Is This What Dracula REALLY Looked Like? (+ Bonus Vid)

What did the rumored undead count look like day-to-day? One artist took on the task of rereating Vlad the Impaler’s looks…and the results are blood-curdling. This Artist Took a Stab at Vlad’s Real Looks Amid the hundreds of interpretations and imaginings, one thing we do know about “Count” Dracula was that he really did exist – at least in human form. But what exactly would he have looked like day-to-day…as a real, flesh and (sorry)…Read more

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Why Are Vampires So HOT? (It’s Not What You Think)

There’s no doubt about it – vampires are the stuff of nightmares. And yet they’re…well, sort of sexy. (You know it’s true.) Here’s their haunting history, plus the most shocking reasons some of us daydream about opening our…uh, arms, and embracing the darkness. Vampires Have Been Around for Centuries Vampire-esque lore goes back to the first century, if not earlier. But the images we associate with vampires today are a somewhat newer development. In fact,…Read more

Looking for Some New Digs? Dracula’s Castle is on the Market

  With home prices on an upswing, it’s downright frightening for wannabe buyers right now in the world of real estate. But things just got even scarier with the announcement that the infamous Bran Castle – the legendary digs associated with the late Prince Vlad Dracul – is up for sale. As most horror (and history) fanatics know, Dracul was the inspiration for Brahm Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula, which spawned movies, books and a pop…Read more

Top 10 Ways to Repel and Kill Vampires

Look, we’re not hating. After all, vampires are people too. (Or…they were.) But here’s the thing: we’ve seen the old Hammer films, and we are NOT taking any chances. (Are you?) Here’s how to stake out (see what we did there?) your quarry and put those hungry vamps where they belong. Read on for the scary scoop of mythical ways to kill vampires. * Hauntingly pale with long canines for biting into flesh, vampires are, in common…Read more

10 Creepy Cocktails for your Halloween Party

These Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Drinks are Killer Thanks to our guest contributor for these fab recipes! This Halloween is approaching quickly and like many, I love to dress up and either attend a party or host one of my own. Many ideas come to mind about what my costume will be, how to decorate my home and most importantly, what drinks to serve! Although at best I can only be considered a social drinker, I…Read more is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to You will see this in links typed in orange text which link you back to products available for purchase through