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Immortal Night: The MMORPG

Hey readers, today’s post is about a new mmorpg (Massively multiplayer online role-playing game) I came across recently called Immortal Night. The game already has thousands of players and better yet, it’s free. With the economy sucking as badly as it does having a free video game to play rock all sorts of awesome (especially…Continue readingImmortal Night: The MMORPG

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The Werewolf’s Guide to Life: A Manual for the Newly Bitten

The Werewolf’s Guide to Life: A Manual for the Newly Bitten by Ritch Duncan and Bob Powers is an entertaining and educational book perfect for any werewolf or werewolf fan. The manual-style book is a “how to” for recently turned werewolves. It’s fun and informative, filling you in on things like your first transformation (take…Continue readingThe Werewolf’s Guide to Life: A Manual for the Newly Bitten

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Skin On Me!

There are folktales about everything from trapped women with climbable hair to elves that do nothing but make shoes – so of course, there would be a few werewolf tales out there as well. The old werewolf fairytale I’m going to tell you today comes from Croatia, it may not be a happy ending kinda…Continue readingSkin On Me!

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Taking a Werewolf at Face Value

Werewolves are definitely a supernatural form that are difficult, and actually mostly impossible, to conquer. Because of this, in the legends and myths surrounding werewolves, it’s most important that humans and other enemies of the wolf, can spot him while he is in human form. Werewolves, while human, have a very different look that other…Continue readingTaking a Werewolf at Face Value

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A Series For Teens: The Kiesha’ra

Thanks to Twilight young readers are falling in love with werewolves all over again and are hungry for more young adult books featuring our furry friends. But when you look up books on werewolves most of them are adult books, many of which are trashy romance novels not really fit for a 13-year-old. So today…Continue readingA Series For Teens: The Kiesha’ra

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Benandanti Werewolves

Benandanti werewolves are unique because they are not only a particular type of werewolf, they also carry with them their own unique legend and myth. In fact, the myth of the Benandanti werewolf dies out sometime around 1610, when the Benandanti werewolves become the very things that they had spent their time in the Underworld…Continue readingBenandanti Werewolves

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Werewolf Game

Time for a game of Werewolf! Never heard of it? That’s cool, I’ll fill you in. Werewolf is an old role playing party game, one that probably isn’t played as often now with video games and whatnot but is still fun none the less. And the cool thing is, it’s now being played on twitter…Continue readingWerewolf Game

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Magical Transformation

Many countries and many cultures have their own werewolf or shapeshifter myths and folklore. There are countless ideas and theories all on this one topic (all of which are awesome). One ancient idea was that of donning animal skins in order to get that animal’s powers, as I mentioned in the Native American post.  But…Continue readingMagical Transformation

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The Beta Werewolf

The Beta werewolf is a werewolf that was once entirely human, but became a werewolf after being bitten by another wolf. Beta werewolves could have also become that way by having a curse placed on them. Either way, a Beta werewolf is one that does not wish to be a werewolf. These Beta wolves also…Continue readingThe Beta Werewolf

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Laurell K. Hamilton’s Werewolves

There are loads of werewolf books out there, some with incredibly complex werewolf lore created by the author, others with… cliché, overdone werewolf storylines. But out of all the author views on werewolves one of my ultimate favorites has got to be Laurell K. Hamilton’s werewolves in the Anita Blake series (book one). She takes…Continue readingLaurell K. Hamilton’s Werewolves

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A Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1980s

Coming back for another decade of werewolf movies, this time the 1980s. Teen Wolf: A classic werewolf movie about Michael J. Fox’s character Scott, a high school student who discovers that his family has an unusual heritage when he finds himself transforming into a werewolf. Not only does Scott have to deal with high school…Continue readingA Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1980s

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The Alpha Wolf

There are many different kinds of werewolves, and the Alpha Wolf is just one. Although some may argue the Alpha Wolf is the most important and powerful kind of werewolf there is. Historically the Alpha werewolf is a shape changing creature that can become wolf by rubbing an ointment on themselves or by wearing a…Continue readingThe Alpha Wolf

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Werewolf Women of the SS Movie?

Werewolf Women of the SS is one of the fake Grindhouse trailers shown in the movie. Directors Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino decided to have other directors make these fake movie trailers to show in their films and the Werewolf Women of the SS was trailer was created by the horror master Rob Zombie. This…Continue readingWerewolf Women of the SS Movie?

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The Remedies For Being a Werewolf

There are certainly many advantages to being a werewolf. You’re stronger than anyone, can run faster than anyone, and have immense freedom, being able to go wherever you want, in a relatively short period of time. But, when the legends of werewolves first started, many thought of it as being a curse, and something that…Continue readingThe Remedies For Being a Werewolf

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Destruction: Wolfsbane

Wolfsbane. This plant had been known in the werewolf world for some time. Lets say you aren’t here to learn about our beloved werewolves, that you aren’t one of those that want to become a wolf; you are in fact on the hunt and are looking for ways to kill these supposed beasts. There are…Continue readingDestruction: Wolfsbane

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Werewolf Spell

Through out time there has been an assortment of stories on how a person becomes a werewolf. Sometimes it’s a curse caused by a single bite, sometimes punishment brought on by a God’s wrath, or by what today’s post is about, a spell. So back in the day, like, way back during the Middle Ages…Continue readingWerewolf Spell

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The Top Three Grossest Werewolves In Cinema

There are probably several raunchy werewolf scenes in movies, but here are the grossest that I can remember, –others are probably worse, and if you want to contribute your “grossest werewolf” experience, feel free to add it in the comments. I’ll look back in a week, and if you’ve got any good ones, I’ll watch…Continue readingThe Top Three Grossest Werewolves In Cinema

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Mount Lykaion’s Curse

Hey guys, it’s time again for another ancient werewolf tale. This time we are going way back to ancient Greece. The time of vengeful and fearful gods and goddesses, a time of ghastly curses and harsh revenge. Our tale today takes us to the mysterious top of Mount Lykaion, a remote spot in Arcadia in…Continue readingMount Lykaion’s Curse

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A Case of Lycanthropy

Now we have already covered clinical lycanthropy on this site in the excellent post here. But today I am going back to it, recounting an actual real case of clinical lycanthropy. This will give you a deeper look into this illness. The case I am talking about is one that was published in The American…Continue readingA Case of Lycanthropy

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Exclusive Radio Interview With The Editor!

That’s right, I’m being interviewed by Dr. William Lester, tonight! You can tune in at GameConRadio.com, where I’ll be broadcast tonight, Sept. 26th, at 10pm. We’ll be talking about werewolves in general, origins, media hype, werewolves vs. vampires in pop culture, and other werewolf subjects, –we will also briefly discuss the upcoming Darkness convention, where…Continue readingExclusive Radio Interview With The Editor!

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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