werewolf, werewolves and lycans

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Battlefield Heroes gets Some Furry Dogs and ew, Vamps Too

Battlefield Heroes has been a favorite free online downloadable game for many for awhile now. But EA Digital Illusions, who develops the game, has just released a version in which werewolves are included. But don’t worry. You’re not going to flip on the screen and see half-naked teen heartthrobs racing across your screen. These wolves…

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The Duchess of Malfi

Stories of werewolves have been around for ages – from stories spread by word of mouth to modern day films and books. But these new and bloody werewolves may not have come to be if it weren’t for the macabre renaissance play, The Duchess of Malfi. Written in 1612 by John Webster, this sinister and…

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Werewolves in The Vampire Diaries?

The CW’s hit show The Vampire Diaries went far beyond everyone’s expectations, growing and growing in popularity with each fantastic episode. You’ve got Elena Gilbert, the human stuck between two gorgeous vampire brothers. The first brother being Stefan Salvatore, the sweet and kind vegetarian vampire, then you’ve got Damon Salvatore, the hot as hell, dangerously…

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Strip Mauled

One of our kickass readers (thanks Paul!) recently recommended a werewolf book to us, and after taking a look it definitely sounds interesting. Strip Mauled is the name of this book and it’s a collection of short stories about werewolves. Edited by award winning author, Esther Friesner, this book is sure to be a hit…

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The Marrok Werewolf

As some of you may know, I’ve recently discovered the little treasure that is Patricia Briggs. As I delve further into the series though, there was a term that I just couldn’t wrap my head around. That term was the ‘Marrok.’ Well, I could put two and two together in regards to the Mercy Thompson…

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A Kind-Hearted Werewolf

Most of the werewolves in folklore, film and books are usually these monstrous and ferocious beasts that turn anyone unlucky enough to cross them into nothing but a pile of bloody pulp. But among the chaos and gore is one old folk tale of a sweet and kind werewolf. The unique werewolves I am speaking…

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The Werewolf of Death

Time again for a mythological werewolf, one of my favorite kinds. This time we’ll jump head first into the world of Guaraní mythology and tell the tale of Tau and Kerana and their werewolf son. One day Tau, the spirit of evil, saw the incredibly beautiful Guaraní woman, Kerana and had to have her. So…

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Is Pepto Bismol a Cure for Being a Werewolf?

A couple of nights ago Jay Leno had a very funny part of his segment Dealing with the Public. This is actually Part 2 of the segment as Jay has done one in the past. But this one was HYSTERICAL and you can check it out on Hulu here. In the clip, Leno talks about…

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The Beast of Bray Road

Is it a werewolf or something entirely different? Ever since the 1980s there have been many reported sightings in Elkhorn, Wisconsin of some unknown creature, now known as the Beast of Bray Road. Witnesses have said a few different things about the beast – some say it resembles a hairy biped like Bigfoot. Others have…

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Le Loup Garou

There are far more werewolf legends and folklore than anyone is able to count. But there is one that is so cool that it even got its own stamp made in its honor. That werewolf is the Le Loup Garou. The Le Loup Garou werewolf is a werewolf myth that comes from French Canadian folklore…

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Please Turn Me Into A Werewolf!

“Please turn me into a werewolf!” This is something I read quite often in the comments left on the site. Now, before I continue I want to make it perfectly clear that this is by no means an insult to those that wish to become werewolves. I can understand your reasons for wishing it, so…

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Boo Boo Stewart will Play Seth Clearwater in Eclipse

Just a couple of days ago I wrote a post on how Julia Jones will be playing Leah Clearwater in the movie Eclipse, which will be released June 30, 2010. While Leah was the first new wolf I thought of when considering which ones we meet see, another wolf we’ll be introduced to in Eclipse…

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The Gandillon Family

Back in the 1500s mass werewolf hysteria spread throughout France like a plague. The entire country was deathly afraid of werewolves, so much so that hundreds upon hundreds of innocents, believed to be werewolves, were brutally executed. During the spring of 1598 in the Franche-Comte region of France, two children were out picking fruit. The…

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Julia Jones Will Play Leah Clearwater in Eclipse

New Moon mania has finally seemed to die down a bit and of course that means that now, we can all begin obsessing about Eclipse. I have to say that Eclipse might be one of those movies that I actually enjoy more than the book because the book I didn’t find all that fascinating. I…

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The Meaning Behind A Howl

When I picture a wolf I imagine a stunning creature standing proudly, howling at the moon – but it turns out that no wolf would ever howl at the moon, that would be a waste of time and breath. You see,  howls aren’t simply pointless animal sounds; each howl has its own specific meaning and…

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The Many Looks of Werewolves

If you were to have a werewolf movie marathon you would obviously notice that each flick has it’s own werewolf look. Some of them look more human-like while other look more beastly, but each is unique. Here are a few different werewolf appearances. Make sure to check out the photo gallery at the bottom. Underworld:…

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‘The Pack: Winter Kill’ Novel and Contest!

Mike Oliveri is an author that has won the Bram Stoker Award, been featured in a handful of excellent anthologies and on top of that he also wrote the comic book, Werewolves: Call of the Wild. But it’s not that comic that we’re focusing on today, but rather his latest werewolf book, The Pack: Winter…

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The Creepy Tale of Skinwalker Ranch

You’ve gotta know that with a name like “Skinwalker Ranch” bad things are bound to happen. And this tale is as creepy as it sounds. And, it’s as recent as 1994 although where exactly Skinwalker Ranch is is exactly is unknown. It was in 1994 that a farmer bought a ranch for himself, his wife,…

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Wizards vs. Werewolves

Hey there werewolf fans of all ages, the Disney channel is gearing up for a big episode for the Emmy Award winning comedy series Wizards of Waverly Place. The upcoming episode “Wizards vs. Werewolves” will premiere Friday, January 22 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT) and is said to be one big fantastic episode. The huge one hour…

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Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs

I just finished reading Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs. I had never read anything by Briggs before so I went in hopeful and with absolutely no expectations. That’s just the way I like to go into these things and it proved to be advantageous to me. I really enjoyed it! This book is about two…

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Holy Werewolf!

There’s an old folktale about a priest and his encounter with a werewolf. In Ragusa, Italy there was once a church called Santa Maria della Scala (St. Mary of the Stars) and it was supposedly at this church were the battle of the wolf and priest took place. The holy man was crossing the piazza…

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Being Human Series 2 Premieres this Weekend!

If you haven’t heard of the Being Human series, you probably don’t live in the UK. I don’t either but when I heard that there was a new werewolf/vampire/ghost television show coming on, I had to know what it was all about. Turns out, this British television show sounds pretty darn good. The plot of…

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Joss Whedon’s Upcoming Werewolf Flick

Joss Whedon, the brilliant man behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly and Dollhouse, is coming out with a brand new werewolf movie for all of us hungry fans out there. The Cabin in the Woods is the title to the upcoming 2011 horror film.  But this isn’t all Joss Whedon; he co-wrote the script with…

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True Blood’s New Werewolves

What the hell are we doing talking about True Blood, a vampire show, here on this werewolf site?! Well, good news werewolf fans, the third and upcoming season of True Blood is going to be more about the wolves and less about the vamps. So far they have two new were-cast members, the young Marshal…

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The Werewolf Cult Chronicles

The Werewolf Cult Chronicles is a series of short werewolf movies dreamed up by a man by the name of J. Pingo Lindstrom from Sweden. Lindstrom had the idea to create the films in 2000 and so far, three of the films have already been released. Not only are they released but you don’t even…

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