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First Teaser for ‘The Strain’ Series Hits The Web


strainWe’ve got the first teaser trailer for the TV adaptation of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s vampire trilogy The Strain.

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SF & Fantasy

‘Kiss the Night Goodbye’ Author Keri Arthur on the Allure of the Vampire


‘Kiss the Night Goodbye’ Author Keri Arthur on the Allure of the Vampire

Keri Arthur is the author of Kiss the Night Goodbye, book four of the Nikki and Michael series:

Nikki James is just an ordinary, risk-taking, psychically inclined private eye until she hooks up with Michael Kelly. Now she is something more: one of the few, the chosen, the magic-wielding undercover operatives of the [...]

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Don’t Call Them Vampires: Neil Jordan’s “Byzantium” Presents a New Take on Undead Horror


indexByzantium” is a relatively new offering of supernatural moviemaking by director Neil Jordan, whose body of work – while diverse – has explored similar themes in the past, including lycanthropy (“The Company of Wolves”) and vampirism (“Interview with the Vampire”). Jordan is always at his best exploring modern myths like these, seeming as they do to match his decidedly pronounced taste for hothouse magic realism.

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Vampire or Werewolf? Your Choice!


Vampire or Werewolf? Your Choice!

Riddle me this, Suvudu readers: Let’s say that in the dead of night a fell spirit of darkness appears at the foot of your bed. The specter informs you that your life as you know it must end, and as of this moment you must choose to become a vampire or werewolf. Since there are [...]

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Gifts for the Geek: Day 3: Justin Cronin’s The Twelve


Gifts for the Geek: Day 3: Justin Cronin’s The Twelve

It’s day two of our annual Suvudu gift guide, and well, I’m going to cheat on this one by suggesting that you buy two books: Justin Cronin’s The Passage and its sequel, The Twelve. I can’t very well recommend the sequel to a novel without mentioning the original novel, right? (Robot Santa? Chanukah Zombie? Kwanzaa [...]

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Justin Cronin’s ‘The Twelve’: Two Worlds and In Between


Justin Cronin’s ‘The Twelve’: Two Worlds and In Between

We’re a week out from the release of Justin Cronin’s The Twelve, the sequel to his break-out apocalyptic horror novel The Passage. I can’t wait. I have to admit that The Passage took a little while to grown on me, but once it did, it fully colonized my entire system like a virus. I was [...]

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The Dark Side of a Funny Man: Comedian Duncan Trussell on Stephen King


Duncan-TrussellYou may know comedian Duncan Trussell for from Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time, Mad TV, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Funny or Die (He was in the Nikola Tesla episode of “Drunk History’) or his wildly popular stand-up and podcast, The Duncan Trussell Family Hour. He’s a funny man, but Trussell has a “dark” side, too: He’s a huge fan of Stephen King!

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Paranormal

Last Waltz With a Vampire: How I Ended a Labor of Bloody Love


Last Waltz With a Vampire: How I Ended a Labor of Bloody Love

Part III of David Wellington’s retrospective on his 13 Bullets series
Suvudu has been kind enough to let me blather on for two posts about the wonderful experience of writing the 13 Bullets series, now that it’s coming to an end. The final volume, 32 Fangs, is out now and I know my readers are most [...]

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Paranormal

What I Write About When I Write About Vampires, by David Wellington


What I Write About When I Write About Vampires, by David Wellington

Part II of David Wellington’s retrospective on his 13 Bullets series
In part one of this series I talked about how I got started with my vampire series, which began with the novel 13 Bullets and ends this month (after nearly a decade) with 32 Fangs. It’s been a long road from there to here, and [...]

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Paranormal

Reinventing the Vampire, by David Wellington


Reinventing the Vampire, by David Wellington

Part I of David Wellington’s retrospective on his 13 Bullets series
To coincide with the release of my final vampire novel, 32 Fangs, I wanted to take the time to say something about what an incredible journey this series has been. Suvudu has graciously allowed me to write three articles on the subject: this one, on [...]

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