Famous Movie Vampires

It would be gargantuan task to chronicle every vampire movie ever made. Some of them have been good; some of them have thankfully faded into oblivion, and some of them have the power to live on. In many cases, it’s the lead characters themselves who really make...

Origins Of Vampires

Almost all cultures have some concept of a vampiric creature which feeds off the living. They may require blood but some versions can subsist on any form of life essence. They are either born as such, are created by an event during their mortal lives, or become such...

Renfield’s Syndrome

If you’ve read Bram Stoker’s Dracula (or seen the movie, of which I am not a fan) you will be familiar with the character of Renfield. For the few who may not be, Renfield was a mental patient whose aid was enlisted by Count Dracula on his arrival to...

Types Of Vampires

You probably thought that there was only one vampire type out there. You’ll primarily come across the blood drinkers in popular media, but that doesn’t mean they constitute the only members of the vampire mythos. There are, in fact, a few types of vampires...

Vampires In Folklore

There was a time when people truly believed in vampires. That’s not to say there aren’t those who still hold on to such convictions. However, in the past, vampirism was an integral part of many cultural belief systems throughout the world. Most people are probably...