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BizarreCvltureHistory

The find of the skeleton of a “vampire child” in Umbria, in Central Italy, by archaeologists from the University of Arizona and Stanford University, made headlines in the past weeks. Most of the publicity around this discovery surely comes from the dark aura it spreads, but to an historian’s eyes

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via Oddity Central Mass hysteria has broken out in the small southeast African nation of Malawi, where rumors of real-life blood-sucking vampires have become so widespread that groups of vigilante vampire hunters resort to murder to protect their communities. At least 9 suspected vampires have been brutally murdered in Malawi

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CvltureFeaturedFilmHistoryMovies

In January, 1915, much of America was still lit by gaslight; women did not yet have the right to vote, and the First World War was in its early stages; Edwardian sensibilities and fashions ruled the day, as witnessed by the reigning “Gibson Girl” notion of ideal femininity; and in

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Pinched from Dazed Digital The literary vampire is an ambiguously coded figure, a source of both erotic anxiety and corrupt desire, and is one of the most powerful archetypes passed down to us from the nineteenth century. Neither dead or alive, human or creature, this abject figure occupies a liminal space

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In the small towns and villages of Southeast Asia, a terrifying folklore burns like fire amongst the citizens. They call it Pontianak and it’s something I quickly learnt about during my trip. Introduced to me by a teenage boy – I quickly learnt this was something everyone knew about, and also

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BizarreCvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilm

Being the weirdo I am, I found this really interesting documentary about Teenage Vampires that I think you might dig. There things about this way of life that I can not agree with, but I do feel that before anyone passes judgement they should watch this. Making people feel fucked

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