When I critiqued Theresa Cheung’s The Element Encyclopedia of Vampires (2009), I took issue with her misidentification of the country Arnod Paole was stationed in (it wasn’t Greece) and her susceptibility to claims of by Federal Vampire & Zombie Agency—which, I hasten to add, is not a real a real government organisation
If you’re in the UK, circle your calendar for March 8, 2014. ASSAP, the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena, is holding a vampire symposium at Goldsmiths College, London (ASSAP 2013a).
The video depicts a visit by The Dracula Society to Whitby on May 19, 1977
I briefly touched on the connection between sleep paralysis and vampires in a previous post (Hogg 2013b), but I’ve noticed another blog entry seemingly cement the connection further.
István Pivárcsi’s 2012 book, Just a Bite is subtitled “A Transylvania Vampire Expert’s Short History of the Undead.” Yet at the time I profiled the book for an “Upcoming Books” instalment, it was the “First time I’ve heard of him”
“Upcoming Books” is a segment I’m carrying over from my Blogger blog. If you’re not familiar with it, every so often, I discuss forthcoming non-fiction vampire books I’ve found mainly through Amazon and Amazon.co.uk.
Clinical psychologist, Richard Noll, concocted a syndrome often used synonymously with clinical vampirism—a condition characterised by an obsession for drinking blood.
In the heady days before the Internet, connecting with vampire fans, enthusiasts and scholars meant joining a vampire society.