Mia Maestro as Nora Martinez in THE STRAIN (Image Credit: Michael Gibson/FX)

5 Reasons to be Excited for ‘The Strain’ on FX!

Mia Maestro as Nora Martinez in THE STRAIN (Image Credit: Michael Gibson/FX)

Mia Maestro as Nora Martinez in THE STRAIN (Image Credit: Michael Gibson/FX)

The Strain, coming to FX this July, will likely be an infectious, unstoppable force and not just in the context of the story. Here are a couple of reasons why: Continue reading

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Author Julie Kagawa (Image Credit: Chelsea Snow/The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Author Julie Kagwa

Author Julie Kagawa (Image Credit: Chelsea Snow/The Daily Quirk)

Author Julie Kagawa (Image Credit: Chelsea Snow/The Daily Quirk)

There is no shortage of vampire or dystopian novels in Young Adult Literature, but there isn’t a whole lot of overlap in the genres. Julie Kagawa’s Blood of Eden series manages to combine the two though, with another small twist. With the third book in the series, The Forever Song, coming out in April, Dakota Snow recently got to sit down with the Kagawa at Kepler’s Bookstore in the Bay Area to discuss some of her choices for the books and some other fun things about the author.

Check out the author’s thoughts on some characters, including why the dangerous character is a female protagonist, and get a little bit of insight into the life of Julie Kagawa outside of her YA writing. Continue reading
Zoey Deutch as Rose Hathaway and Lucy Fry Lissa Dragomir as in VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS (Image Credit: The Weinstein Company)

Why you should take a ‘bite’ out of ‘Vampire Academy’!

Zoey Deutch as Rose Hathaway and Lucy Fry Lissa Dragomir as in VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS (Image Credit: The Weinstein Company)

Zoey Deutch as Rose Hathaway and Lucy Fry Lissa Dragomir as in VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS (Image Credit: The Weinstein Company)

Fans of Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy book series have been waiting to flood theaters nationwide as the movie adaption makes its big debut. And now, they don’t have to wait quite as long! The Weinstein Company pushed the U.S. release date of Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters up a week to Feb. 7. The change might have something do with the nature of movies released on Valentine’s Day tending to lean towards the rom-com, a category which this flick just doesn’t quite fit. Continue reading

Zoey Deutch as Rose Hathaway in VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS (Image Credit: The Weinstein Company)

All the latest news on ‘Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters’!

Zoey Deutch as Rose Hathaway in VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS (Image Credit:  The Weinstein Company)

Zoey Deutch as Rose Hathaway in VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS (Image Credit: The Weinstein Company)

Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters hit New York Comic Con this past weekend in a big way sharing some exciting details about the making of the film and what to expect when it’s released February 14! We’ve combined all the juicy tidbits revealed at NYCC with some more fun details about the film for a comprehensive Vampire Academy news round-up! Read on to find out everything you could want to know about the highly anticipated film inspired by Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy book series! Continue reading

TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: HBO)

Confessions of a Truebie: My journey through the 5 stages of grief after hearing ‘True Blood’ will be meeting the ‘true death’

TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: HBO)

TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: HBO)

It was announced recently that Season 7 of HBO’s mega hit True Blood would be its last. Me and my fellow ‘truebies,’ one of the clever monikers for fans of the show, have been faithfully following the series every summer for six seasons now, and I know I am not alone in my love for the town of Bon Temps, Louisiana and all of its supernatural residents. Upon hearing that we only have one more summer to slip into the fantasy world of Bon Temps, I found myself going in a state of bewilderment. Join me as I recollect my journey through the five stages of grief and know that you are not alone on this journey: Continue reading

The Top 5 Craziest ‘True Blood’ Moments!

Stephen Moyer as Bill Compton in TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: John P. Johnson/HBO)

Stephen Moyer as Bill Compton in TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: John P. Johnson/HBO)

It is hard to pinpoint the five craziest True Blood moments, because let’s face it there is basically a WTF moment in every episode, but here are my top five craziest of the crazy moments from the bloody good HBO series. If you’re not up to date on the show, be warned spoilers lie ahead… Continue reading

5 Reasons to be Stoked for ‘True Blood’ Season 6!

Alexander Skarsgård as Eric Northman and Kristin Bauer van Straten as Pam De Beaufort in TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: John P. Johnson/HBO)

Alexander Skarsgård as Eric Northman and Kristin Bauer van Straten as Pam De Beaufort in TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: John P. Johnson/HBO)

The vampy, campy, over the top True Blood is just days away from its Season 6 premiere and I couldn’t be more stoked to watch.  Why you ask?  Well, here are five good reasons you should be stoked too. Continue reading

POLL: Who’s Your Favorite TV Vampire?

Alexander Skarsgård as Eric Northman in TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: HBO)

Alexander Skarsgård as Eric Northman in TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: HBO)

With so many small screen blood suckers to choose from, picking a favorite television vampire might not be easy, but reflecting on the most entertaining vampires to hit the airwaves sure is! From recent hits like True Blood and The Vampire Diaries to cult favorites like Buffy and Moonlight, we’ve round up some of our favorite TV vampires and are asking you to vote on which one is your absolute favorite. Spoiler alert for all you fans who are not up to date on your vamper show of choice, you might not want to read any further unless you’re ready for spoilers on who’s been turned… Continue reading