A self-professed vampire hunter scores several own goals trying to malign me.
Probably the most ambitious project I’ve ever attempted.
Well, me, and just over 24 million other people.
Finally! Something local I can attend!
But it’s not what you’d expect.
A discussion of the “lost” footage posted on Vamped’s YouTube channel on December 7, 2017.
If you’re interested in buying this book, here’s what’s inside.
Non-fiction vampire books to be published later this month through to April 2018.
Into Buffy? You’re in for a treat.
Álvaro García Marín’s work on the Greek vampire is more extensive than I realised.
Serbia’s given a run for its money.
Ooh la la!
Much like the vampire count who bears his name, this myth refuses to stay dead.
While flipping through a natty library book, I chanced upon an interesting find.
I’m excited! Are you?
A noted Buffy Studies scholar wrote more than I bargained for.
In 2016, the Transylvanian Society of Dracula not only celebrated its 25th anniversary, but also underwent some significant changes.
Time flies! It’s been three years since my the official launch of my website.
If you want to find articles about vampires, there’s lots of great resources online.
Peter Underwood recalled being given a vampire protection medallion by Montague Summers. Here are some sources I’ve uncovered during my research into his story.
A book recommendation I made in 2013 recently inspired a review on a French vampire website. The reviewer then told me about a book I’d never heard of before.
As a new year dawns, I give a taste of things to look forward to.
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 …
Earlier today, I stopped by somewhere I haven’t been in a long time: the Sir Louis Matheson Library at Monash University, Clayton. Longtime readers may recognise this library from my previous blog, Diary of an Amateur Vampirologist.
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. …
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 …
…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.
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.
I have been waiting for a critical edition of Montague Summers’ The Vampire in Europe (1929) for a long time.
Last year, I discussed a compelling book in development: Richard Sugg’s two volume work, Faces of the Vampire.
Got a wonderful package in the mail today, courtesy of paranormal investigator, Benjamin Radford.
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.
For once, this wasn’t a book I stumbled on via Amazon.
Anne Rice recently recommended a book on her Facebook page, which elicited some interesting responses from her followers.
Thank goodness for Amazon e-mail notifications.
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.
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.
Is there a scientific basis for the existence of vampires?
In the vampire world, I’m small fry—yet how many people in it can boast about having a blog dedicated to them?