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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,…Continue readingWerewolves vs. Vampires

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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…Continue readingSeven of the Weirdest Ways to Become a Werewolf

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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,…Continue readingNo More Trashy Romances!

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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…Continue readingThe Werewolves In Twilight

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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…Continue readingNative American Werewolf Legends Presents: Yee Naaldlooshii

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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…Continue readingHurray For Eerie Cuties!

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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…Continue readingAnd Let’s Not Forget Remus Lupin

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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…Continue readingHell Hath No Fury…

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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…Continue readingBrotherhood of the Wolf Spotlight

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Career Advice for the Ambitious Werewolf

Being a werewolf can seem like a major lifestyle disruption; suddenly, your senses have changed, you’re sensitive to sounds and smell like never before, you’re eating differently, and you might even have killed a few innocent people. But in no way does this mean that you should have to suffer a major upheaval in your…Continue readingCareer Advice for the Ambitious Werewolf

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How to Handle the Full Moon with Dignity

1. Always Have an Almanac – You’ll always need to know exactly which day the full moon falls on, so be sure to get a good calendar or almanac, and hang it from the wall, or keep it in your pocket. If you’re thinking why you’ll need it always, if it’s only one day a…Continue readingHow to Handle the Full Moon with Dignity

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Dr. Stephen Kaplan’s Quest For Real Werewolves

It’s not odd for us to wonder if werewolves are real or not, it’s crossed the mind of many. But Dr. Stephen Kaplan took it way beyond simple thought, he conducted worldwide research in attempt to discover real werewolves (and vampires). The late Dr. Kaplan (d. 1995) and his wife spent years trying to discover…Continue readingDr. Stephen Kaplan’s Quest For Real Werewolves

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Jack and Diane: S’Ellen Out

If you didn’t like Ellen Page in Hard Candy, and don’t understand how a 15-year-old can accept pregnancy like a vicodin cocktail in Juno, then maybe you were counting on something to look forward to in her next role, Jack and Diane: Please don’t. Hard Candy was a highly thought-provoking film that made people wonder…Continue readingJack and Diane: S’Ellen Out

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How Packs Work

One of the most interesting parts of Twilight is of course, the werewolves. And with a New Moon on the horizon, we are about to get a closer look at Stephenie Meyer’s version of the werewolf pack and how it works. New Moon is of course, all about the wolves but it seems that Meyer…Continue readingHow Packs Work

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Health Concerns for Werewolves

Werewolves don’t have as many weaknesses as humans or vampires, but they do have weaknesses all the same, and while some of these are easily recalled to the mind, no one thinks of the most important health concerns for werewolves. It’s time to start applying a bit more logic to the werewolf scene, so that…Continue readingHealth Concerns for Werewolves

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Upcoming Werewolf Movies

Most of this year and next year’s upcoming werewolf features are low-budget drive-in shockers, –but we don’t count that as a bad thing. But a sad, fuzzy part of the inner me does wish that for once, someone would spend big money on some werewolves. Keep your eyes open for these films, coming soon, and…Continue readingUpcoming Werewolf Movies

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List of Wilf (Werewolves I’d Like to F**k)

After doing a post similar to this here, I thought, why not do one for werewolves. I mean, werewolf men are powerful, deliciously wild and damned sexy. So here’s my personal list of werewolves I’d love to spend a few nights with. Leave a comment and let us know who would make your list. (In…Continue readingList of Wilf (Werewolves I’d Like to F**k)

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Four Awesome Werewolf Animes

Werewolves are largely unrepresented in the media, but still remain the main contenders for vampires; because everyone knows that werewolves kick ass, of course. With all the hype about werewolf movies, cartoons, and comic books, what happened to werewolf anime? While werewolves don’t really play a major part in Japanese folklore, their American counterparts drifted…Continue readingFour Awesome Werewolf Animes

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For Werewolves with iPhones…

I imagine the worst thing about being a werewolf would be changing into a different form when it’s not such a convenient time for it. Imagine being in the grocery store or hanging out with friends, forgetting the time, and allowing everyone in on your very big secret! Whether you’re a werewolf that only changes…Continue readingFor Werewolves with iPhones…

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Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Does Something For Us Dogs

Sure, Leo doesn’t exactly look or act like he’s on the werewolf side of things, but you won’t believe the surprises he has in store for us. Gasp! The screenwriter of Orphan, –that crazy kick ass movie that had a twist I sure as hell didn’t see coming, –David Leslie Johnson, will be handling a…Continue readingLeonardo DiCaprio Finally Does Something For Us Dogs

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The Werewolf of Hüsby

Time again for another supposedly true tale reported in the middle ages. This werewolf occurrence happened in Hüsby, Germany. In this small village lived an old, penny-pinching woman. So stingy was this woman that she gave her farmhands very little to eat, although there was fresh meat every Sunday.  The household wondered about this, because…Continue readingThe Werewolf of Hüsby

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Craig and the Werewolf Plus! Exclusive Interview with Actor/Creator Brett Register!

