In honor of New Moon’s release, I thought I would do some digging and find some unusual Vampire news. I didn’t need to go any father before I found a link from boston.com.
A Boston University Religious Studies Scholar, Joseph Laycock, has published a book called Vampires Today: The Truth About Modern Vampirism where he discusses people who believe that they are actually vampires. They don’t bite peoples necks (that’s unsanitary) but most feed of of people’s energy. A few will occasionally drink a few drops of blood obtained by a syringe.
Interestingly enough, Catholics have been called Vampires because of their belief in transubstantiation (that the wine and bread become the blood and body of Christ during the Mass)
Read the transcript of the interview here. There’s also a few related videos.