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Become a Werewolf With Sims 2!

Sims is a great game that has been around since forever it seems. But the game that has allowed you to build your own cities, buildings, and roads has now expanded. And quite the expansion it’s made too! With Sims 2, you get to transform from City Planner to Ambitious Entrepreneur. In Sims 2 you…

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The False Wolf

Time again for another old wolf folktale, but today’s is a little different from past stories. This old tale is one of greed and deception, showing us just how afraid people were of wolves back in the day. Once upon a time there was a wicked little thief that rented a room at an inn…

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Celebrate the Full Moon with a New Year’s Party!

We are very lucky indeed this New Year’s! Not only is there going to be a full moon, but it will be the second one that has occurred during the month of December 2009. This is a very rare occurrence, and if you’ve ever wondered where the phrase “Once in a blue moon” comes along,…

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Werewolves For Kids

Werewolves don’t have to just be for teens and adults only. They don’t need to be part of a dramatic love story or even fearsome bloodthirsty beasts. These supernatural beasties can be for kids too. There are a few child appropriate goodies out there fit for any little one. Here are a couple of books…

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Emily Blunt Talks The Wolfman

Taylor Lautner and Chaske Spencer aren’t the only hot wolves that we’ll see on the big screen in 2010 and much before we see the Eclipse in June, we’ll get to see other big names such as Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, and Benicio Del Toro either take on wolf forms or fight them. All of…

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Latest Werewolf Video Game: Wolf Team

Good news for all you werewolf gamers out there, Softnyx has released a new werewolf video game called Wolf Team. It’s a free-to-play first person shooter that lets the players transform between playing as a human or playing as a werewolf. This new game has seven different game modes so players get the chance to…

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To Tickle Even the Toughest Funny Bone…

Sure werewolves are some of the toughest beasts alive. But they too like to kick back after a full night on the prowl and toss one-liners back and forth. Here are some great werewolf jokes that we found that will tickle even the toughest funny bone and have even the most ferocious beasts howling! Why…

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Study Says Full Moon Brings Out Our Inner Beast

A recent study done this past year at the Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital in Sydney, Australia says that 91 of the emergency patients admitted with very violent and dangerous disturbances were similar to werewolf behavior. And a quarter of these happened on the night of a full moon, which is double the number for the…

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Greed Kills

Today we’ll take a trip to the grassy woodlands of northern Hungary for a tale about a werewolf reported in 1881. This story starts out with a fiddler by the name of Kropan who made his living by playing his music at local inns. But the money he earned was barely enough to keep him…

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Speaking of Wolves

Wolves and werewolves have a big part in history, so big in fact that countless wolf-related expressions have been created and used for centuries. These are usually insulting phrases used to describe something with bad intentions, but what can I say, wolves have a bad rep. But I bet that even some of you have…

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MTV Has Found Their ‘Teen Wolf’

A few months ago I wrote about MTV’s remake of the 80s classic flick, Teen Wolf. MTV is remaking the movie into a TV series and we finally have some more news on the new furry show. The big news is that they have cast the actor to play our werewolf, Tyler Posey. The MTV…

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Ancient Blood Festival

Close your eyes, clear your mind and imagine blood dripping down your face, growling and hungry wolves and ancient fearsome hunters. Good, now you have a pretty good picture of the Lupercali Festival embedded into your mind. In the ancient times the Romans held the Lupercali Festival every year and it honored young novice hunters…

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Are Werewolves in Danger of Extinction?

We have all heard ad nausaum about the war between werewolves and vampires, and their intense dislike for each other. Movies such as Twilight are still playing up to that age-old battle. But the feelings of animosity between these two might run deeper than even the emotions involved. It may in part be due to…

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‘The Howling’ Gets A Remake

You know werewolves are popular again when they start remaking old werewolf movies. First it was Teen Wolf and now it looks like they are remaking the 1981 horror film, The Howling. This new movie will be titled, The Howling: Reborn (creative) and will be directed by a former studio marketing exec making his directorial…

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10 Gifts For Werewolf Lovers

With Christmas quickly approaching you’re going to need to get a gift for your werewolf lover and I’m here to help you out. Here are 10 gift ideas perfect for any fan of the furry. 1. Pure Instinct Perfume You know wolves have a great sense of smell right? So why not play on that…

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Maggie Stiefvater’s ‘Shiver’ To Hit The Big Screen

There’s a new werewolf book that has a rapidly growing fan base, the book – Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater. This young adult werewolf romance has become so popular in fact that it appears it’s now getting its own movie. Good news for werewolf loving teens! The novel itself is about Grace, who for years has…

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Emma and the Werewolves

We’ve covered some of the most excellent werewolf-takes on classic literature on a post you can find here and now we bring you one more. Emma and the Werewolves is definitely a new take on that classical literature piece by Jane Austen, Emma. We don’t get very much description on this new book, which was…

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An Ancient Tribe of Werewolves

Hey readers, today we’re going to take a small dip into the very vast and expansive world of Roman mythology to discover a tribe of werewolves. But before we get to the werewolves we first need to touch on Romulus and Remus, who, as you may or may not know are the founders of Rome….

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Werewolves and Pentagrams

There are a lot of theories about werewolves and pentagrams. Some say that you can spot a werewolf by seeing if they have the sign of a pentagram on their forehead or on the palms of their hands. However, because werewolves are very hairy creatures, even when in human form, this might be a little…

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‘Howl’ For A New Werewolf Show

I’m sure a lot of you werewolf fans are absolutely sick of the current vampire craze. I mean, they’re everywhere – movies, TV shows, books, video games and even clothing. Vampires have taken over the world! But there is good news for fans of the furry kind, the Fox TV network is looking to get…

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Werewolf Cupcakes

Damn, too bad we didn’t find these before Halloween! But they’ll still be a great treat and will make for lots of howls from any beast lovers in your house. Here’s how to make some delicious and scary-looking werewolf cupcakes! What you’ll need is: a box of cake mix; red mini M&M’s for the eyes;…

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The Rogue Wolf: Vargulf

Today I learned a new word -insert smartass jokes here- the word being “Vargulf,” a Norse word meaning “rogue wolf.” A vargulf is a wolf that slaughters an entire herd of sheep (or whatever livestock) but only eats a little bit of the kill. This was obviously a huge problem for herders, so they hunted…

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Our Ten Most Awesome Werewolf Movies

There are ton of lists floating around out there of “best werewolf movies“, –well, this is ours. They aren’t arranged in any particular order, but you’ll probably pick up from my less than modest commentary which ones are the best of the best. If you haven’t seen them all, then get your Netflix account ready,…

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An American Werewolf Tale

Some of you have wondered why out of all the reported werewolf cases posted here, few of them are American. Well good news, today’s post is on a story that comes straight from the US of A. This story was reported to have happened in 1899 in Northumberland, Pennsylvania. Many of the folks living there…

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Neil Gaiman’s Werewolves

Much like Neil‘s gods, his scruffy angels, and his horrifying vampires, his werewolves are also surprisingly reflective. Most of the werewolves, unlike his more romantic or terrifying vampires, are more human than we are, and usually a bit on the sensitive side. If he has designed a scary werewolf, I certainly haven’t yet read about…

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