On Vampires

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I was reading an interesting article on Collider yesterday on how Twilight killed the vampire movie.  I’ve long since made my personal distaste for that movie franchise be known.  Don’t believe me?  Search this blog for the tag “Twilight Sucks”.  But, it’s not as if I am alone on hatin’ on that pile of garbage.

But has it killed the vampire at the movies?  Well, let’s take a look at vampires for a moment…

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Tom Recommends: The Dresden Files

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My very first Gabbing Geek column was on urban fantasy.  Anyone who follows that subgenre knows who the 800 pound gorilla is for fans, the one all other urban fantasy characters will be compared to.

That would be Harry Dresden.

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Discworld Read-Along #23: Carpe Jugulum

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Continuing my occasional series as I work my way through Sir Terry Pratchett’s delightful Discworld series, one novel at a time.

Today’s entry is for the 23rd book, Carpe Jugulum.

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Virgin Vampire: Amends (S3E10)

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In every generation there is a Chosen One. I alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of  Netflix.  I am the slayer! And these are my chronicles while watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the first time…. as a 35 year old woman. That’s right – I am a Buffy virgin.

Today we will be talking about Season 3, Episode 10. If you’re (re)watching with me, or even if you’re not, tell me what you thought about this episode in the comments!

For past posts, please reference my Handy-Dandy-Xandy-Guide.

Continue reading Virgin Vampire: Amends (S3E10)

Discworld Read-Along #19: Feet Of Clay

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Continuing my occasional series where I read my way through Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, one book at a time.

Today’s entry is the 19th book, Feet of Clay.

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Virgin Vampire: The Wish (S3E9)

Virgin Vampire Buffy Seires First Watch

In every generation there is a Chosen One. I alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of  Netflix.  I am the slayer! And these are my chronicles while watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the first time…. as a 35 year old woman. That’s right – I am a Buffy virgin.

Today we will be talking about Season 3, Episode 9. If you’re (re)watching with me, or even if you’re not, tell me what you thought about this episode in the comments!

For past posts, please reference my Handy-Dandy-Xandy-Guide.

Continue reading Virgin Vampire: The Wish (S3E9)

Virgin Vampire: Lovers Walk (S3E8)

Virgin Vampire Buffy Seires First Watch

In every generation there is a Chosen One. I alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of  Netflix.  I am the slayer! And these are my chronicles while watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the first time…. as a 35 year old woman. That’s right – I am a Buffy virgin.

Today we will be talking about Season 3, Episode 8. If you’re (re)watching with me, or even if you’re not, tell me what you thought about this episode in the comments!

For past posts, please reference my Handy-Dandy-Xandy-Guide.

Continue reading Virgin Vampire: Lovers Walk (S3E8)

Virgin Vampire: Revelations (S3E7)

Virgin Vampire Buffy Seires First Watch

In every generation there is a Chosen One. I alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of  Netflix.  I am the slayer! And these are my chronicles while watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the first time…. as a 35 year old woman. That’s right – I am a Buffy virgin.

Today we will be talking about Season 3, Episode 7. If you’re (re)watching with me, or even if you’re not, tell me what you thought about this episode in the comments!

For past posts, please reference my Handy-Dandy-Xandy-Guide.

Continue reading Virgin Vampire: Revelations (S3E7)

Virgin Vampire: Band Candy (S3E6)

Virgin Vampire Buffy Seires First Watch

In every generation there is a Chosen One. I alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of  Netflix.  I am the slayer! And these are my chronicles while watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the first time…. as a 35 year old woman. That’s right – I am a Buffy virgin.

Today we will be talking about Season 3, Episode 6. If you’re (re)watching with me, tell me what you thought about this episode in the comments!

For past posts, please reference my Handy-Dandy-Xandy-Guide.

Continue reading Virgin Vampire: Band Candy (S3E6)

Virgin Vampire: Homecoming (S3E5)

Virgin Vampire Buffy Seires First Watch

In every generation there is a Chosen One. I alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of  Netflix.  I am the slayer! And these are my chronicles while watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the first time…. as a 35 year old woman. That’s right – I am a Buffy virgin.

Today we will be talking about Season 3, Episode 5. If you’re (re)watching with me, tell me what you thought about this episode in the comments!

For past posts, please reference my Handy-Dandy-Xandy-Guide.

Continue reading Virgin Vampire: Homecoming (S3E5)