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Tales from the Darkside DVD Contest!

Season 3 of Tales from the Darkside has come to DVD, –and guess what? We have a ton of copies that we’re giving away FREE to our readers! The new DVD is an easy way to navigate through your favorite episodes of Tales from the Darkside Season 3. If you’ve never heard of it, try…

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St. Francis and the God-Fearing Wolf

Today’s tale is one of those that will piss off most wolf-lovers. Wolves are ferocious, deadly and they sure don’t bow to anyone – but this story says otherwise. One of the most famous stories of St. Francis is when he tamed the wolf that was terrorizing the people of Gubbio. While St. Francis was…

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Are Rabies Responsible For Werewolf Myths?

A lot of our old folktales come from the fact that people in the Middle Ages didn’t have the scientific knowledge to logically explain certain medical conditions, so they assumed that it was simply magic. From their ignorance came forth many of the myths and folktales we know so well. But what about werewolves? Is…

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The Werewolves of Dark Shadows

Back in the 60s there was Dark Shadows, a hugely popular show that followed a family of vampires. Dark Shadows was a gothic soap opera that featured plots lines involving not only vampires, but werewolves, ghosts, zombies, witches, warlocks, time travel (both into the past and into the future), and a parallel universe. Dark Shadows…

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Who Is Your Favorite Twilight Werewolf?

With Eclipse coming to theaters soon (June 30), Twilight fever is coming back in full force. As usual, most websites focus on the vampires in the series, but here at Werewolves.com we’ve got Twilight’s wolf pack on our minds. Which brings us today’s question, who is your favorite werewolf in the Twilight Saga? The Twilight…

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True Blood Werewolf Update!

True Blood is coming back for its third season June 13, and this time around there’s a whole lot of werewolf action.  To get you furry fans pumped up for the upcoming season I bring you all sorts of werewolf-filled True Blood news! The New Werewolf Cast Joe Manganiello: Joe has landed the big role…

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Little Women and Werewolves Rejection Letter

Chances are we’ve all heard of Porter Grand’s Little Women and Werewolves, yet another literary monster mash-up. Thanks to Seth Grahame-Smith’s crazy popular Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, the publishing world has gone crazy over mixing the classics with monsters. The public’s view of these new books is pretty mixed, people either love or hate…

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New Twilight Director’s Letter to Fans!

Good news Team Jacob fans!  This past weekend, director Bill Condon broke his silence on Breaking Dawn, the upcoming movie adaptation of the fourth novel in the Twilight series. Just like previous directors Chris Weitz and David Slade, the director introduced himself to the Twi-hards with an online letter, reassuring them that he will do…

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The Androscoggin County Werewolf?

Most werewolf folktales are from centuries ago, long before they had the knowledge we have now to explain strange occurrences. Yet even now in our time of science and logic some continue to believe in the weird and paranormal, which we saw a few years back in Turner, Maine. In 2006 a mysterious creature was…

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Wolf-Man VS Piranha-Man: Howl of the Piranha

Hahahaha -ahem- yea, I have to thank to the folks over at Werewolf News for bringing this beauty to my attention. A movie about a Wolf-Man battling it out with a Piranha-Man, a movie so bad that PETA tried to have it banned. Seriously. Check out the, uh, interesting synopsis from the movie’s Facebook page:…

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10 Werewolf Romance Series You Need to Read

There’s more out there than just Twilight, and Laurell K. Hamilton regurgitae-maximae. the popular writers get a lot of coverage, but with so many werewolf romance stories out there, sometimes it’s just easier to grab what everyone else is reading, instead of choosing something that no one has told you anything about, and that you…

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The Annoying Böxenwolf

Werewolf folklore time! Woooo! So, in Germany in the region between the Diester River and the Weser River they tell a tale about the odd böxenwolf, a werewolf that’s more of a pain in the ass than a deadly fearful monster. The böxenwolf liked to spend its nights preying upon weary travelers, but he didn’t…

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Mini-Biography: Tyler Lockwood, Werewolf Candidate

Tyler Lockwood is as much a part of Mystic Falls as any other member of the ‘Founding Families’. The Founding Families are, well, exactly what they sound like; the ancestors responsible for founding Mystic Falls, as screwy and weird as the place is. The families who founded the town were steeped in secrecy, and at…

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Shakira’s She-Wolf Covered by a uh… Boy Band?

