Next to Stevie Rae Johnsonhe has a knack for using big words, is kind and caring and excels academically. He is openly--and proudly--gay. He is more on the guy's side than on the girls' and is most of the time the one who speaks for the group when he is aware that they are thinking the same thing.
There's no denying that vampire fiction is among the hottest genres in literature these days. If you prefer your bloodsucking creatures of the night to be a shot of straight-up terror, you'll be interested to check out Guillermo del Toro's The Strain trilogy which he co-wrote with Chuck Hogan, or both The Passage and The Twelvethe first two books in a planned trilogy by Justin Cronin. All of these vampires are contemporary, with stories set mostly in modern-times.
Katherine Ramsland and I are chatting, about guys, blood drinking, Keanu Reeves, the ring she inherited from a murderer who killed himself to become a more powerful vampyre. The "y" indicates they are practicing. You know, girl talk.
W as Max Schreck a real vampire? Did the star of Nosferatu, the horror classic, strike a bargain with its director FW Murnau - to appear in his movie in return for being allowed to drain the entire cast and crew of their blood afterwards? E Elias Merhige's semi-serious comedy Shadow of the Vampire, starring Willem Dafoe as Schreck, takes this much-mooted fantasy and runs with it to remarkably silly effect.
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John William Polidori was born September 7th, in London. His father was an Italian scholar and his mother, an English governess. At age 19, he was one of the youngest graduates of medicine from the University of Edinburgh.
Not to mention having what amounts to as very generous amounts of oral sex. Sex is all over most of the popular vampire fiction since day one, from Dracula to Vampirella. Even today, with teen phenomenon Twilightthe sexual vampire metaphor exists in literature; although in that instance the entire subtext seems to be one encouraging abstinence.
Forget everything you've read about vampires so far. The current bloodsucking trend, achieving maximum ferocity in November with the release of the sequel to Twilightisn't about outsiders or immigrants or religion or even AIDS, as critics and bloggers have argued ad nauseam these past few months. There's a much better, simpler, more obvious explanation: Vampires have overwhelmed pop culture because young straight women want to have sex with gay men. Not all young straight women, of course, but many, if not most, of them.
Neil Jordan's controversial new film Interview With The Vampire has angered both the gay community, who objected to the dilution of the movie's homoerotic content, and the author of the novel from which it is adapted, Anne Rice, who disagreed with the choice of Hollywood golden boy Tom Cruise in the starring role. However, with Anne Rice conspicuously recanting and the critics in the U. Report: Helena Mulkerns.
Liz Shannon Miller. Some rules for this list: At least one of the series regulars has to be a vampire. And there may be one or two other omissions, based entirely on the fact that some of the most obscure potential entries were impossible to evaluate due to, well, their obscurity. Here are the criteria used to evaluate these shows: General quality of execution, as well as innovation as it comes to exploring the nature of vampirism.