Tis the season to be…scary! Welcome to Vamped’s first Halloween post! We’ve got lots of goodies for you, from comies, cupcakes, make-up and martinis. Something for everyone to celebrate the spookiest night of the year!
Will Cher Play a Vampire on ‘American Horror Story’?
“American Horror Story,” season 4, premieres on FX, October 8. Rumours suggest Cher (yes, THE Cher) will make an appearance on the show—as a vampire! And there’s footage to prove it! Are the rumours true? Read on…
She’s Got Fangs, and Knows How to Use Them
In 1994, ZZ Top released a music video featuring an actress now best-known for playing “crazies and weirdoes”—but she stars as the vampire in this one. Two years afterward, she got her big break in a cult classic.
Who’s That Vampire?
Pet Shop Boys—a synthpop band made up of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe—released a music video in 1988 called “Heart.” It stars lonesome a Nosferatu-like vampire: see if you can guess who played him. You’ll be surprised.
Interview with Andy Boylan, Vampire Film Critic
“This random guy from England had his own blog, featuring a colossal amount of film reviews and the bonus was they were about vampires! I had never seen such a selection covering all genres no matter how obscure.”
Bring Back Bad-Ass Vampires!
. . . my preference is for the traditional, bad-ass vampires. You know the ones . . . Nosferatu, with his rat-like visage and taloned fingers, rising perpendicular out of his coffin or rigidly stalking his victims.
Ancient Blood: Cinematic Inspirations
I have a shameful confession to make: my novel started off life as a screenplay and . . . many of the works that inspired its creation were movies! I know, I feel terrible, but I’m glad to finally get it off my chest.
Love and the Undead
My fascination with vampires began when I learned my mother had Bela Lugosi’s autograph. My great grandparents owned a hair salon in Manhattan and Bela Lugosi had been just one of their famous clients. One day . . .
Ancient Blood: Vampyrs vs. Vampires
So, I wanted to write a vampire novel. Sounds simple enough, right? For some people, maybe, but not for me. I wanted something . . . new; something [with] meaning beyond just another throwaway tale of fangs and stakes.