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Tag Archives: Vampires

“There’s inspiration everywhere if you are not afraid to slow down and look for it.” -Monica Kuebler

January 31, 2012

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DarkMedia Interviews Monica Kuebler: Monica Kuebler isn’t merely a woman who wears many hats; she’s a force to be reckoned with.  Besides being the Managing Editor for Rue Morgue magazine and running her very own micro-press, Burning Effigy Press, she’s a journalist and an author in her own right. In a time when the voices […]

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Being Human Recap: “A monster, a real monster, doesn’t give a damn about the havoc it wreaks, the blood it spills.”

January 31, 2012

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By Kimmie Episode: “All Out of Blood” Original Air Date: Monday January 30, 2012 Season 2, Episode 3 This week’s episode dives deeply into the depths of the inhuman urges that motivate the darkest human desires. Aidan struggles with an unrelenting hunger to feed on ‘live’ blood, Sally sees an opportunity to possess something sacred, […]

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Being Human Recap: “Because for us, nightmares really do come true. They already have.”

January 24, 2012

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by Kimmie: Being Human (SyFy) Recap: “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?” Original Air Date: Monday January 23, 2012 Season 2, Episode 2 Last week’s high intensity season premiere left us hanging as we see Aidan digging up the Mother’s vampire daughter in the forest, while Hegeman is off in the distance ready to […]

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The Vampire Diaries Recap: “I think psychopaths are incredibly high maintenance.”

January 20, 2012

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by Vampire Renee: The Vampire Diaries: 03×12 – The Ties That Bind Original Air Date: January 19th–2012 Overview: Bonnie is reunited with her estranged mother after over ten years of feeling abandoned. Klaus negotiates with Stefan to control the coffins of his family member. Tyler tries to regain his free will from Klaus while interesting developments […]

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Vamplit Publishing Discusses “Torture Films”

January 17, 2012

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Each Wednesday, genre fiction publisher Vamplit Publishing hosts an interactive, Twitter-based chat on a topic relevant to the horror/suspense/thriller genre.  Prior topics have included “Vicious Vampires”, “Witches”, “Horror Movie Makeup”, and the Master of Suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. This week (beginning at midnight GMT), Vamplit authors, fans and friends will discuss what’s become an undeniable […]

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Being Human Recap: “Freedom is just that moment of calm before the dread sets in.”

January 17, 2012

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by Kimmie: Being Human (SyFy) Recap: “Turn This Mother Out” Original Air Date: Monday January 16, 2012 Season 2, Episode 1 Last season saw the brutal beheading inflicted on Bishop by the enraged Aidan. We also saw Josh accidentally turning into a werewolf right in front of his pregnant human girlfriend, Nora’s, very eyes. Sally […]

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In Celebration of the Monster: The History of Horror and the Thing under the Bed

January 14, 2012

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by W. Scott Poole: What would a history of American monsters look like? What would it mean to explore monsters as a way to examine the history of America? And wouldn’t this be a strange kind of history, a chronology of fear and desire more than a description of events, ideas and images? These questions […]

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The Vampire Diaries Recap: Someone has blood on their hands

January 13, 2012

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by Vampire Renee: The Vampire Diaries: 03×11 – Our Town Overview: Elena, Bonnie and Matt plan a surprise 18th birthday party for Caroline. Meanwhile, Damon and Stefan disagree over the best way to handle Klaus; and Alaric runs into Dr. Fell, who is in the middle of an argument with her ex-boyfriend. Bonnie struggles with the thought of Jeremy […]

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‘Tis the Season for Giveaways on DMC!

December 28, 2011

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This month, DarkMediaCity is hosting not one, but four incredible giveaways — in cooperation with a few of our very favorite people. First, award winning author V.M.K. Fewings has generously donated ten signed copies of her latest novel in The Stone Masters Vampire Series, Book III: A VAMPIRE’S DOMINION. Summary from the publisher, Zova Books: Vampires Jadeon and […]

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Anne Michaud Bares Her Neck

December 11, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Anne Michaud is an author of many talents, especially getting distracted by depressing music and dark things. She likes to write and read everyday, and speak of herself in the third person.  Since her Master’s degree in Screenwriting from the University of London, England, Anne has written, directed and produced three short […]

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“My intention was to anchor the vampire world to the prosaic world of humanity. I thought that would make a great contrast, and it’s the source of a lot of fun to me.” -Charlaine Harris

November 14, 2011

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New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris is no stranger to mystery, or the process of creating worlds.  With a career in writing that’s spanned over thirty years, she’s given us so many characters who — fantastic as they may seem — are ultimately grounded in true, raw, human nature; it’s impossible not to feel […]

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“…what is strange, unusual, odd and unconventional is beautiful. Life is full of the strange, and in that is beauty.” -Ron Fitzgerald

October 24, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Ron Fitzgerald: As the great magician Harry Houdini once said, “Magic is the sole science not accepted by scientists, because they can’t understand it.”  But more than that, Houdini knew, from start to finish, the allure of magic was not only in the element of  the impossible — but within the promise of […]

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