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Vampires Ruined My Life

Vampires Ruined My Life

By Vampires Ruined My Life
Vampires! We're fans and it's ruined our lives. Sort of. So we're making this podcast to dissect the lore, tropes, and motifs of our most beloved bloodsuckers. Hosted by lifelong vampire fans Chael and Tori. Join us as we discuss tropes, popular vampire media and books, and everything about the fanged undead.
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7: Vampire Book Club: Fevre Dream
Good evening, Darklings. Welcome back to another meeting of our Vampire Book Club. Tonight, we discuss the 1982 novel Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin, about a mysterious benefactor who commissions a steamboat from a struggling steamboat captain to traverse the river for his strange own purposes. Meanwhile, in New Orleans, an evil vampire with a horde of vampire cohorts lurks at a plantation home, killing indiscriminately. Join us for a breakdown and discussion of this vampire novel! Also, this is our last episode of Season 1. Please subscribe, rate, and review on your favorite podcast app so you know when we return, or follow us on social media for updates. And if you want to suggest books, movies, tv shows, or topics for episodes to us, you can reach out to us on Twitter or Instagram anytime! We will return with Season 2 before too many suns have set. Socials: Find us on Twitter @VampiresRuined and on Instagram @VampiresRuinedPodcast Links and Sources: Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin  Our music is edited and mixed by Vic-Ra the Neverliving, and includes: “Dark Halloween Night” by Chase Alan Willis “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach and performed by Kevin MacLeod This episode of Vampires Ruined My Life was edited by Lazy N Productions.
01:28:19
January 12, 2022
6: Vampire Slayers
Good evening, dark ones and those who join us in the dark. This evening, we're discussing vampire slayers and hunters. As long as there have been stories about monsters, there have been stories about heroes who fight those monsters. Vampires are no exception. Most of us here are fanged fiends who are unapologetically #TeamVampire, but even we must admit sometimes vampires go too far and must be stopped. So join us as we discuss some favorite and notable vampire hunters and slayers and why we can appreciate them.  Socials: Find us on Twitter @VampiresRuined and on Instagram @VampiresRuinedPodcast Links and Sources: How did 18th-century vampire hunters identify the undead? Blood and fingernails. By Oscar Urbiola - National Geographic TVTropes: Vampire Hunters Vampire Diaries Fan Wiki: Vampire Hunters Count Duckula Fandom Wiki Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter - Wikipedia Abraham Van Helsing - Wikipedia I Want to Rewatch: Scoobynatural [Podcast] I Want to Rewatch Patreon Chael's Twitch Channel  Our music is edited and mixed by Vic-Ra the Neverliving, and includes: “Dark Halloween Night” by Chase Alan Willis “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach and performed by Kevin MacLeod This episode of Vampires Ruined My Life was edited by Lazy N Productions.
01:05:32
December 22, 2021
5: Blade
Hello, Dark Ones and Daywalkers! Tonight, we discuss the 1998 cinematic masterpiece, BLADE, about a half-vampire (or dhampir) who hunts vampires with the help of an old mentor and a hematologist. Chael had never seen Blade, so this was her first watch, while Tori saw it when it came out and probably a few times since. We discuss the making of the movie and the cast of characters, as well as the vampire tropes in Blade and how those same tropes appear in other vampire media.  Socials: Find us on Twitter @VampiresRuined and on Instagram @VampiresRuinedPodcast Links and Sources: What Happened to Blade? By Richard Newby  Blade oral history: Wesley Snipes and the cast look back at a modern cult classic by Leah Greenblatt IMDB: Blade (1998)  Wikipedia: Renfield  Wikipedia: Blade Child Logic Labs: Blade (1998) Original Deleted Ending [Video] Child Logic Labs: Blade (1998) Behind The Scenes [Design Looks] [Video] Child Logic Labs: Blade (1998) Behind the Scenes [Cult of Blade] [Video] Child Logic Labs Blade (1998) Behind the Scenes [Origins from Comics to Screen] [Video] Our music is edited and mixed by Vic-Ra the Neverliving, and includes: “Dark Halloween Night” by Chase Alan Willis “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach and performed by Kevin MacLeod This episode of Vampires Ruined My Life was edited by Lazy N Productions.
01:15:60
December 08, 2021
4: Diagnosis: Vampire?