It’s not easy being a noob werewolf, and Craig makes that painfully obvious. Trapped in a mutual lease with his deranged werewolf roommate Brett, it isn’t long before “gets down with the sickness” as well. Soon, he’s chewing on people, and experiencing a little trouble with his girlfriend. She’s pretty understanding though, being a vampire…Continue readingCraig and the Werewolf Plus! Exclusive Interview with Actor/Creator Brett Register!

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Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow

On my last trip to heaven, aka the book store, I came across the book Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow and after giving it a look thought “Wow! A werewolf horror novel written in poetic verse! Why the hell haven’t I heard of this book until now?” So once I got home I had to…Continue readingSharp Teeth by Toby Barlow

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Why the Christmas Myth?

There are as many legends surrounding werewolves as there are werewolves themselves but most recently it was the Christmas myth that intrigued me. Apparently, being born on Christmas Day either makes you more prone to being a werewolf or is a sure sign that someone you’re in contact with is a werewolf, should that happen…Continue readingWhy the Christmas Myth?

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The Werewolves of Greifswald

Centuries old records from towns and cities throughout Europe often mention infestations of some sort of supernatural foe. Sometimes it was vampires, other times it was demons or evil spirits, and of course, some times it was werewolves. Records from 1640 show that the German city of Greifswald was once completely overrun by gruesome werewolves.…Continue readingThe Werewolves of Greifswald

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Five Fabulous Werewolf Comics

Werewolf, 1966 – Only three issues of this comic were ever made, sadly enough, –so if you happen to be an owner, congratulations! The story follows a super agent werewolf, Major Wiley Wolf. After his plane crashes in the Arctic Circle, Wiley has amnesia, begins living with wolves, turns feral ( and probably goes bonkers),…Continue readingFive Fabulous Werewolf Comics

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That’s Just Berserk!

We may not often use the term ‘berserk’ to describe werewolves but, it certainly is quite fitting. The most fitting actually, seeing as how the term berserk actually stems from the legends of the Norseman. This legend contained warriors that were called the Berserkers. Berserk actually means ‘bear skin’ and these warriors were so named…Continue readingThat’s Just Berserk!

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The Green Wolf Celebration

Hey readers, this post is about a celebration from way back. Woo! Party? Well not exactly, I’m afraid this is a little different than what you imagined. The celebration of the green wolf marks an ancient custom that observes the times way back when wolves, outlaws and you guessed it, werewolves would hide in the…Continue readingThe Green Wolf Celebration

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Being Human & the American Remake

George Sands is the werewolf in Being Human, and although he’s great, he’s also kind of a nerd; with an IQ of 156, George is intelligent, though socially inept, and refers to being a werewolf as “that thing that happens to me once a month.” So, in a way, George sort of deals with being…Continue readingBeing Human & the American Remake

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More Than A Single Word

This post is for all the word lovers out there. The word “werewolf” is obviously one we have all heard before and like any word this one’s origins can be traced way back . But werewolf isn’t the only word used to describe our beloved furry beasts, of course not, there are many. In the…Continue readingMore Than A Single Word

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Rambo V: The Savage Hunt

What could possibly be cooler and more badass than Rambo? Rambo and a werewolf, that’s what! The once lucrative franchise is now clearly grasping at straws to hold its head above water, but hey, that’s okay, because werewolves, –or at least, a creature that resembles one, –are involved. The film is supposed to be released,…Continue readingRambo V: The Savage Hunt

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The Best Werewolf Movie I’ve Seen In Years…. Is 5 Minutes Long

There’s a perverted werewolf, a pig with a penchant for torture porn parody, and a cat-girl furry thing who uses her many charms to seduce her naughty friends in this amalgamation of deliriously strange movie madness. I haven’t been this wrapped up in a werewolf movie since I saw Ginger Snaps for the first time.…Continue readingThe Best Werewolf Movie I’ve Seen In Years…. Is 5 Minutes Long

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A Cautionary Tale

A werewolf needs to be careful; you don’t want someone to discover what you are. People destroy what they fear and if people happen to learn that there is a monstrous werewolf living among them then they will do everything they can to get rid of it. So today I’ll tell you two true tales…Continue readingA Cautionary Tale

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Little Women & Werewolves

First there was Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and I admit it, I rebelled. I still haven’t read it because, well, –zombies just aren’t my thing, and I didn’t want to see the beautiful Austen world overrun with zombies. But I admit I’m thawing. Next in the list of classic literature mash-ups, is another Austen…Continue readingLittle Women & Werewolves

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Weird Werewolf Wonders: Nine Things You Have to Buy!

1. Silver Bullets – Too bad you have to request them custom made, or make them yourself, –yes, sad but true. Silver bullets are not commercially manufactured, but you can order them from most major ammo companies. 2. Werewolf Hunting & Specimen Kit – The kit includes handwritten notes on anatomy, weaknesses, sightings, experiences, and…Continue readingWeird Werewolf Wonders: Nine Things You Have to Buy!

