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Frostbite: A Werewolf Tale

With vampires being as popular as they are nowadays, werewolves aren’t getting too much entertainment love. There are loads of vampire books being released every week but not too many werewolf books; hopefully in the future that will change. As of right now most of the werewolf books coming out are romance novels, which is…Continue readingFrostbite: A Werewolf Tale

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167 Werewolf Inspired Songs for Werewolves

Welcome back faithful readers and hello new readers, If you are on this site reading this I am assuming you like werewolves. Right? Good. You probably like music as well, because come on, who doesn’t? So if you mix the two you have werewolf-y musical goodness! Hurray!  This post is dedicated to music that has…Continue reading167 Werewolf Inspired Songs for Werewolves

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A Look Into Transformation

Transform, sequence, phase, metamorphosize, morph, shift, change, transition… on and on, call it whatever you like it all comes down to one thing – man turning into beast. Today we’ll discuss the actual physical change. Authors, TV shows, movies, they all have their own image of the change from human to wolf. In movies like…Continue readingA Look Into Transformation

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Never Piss Off The Wolf

Today readers, I’ll be telling you an old werewolf tale that comes from France, a land full of werewolf stories. This story is about how you never mess with a werewolf because, well, payback is a bitch. This story is about a nobleman from Brittany named Bisclavret. Bisclavret would disappear into the forest for three…Continue readingNever Piss Off The Wolf

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Another American Werewolf in London

Hey all you werewolf movie lovers, it looks like the classic werewolf flick, An American Werewolf In London, is getting remade. You read that correctly, the cult hit that was written and direction by the popular John Landis and released in 1981 is getting remade. We hear that John Landis has sold the remake rights…Continue readingAnother American Werewolf in London

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The Original Werewolves

Now we’ve already covered the first fictional werewolf tale, but what about the first real werewolf story? For this story we’ll have to go to the beautiful country of Ireland. Yes, one of the very first real werewolves comes from the picturesque Ireland. Once, long ago Ireland was known as “Wolfland” for all the countless…Continue readingThe Original Werewolves

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Bleeding Medicine

Come closer, gather round and have a seat, I’ve got a story you boys and gals. Once upon a time… haha kidding. Ok ok, serious now. This story comes straight from Sicilian folklore and is about a wealthy nobleman who was cursed by the full moon. Ba ba buuuum! Cue the thunderclaps and heavy wind.…Continue readingBleeding Medicine

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Teen Wolf Remake

With the vampire fad hitting its peak werewolves are gaining and gaining in popularity every week. With the wolf-centric New Moon movie coming out soon (second in the Twilight Saga) and now MTV’s remake of the classic Teen Wolf, werewolves are finally getting their chance to shine. The original Teen Wolf hit theaters in 1985…Continue readingTeen Wolf Remake

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The First

Werewolves are ancient beings, they may not have always gone by that name but they have for sure been around for a long while. But what was the first fictional story of man turning into beast?  That would be the tale of Niciros. Now, many scholars argue that Gilgamesh is the first werewolf story, but…Continue readingThe First

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New Moon: Introducing The Pack

Yup, it is time to talk about the second Twilight flick, New Moon. But why are we talking about this series, with its glittery vampires, on here? Because this second movie is when we meet the La Push werewolf pack, this is the movie where (the now sexy) Jacob Black gets more than a small…Continue readingNew Moon: Introducing The Pack

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Native American Werewolves

Native Americans have incredibly profound and fascinating beliefs, many of them involving wolves. To several tribes (past and present), the wolf itself is known as a protective spirit or totem. They view the wolf as a wise fellow hunter to be respected and admired. In spite of what some Twilight fans think, Stephenie Meyer wasn’t…Continue readingNative American Werewolves

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A Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1990s

As previously shown in ‘Nearly 10 Years of Werewolves‘, there are loads of werewolf movies out there that very few of us have heard of. So here we are again, this time werewolf movies from the 90’s. Here is your list of the superb Hollywood blockbusters and the low budget disasters and everything in between…Continue readingA Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1990s

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A Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 2000s

From year 2000 until now there have been a large handful of werewolf movies released. Most of us have only heard of movies like Underworld or Van Helsing but there are a significant number of lesser known films that deserve a mention and some werewolf fan lovin’… or mocking (gotta love campy flicks that amuse…Continue readingA Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 2000s

