werewolf, werewolves and lycans

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The Sad Story of Hans the Werewolf

During the famous Werewolf Trials in Estonia, there was one story in particular about a man who lived his life feeling as most werewolves do, I imagine – lonely and out of place in his own skin. This man came to be known as Hans the Werewolf, and he was an Estonian that was tried…

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The Firebird and the Gray Wolf

An overlooked werewolf appears in the Russian fairy tale of Prince Ivan and the Firebird. Prince Ivan, the son of a powerful tsar, discovers that the Firebird is responsible for stealing golden apples from his father’s orchard. Prince Ivan hunts this Firebird, with glowing feathers. He is attacked on his path by a gray wolf,…

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Never Cry Werewolf

Hey there guys, I bet some of you teens are looking for a new book to curl up with and a new werewolf to fall in love with.  Well I recently heard of the book Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis and everyone that has spoken of it has nothing but good things to say…

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The Different Types of Shifting

Sure, werewolves can do lots of stuff. But can they do anything other than shift shape? I mean really, when you consider all that is in a werewolf’s realm of abilities, simply turning from man to wolf and back again can become quite boring. So, what else can they do? There are actually lots of…

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Hounds of God

We’ve written about Thiess and the Benandanti werewolves and werewolf witch trials before, but there’s more to the story. In the late 1600s, 1692 to be exact, in Jurgenburg, Livonia, a very old man of about 80 years old, named Thiess claimed to be a werewolf. Why would anyone in their right mind make such…

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Will Werewolves Kill the Vampire Craze?

The big question on the minds of many bloggers today is “can werewolves kill the vampire craze?” I have been wondering that myself, is it the time where the werewolves take over the vampires? Maybe, maybe not. The thing is, as kickass as werewolves are, they lack many of the elements that make vampires so…

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Yummy Werewolf Chicken Claws

Normally, getting werewolves and chickens would end in disaster. Well, for the chicken anyway. But in this case, the two work together to make you (or the wolf-lover in your life), some very delicious snacks! Just for fun, we’ve dug up this yummy werewolf chicken claws recipe! What You’ll Need: Nonstick vegetable spray 10 chicken…

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The Vilkacis

Time again for another wonderful werewolf myth. Woo! This time we’re traveling to a land of rich history, beautiful lakes and dark forests – Lithuania. The vilkacis, which literally means “wolf eyes” is a werewolf that comes from Lithuanian mythology. The vilkacis is a regular human that has the ability to shapeshift into a wolf,…

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Upcoming Werewolf Game: The Grinder

At last we’re getting a werewolf console game! Soon werewolves will be coming to your Wii, PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Yay! Don’t get me wrong, those browser games are all well and good but it’s time for a bigger game. The Grinder is a first-person shooter video game in development by High Voltage…

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St. Patrick’s Werewolves

Before I tell you the tale of St. Patrick and the werewolves of Ireland I need you to clear your mind of St. Patrick’s Day parties, clovers, green glitter and beer. Good, now we can begin. According to legend, St. Patrick once punished the Welsh king Vereticus by transforming him into a wolf. While St….

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Get Ready for More of Our Favorite Lycans in Underworld 4!

If you thought that producers had taken werewolves howling at the moon to new heights, wait until you see Underworld 4! There has been a lot of talk about this movie, and a lot of rumors about whether or not it’s actually happening. Now there has been confirmation from several sites including Bloody Disgusting, that…

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THE WOLFMAN CONTEST!

