Vampires don’t reflect in mirrors—that’s vampire lore 101. But is it accurate? Where did it come from? Andy Boylan briefly explores its appearance in books, TV and film—and discusses a clever twist twist on the trope.
How much longer do we have to keep comparing vampire novels to Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” saga? All joking aside, it is becoming tedious. . . . why [do] readers and reviewers [ask] . . . “Do your vampires sparkle?”
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.
“Fangst” is a term I read on the Internet, . . . [so] let’s say “fangst” is an ironic term one may apply to the depiction of vampires as tragic heroes: beautiful, dark creatures doomed to a life they wouldn’t choose