Shakira’s song about a man-eating werewolf babe is cute, and the video is sexy. A hot blonde wriggling around in a skin tight, flech colored …thing, inside a cage? And a black leotard with missing bits? The video is really sexy, especially the panting, –well, the part where she’s doing that weird, joint popping thing…

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The Harz Mountain Werewolf

Today dear readers, I bring you yet another old werewolf folktale. Like most werewolf legends, this one contains grisly deaths, gore and an unhappy ending. Once upon a time, Count van Breber and his beloved countess Hilda were vacationing in the Harz Mountains in Germany. One evening they stopped at an inn, and, while chatting…

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Dog Soldiers

One month after failing a recruitment test for special forces for refusing to shoot a dog, Private Cooper, along with his platoon, find themselves caught up in a routine training exercise gone terribly wrong. Everything starts out normally enough with the platoon deployed to the Scottish highlands for what they have been told was to…

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Werewolf – Curse of Pandora: Board Game for the iPad!

Werewolf has been around forever; whether you’re playing the party game twist, with live-action role playing, and running around in the dark, or the creepy Internet version, –you know, the one that inspired the horrible movie ‘Cry Wolf’. There are also various board and card games out there; the latest actually, is ‘Werewolf – Curse…

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Girl with the Red Riding Hood Cast is Getting Better and Better!

As new details pop up surrounding the Gothic re-imagining of the classic fairy tale, rife with repressed sexuality, Little Red Riding Hood, the cast members recruited for the film are just getting greater. Sure there are a few mediocre actors tossed in there, –such as Max Irons, who were recently added to the cast, but…

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Werewolves Kick Vampire Ass In New Eclipse Trailer

Get ready Twilight lovers! The small town of Forks is about to be overrun with a vampire army, and the blood will flow! Thank to the werewolves. In the new Eclipse trailer, which recently premiered on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner) Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) and Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), are forced…

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Vera Blanc Detective Game Tackles Werewolves!

Not to mention, a variety of other creatures, monsters and mysterious happenings; and mystery is the keyword here. Vera Blanc: Full Moon is coming soon from Tycoon games, and currently in development. Plus, it looks like the first episode of the serial-style game involves werewolves! Woot! And there’s a sexy chick detective solving paranormal and…

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The Werewolves of Wales

Records of a giant wolf-like creature in North Wales date back to 1790, when a stagecoach traveling between Denbigh and Wrexham was attacked and overturned by a big black beast that was said to be as long as the coach horses. This werewolf pounced on and savagely ripped apart one of the horses, the other…

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Are Werewolves Democrats?

Well, they might not be democrats now, but they’re definitely under pressure to choose from one of the two major political parties now that the democrats are beginning to reach out to the werewolf population. As far as vampires go, there’s probably a good chance that if the werewolves choose the Democratic party, the vampires…

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller

Now I know some of you might be thinking, ‘What does Michael Jackson have to do with werewolves?’ but you’d be surprised with the answer. Starting off with the obvious, well obvious to anyone who has ever watched the video for Michael Jackson’s Thriller, the video opens with a scene that could have been taken…

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Werewolf Lore: The Varulv

Werewolves in Sweden and Norway are called the ‘Varulv’. Eastern Europe is particularly rich with werewolf folklore, unlike England, where wolves were hunted almost to extinction. The Varulv almost has its own mythology, though in many ways it is similar to the traditional werewolf lore we’re so used to hearing about. He’s half man, half…

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Look Forward to Some ‘Skin’

Sorry guys, it’s not that type of skin, but just as good. A new werewolf movie! Well, maybe. Spoke Lane Entertainment and Mike the Pike Productions have acquired film rights to George R.R. Martin’s werewolf novella “The Skin Trade.” So there’s no movie yet and there probably won’t be for a long while, but hey,…

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