Yes, were throwing a Wolfman contest! Woooo! And let me just say, we’ve got some excellent prizes for you. The buzz on The Wolfman is huge, no doubt this movie is going to be a hit. Out with the cute and fluffy werewolves and in with the bloodthirsty and frightening Wolfman! In theaters February 12,…

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Russell Tovey Interview: Being Human

Russle Tovey plays the self-loathing werewolf George on the hit BBC show Being Human. The show features more than our new favorite werewolf, but also a ghost and a vampire. All three of these supernatural beings live (or unlive) together, trying desperately to to fit in with the world, but being human is easier said…

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New Moon DVD Release News

Cue the screaming girls! The Twilight craze continues with the upcoming DVD release of the werewolf-filled New Moon on Saturday, March 20th, 2010. Now, you hardcore Twilight fans are going to want to either wait in line at a midnight release, or you can pre-order from sites like Amazon or Barnes and Noble. The cool…

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Battlefield Heroes gets Some Furry Dogs and ew, Vamps Too

Battlefield Heroes has been a favorite free online downloadable game for many for awhile now. But EA Digital Illusions, who develops the game, has just released a version in which werewolves are included. But don’t worry. You’re not going to flip on the screen and see half-naked teen heartthrobs racing across your screen. These wolves…

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The Duchess of Malfi

Stories of werewolves have been around for ages – from stories spread by word of mouth to modern day films and books. But these new and bloody werewolves may not have come to be if it weren’t for the macabre renaissance play, The Duchess of Malfi. Written in 1612 by John Webster, this sinister and…

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Werewolves in The Vampire Diaries?

The CW’s hit show The Vampire Diaries went far beyond everyone’s expectations, growing and growing in popularity with each fantastic episode. You’ve got Elena Gilbert, the human stuck between two gorgeous vampire brothers. The first brother being Stefan Salvatore, the sweet and kind vegetarian vampire, then you’ve got Damon Salvatore, the hot as hell, dangerously…

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Strip Mauled

One of our kickass readers (thanks Paul!) recently recommended a werewolf book to us, and after taking a look it definitely sounds interesting. Strip Mauled is the name of this book and it’s a collection of short stories about werewolves. Edited by award winning author, Esther Friesner, this book is sure to be a hit…

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The Marrok Werewolf

As some of you may know, I’ve recently discovered the little treasure that is Patricia Briggs. As I delve further into the series though, there was a term that I just couldn’t wrap my head around. That term was the ‘Marrok.’ Well, I could put two and two together in regards to the Mercy Thompson…

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A Kind-Hearted Werewolf

Most of the werewolves in folklore, film and books are usually these monstrous and ferocious beasts that turn anyone unlucky enough to cross them into nothing but a pile of bloody pulp. But among the chaos and gore is one old folk tale of a sweet and kind werewolf. The unique werewolves I am speaking…

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The Werewolf of Death

Time again for a mythological werewolf, one of my favorite kinds. This time we’ll jump head first into the world of Guaraní mythology and tell the tale of Tau and Kerana and their werewolf son. One day Tau, the spirit of evil, saw the incredibly beautiful Guaraní woman, Kerana and had to have her. So…

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Is Pepto Bismol a Cure for Being a Werewolf?

A couple of nights ago Jay Leno had a very funny part of his segment Dealing with the Public. This is actually Part 2 of the segment as Jay has done one in the past. But this one was HYSTERICAL and you can check it out on Hulu here. In the clip, Leno talks about…

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The Beast of Bray Road

Is it a werewolf or something entirely different? Ever since the 1980s there have been many reported sightings in Elkhorn, Wisconsin of some unknown creature, now known as the Beast of Bray Road. Witnesses have said a few different things about the beast – some say it resembles a hairy biped like Bigfoot. Others have…

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Le Loup Garou

There are far more werewolf legends and folklore than anyone is able to count. But there is one that is so cool that it even got its own stamp made in its honor. That werewolf is the Le Loup Garou. The Le Loup Garou werewolf is a werewolf myth that comes from French Canadian folklore…

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Please Turn Me Into A Werewolf!

“Please turn me into a werewolf!” This is something I read quite often in the comments left on the site. Now, before I continue I want to make it perfectly clear that this is by no means an insult to those that wish to become werewolves. I can understand your reasons for wishing it, so…

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