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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: April 2015

    May 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

    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! [...]
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    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. [...]
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    Monthly Digest: March 2015

    April 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

    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! [...]
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    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. [...]
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    Did Elizabeth Báthory (1560–1614), the infamous "Vampire Countess," bathe in the blood of virgins to make herself more youthful? Romina Nicolaides dips into one of history's most enduring and widespread legends. [...]






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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 [...]