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.
Month: March 2015
Elizabeth Báthory’s Blood Baths: Separating Myth from Reality
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.
Going Pro: Vamped Heads in New Direction with Upcoming Events
Vamped’s Co-administrator, Erin Chapman, took advanced of a special deal to spur on Vamped’s new direction. All will be revealed soon. What was the deal? What did she get? What new direction? Read on to find out more!
Generation Defanged: Why Vampires Don’t Scare Me
I remember sitting cross-legged in front of the TV when I was 5-years-old watching “Sesame Street” before afternoon kindergarden class. Looking back on it now, Count von Count was my first introduction to vampires.
New ‘Carmilla’ Adaptation: Main Character Now ‘Adorable’ Englishwoman
On March 3, 2015 the York Theatre Company hosted a single performance—a staged reading of a new musical based on J. Sheridan LeFanu’s “Carmilla.” How did it differ from other stage adaptations? Read on to find out!
Monthly Digest: February 2015
Welcome to the seventh installment of “Monthly Digests”! What did you miss in February 2015? A little night music for Valentine’s Day and an investigation into the Highgate Vampire case. Read on for details!
Behind the Curtain: Vamped’s Administrators Interviewed
Vamped’s administrators, Anthony Hogg and Erin Chapman, were recently interviewed for a magazine and podcast, respectively. Both interviews were published on the same day. Get an insight into the minds behind Vamped.