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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…

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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…

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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”…

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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,…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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