1500-year-old English skeleton was "ritually staked" with iron nails

Any Buffy fan knows that you kill a vampire with a stake through the heart. And now we have further evidence that this method of destroying the undead is actually rooted in real-life practices. The latest study to explore this practice, by archeologist Matthew Beresford, is a close look at a 6th century skeleton found … » 11/08/12 4:31pm 11/08/12 4:31pm

10 of the Grossest and Most Grotesque Vampires from Folklore

Vampires get a bad rap in modern Western media for being too pretty. And while there are tons of folkloric vampires who are stunningly beautiful and seductive, plenty of bloodsucking beasts are pretty darn gross. From vampires who let their intestines show to those who vomit up their victims, here are 10 vampires you… » 10/14/12 12:00pm 10/14/12 12:00pm

Being Human does Days of Our Lives' Possessed Marlena story

Remember that old Days Of Our Lives storyline where Marlena was possessed by a demon and spent 10 years floating over her bed? Last night, Being Human borrowed the voice and contacts from Marlena, slapped them on Sally, and then told everyone she's sleeping with her alternate personality. I dont even know what to do… » 3/20/12 6:01pm 3/20/12 6:01pm

Being Human season 2 trailer promises vampire threesomes out the wazoo

Hooray! It's almost time for the supernatural soap Being Human to return. The second season begins on January 16th on Syfy. Until then, check out out these brand new promos, stuffed with supernatural angst and copious shirtlessness. Sadly, no new vampires hairstyles to be seen... yet. » 11/18/11 1:41pm 11/18/11 1:41pm

A vampire-werewolf is being held for murder in Florida

As if being a teenager wasn't hard enough already. Florida teen Stephanie Pistey, who is being held as an accessory to murder, is telling reporters that she's a vampire-werewolf hybrid. In a recent interview, murder suspect Stephanie Pistey said "Since I was like, 12...I know this is going to be crazy, but I believe… » 9/29/11 2:37pm 9/29/11 2:37pm

New Fright Night clips reveal David Tennant's dangerous side: "Let Kill…

Most of what we've seen from David Tennant in the Fright Night reboot is that of a cowardly drunk Vegas magician. But now, new clips have surfaced showing Tennant's badass vampire-slaying side. Allons-y! » 8/16/11 12:18pm 8/16/11 12:18pm

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Lifeforce: a film that satisfies all of your naked space vampire needs

In the pantheon of naturist astro-Dracula cinema, very few films outclass Lifeforce. Replete with astronauts behaving like they never graduated middle school and cosmic Nosferatus forgetting their pants, Lifeforce appeals to the galactic Van Helsing in all of us. » 6/25/11 12:15pm 6/25/11 12:15pm

Syfy's Being Human premiere: The good the bad and the werewolfy

Last night, the world finally got to see the U.S. version of Britain's monster hit, Being Human. We've given you our initial reactions, but now let's get down to the nitty-gritty details. What worked and what didn't? Spoilers ahead. » 1/18/11 12:28pm 1/18/11 12:28pm

Top 10 sexiest evil twins of all time!

Fringe's season premiere proved, once and for all, that both Walter and Olivia are sexier in the alt-universe. But it's often true that evil duplicates are sexier than the originals. Because evil is sexy. Here are the 10 sexiest dopplegangers! » 9/27/10 3:37pm 9/27/10 3:37pm

Spike from Buffy sinks his fangs into this week's comics

James Marsters fans rejoice — your favorite too-cool-for-school, towheaded vamp this side of Eric Northman appears in two comics this week. Also, quirky graphic novels out the wazoo! » 8/31/10 9:36am 8/31/10 9:36am