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A Deeper Look Into Little Red Riding Hood

All of us have heard the tale of Little Red Riding Hood, the famous fairytale about the girl in the red cloak that visits her grandma in the woods only to find the big bad wolf ate grandma and plans on eating her as well.  Yes yes, we all know this story. In the version…Continue readingA Deeper Look Into Little Red Riding Hood

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Three Terrible Werewolf Movies You Can’t Miss

1. Daughter of a Werewolf aka La lupa mannara – In this nifty Italian film from ’68, after being raped at 15, a young female descendant of werewolves, Daniela, goes on a killing rampage. She starts her rampage with her sister’s new husband Fabian, seducing him, then eating him. A blowjob that ends as badly…Continue readingThree Terrible Werewolf Movies You Can’t Miss

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Show us your werewolf costume

Show Us Your Werewolf Costume! What kind of werewolf are you dressing up as this Halloween? The fearsome and gory monster, the goofy friendly wolf, Twilight’s Jacob Black? Or something totally different? Why not show us by sending a photo of your awesome werewolf costume to mail@darkness.com with the title “Werewolf Costume” and then we…Continue readingShow us your werewolf costume

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Why the Wolf?

Those that believe that werewolves are not real creatures but simply legends of folklore and beings made for our entertainment, sometimes wonder why the form of the wolf was chosen. What is it about the beauty of the woods that sparks such fear and awe all at the same time? So, out of all the…Continue readingWhy the Wolf?

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The Ginger Snaps Trilogy

I love this trilogy; deeply, and anyone who doesn’t can just leave the room now. From the haunting orchestral soundtracks, to the gruesome effects, I’m in love. There’s a lot of talk about how the original film was a metaphor for the horrors of female puberty, –trust me, guys, female adolescence has never before been…Continue readingThe Ginger Snaps Trilogy

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Werewolves: The Dark Survivors Special

So, Animal Planet, yes, Animal Planet just debuted their dark and twisted werewolf special,  Werewolves: The Dark Survivors.  This special is a “mockumentary,” a fake documentary meant to sound like something real.  According to Animal Planet’s website… Dare to imagine that werewolves aren’t myths, but are actually a part of our world. Since escaping to…Continue readingWerewolves: The Dark Survivors Special

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The Best of Cartoon Werewolves

1. Wolfie from the Groovie Ghoulies, circa 1970, –the hippest cat, well, actually, dog, around –looking fabulousin Jesus-sandals and a yellow outfit, his two best buddies were Frankie and Bella La Ghostly, –a fabulous vampire type guy who looks like Dracula in spandex and pumps. The band plays a new pop song each show, and…Continue readingThe Best of Cartoon Werewolves

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Is That A Werewolf?!

So lets say it’s the seventh century, yea, that far back, and you suspect you or someone you know just might be a werewolf. But how can you be sure? I mean, you don’t want any mistakes, any risks, right? Don’t worry boys and gals, I’ve got what you need. You see, back then “doctors”…Continue readingIs That A Werewolf?!

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A Love Affair with a Beast

Before there was Twilight, or Blood & Chocolate to demonstrate themes of werewolves in love with humans, and humans in love with werewolves, there was The Company of Wolves. Inherent throughout the film are various popular themes, both cinematic and social, and shares certain similarities with the film Labyrinth of the same era. For example,…Continue readingA Love Affair with a Beast

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Were They Bitten? Or is it Ergot Poisoning?

One of the most fun things about looking into the world of all things wolf is finding out all the different theories of why people are turned into werewolves. The most generally believed thought is that a human is bitten by a werewolf and voila! They become one themselves. But, back in France during the…Continue readingWere They Bitten? Or is it Ergot Poisoning?

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Werewolf Clothes For Werewolf Fans

On a recent trip to the store I saw that they had a few “I Love Vampires” shirts for sale, as a vampire fan myself I was like “score!” but then noticed there wasn’t a single werewolf shirt. Unfortunately, with vamps being so popular you wont find them all over like you’ll find vampire shirts.…Continue readingWerewolf Clothes For Werewolf Fans

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The Gruesome Case of Peter Stubb

Peter Stubb was a once human changed into werewolf that was put to trial in 1573. His crime was turning into a werewolf and committing several horrendous acts. Burning up the countryside with his uncontrollable rage and vicious urges, Stubb was being accused of killing much of the livestock within the country of Cologne, which…Continue readingThe Gruesome Case of Peter Stubb

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Making A Deal with Darkness

There are multiple ways for someone to become a werewolf and this post is about one of those methods. It involves an ancient ritual that is believed to have been used long ago by those that wanted to shift into a wolf. There is an ancient text then describes this mysterious ritual, a ritual meant…Continue readingMaking A Deal with Darkness

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How to Dress as a Werewolf for Halloween

There’s no doubt that werewolves have made a huge comeback as one of the sexiest and most intriguing forms of the supernatural there is. Werewolves made their mark on pop culture in the 80s with films like Teen Wolf and, thanks to another popular teen movie, Twilight, they’re back! Because of this, many people are…Continue readingHow to Dress as a Werewolf for Halloween

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Do Werewolves Really Heal that Fast?

I tell you, Twilight has opened up a whole new world for me! And not just with the whole leach factor either, but with those who have the ability to change into another form entirely. Of course, I’m talking about Jacob Black and his whole pack of werewolves. Learning about all the werewolf legends, and…Continue readingDo Werewolves Really Heal that Fast?