Forget Twilight: These Are My Favorite Vampires

We're all vampires.That is to say, we all have particular kinds of "blood" that we seek — sources of sustenance and inspiration that keep our eyes open and our hearts beating in a dark and punishing world. … [Read more...]

What Do 2013’s Most Stylish Vampires Have in Common with Johnny Depp, Tom Waits, and Bill Murray?

In a few months, vampires will prowl on the big screen again.This may sound like unremarkable news. How many vampires have we seen on the big screen in recent years?But these approaching vampires aren't your ordinary bloodsuckers. Nor are they the sentimentalized, sparkle-chested fakes from Twilight land. Their names are Adam and Eve. They're played by Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, The Deep Blue Sea) and Tilda Swinton. They stirred up some rave reviews at the Cannes Film Festival in May. … [Read more...]

The Kindlings Muse Podcast on the Election… I Mean, on Zombies and Vampires

“Oh the Horrors!"What's the best way to regain perspective after election-week madness? … [Read more...]