Taxidermy, pink hearts, nose warmers, gator-feet, vampire slaying, and the zombie apocalypse on Etsy

As I start writing this, I’ve been up since 11:30 pm because of the baby. It’s 3:00 am and she has more energy than I don’t even know what right now. What.the.hell. We’ve watched Dora. Lots and lots of Dora. If that isn’t enough to make anyone madd under normal circumstances, I don’t know what is....more

Up On The Rooftop...

Throughout December, I read with great interest a variety of different views on the Santa myth. I found all the reasons given for the various choices regarding Santa--pass the traditional myth down, debunk it, let the kid kind of decide--fascinating and thought provoking. Now that Christmas is safely over, though, I think it's only fair that I tell you all that I am in possession of conclusive evidence: Santa exists and...he's a vampire....more

Fright Night

Directed by Craig Gillespie, Albuquerque Studios, 2011, Starring Colin Farrell,Anton Yelcin, Toni Collette, David Tennant and Imogen Poots.Genre: Comedy, Horror...more

"True Blood's" New Season Doesn't Suck

Alexander Skarsgard, Anna Paquin, Stephen MoyerImage: Art Streiber/HBO...more

It's always worth giving it a try!



(VIDEO) What to Feed Your Vampire

I usually hate book trailers. I love what BlogHer Book Club author Deborah Harkness has done instead -- tips for wining and dining your favorite vampire. ...more

What a great idea...the video instead of a trailer. Harkness does such a good job...certainly ...more

(VIDEO) Wines to Serve Your Vampire

BlogHer Book Club author Deborah Harkness is an expert on vampires, but she's also a wine blogger, listing her picks at Good Wines Under $20. ...more

I think I love everything about her!

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Let Me In - a vampire story that is really good

Here is my latest review  - Let Me In. This is not Twilight! It is better!! share!! Thanks!...more

Month of Movies: A Lost Boys Tribute

Every day during February 2011, we'll be talking movie reviews, celebrities, Oscar nominations, awards shows, DVDs you need to rent + more. Sign up to get A Month of Movies in your inbox each week in February -- and see all the movies in the series....more

I haven't seen it since high school ... and my then-boyfriend based his fashion choices on ...more

"Buffy's" Sarah Michelle Gellar Returns to TV with "Ringer"

All you Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans take note: Sarah Michelle Gellar is on her way back to prime time TV, and I, for one, am jazzed! ...more

It's funny, when SMG left AMC, I thought, this gal will never get another role as good as ...more

Ridding Yourself of Emotional Vampires

There are good vampires and bad vampires. Edward is good, James is bad. Louis was good, Lestat was bad. Count Chocula and The Count from Sesame Street are good and emotional vampires are bad. You know what I’m talking about - an emotional vampire, the people in your life that suck all of your energy and joy. Dementors, if you will. ...more

Those are the worst, especially if you love the vampire.

BlogHer Contributing Editor, ...more