A case study on how easily “vampire” burials spread without fact-checking.
An “unusual” burial was recently unearthed in Romania. One reporter claims the “remains are suspected as the vampire myth.” Is she right?
The Transylvanian Society of Dracula recently celebrated its 25th anniversary—but there have been some major shake-ups in the last several months.
In celebration of World Dracula Day, we’ve taken a look at claims made about Vlad Dracula’s table manners.
The earliest appearance of vampires in English is found in the London Journal’s March 11, 1732 issue in its discussion of the famous Arnold Paul case. Or is it? Anthony Hogg discusses another possible candidate.
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.
According to a 15th century poem, Vlad Dracula liked to dip his bread in the blood of his victims. Or did he? Was he really a “living vampire,” as two Dracula scholars claimed, or is there more to the story?