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.”
Erin Chapman interviews Trystan Swale, a folklorist who writes a blog about the Highgate Vampire—but who hasn’t picked sides in the Sean Manchester/David Farrant feud which often taints discussions about the case.
On June 2, 2015, I was scouring the web for something interesting to share on our Facebook page, Vampire Studies, when I came across an article about “what may be the world’s first master’s degree in Vampire Studies.”
Welcome to the eleventh installment of “Monthly Digests”! What did you miss in June 2015? Two book reviews, a tribute to Christopher Lee, Vamped goes Brazilian, Sean Manchester tangles with Ramsey Campbell and more!
In this long-awaited sequel to “Cemetery Logistics: How I Tracked The Highgate Vampire” (April 4, 2015), Erin Chapman reveals how she uncovered holes in Sean Manchester’s claim to hunting a vampire at Highgate Cemetery.
Becka Wood considers some scientific reasons why self-identified “vampires” crave blood and psychic energy—and how to spot ones that don’t fit the bill. Are “vampires” energy deficient humans by any other name?