Interview with the Vampirologist


On November 25, 2013 serendipity smiled on me with a set of vampire fangs. This was the day I had the fortunate pleasure of meeting Anthony Hogg and funny enough it was when he was suspended temporarily from Facebook. You may be wondering how we met? Well, I was randomly looking for some “vampire” groups […]

Video Game Review – BloodRayne 2


BloodRayne 2 (2004) Developer: Terminal Reality Publisher: Majesco Entertainment/THQ Platforms: PlayStation 2, PC, Mac Twelve years have passed since the first BloodRayne hit shelves the world over and in the years since it brought the fun back to gaming, fans of the franchise have seen a proper sequel that while not without its problems is […]

The Vampire Professor’s Class


I have been saying welcome to my classroom for 21 years now and have been studying and or teaching some form of vampire pop culture in all of my classes. It has been fun and after I wrote the first edition of Lure of the Vampire in 2011, many of my author friends and vampire […]

5 Android Vampire Apps


After my “5 Recommended iPhone Vampire Apps” article was published, many readers asked, “What about Android apps?” I admit that I’m an Apple girl and don’t favor Android products at all. I find them annoying, dysfunctional and not user friendly. I could go into specifics, but who wants to hear me rant and bitch about […]

The Nosferatu Review Challenge


F. W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922) is widely considered to one of—if not the—best vampire movie ever made. It has a 97% approval rating on film review aggregator site, Rotten Tomatoes; it’s fourth place on Movie Review Query Engine’s “Cinema’s Best Vampire Movies“; and sits at the top of Flickchart’s “The Top […]