Vampires in Pop-Culture

Vampires are my favorite folklore creature/entity. I’ve mentioned this before, I think. But regardless! I have always loved vampire myth, folklore, and fiction. — I mean real vampires. The ones that are somewhat terrifying, that have folklore behind them. The ones that stick to what a vampire is: a terrifying creature of the night, sometimes […]

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The Vampire

(The German version is here) I have always been interested in the vampire. It is, and has been, my favorite mythological figure. Partially because of three things: blood, death, and the human soul. And of course there is the media portrayal, especially Dracula by Bram Stoker. I read Dracula when I was 7 years old, […]

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Butterflies and the Soul

Butterflies fall under the broad category for me of “bugs”, or those creatures that are icky and bug-ish that I dislike. Now, they aren’t as bad as spiders (I’m severely arachnophobia, as in, I have a full-blown panic attack if anyone even mentions the damned things around me, or even jokes about them being in […]

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