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Garlic facts and history: The truth about vampires and health benefits – CNN

Garlic is the edible bulb of a plant in the lily family, native to central Asia. In addition to making food taste better, it has traditionally been used for health purposes by cultures such as the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Chinese and Japanese. The folkloric link between vampires and garlic has to do with allicin, the major sulfur "compound that is (briefly) released when the garlic clove is cut," said Eric Block, a distinguished professor emeritus of chemistry at the University at Albany State University of New York and author of "Garlic and Other Alliums: The Lore and the Science." "The reason for the presence of sulfur compounds in garlic is to allow the garlic bulb to survive (while it's) in the ground, where it's surrounded by predators microscopic and larger," Block said. Continue reading


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Microsoft announces Redfall, a vampire shooter from the team behind Dishonored – The Verge

Microsoft ended its E3 2021 presentation with a brand-new title: Redfall, the latest release from Dishonored developer Arkane Studios. Its a co-op shooter that looks a bit like Left 4 Dead, but with dangerous vampires in place of zombies. Heres the premise: The quaint island town of Redfall, Massachusetts, is under siege by a legion of vampires who have blocked out the sun and cut the island off from the outside world. Continue reading


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Vampire: The Masquerade coming to Roll20 with new 5th edition module – Polygon

Vampire: The Masquerades 5th edition ruleset is coming to the Roll20 virtual tabletop platform on June 16. The announcement was made Thursday in a news release by developer and publisher Renegade Game Studios, franchise owner Paradox Interactive, and Roll20. Continue reading


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Some Thoughts On Vampire The Masquerade: Winter’s Teeth #6 – Bleeding Cool News

| In Vampire The Masquerade: Winter's Teeth #6, vampire enforcer Cecily Bain has a tough job. She's supposed to enforce the rules for a society that values getting away with breaking said rules Continue reading


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Ex-Vampire Weekend Rostam talks oppression, mushrooms, Bruce – Los Angeles Times

When Rostam Batmanglij was a kid growing up in Washington, D.C. must have been 13 or 14, he figures he used to ride around in his older brothers car listening to a collection of Bruce Springsteens greatest hits. So it was probably inevitable that the musician and producer (and former Vampire Weekend member) would end up decades later with a song like 4Runner from his mesmerizing new album Continue reading


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AMC’s Interview with the Vampire Series Is Making Some Big Changes from the Book – TVweb

Several details regarding AMC's upcoming remake of Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire have reportedly leaked and tease some big changes for the new adaptation. The project, which will tell the story on the small screen in a serial format, will follow journalist Daniel Malloy, whose career has suffered many ups and downs, and is given a second chance to interview a vampire named Louis de Pointe du Lac Continue reading


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Interview with the Vampire: Louis will be played by a black actor in the new adaptation of the novel Explica .co – Explica

Anne Rice changed vampires forever. Some fans will always be grateful to her for introducing certain elements of romance to these supernatural beings, while other naysayers blame her for softening the bloody image they originally had. Continue reading


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Interview with the Vampire TV Series Reveals a Big Twist to Anne Rice’s Novel – MovieWeb

Are you ready for the return of Louis de Pointe du Lac? "I'm flesh and blood, but not human. I haven't been human for two hundred years" Continue reading


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Revisiting the Disappointingly Brief History of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Video Game Adaptations – Bloody Disgusting

In every console generation, there is a chosen one. Well, there should be, but Sunnydales resident slayer of all things dead and deadly has had a disappointingly brief run in the world of video games Continue reading


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Scarlett Moffatt insists vampires walk among us and is convinced Richard Madeley could be one of them… – The Sun

SCARLETT Moffatt has insisted that vampires walk among us and that Richard Madeley could be one of them. The 30-year-old is convinced the TV presenter, 65, could be a contender because hes not aged since he first appeared on our screens Continue reading


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