Interview with David J. Skal

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This episode is an interview with author and film historian David J, Skal. His new book “Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker” is now available.

You can find David online at The Monster Show or on Facebook

Here are some of his books:

Hollywood Gothic: the Tangled World of Dracula from Novel to Stage to Queen The Monster Show: A Cultural History of Horror
Romancing the Vampire: Collector’s Vault Dracula: Norton Critical Edition
Halloween: The History of America’s Darkest Holiday
Something in the Blood: the Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula

 

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Interview with Jess Peacock

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This very special episode is an extended interview with Jess Peacock, author of “Such a Dark Thing: Theology of the Vampire Narrative in Popular Culture.” I highly suggest you purchase his book now if you are at all interested in the connections between vampires and Christianity in literature, television, and film.

Such a Dark Thing: Theology of the Vampire Narrative in Popular Culture

 

October 2016 News & Updates

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A new podcast episode!
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In this episode I talk about some of the current vampire-related news, including new and upcoming books; the World Dracula Congress; the Halloween Bran Castle contest with Airbnb; the new Vampire World Documentary trailer from Father Sebastiaan; and a teaser for another Texas symposium in 2017.

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Interview with Father Sebastiaan

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A new episode of The Vampire Historian Podcast is now available.

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On Sunday, October 2nd, the date of Dallas’ second Vampire World event, I sat down with fangsmith Father Sebastiaan.

You can find his YouTube channel here – Vampire World TV

You can find Father Sebastiaan online here – Father Sebastiaan

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Father Sebastiaan puts finishing touches on a set of fangs.

Space City Comic Con with Michael Welch

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Memorial Day Weekend I attended the Space City Comic Con in Houston, and had a chance to speak with actor Michael Welch from the Twilight movies, in addition to meeting a few other people.

Author Kevin A. Ranson’s Matriarch Vampires series can be found here – http://thinkingskull.com/

Author Elaine Barris’ romance fiction can be found here – http://elainebarris.weebly.com/

Actor Danny Trejo’s twitter feed – http://twitter.com/officialDannyT

Actor Adrian Paul’s twitter feed – http://twitter.com/adrianpaul1
Adrian was actually in the 1991 reboot of Dark Shadows

Actor Michael Welch’s twitter feed – http://twitter.com/MichaelWelchAct

The Scholars Meet the Fangsmith

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A new episode of the Vampire Historian Podcast is now available.

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Recently, Professor Gordon Melton and I met with fang maker Father Sebastiaan in Dallas. We even attended the Vampire Salon. This episode is a quick recap of the evening.

One of the things that Father Sebastiaan is working on is a new YouTube show on vampire legends. You can find his channel here – Vampire World TV

You can find Father Sebastiaan online here – Father Sebastiaan