I have always been fascinated by the transformation of this creature in history and in pop culture today. It started out that they were something to fear...rising up out of the grave wondering mindlessly to feed. They lived on the underbelly of society, never to be talked about, only feared. They were the explanation when something went terribly wrong in town. They were the scape goats. After a while, they got transformed in something more supernatural, being able to shape shift and turn into mist where needed. They became objects of lust and love and sexuality and power. Now they can walk in daylight hours and sparkle. That I don't like. They should burn at sunlight. Cower back into their graves. Now it is almost acceptable to think of vampires as a sex symbol. They are dark and gruesome. And they have to face eternity. Or the end of the stake. Which ever comes first.
One of the most popular monsters ever to grace the silver screen perhaps is non other than the vampire. How the vampire has somehow managed to survive in the art world could very well be a great mystery but time has clearly proven the vampires have longevity indeed. No pun intended. What makes the vampire the most feared yet respected monster in film today? Simply re-visit the folklores or legend which have been prevailent in some cultures throughout Europe beginning … more
I apologize for not having a proper photo of myself. I don't have the means to do so. I work in a pharmacy. I love going to the movies, reading, walking through the cemetery close to my house. I have … more
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Since the Gothic literary trend that first established the vampire as a classical villain, the vampires of legend have evolved into media superstars. Today, social outcasts and members of the status quo alike have adopted the vampire as an emblem for their beliefs and turned the once-dreaded creatures of the night into romanticized sex symbols.
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