Terence Fisher’s “Horror of Dracula” (1958) is meant to be one of the best vampire movies ever made. But what’s it like to someone who barely knows anything about the film? Erin Chapman views it through “virgin eyes.”Read More
Alleged Vampire hunter, Sean Manchester, 70, responded to “Vampire Hunter Meets Match Against Horror Heavyweight” (June 14, 2015) through his Facebook page—and completely bypassed the offer made by his opponent.
Sean Manchester, 70, a self-proclaimed vampire hunter, squared off against famed horror writer Ramsey Campbell, 69, in a comment thread stoush that ended poorly for the man who claims to have staked the Highgate Vampire.
Sir Christopher Lee, best-known for playing Dracula, passed away on June 7, 2015. He was 93. Vampire film critic, Andy Boylan, penned this tribute to the “Prince of Darkness,” whose death marks the end of an era.
On Oct. 31, 2015, vampire scholars will descend on a small college campus north of Dallas for “There are Such Things! Vampire Studies Symposium 2015.” This will hopefully be the beginning of an annual tradition.
Vamped is undergoing some pretty significant changes, with its second largest overhaul since the site’s inception. Anthony Hogg discusses some of the site’s biggest differences and hints at other things in store.
Welcome to the tenth installment of “Monthly Digests”! What did you miss in May 2015? Our 100th post, an interview with a vampire killing kit maker, a virgin’s view on “Dracula” (1931) and we stake the Highgate Vampire!
Andy Boylan, of “Taliesin Meets the Vampires” fame, guest reviews Lisa Dominique Machat’s debut novel, “A Walk in the Sun” (2013). Did the vintner craft a rich, full-bodied story or was it best left fermenting in a vat?
In this long-awaited sequel to “5 Reasons Why a Wampyr Didn’t Walk in Highgate” (Feb. 27, 2015), Erin Chapman casts another critical eye over Sean Manchester’s claim that a vampire stalked Highgate Cemetery in 1970.
Tod Browning’s “Dracula” (1931) is widely regarded as one of the best vampire movies ever made. But what’s it like to someone who barely knows anything about the film? Erin Chapman takes a look through “virgin eyes.”
Anthony Hogg interviews Phineas J Legheart, a vampire killing kit maker so successful, he says it’s his “current full time job”. But who is Legheart? Why does he make vampire killing kits—and why do people buy them?
Welcome to the ninth installment of “Monthly Digests”! What did you miss in April 2015? Erin Chapman tells us how she tracked the Highgate Vampire and Dax Stokes visits two notable vampire scholars. Read on for more!
This is Vamped’s 100th post. To celebrate the occasion, Vamped’s co-administrator, Erin Chapman, shares her top 10 most memorable experiences working for Vamped since its official launch on Jan. 20, 2014.
In this Vamped exclusive, Dax Stokes, the Vampire Historian, shares the story of his meet-up with two of the world’s most important vampire scholars. Try not to geek out when you see the photos of the book collection.
Here’s the eighth installment of “Monthly Digests”! What did you miss in March 2015? Elizabeth Báthory’s case reviewed, vampires defanged, comments on a Carmilla musical reading, interviews with Vamped’s admins and more!
Erin Chapman’s “5 Reasons a Wampyr Didn’t Walk in Highgate” took three months to write—Vamped’s most ambitious article to date. Here’s the “Making Of”; a behind-the-scenes discussion about the article’s origins.
American cable network, A&E, are turning John Ajvide Lindqvist’s 2004 novel “Let the Right One In” into a TV series. Can we handle another adaptation? Vampire film reviewer, Andy Boylan, argues in favour.