Werewolf Book Watch: New Releases This Month

Are all the werewolf books on your shelf tattered and torn from being read so many times? Do you want to add to your collection, or just try something completely new? If so, this is a great month to do it! Here are just a few of the awesome werewolf books that are coming out…

Real-Life Wolves Used in ‘True Blood’ Season 3

The creator and producer of ‘True Blood,’ Alan Ball, plans on making the upcoming third season the best season yet and one way he’s doing this is by bringing in real-life wolves to the set so that the animal transformations on the show will be as real as possible. While past seasons were focused mostly…

Review of The Wolfman

I was finally able to see The Wolfman starring Benicio del Toro and Anthony Hopkins last night and I am afraid it did not quite live up to my expectations. The Wolfman, a remake of the classic 1941 film starring Lon Chaney Jr., tells the tale of Laurence Talbot (played by del Toro), who upon…

Big Wolf on Campus

Tommy Dawkins’ life was almost perfect. He was the star of his high school football team, he was dating the most popular girl in school and oh yeah… Tommy Dawkins was a werewolf. Everything started the week before the beginning of senior year during a final summer camp out with some of his football buddies.…

The Rats are Coming! The Werewolves are Here!

Diana Mooney returns home with her new husband Gerald after being away studying medicine in Scotland. There are some dark secrets she had kept from the new husband, that unfold dramatically. An odd relationship between the family members is immediately apparent, and an eccentric elderly patriarch is urgent to complete his experiments before passing. We…

Do Werewolves Need a Little More Girl Power?

When talking about werewolves, we usually have the tendency to refer to them in the masculine sense. “He changed” or “the werewolf licked his wounds” are common phrases found in werewolf history. But what about all the women? Very little is said about female werewolves, especially in a historical sense, and even when they are…

The Bloody Chamber

The Bloody Chamber is an award winning anthology of short stories by Angela Carter. All of the stories share a common theme of being closely based upon fairytales or folk tales, and some of the stories in the book feature some twisted werewolves. Lets take a peak at a few of the stories in The…

Vironsusi: The Werewolves of Finland

Every country and every region around the world seems to have its own werewolf legends it seems. And Finland is no different. The fact that the Finnish people know their werewolves by the name of “Vironsusi” is odd, seeing as how this translates into “Estonian wolf.” But then again, Estonia does lie just to the…

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.…