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New Year's Resolutions? Not for Me, Thanks

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.03.2015 | Books
Lev Raphael

I haven't made a New Year's Resolution in many years, because they've always struck me as somewhat desperate. A bit like lines drawn in the sand: bold and dramatic and exciting. That is, until the tide comes in and washes them away.

Payday Loans and the Rise of Vampire Capitalism

Ethan Rabidoux | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Ethan Rabidoux

Payday loan companies have managed to fly beneath the radar of public scrutiny for far too long. I suspect it's because their victims are the weakest among us who don't have a voice.

Mystery Of Polish 'Vampires' Finally Solved?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.02.2014 | Science

Archaeologists working in northwestern Poland have an explanation for a series of ancient graves in which skeletal remains were found with sickles and...

Interview (And Movie) With a Real-Life Vampire

Aimee Heckel | Posted 12.31.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I am watching a vampire movie -- with a real-life vampire. So is the rest of the audience the Boedecker Theater at the Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, although none of them knows it.

The 10 Best U.S. Cities to Be a Vampire

Redfin | Posted 12.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

Since vampires need to avoid sunlight, we found the average number of cloudy days in a year for each city. Then we looked at how long the bars and clubs can serve alcohol, which is a good indicator of how late places stay open at night (giving vampires something to do).

Go for It: An Interview With Author Angelic Rodgers

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 12.28.2014 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

'Ultimately, my advice would be the same for any writers -- write about real characters and interesting plot lines. LGBT readers want representation, not lectures or sob stories (at least not all of the time).'

The 2014 Lexus CT 200h Takes Haunted New Orleans

Rita Cook | Posted 12.25.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

Everybody loves a good ghost story. Or, a vampire tale or a witches scare. Have any idea where the number one city in the United States is that you can find this all in one place? New Orleans of course!

Mask Down: Gay Biker and Straight Vampires

Suzette Standring | Posted 12.21.2014 | Comedy
Suzette Standring

Years ago, I spotted the chubby gay guy, his hairy butt hanging out of leather chaps. He stood on a patch of lawn, bare-chested in a studded harness...

"Visions" a Talk With Kelley Armstrong

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.25.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Kelley Armstrong has published twenty-one fantasy novels, thirteen of which have been part of her Women of the Otherworld series. Her novels blend suspense and the supernatural.

The Irony of Current Russian-Ukrainian Relations

John Brown | Posted 10.11.2014 | World
John Brown

In all the wise commentary on the tragic Russia-Ukraine situation, I have seen few observations (admissions?) that 20th-century Ukraine is essentially a Soviet geopolitical construction.

Wanna Know Why Republicans Can't Give Up Calling Obama 'Not American'? They've Got Nothing Else.

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

The question remains: Why do Republicans come back, over and over, to this kind of thing, to peddling a cocktail of fear mixed with hate?

Why Are We So Turned On By Vampires?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.26.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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How Would You Want to See Your Favorite TV Show Skewer the GOP?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.24.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Poking fun at conservatives shouldn't be limited to SNL and Jon Stewart -- ALL our favorite shows can get in on the fun!

Adina Porter on True Blood and The Newsroom

Andrew Fish | Posted 09.24.2014 | TV
Andrew Fish

After several seasons sating her addictive drive with a hateful brand of religious fervor, she has succumbed to the lure of vampire blood, which she believes is linking her to Tara's tortured spirit.

The Latest 'True Blood' Death Was All Sookie's Fault

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment

WARNING: Major "True Blood" Season 7 spoilers ahead: Our advice to the residents of Bon Temps: Forget vampires and werewolves. Watch out for spunky...

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

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...