werewolf, werewolves and lycans

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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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Just One More Way to Become a Werewolf

It’s always fun to read about the different ways there are to become a werewolf and, if  you’re a real enthusiast, to even give some of the many theories a shot yourself. I don’t know if you’ll want to be the guinea pig for this one, it involves inhaling substances that will do lord knows…

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The Tribes of Werewolf: The Apocalypse

For those that don’t know, White Wolf Game Studio didn’t just create the famous vampire role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade, they also made a werewolf tabletop game called Werewolf: The Apocalypse. In the game each player plays as a werewolf, or Garou. The Garou’s job is to protect Gaia, or Mother Earth, from the power…

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Bestial: Werewolf Apocalypse

One of our readers recently recommended a werewolf horror novel to me, a novel without any girly love story, it sounded pretty interesting so I thought I’d check it out. The more reviews I read on Bestial: Werewolf Apocalypse by William D. Carl the more I wanted to pick it up. Check out the book’s…

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Ever Heard of Gianni and Monna Tessa?

I certainly had never heard of the two, until I looked into exorcising a werewolf. The best guess I have is that they are characters in literature but even of that I am not certain. The piece that I found about them was a comical look at exorcising a werewolf in which Gianni and Monna…

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The Werewolf Witch Trials of Estonia

I was so excited when I ran across this piece of research that talked about the werewolf witch trials of Estonia, which occurred in the 1600s. At first I was excited because I’m part Estonian and so this particular piece of werewolf history was especially interesting to me. Then reading further, I find that the…

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As The Flame Blows Out

Hey there readers, it’s time again for another real werewolf tale. If you are a long time reader then you know the deal, if you’re new here then let me explain real quick. There have been countless cases of lycanthropy reported all throughout history; some of these stories are super old, while others surprisingly recent….

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Werewolves vs. Vampires

If you’re here then I think it’s safe to assume you love werewolves. Am I right? But do you love vampires as well, or are you pretty anti-vampire like most werewolf fans are? Vampires and werewolves hating one another isn’t anything new. It’s an age old feud known by all. You have movies like Underworld,…

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Seven of the Weirdest Ways to Become a Werewolf

It’s seems that we always want what we can’t have, doesn’t it? Those who are werewolves don’t want to be and those that aren’t will try just about anything to gain the ability to change shape under light of the full moon. Some theories stating what you need to do in order to become a…

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No More Trashy Romances!

So I was looking through upcoming werewolf books and recently released werewolf books and do know what I found? I found that almost all of them were romance novels! Each had a half naked man dramatically clutching a big busted woman on the cover. Going through each page of my “werewolf” search results I thought,…

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The Werewolves In Twilight

Werewolves are getting a big boost in popularity lately and the second Twilight movie, New Moon is on the minds of all.  With that in mind, today’s post is of course about the Twilight werewolves. Yay! While most go on and on about the vampires in Twilight, this post will focus on the werewolf parts…

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Native American Werewolf Legends Presents: Yee Naaldlooshii

The Yee Naaldlooshii is, you guessed it, the Navajo word for werewolf; though the Navajo werewolves are actually referred to as “skin-walkers”, which is a term popularized by various films. Yee Naaldlooshii means literally, “with it, he goes on all fours”, in Navajo language. A Yee Naaldlooshii is actually only one of several varieties of…

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Hurray For Eerie Cuties!

I already mentioned this on Vampires.com but since the latest storyline has been full of werewolf-y goodness I thought I’d share it here as well. I’m talking about an awesome and totally adorable webcomic called Eerie Cuties. Who says werewolves and vampire have to be serious and fearsome all the time? This comic mixes mass…

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And Let’s Not Forget Remus Lupin

With Twilight-mania going on right now, everyone has gotten so wrapped up in the werewolves of La Push. But surely there have got to be other werewolves in literature, and there are. My first experience in reading about werewolves was in fact in Harry Potter, where we were introduced to Remus Lupin, Harry Potter’s teacher…

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Hell Hath No Fury…

For those that don’t believe that werewolves really exist, all you have to do is ask those in Talbot County, Georgia and they’ll tell you that exist they do, indeed. And more than that, they may not always come in a form that you would expect. These same citizens will tell you that not only…

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Brotherhood of the Wolf Spotlight

This werewolf movie is a few years old now but I thought I’d give it some love anyway. This foreign film got excellent reviews and has an unexpected and excellent ending that you just have to love; so of course we’d have to give it it’s own post. First off, like I said above this…

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