I wanted to know whether [they] had any awareness of the distribution of the drink, in light of the CFDA’s crackdowns. Erin “wondered whether the product was being manufactured locally or imported from somewhere else”
“I’ve been into the supernatural ever since I was a kid . Whether it be ghost stories, mythology, mysteries . . . [but] vampires were something I locked into relatively late in the game—but I can pinpoint the moment.”
I asked her if she’d seen it. “Nope,” she said . . . Someone who’d never seen the film [and] knew little about it. Of course—a chance for an unbiased review! Was I alone thinking it wasn’t all it’s cracked up to be?
On July 14, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) issued a statement regarding the new trend-setting drinks. The CFDA is responsible for drafting and formulating laws, regulations, rules and policies.
It’s not everyday you read about a guy getting arrested for possessing a crossbow—as protection against vampires. My first thoughts . . . were: what’s up with this guy? Did Jack Crow retire and move to Sweden?
After wrapping the previous instalment, five songs didn’t seem enough . . . Before I continue with the list, I’ll discuss criticisms of the entries and the methodology I used for selecting them the first time
I determined the most popular vampire songs through . . . typing “vampire” into YouTube and sorting the results by “view count” in the filter . . . apologies [for] “obliquely vampiric” or “allegedly vampiric” songs
Last week, a story went viral about a new vampire-themed café serving drinks in blood bags . . . in Benxi, Liaoning Province, China. Almost every major publication, vampire and horror-oriented website featured the story.
It is now common knowledge that vampires can turn into bats but prior to Bram Stoker’s seminal 1897 novel “Dracula” the connection was not so obvious. “Dracula” . . . solidified popular knowledge regarding vampire lore.
So now the question is, what has contributed to the success of this iconic vampire series? I think at this point the producers are playing it smart, and cashing out their chips while they are on a winning streak.