The Real Dracula: Vlad the Impaler | Live Science by Impaler By Marc Lallanilla

Few names have cast more terror into the human heart than Dracula. The legendary vampire, created by author Bram Stoker in his 1897 novel of the same name, has inspired countless horror movies, television shows and other bloodcurdling tales of vampires. Though Dracula is a purely fictional creation, Stoker named his infamous character after a … Continue reading The Real Dracula: Vlad the Impaler | Live Science by Impaler By Marc Lallanilla

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Interview with a real-life vampire: why drinking blood isn’t like in Hollywood by: Kim Wall

 Vampires: ‘We do not identify with fictional characters, supernatural powers, or immortality, nor do we have any difficulty distinguishing between fantasy and reality.’ Illustration: Celine Loup for the Guardian People who claim to be vampires are in the thousands, with demographics transcending class, race and gender. But there’s a reason they stay in the shadows … Continue reading Interview with a real-life vampire: why drinking blood isn’t like in Hollywood by: Kim Wall