Friday, August 5, 2011
Dark Friday: Did you know that...
Probably the most famous vampire of all time, Count Dracula, quoted Deuteronomy 12:23: “The blood is the life.”
Mermaids can also be vampires—but instead of sucking blood, they suck out the breath of their victims.
By the end of the twentieth century, over 300 motion pictures were made about vampires, and over 100 of them featured Dracula. Over 1,000 vampire novels were published, most within the past 25 years.
The most popular vampire in children’s fiction in recent years had been Bunnicula, the cute little rabbit that lives a happy existence as a vegetarian vampire.
Some historians argue that Prince Charles is a direct descendant of the Vlad the Impaler, the son of Vlad Dracula.
The show Buffy the Vampire Slayer has led to the creation of “Buffy Studies” in academia.