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The First Time Our Favorite Magical Creatures Appeared in Fantasy Novels and Legends

Meira Bienstock | Posted 07.09.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

The language and characters intertwined with the fantasy world we have imagined has come as second nature for those of us who read stories of magic. Listed below are the magical creatures and the first time they made an appearance in literature.

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...

Author Maggie Stiefvater Talks About Her Brand-New Book Sinner

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 07.02.2014 | Books
Valerie Tejeda

On any given day you can find Maggie Stiefvater doing something different from the day before. 'I think a big part of being me is nothing is ever typical," she says. "You can me find working on a hobby, writing, driving my car some place fast or surrounded by my goats... Everyday is different.'

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

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 06.24.2014 | 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.

What Kind of Financial Monster Are You?

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.29.2014 | 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 05.27.2014 | 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.

Werewolf Bites: 32 Things You Didn't Know About the Hairy Beasts

Aaron Sagers | Posted 03.16.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

Who's afraid of the big, bad werewolf? Hopefully not viewers, because full moon fever has overtaken winter television with a litter of shows featu...

Werewolves, Bullying & Vera Farmiga

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Scott Alexander Hess

I recently tumbled across a book trailer for the novel WHEREWOLVES, by John Vamvas and Olga Montes which combines the legendary creature with a high school bullying theme. I caught up with the authors just in time for Halloween.

Actress Laura Vandervoort Talks About Being Starstruck

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Actress Laura Vandervoort is a werewolf in the upcoming 13-episode Space series "Bitten." You also know her as Supergirl from "Smallville," the alien lizard Lisa from "V" and now she's voicing the animated character, Blue Fox.

Movie Review: Evil Dead

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

To say that Evil Dead is a film for a specific audience is an understatement. If things like dismemberment and self-mutilation make you queasy -- as they would any normal person -- then you probably shouldn't even visit the same multiplex where this film is showing.

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.

Cara Santa Maria

Real-Life Werewolves, Bodysnatchers, Zombies?!

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 10.31.2012 | Science

Bodysnatchers, werewolves, zombies--oh my! Did you know that many of the Halloween horrors we know and love have scientific roots? It's true--there ar...

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.

Ghost Taps, Pookas, and Other Creatures of the Night

Varla Ventura | Posted 12.01.2012 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

I listened, a little breathless. Tap tap tap. What was it? The fridge churning? The wind rattling the windows? Tap tap tap. Pause. Tap tap tap. Pause. This went on for two or three minutes, something that sounded like a cupboard opening and closing.

Werewolves in the USA

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 10.31.2012 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

Werewolves are mythological creatures brewed up in the imaginations of creative storytellers. At least that was what I thought until I flipped through the pages of Linda Godfrey's new book, Real Wolfmen: True Encounters in Modern America.

Kylie Minogue, Elvis Presley's Granddaughter Kiss In Lesbian-Werewolf Film

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment

Teenage lesbians, werewolf fantasies and Australian siren Kylie Minogue collide in a new indie film from writer-director Bradley Rust Gray, of "The Ex...

'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...

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.

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.

Mexican Superstars Fight Zombies, Werewolves...

Posted 12.29.2011 | Latino Voices

As Halloween quickly approaches, here at LatinoVoices we would like to pay tribute to all the vampires, goblins, and werewolves who lost their lives a...

Paranormal Investigation: From Big Foot To Aliens

Joe Nickell, Ph.D., | Posted 10.17.2011 | Books
Joe Nickell, Ph.D.,

I have been studying these and other reputed paranormalities for 40 years. By 1995 I had become, apparently, the world's only full-time professional paranormal investigator.

All Bark, No Bite -- Cops Bust Drunken 'Werewolf' In Ohio

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

After a harrowing encounter with a wolf, whenever the moon rises over the woods of Ohio, a 20-year-old man undergoes a shocking transformation into......

Totalitarianism, Enlightenment Philosophy and Werewolves with Andrea Cremer

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

Cremer recently spoke with me about Nightshade, which debuted on The New York Times Bestseller list in October.

"Eclipse": A Perfect Fit For Devoted Fans

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The first rule of successful moviemaking is knowing your audience, and the makers of "Eclipse," certainly know theirs. They have taken everything in Meyer's book that is romantic and flung it full force on the screen.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 3, Ep. 2

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on this week's episode of True Blood. This season's storylines have all been really engaging so far.