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5 Reasons Why a Wampyr Didn’t Walk in Highgate Cemetery

by Erin Chapman in Case Studies

Forty five years ago today, Sean Manchester, President of the British Occult Society, publicly proclaimed that Highgate Cemetery was haunted by a vampire. A mass vampire hunt soon followed. Erin Chapman investigates. [...]


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    Monthly Digest: January 2015

    February 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

    Welcome to the sixth installment of "Monthly Digests"! What did you miss in January 2015? There was an investigation into Vlad Dracula's (supposed) blooddrinking and a virgin's view on "Vampyr" (1932). Don't miss out! [...]
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    Monthly Digest: December 2014

    January 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

    Welcome to the fifth installment of "Monthly Digests"! What did you miss in December? The three faces of Dracula, Christmas treats, a book review, and the long-awaited sequel to one of our most popular articles! Read on! [...]
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    Three Faces of Dracula: A Personal Story

    December 20, 2014 // 3 Comments

    David Lee Summers, author of "Vampires of the Scarlet Order" (2005) and "Dragon's Fall: Rise of the Scarlet Order" (2012) discusses the "three faces of Dracula" that inspired the portrayal of vampires in his own work. [...]
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    Monthly Digest: November 2014

    December 5, 2014 // 2 Comments

    Welcome to the fourth installment of "Monthly Digests"! What did you miss in November? Halloween treats, a trip to London, Bela Lugosi's vampire movies, our website getting targeted by a vampire hunter and lots more! [...]
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    The Vampire Films of Bela Lugosi

    November 30, 2014 // 2 Comments

    Bela Lugosi (1882--1956) is best-known for his iconic portrayal of the Count in "Dracula" (1931). But it wasn't the only time he played a vampire on screen. Matthew E Banks sheds light on Bela's other vampire portrayals. [...]






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    Last year, while looking for a relevant picture to include in my September 22, 2013 blog post about the connection between vampires and sleep paralysis, I came across this impressive artwork in Google Images [...]