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A Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1970s

Werewolf movie time! We’ve already covered the werewolf flicks from the 80s, 90s, and 2000s, so here’s a look at the werewolves of the 1970s (be prepared, it was the 70s so there’s a whole lot of B-grade flicks here). Los Monstruos del terror: English title “Assignment Terror.” A strange movie that’s not only about…Continue readingA Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1970s

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Holy Werewolf!

There’s an old folktale about a priest and his encounter with a werewolf. In Ragusa, Italy there was once a church called Santa Maria della Scala (St. Mary of the Stars) and it was supposedly at this church were the battle of the wolf and priest took place. The holy man was crossing the piazza…Continue readingHoly Werewolf!

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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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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