The night is dark and everything about this place is dreary. The air is cold, stinging and blinded by a heavy fog rolling in off the Thames. This is London town. Your hunting ground and your grave. This is Vampyr and… I am completely overselling it perhaps because I’m still in denial about the whole […]
True Blood, The Strain, Being Human and yes, even Twilight; we live in an age where the figure of the vampire is more widely known than ever before. Granted, depictions of vampires across all cultures go nearly as far back as human civilisation itself, but our views on the undead have certainly become more nuanced over […]
It’s Halloween week, so I think it’s appropriate for some more creepy short films. Unlike Carrie’s piece last week, these aren’t my favourites. I’m remise to admit it but I a bit of a wuss watching some of these, well it’s really just the lead up to jumpscares that gets me, but I powered through it […]
Okay this might be a weird one especially for a summer month but ‘Love Song For A Vampire’ by the enigmatic and exceptionally talented Annie Lennox works regardless of the season! There I said it! The track, written and performed by Lennox, it featured in the credits of the 1992 horror, Bram Stoker’s Dracula. It would go […]
The cinema screens have not been short on origin stories over the last few years. You might have been forgiven for assuming that the horror genre’s most famous monsters would be safe from this phenomenon but this year’s early horror action film Dracula: Untold is set to prove you wrong or at the very least try! […]
Dice! Rolls! Character Sheets! Maps! Dialogue! Plot! We're delving into the world of role playing games and the niche that is the LARP! We chat to Camarilla Ireland member and LARP player Sean about his experiences and the growth of this gaming community.