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WATCH: Guess Who!

Posted 07.06.2012 | Entertainment

Today from the annals of the internet: A super scary Gerard Butler trying out for the role of Dracula, in "Dracula 2000," which was released in the ye...

The Wiccan of Bon Temps: True Blood's Lauren Bowles

Andrew Fish | Posted 09.02.2012 | TV
Andrew Fish

Lauren Bowles has gone from watching the supernatural mayhem from her living room couch to serving burgers at Merlotte's and battling dark forces side by side with Sookie Stackhouse.

Riding the E-Book Wave

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.01.2012 | Books
Lev Raphael

From writing through production, I was done in two months. That included having the book professionally edited and copy-edited, getting a cover designed, my own proofreading, and seeing the novella formatted and loaded for Kindle and the Nook.

Crystal Bell

Are Vampires Real? (Serious Question)

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.24.2012 | Entertainment

In "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith and director Timur Bekmambetov set out to make a genre film that was rooted in b...

Crystal Bell

'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Is Not A Joke

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

As we approach a heated presidential election, there's been a lot of talk about what makes a great president. It turns out that Abraham Lincoln had it...

Why Historians Should Be Vampire Hunters

W. Scott Poole | Posted 08.20.2012 | Home
W. Scott Poole

Historians shouldn't worry that the general public might decide that Abraham Lincoln spent his free time staking and decapitating vampires.

'Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Spin-Offs (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Patke | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment

There's been a lot of talk about the upcoming "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" movie, not least of all because the premise sounds slightly absurd and...

Gruesome 'Vampire' Remains Spur Scientific Debate

Posted 06.01.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 05/30/2012 10:07 AM EDT on LiveScience What may have been an exorcism of a vampire in Veni...

Dark Shadows Is a Boring Mess of a Movie

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.15.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The problem with Dark Shadows is that it is not a comedy. It isn't a drama either. It is part camp and part horror flick and none of it works.

Politicians Place $2,000 Bounty On Vampires

Posted 04.12.2012 | Weird News

Some Indian politicians are putting their money where their mouth is by daring local residents to produce a vampire corpse. The Deccan Chronicle re...

A Statistical Analysis Of 6 Popular Vampire Myths

Pavarti K Tyler | Posted 04.29.2012 | Books
Pavarti K Tyler

The mythos and portrayal of vampires vary greatly by tradition and region, but in popular culture the vampire is almost always defined by an unquenchable thirst for blood, skin that is cool to the touch, avoidance of the sun and garlic and the lack of soul.

V Is for Vampire

Varla Ventura | Posted 04.15.2012 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

I had no idea what I had stumbled upon when I began reading The Vampyre, initially attracted only by its title.

Vampires 'Turn' Into More Than Humans... They Turn Into Mafia Hitmen! (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 03.10.2012 | Entertainment
Alexandra Holzer

Vampire Mob is an indie TV series which is audience-funded. Yep. We enter the age of crowd-funding and audience participation financially before we can get to good ol' Hollywood.

Why Are Vampires Such a Turn-On?

Laura Brounstein | Posted 01.28.2012 | Style
Laura Brounstein

Vampires may be unreal, but they serve as apt stand-ins for human beings, experiencing the same highs and lows that come with loving, losing and surviving.

Gift Guide: For the Twilight Obsessed

Catherine Moellering | Posted 01.28.2012 | Style
Catherine Moellering

From maternity t-shirts to contact lenses, here's a gift guide sure to warm even a vampire's icy heart.

Why Christians Should Love Twilight: Vampires, Werewolves And The Bible

David Crumm | Posted 01.23.2012 | Religion
David Crumm

In 35 years as a journalist covering religion in America, I've rarely seen such an emotional response to four words about faith: "Christians should love Twilight." Many Christians are offended that a romantic saga about vampires and werewolves is mentioned in the same phrase as their Christian faith.

Breaking Dawn, Part 1: Saving the Best For Last

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

If you have never seen a Twilight film then this is a good one with which to start. If you are already a fan of the series, this is the best movie adaptation yet.

Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Or, How Even Marital Sex Is a Punishable Offence

Farihah Zaman | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

Stephanie Meyers claims that the Twilight series is not a pretext for some Mormon parable, but Breaking Dawn continues her terrifying march against female sexuality.

A Living Dead Will

Frank Lesser | Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy
Frank Lesser

In the event that I die and return as a poltergeist, my health care proxy may only exorcise my spirit if she is certain beyond all reasonable doubt that the spirit is not actually me, but is instead a demon masquerading as me in an attempt to trick my survivors.

12 Biggest Fake Local News Stories

TruTV.com | David Moye | Posted 12.26.2011 | Weird News

Some folks like to say the media is biased. Yep, it is -- towards anything that sensationalizes the news. Every good local news journalist knows th...

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.

Where is Our Culture Heading?

Warren Adler | Posted 12.25.2011 | Books
Warren Adler

I have no quarrel with folks who love and enjoy horror novels and comic books. I did when I was a teenager. But why are adults gobbling them up? Why is purveying this material increasingly profitable?

How to Throw a Vampire Dinner Party

Courtney Whitmore | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Whitmore

Halloween is just a few weeks away, but this year I'm not into the typical orange décor full of candy corn and trick-or-treaters. No thanks. This year, I want to spice things up with an adult dinner party -- vampire style.

The Ghosts of Halloween Past

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Shaffer

Just once before the Grim Reaper comes calling, I'd like to see Halloween stripped of all modern contrivances and returned to its roots as an occasion for American children to have some harmless fun with spooky characters and supernatural legends.

Actor Josh Hartnett Toys With Swordplay in Bunraku and Lives to Discuss It

Brad Balfour | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Through Bunraku, an archly-stylized swordplay fantasy, Josh Hartnett returns to the genre spotlight. This computer-enhanced tale revolves around a "Man with No Name," and draws heavily on Samurai and Western tropes in an alternate-world dystopia.