vampires

Get Out: 9 Black Horror Classics That Will Keep You Up At Night

Get Out isn’t an anomaly.

OG Vampires: “Dracula” Is All About Sex

Lusty bloodsuckers are running amok.  Read more »

The Vampire Vigilante

It’s clear that the first Iranian romantic-new-wave-vampire-pulp-spaghetti-western ultimately resists categorization. Read more »

Tilda Swinton Stars as a Book-Loving Vampire in "Only Lovers Left Alive."

I was going to skip seeing Only Lovers Left Alive because the promotional blurb described the plot like this: “Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed... Read more »

Finally! In "Immortal Rules," One Girl of Color Survives Dystopia

I’ve never read a single books published by romance giant Harlequin and so I carried Julie Kagawa’s ... Read more »

Beautiful Creatures is a Cut Above Other Supernatural Teen Romances

‘Tis the season of the perennial teenage supernatural romance.  New film Beautiful Creatures is a chicken-and-dumplings plate with a heapin’ helping of that angst-filled young love so common to tween fantasy, spiced with Flannery O’Conner-flavored Southern Gothic and... Read more »

Iconography: Sookie Stackhouse

We've mostly talked about established icons of feminist interest, but now I want to look to a legacy that hasn't quite taken shape yet. Over the course of this week, we're going to talk about the how icons get to be icons, and Sookie, with her world of glitter, wisps of the unknown, and pushing... Read more »

Bitch Popaganda: Twi-hard edition

Bitch Popaganda: It’s like The View, except with less leg-crossing. Kelsey, Sara and Kjerstin saw a very special preview of New Moon this past Thursday night. Not only were we privy to the latest in the Twilight phenom, we got a chance to talk with fans of all ages before and after the movie... Read more »

Bibliobitch: Maggie Stiefvater

Full disclosure: I have not actually read anything by YA fiction author Maggie Stiefvater. However, I was tipped off to her existence earlier this week while reading... Read more »

Newsflash, Vampire Bill: Rape is Neither Romantic, Nor Charming

Those of us who watch HBO’s True Blood would have a hard time denying the show’s sex appeal (or at least, sex). After all, Bon Temps, Lousiana (the fictional setting for the show) is one seeexxxy town. Vampires banging humans? Check.... Read more »

What Would Buffy Do? Notes on Dusting Edward Cullen

This article was originally published on July 1 at WIMN’s Voices (don’t worry – they gave us permission to re-post it!) By Jonathan McIntosh I usually try to stay away from the forces of darkness, but last week I... Read more »

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