Vampire Studies Symposium 2015: The “Lost” Footage

Vampire Studies Symposium 2015: The “Lost” Footage

A discussion of the “lost” footage posted on Vamped’s YouTube channel on December 7, 2017. Continue reading

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2015 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,000 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … Continue reading

Introduction to Vampires Class

Introduction to Vampires Class

Last year, I enrolled in “Introduction to Vampires,” an online correspondence course run through the Mystical Paranormal Academy by Bertena Varney, author of Lure of the Vampire (2011; 2013; 2014). I said I was “just waiting for her course book, Lure of the Vampire, to arrive in the mail as the touchstone toward commencing study. … Continue reading

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,300 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … Continue reading

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

…to those north of the equator. It’s come and gone in my country. I would’ve written something to commemorate the occasion yesterday, but I was neckdeep writing one of the most extensive, ambitious articles I’ve ever published.

Call for Conference Papers!

Call for Conference Papers!

I don’t usually distribute press releases, due to my preference for original content—but I’m prepared to make an exception in this case, because this one deserves widespread circulation.

Belated Presents

Belated Presents

Whenever someone asks me what I want for Christmas or my birthday, I respond with “Books.” And by “Books”, I of course mean vampire non-fiction.

Overlooked Books #2

Overlooked Books #2

In the previous instalment, I covered Telegraph for Garlic, a Dracula anthology edited by Samia Ounoughi. For those unfamiliar with this segment, I discuss books which appeared in the gaps between my Amazon searches for yet-to-be-released vampire non-fiction.

Upcoming Books #3

Upcoming Books #3

For those unfamiliar with this segment, I trawl through Amazon—Amazon.co.uk, mainly—for forthcoming non-fiction vampire books and share my thoughts on what they might be like.

My Number One Fan

My Number One Fan

In the vampire world, I’m small fry—yet how many people in it can boast about having a blog dedicated to them?

Bats Before Bram

Bats Before Bram

Andy Boylan recently made a discovery that challenged my views on pre-Stoker vampire-into-bat transformations.

My Article Got Published

My Article Got Published

Remember when I said, “I may also have an article published for The Borgo Post‘s next issue. Just waiting confirmation for that one. Wrote it a little while ago. I’ll keep you updated”?

Dracula Does Disco!

Dracula Does Disco!

I came across this clip in Liisa Ladouceur’s “15 Bloody Good Songs About Vampires for Your Halloween Playlist” (2013), and I just had to share it.