The day has finally come when we bridge the gap between the real-life Dracula and the modern-day vampire we love to hate—Edward Cullen. At first glance, the relationship between Vlad Dracula and Edward Cullen is an impossible connection. But that's comparing fact to fiction. Although, even when comparing either the novel or many film adaptations … Continue reading Vampires: A New Generation of Vampires
Last week we talked about the origin of vampires, focusing on Vlad the Impaler. This week, we'll take a look at how vampires made their way into the horror world centuries later.
What teenage girl in the early 2000s didn't wish Edward Cullen would fly into her room at night and turn her into an ageless, flawless vampire as portrayed by Stephanie Meyer? I know I did. For decades, vampires have been an object of lust; the sheer idea of a mysterious figure of the night sweeping … Continue reading Vampires: The Origin of Dracula