A thing never really comes to life until its existence is disproven.

That’s what the graffiti said on the wall in the alley behind the store. 638 more words

To Asphyxiate a Vampire [excerpt]

He was forever told that what humans feared, they revelled in, but he had always found murder putrid. Especially a vicious one. The aftermath of murder found a moment when his unnaturally sharp sense of smell was made counter-intuitive by the stench that penetrated his nostrils. 497 more words


Nail Polish - Chanel's Rouge Noir

I love nail polish. This weekend I chose to go vampy and dark. I pulled out a bottle that I had purchased several months ago but hadn’t tried yet – Rouge Noir by Chanel. 162 more words


Speculating Canada on Trent Radio Episode 29: A Discussion of Vampires and Adaptation with Amy Jane Vosper

In this episode of Speculating Canada on Trent Radio, I am joined in the studio by horror scholar Amy Jane Vosper as we discuss the figure of the vampire! 233 more words


The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

After Tana wakes up to a house full of dead friends, an ex boyfriend tied to the bed, a basement filled with hungry/angry vampires, and a chained vampire who saves her, she does the completely irrational. 65 more words


Book Review: Dead Until Dark, by Charlaine Harris. (Book 1 of the Sookie Stackhouse series 2001).

Originally before writing this review I had begun this series after purchasing “True Blood Omnibus”, which contained the first three novels of the series. After re-hashing the beginning of this post several times, I realized why I was having such a  difficult time writing. 520 more words

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