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.

Some links:

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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A new episode of the podcast is up.

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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

 

 

Podcast Day & News

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Welcome to International Podcast Day! In this episode I discuss some of my favorite podcasts, as well as some upcoming changes to this podcast.

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Also, Dr. Melton’s new bibliography is finally out. Order one today!

The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television: A Comprehensive Bibliography

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And don’t forget about the Vampire Studies Symposium coming up in Texas on Halloween – vampiresymposium.com

Here are the podcasts I mentioned:

Lore

The Black Tapes Podcast

Faculty of Horror

Welcome to Night Vale

Interview with Eric Nuzum

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 The podcast is back! This past weekend I attended Podcast Movement 2015 and had the chance to interview author Eric Nuzum. You can listen to the episode here –

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You can find Eric’s book below, or visit his website at www.ericnuzum.com

The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula

World Dracula Day – Mini-sode

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My personal collection of Dracula editions.

My personal collection of Dracula editions.

Happy World Dracula Day! Here is a special mini-sode of the Vampire Historian Podcast.

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Here are the books mentioned in the podcast:

Dracula (Norton Critical Editions) – David J. Skal & Nina Auerbach

The Historian – Elizabeth Kostova

Dracula: the Undead – Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt

Dracula: Sense and Nonsense – Elizabeth Miller

Bram Stokers Notes on Dracula – Elizabeth Miller and Robert Eighteen-Bisang, eds.

Dracula: the Novel and the Legend – Clive Leatherdale

Bram Stoker’s Dracula: the Critical Feast – John Edgar Browning, ed.

The Forgotten Writings of Bram Stoker – John Edgar Browning, ed.

Dracula in Visual Media – John Edgar Browning and Caroline Joan Picart

The Romance of Dracula – Charles E. Butler

The Faces of Dracula – Dax Stokes (article at IndieJudge, pp. 56-59)

How I Spent Spring Break – Dax Stokes (article at Vamped)

Austria Meets the Vampires

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

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In Episode 5, I discuss the first of two Serbian vampire cases from the 18th century, that of Peter Plogojowitz.

The only book mentioned in this episode is:

Paul Barber – Vampires, Burial, and Death: Folklore and Reality

Here is one of the flyers for the symposium:

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