Monthly Digest #34: May 2017 Smile! It’s your birthday! Christopher Lee as Dracula in Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968), one of countless variations on the character created by Bram Stoker. May 26 marked the 120th anniversary of the publication of Dracula (1897). In celebration three Dracula-themed articles were published in Vamped on that day. Picture: Hammer Films; Fi’s Magical Writing Haven. May 26 “I Attended the Fourth World Dracula Congress. Here’s What I Thought About It.” Erin Chapman shares her views on the Transylvanian Society of Dracula’ Fourth World Dracula Congress, held at Trinity College Dublin on October 20–21, 2017. “World Dracula Day EXCLUSIVE: Earliest American Serialisation of Dracula—Found!” Hans Corneel de Roos’ exclusive for Vamped. “World Dracula Day: Happy 120th Birthday, Count!” A wrap-up including the previous two posts and a lead-in to the World Dracula Day Symposium 2017 at North Central Texas College. May 30 “Monthly Digest #33: April 2017.” Featuring a follow-up to a news writer’s claims about a vampire burial unearthed in Romania and a virgin’s view on Near Dark (1987). Most Popular Post of the Month Anthony Hogg, “20 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the ‘Interview with the Vampire’ Movie, Pt. 1,” (November 11, 2014). Tops the list, second month running.