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Showtime's Psychosexual Drama Gets Bloody

Posted 03.27.2014 | TV

Showtime's new psychosexual horror thriller "Penny Dreadful" hasn't even premiered yet, but it has us excited and incredibly creeped out. The new s...

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.

Why He Almost Wasn't 'Dracula'

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — Sexy monsters are a bit of a specialty for Jonathan Rhys Meyers. In "The Tudors," the Irish actor made King Henry VIII an a...

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...

The Van Helsing Factor

James S. Parker | Posted 11.25.2013 | Books
James S. Parker

Although Van Helsing was truly Dracula's primary nemesis, he was only one man in a collection of characters battling the vampire. So how is it that his individual role has turned out to be so influential? It is simple, really: He contributed knowledge that nobody else had.

Fall TV Word Clouds: How to Find the Best and Avoid the Worst Shows on TV Without Ever Actually Watching Them

Hulu.com | Posted 11.06.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

If you were to watch all 56 of them -- just their pilots -- do you know how many hours of your life you'd lose? No? Do you want to know?

Chevy Chase Is Having The Worst Luck

Posted 11.05.2013 | Comedy

He's Chevy Chase, and you're not. And if that means that you're able to read classic works of literature without the books attacking you, you're proba...

Dracula's Newest Minion

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.03.2013 | Green

Ah ah ah ah ah! Was this dog raised by Dracula? Sure sounds like it... Jason Segel would be proud. ...

Adventures in Romania

John Feffer | Posted 09.20.2013 | Travel
John Feffer

For one day in Romania, I decided to go off the grid, more or less.

What You Need To Know About NBC's 'Dracula'

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 09.11.2013 | TV

This fall, NBC will unleash its new remake of Bram Stoker's classic vampire saga Dracula on Friday night TV audiences. The Tudors' Jonathan Rhys Meyer...

A 'League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen' TV Show?

Posted 07.09.2013 | TV

Move over, Sean Connery -- Fox has given a put pilot commitment to "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," a one-hour drama based on the Alan Moore graph...

IMAGES: New Covers For Classic Books

Posted 05.28.2013 | Books

Some of the greatest books in literature are now available in the public domain - yet the public domain editions are often poorly designed, with autom...

My Son, the Jewish Vampire

John Blumenthal | Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Of course, Morris works the night shift. Other than the crazy vampire stuff, he's a good boy and a hard worker.

Bring Back the Entire Star Wars Cast!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Three huge thumbs up for Harrison Ford's announced return as Han Solo for the next entry in the Star Wars franchise!

NBC's 'Dracula' Has Found Its Van Helsing

Posted 02.12.2013 | TV

NBC's "Dracula" has found its Van Helsing in Thomas Kretschmann, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The "Wanted" alum will play opposite Jonatha...

Meet NBC's New 'Ironside'

Posted 02.05.2013 | TV

The "Ironside" remake is a-go at NBC. Blair Underwood will star in the NBC pilot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The remake of the 1960s dram...

Bram Stoker's Forgotten Writings

John Edgar Browning | Posted 03.16.2013 | Books
John Edgar Browning

The Forgotten Writings of Bram Stoker is not my first book. Yet, I can't remember any book before it ever teaching me as much about archival research, or about Bram Stoker.

From Bloodthirsty to Sparkly

AnnaKate Pitts | Posted 03.12.2013 | Teen
AnnaKate Pitts

Recently, I have been interested in the evolution of certain things through the course of history. One example I found was the evolution of the vampire novel, beginning with Bram Stoker's "Dracula."

Read Bram Stoker's Lost Story

Posted 12.19.2012 | Books

The following is excerpted from the new book The Forgotten Writings of Bram Stoker. The writings in this book are published for the first time since t...

Trick-Or-Treat!: HuffPost DC Top 5 For Wednesday, October 31

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.01.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 1. Trick-Or-Treat Sandy can't stop this sugary tradition. 2. 11th Street Halloween Extravaganza Thirteen Colum...

Dario Argento, Master of Horror, Unleashes Dracula 3-D Trailer

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

At this year's Italian Film Festival in Los Angeles, Argento himself introduced clips from Dracula 3-D, as well as a fully remastered screening of his 1977 supernatural classic, Suspiria. After the screening, I spoke to the Italian master of horror.

Let's Take a Stab at the Medical Myths Surrounding Vampires

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

A considerable body of scholarly work seeks to explain what might have created the folklore of the vampire or Nosferatu -- a name that comes from the Greek nosophoros, or plague-carrier.

Mockingbird Lane Premieres this Friday on NBC -- A Chat With Creator Bryan Fuller

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.23.2012 | TV
Xaque Gruber

Mockingbird Lane, the stunning, dark re-imagining of The Munsters makes its television premiere on Friday. Named for the Munster family's iconic address, the show is a visual and emotional feast, and the year's most original television dramedy.

Cara Santa Maria

Are Vampires Real?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.16.2012 | Science

I always thought vampires were the stuff of legend, but after doing a little digging through the scientific literature, now I'm not so sure. If you yo...

'Dracula' Is Coming To NBC

Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

"Dracula" is coming to NBC in the form of Jonathan Rhys Meyers. The network has ordered a 10-episode series starring the "Tudors" veteran. The seri...