactly when did he turn into a wuss?

Dracula vs. The Recession

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

HARKER: Count Dracula, when you listed your property with us, you were asking $6.2 million. But then the castle bubble burst. Now you'll be lucky to get $75,000.

Scary Surge Seen in Jobless Rate to 20%

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

The dollar is getting stronger, we still have relatively strong banks, both gold and the greenback offer money-making opportunities, and this crisis is not the end of the world.