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A Gayish List of My Favorite Gay (Male) Romance Novels

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 08.24.2014 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

In honor of Pride month, I thought I'd write a post on my favorite fiction focused on gay characters. I primarily listen to and read urban fantasy/paranormal romance, though I sometimes read regular gay romance.

Still Screaming After All These Years- True Blood's Tara Buck Becomes a Series Regular

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Sobieski

This is almost supernatural in the annals of Hollywood lore. Ginger ('she who screams'), the human vampire groupie, former Fangtasia waitress and frequent comic relief, will be a central character in the final ten episodes.

What Kind of Financial Monster Are You?

Richard Barrington | Posted 07.27.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

If your financial situation makes you feel you are living in a world that is not your own, here are some of the signs that you might be a financial vampire, werewolf, zombie or alien.

Saying 'No' to Horror Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For starters, I have no interest in the supernatural and paranormal -- mostly because I don't believe in it. (Of course, that's the perfect set-up for a horror story.) I've never had a paranormal experience, though I'm sure there are people who believe they have.

Watch The First Trailer For The Final Season Of 'True Blood'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.19.2014 | TV

The first trailer for the seventh and final season for HBO's "True Blood" is here. The vampire drama is set to start on June 22, and the ten-episode s...

On This Matter of Learning to Write

Bill Stieger | Posted 07.13.2014 | Books
Bill Stieger

If a would-be writer is serious about his intention to become a fine writer, he would do well to get his head out of the vampire/zombie dreck that somehow passes for literature and discover the masters.

Walking Dead Master Greg Nicotero Bites Into From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series

Aaron Sagers | Posted 07.02.2014 | TV
Aaron Sagers

From The Walking Dead to undead, Greg Nicotero is sinking his teeth back into the vampire world after living amongst the zombie horde.

Actress/Writer Juliette Fairley Is a Vampire in Tribeca Film Festival's 'Summer of Blood'

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

No one can ever tell Juliette Fairley to quit her day job OR her night job. This unstoppable woman has a successful writing and acting career.

Reasons to Be Happy: Interview With Katrina Kittle

Loren Kleinman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

I spent most of my life longing for the ability to write full time, and only when I was able to write full time did I realize the seed for every single one of my novels had been planted by an experience in a non-writing-related job I'd had.

'Everything Is About To Change' On 'The Originals'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

Your new favorite supernatural drama, "The Originals," returns this week and things are heating up. The "Vampire Diaries" spin-off, which chronicle...

(R)evolution in Academia: Laurence Rickels and the James Bond Spectre

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 03.15.2014 | Books
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

"My name is Bond... James Bond." Just why are we so bonded to that line and the world's longest running film franchise sourced in the Ian Fleming novels?

Casting Our Perfectly Awful Thanksgiving Dinner

Hulu.com | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

One thing that we've found that helps pass the time until you're allowed to leave? Casting our favorite TV characters in the most outlandish roles and seeing what happens.

Meet The 'Real-Life' Dracula

LiveScience | Mark Lallanilla | Posted 10.31.2013 | Science

Few names have cast more terror into the human heart than Dracula. The legendary vampire, created by author Bram Stoker for his 1897 novel of the sa...

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark's Halloween Costume Confessions

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 12.30.2013 | Entertainment
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, has been rocking Halloween 365 days a year for more than three decades. And it seems that the woman behind the campy vampirish persona may have some family roots to thank for that plunge into a costumed life (and plunging neckline) that has made her a lasting international success.

The World's Spookiest Cemeteries

Gogobot | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel
Gogobot

Travelers looking for something authentically creepy should note that a slew of blood-chilling haunts exist right below their feet in the form of the world's spookiest cemeteries. Plunge into an inspiring mix of history, sculpture and creepy fun.

Review: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty at City Center

Meghan Feeks | Posted 12.28.2013 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, now running at New York City Center, showcases the director's twist on yet another beloved story ballet. Overall, his recipe lightens the emphasis on ballet, but ultimately pleases by adding more of a story.

Zombies, Vampires, Martyrs & Saints

Dr. Candi K. Cann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Dr. Candi K. Cann

Why are zombies and vampires popular? What is it behind the popular obsession with the living dead and the never-dying?

Old School Vampires Hate Twilight

Benari Poulten | Posted 12.24.2013 | Comedy
Benari Poulten

Have you ever wondered how old school vampires would really feel about this new generation of young, trendy, hipster bloodsuckers? Fellow comedian Kevin Janus and I have. And we doubt they'd like these young'uns very much.

Sighișoara, Romania

Robert Schrader | Posted 12.18.2013 | Travel
Robert Schrader

A blend of ancestral Latin identity cut with a history of Hungarian, Ottoman and Soviet imperialism, modern Romania's intoxicating composition manifests itself in language, cuisine, architecture and social cus

You Can't Keep a Good Goth Dead

Dori Hartley | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Dori Hartley

Being an ancient geezer has allowed me two great insights into my own personal character; the first is that, no matter what, I'm a Goth, and the second is, I'm smart enough to know not to dress like one.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Author Holly Black on Vampires, Vine & Violence

Lisa Parkin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Books
Lisa Parkin

Her latest YA release, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, is Black's first vampire tale. Before you say "not another vampire book," let me reassure you that this novel is not the average blood-sucking scene.

Vampires Shouldn't Vlog

Posted 08.02.2013 | Comedy

Not everyone with a YouTube channel should have a YouTube channel. This rings especially true for vampires. This vampire took a photo of himself every...

WATCH: Real-Life Vampire Extols Benefits Of Drinking Blood

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.12.2013 | Weird News

As diets go, Julia Caples' really sucks. Or at least she does. Caples, 45, is a real-life vampire who, drinks almost two liters of blood every m...

Biocide: A Memorial Day for Planet Earth

William Astore | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
William Astore

For our children and their children, Memorial Day weekend may become a time to reflect on another loved one lost: Mother Earth.

Vampires and Sex Toys... La Dolce Vita

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 06.25.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

My BFF and I staggered out of the movie, wandering aimlessly up and down a few streets before we found ourselves walking into a lingerie shop. Well, we thought it was a lingerie shop.