Gmork, a servant of Darkness

The Neverending Story was a beautiful 1984 film inspired by the 1979 book by German author, Michael Ende.  There were a great many differences between the book and film.  There has been interest in a remake rumored to be closer to the book and picking up several of the subplots missing from the original film.…

Spells to Ward Off Werewolves

Let’s say you aren’t among those that wish to become a werewolf but instead want nothing more than to put an end to the beasts. Perhaps you’re a vampire looking to destroy your long-time rival, or a vengeful and bitter werewolf hunter, or maybe just a lost and confused human desiring nothing more than safety.…

The Neffer Werewolf of Austria

It was during the sixteenth century that an Austrian village known as Neffer was attacked and destroyed by a gigantic werewolf. This werewolf was so big that when he walked through the forest that bordered the village, he loomed above the trees – watching for his prey below. It was one very lucky woodcutter that was…

Hunting Ground, by Patricia Briggs

After reading Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, I had to pick up Hunting Ground, the next book in the Alpha and Omega series. I was pretty excited about reading it because Briggs just had me hooked with Cry Wolf. I liked Hunting Ground just as much, and I’m hoping that Briggs is hoping to add…

The Wolfstone

Long ago in the Fichtel Mountains of Germany a shepherd had gotten fed up with the local wolves carrying off his sheep. One day a particularly large wolf came to snatch up some of his livestock – this is when he acquired the services of the best hunter in town. This huntsman was known to…

Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Burgomaster Werewolf

Here’s a werewolf tale that’ll turn your stomach. I know it did mine. It was in Germany in 1685 that many women, children, and pets were being savagely killed by what many people in the area was reporting to be a wolf. Because the burgomaster (which is the mayor of a certain municipality in Germany)…

Werewolves Can Rock Out Too!

Do you like loud rock music and werewolves? What about when you mix the two? If you answered yes then you totally need to check out Rob Zombie’s latest album, ‘Hellbilly Deluxe 2.’ As any Rob Zombie fan knows the man loves his horror, gore and monsters on film and in his music. Which brings…

The Lobisomem

The Lobisomem is actually just another word for a werewolf. The word is known around both Portugal and Brazil, but it’s the latter that we’ll be looking at here. The Brazilians also have many different theories on their lobisomems, and why they change. But they may be onto something with some of these. A small…

Ancient Norse Werewolves

There is an ancient tale that tells of two Icelandic men, a tale that was told throughout the Middle Ages. This story of course involves some fearsome werewolves – because really, are there any stories better than those? This tale tells of two men, Sigmund and Sinfjotli. One day these two are wandering through a…

The Gandillon Werewolves

It was in 1598 in the Juan Mountains, which are located just outside of the Alps, that a small girl and boy were attacked by a massively-sized wolf while they were walking in the woods. The wolf got to the girl right away, killing her immediately. But the boy pulled out a knife and managed…