Good evening, darklings! Tonight, we discuss the many diseases that may or may not have inspired vampire folklore or tales of the undead, and how those illnesses are used in modern vampire media, and some historical stories of the "undead."  Socials: Find us on Twitter @VampiresRuined and on Instagram @VampiresRuinedPodcast Links and Sources: Rabies' horrifying symptoms inspired folktales of humans turned into werewolves, vampires and other monsters | The Conversation Were Vampires Rabid? | Science Porphyria - Symptoms and causes | Mayo Clinic Vampire myths originated with a real blood disorder | The Conversation Tuberculosis | Wikipedia The Last American Vampire | History.com New England vampire panic | Wikipedia Mercy Brown vampire incident | Wikipedia Vampires: The Real History | Live Science How a 19th Century Disease Panic Created "Vampires" (video) Vampires Through the Ages: Lore & Legends of the World's Most Notorious Blood Drinkers by Brian Righi | Amazon.com "3" | Season 2, Episode 7 | I Want To Rewatch: An X-Files Podcast Our music is edited and mixed by Vic-Ra the Neverliving, and includes: “Dark Halloween Night” by Chase Alan Willis “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach and performed by Kevin MacLeod Thank you for listening! 
57:55
November 24, 2021
3: Vampire Book Club: Vampire Breath
Hello, darklings! In this edition of our Vampire Book Club, Chael and Tori discuss and review the classic literary work Vampire Breath, a Goosebumps book, by RL Stine. Chael is a big collector of kid lit who believes baby bats deserve good vampire reads. But does this one hold up? And what is “vampire breath” anyway? Tori and Chael discuss the book, plus their own childhood reading habits, and the fact that they both spent their childhoods in search of the paranormal... Socials: Find us on Twitter @VampiresRuined and on Instagram @VampiresRuinedPodcast Links and Sources: Vampire Breath by RL Stine  Goosebump’s Fandom Wiki Page for Vampire Breath Our music is edited and mixed by Vic-Ra the Neverliving, and includes: “Dark Halloween Night” by Chase Alan Willis “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach and performed by Kevin MacLeod This episode of Vampires Ruined My Life was edited by Lazy N Productions.
41:30
November 10, 2021
2: The Lost Boys
Darklings! Join us at the Theatres Des Vampires to watch the classic 1987 movie, The Lost Boys. Chael is a lifelong fan of this cinematic masterpiece. Tori had never seen it until now. We discuss the history of The Lost Boys, the vampire tropes it contains, and how this movie has influenced other vampire media, along with trivia and our thoughts and impressions. Socials: Find us on Twitter @VampiresRuined and on Instagram @VampiresRuinedPodcast Links & Resources: "Things in the The Lost Boys You Only Notice As an Adult" - The List Minty Comedic Arts "10 things You Didn't Know About Lost Boys"  "The Untold Truth of The Lost Boys" - Looper The Lost Boys Film Costumes The Lost Boys Filming Locations Serial Murders in Santa Cruz County by Sharon Yamanaka Our music is edited and mixed by Vic-Ra the Neverliving, and includes: “Dark Halloween Night” by Chase Alan Willis “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach and performed by Kevin MacLeod This episode of Vampires Ruined My Life was edited by Lazy N Productions.
01:47:36
October 27, 2021
1: The Allure of the Vampire
Vampires… pale, undead, alluring? In our first episode, your dark hostesses discuss how they became entranced with the vampire, and why they believe others may find these creatures appealing. What draws people to creatures of the night? Why do we find them so fascinating and even, perhaps, want to join the undead ranks? Socials: Find us on Twitter @VampiresRuined and on Instagram @VampiresRuinedPodcast Research & Sources: Dracula: The First Modern Vampire | Monstrum The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead by J. Gordon Melton Our music is edited and mixed by Vic-Ra the Neverliving, and includes: “Dark Halloween Night” by Chase Alan Willis “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach and performed by Kevin MacLeod This episode of Vampires Ruined My Life was produced and edited by Lazy N Productions.
46:36
October 27, 2021
0: Vampires Ruined My Life Teaser
Welcome, mortals and immortals who've come to our dark corner of the podcast world! Behold this small bite, a teaser of our upcoming podcast where we will dissect the lore, tropes, and motifs of our most beloved bloodsuckers. COMING SOON! Subscribe so you don't miss our dark debut!  Find us on Social Media: Twitter: @VampiresRuined Instagram: @Vampiresruinedpodcast The music used is Night Owl by Broke for Free.  Edited by Lazy N Productions. 
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September 05, 2021