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The Wolfman

The Wolfman is a remake of a movie of the same title from 1941. The film is set in the 1880s and follows Lawrence Talbot (played by Benicio del Toro) who returns home and to this estranged father (Anthony Hopkins) when he learns of his brother’s disappearance.  During the course of the investigation Lawrence discovers…Continue readingThe Wolfman

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World of Warcraft: Worgen

Confirmed at Blizzcon 2009 was the new World of Warcraft expansion, set to come out in 2010.  If you are a die-hard WoW fan like myself you probably came close to dying due to an extreme nerdgasm when you heard about Cataclysm. I mean, the new world changing storyline,  the archeology profession, the class/race additions,…Continue readingWorld of Warcraft: Worgen

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Clinical Lycanthropy

Clinical Lycanthropy is a mental illness (specifically, a psychiatric syndrome) that involves a strong delusional belief in the afflicted person that they have transformed into an animal, often a wolf. The syndrome is diagnosed by either a lucid patient indicating that he or she has at one time transformed into an animal, or by observing…Continue readingClinical Lycanthropy

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Hypertrichosis (Werewolf Syndrome)

Hypertrichosis is a genetic disorder that triggers uncontrolled hair growth due to physical defects like non-functioning of endocrine gland, infections, mutation, malnutrition, drugs or hereditary factors. Also called werewolf syndrome, it leads to hair formation in unwanted areas generally exempting the hands, feet and eyes. Werewolf syndrome is a rare condition which affects only one…Continue readingHypertrichosis (Werewolf Syndrome)

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Vampires & Werewolves: Similarities and Differences

Vampires and werewolves are familiar monsters to most of us. They star in movies and are popular Halloween costume choices. However, these mystical creatures also share deeper similarities. Both vampires and werewolves are shape-shifting creatures. They are thought to change form from a human to an animal. In the case of a vampire, an undead…Continue readingVampires & Werewolves: Similarities and Differences

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Therianthropy (Human Shapeshifters)

Therianthropy is a term referring to the metamorphosis of humans into beasts. One of the most common talked about therianthropy or human shape shifter is the werewolf. Werewolves and other half man, half beast creatures have always been a part of popular mythology. There are several different types of Therianthropy. In many cultures there is…Continue readingTherianthropy (Human Shapeshifters)

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Werewolves In Films

Mankind has been fascinated with werewolves for many centuries. A werewolf, which is also called as wolf man, is a person who changes into a wolf, typically when there is a full moon and returns to human form by day. In most folk tales, the werewolf was characterized as a demon, a part of Satan’s…Continue readingWerewolves In Films

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Werewolves in Literature

The idea of the mythological, or mystical has always been a source of inspiration for literature. The reader is automatically drawn to something outside of their individual reality – we are attracted to the strange the obscene, the horrifying and the unknown. Throughout history legends have fed off of our fears – the subjects of…Continue readingWerewolves in Literature

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How To Kill A Werewolf

Werewolves or lycanthropes are mythical man-beast hybrid creatures that exist in the legends of many different cultures throughout the world. The transformation has been said to occur for many different reasons and in many different ways, but the most common form of the myth in horror stories today is the man who changes into a…Continue readingHow To Kill A Werewolf

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Werewolves Around the World

Werewolves have been a part of the folklore of many different cultures since ancient times. Images of European werewolves in dark forests usually come to mind when the beasts are mentioned. However, stories of lycanthropes and shape changers have permeated the mythos of cultures as diverse and aged as Ancient Greece to Native American folklore.…Continue readingWerewolves Around the World

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Where Do Werewolves Come From?

Where do werewolves come from? Werewolves are no doubt familiar to anyone who has read a good set of horror stories. These mythical creatures seem like normal humans – except in the case of a full moon. At that time they transform into a wolf, or a wolf and man hybrid creature. While the definition…Continue readingWhere Do Werewolves Come From?

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How To Become A Werewolf

A werewolf is a human who has the ability to turn into a wolf-like beast. Though it is once though you must either be bitten by a werewolf or have a placed with said curse placed on your in order to become a werewolf many other ways are also effective. As a man, after stripping…Continue readingHow To Become A Werewolf