Podcast Episode 27: Vampires and Technoculture

What happens when you write a novel that isn’t purely cyberpunk science fiction but also isn’t purely vampire horror? According to this week’s guest Gabrielle Faust, you end up in the dark fantasy or urban fantasy section. Gabrielle is the author of the post-apocalyptic, techno-horror vampire series Eternal Vigilance, as well as an illustrator and […]

Comedy Central Renews Ugly Americans

Kent Alterman, head of original programming and development at Comedy Central announced last today that the animated comedy series Ugly Americans has been renewed for a second season. The new 14-episode season will premiere in June 2011. Developed by David M. Stern (Producer/Writer, The Simpsons) and created by Devin Clark, Ugly Americans follows Mark Lilly […]

A Vampire for Your Dreams

If you’re in the Woonsocket, RI, area today through Sunday, you might want to check out a new vampire musical debuting tonight at St. Ann’s Arts & Cultural Center. With music written by Kari Tieger & Kevin Campbell, based on Tieger’s 1996 EP release, “Trilogy of Nightsongs: A Romantic View of Vampires,” Nightsong: A New […]

New Artwork by Rick “Dienzo” Blanco

I know I’m a little late on this, but at least you still have a week to catch this art show. The Hyaena Gallery has new art by Rick “Dienzo” Blanco on display now through the end of the month. A L.A. based artist, Blanco has built an award-winning commercial art career over the past […]

Critics Sink Fangs Into Lestat

With titles such as “Bloody Awful” and “Elton’s Vampire Musical ‘Sucks’”, the reviews have not been kind to the Lestat, the musical incarnation of Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles. The January 2006 issue of The Genre Traveler announced the premiere, now the blog brings you the critic’s opinions. Robert Hurwitt, Theatre Critic for The San […]