Check out this beautifully-designed and extremely useful infographic of various vampirical characters… Read more…
Posts Tagged: dracula in fiction
Thanks, Megan, for this link! A rector has banned “Goths” from posing for photos in a graveyard after catching dozens lounging on tombs. Gothic rock fans flock to Whitby’s historic St Mary’s Church in North Yorkshire during Whitby Goth Weekend to be snapped by photographers in the graveyard. The cemetery is the place Dracula takes his victim Lucy Westernra during the night in Bram Stoker’s classic novel, overlooked by the imposing abbey. Read the whole…Continue Reading →
Here’s a link to an article I wrote a while back about Le Musée des Vampires, a small private museum dedicated to vampires and the study of their place in folklore and modern culture. Located just on the outer edge of Paris, it can be a bit complicated to visit for non-French speakers, but it’s totally do-able and absolutely worth the effort if you’re a fan of vampires, mythology, and weird stuff in general! One…Continue Reading →
I adore all of Kate Beaton’s brilliant history-and-literature-inspired comics, but this set based on Bram Stoker’s novel is my absoltue favorite, for obvious reasons. Every couple months I find myself on Ms. Beaton’s site, clicking the Previous button over and over again and reading all the way through her entire archive of comics, and I just never get tired of them.