It’s official  :  we’ve become vampire-obsessed. And I’m not just talking tuning in to Buffy the Vampire Slayer reruns every so often, either. Everywhere you turn, whether in words, actions, t-shirts, bumper stickers, and other paraphernalia, echoes the imploring phrase: “bite me.” However, what remains the most intriguing (other than the sudden desire to be punctured) is the fact that the bloodsucking institution is not a new one – Bram Stoker’s Dracula, the masterpiece that started it all, was written in 1897, for crying out loud. So why the sudden fixation on the cold, pale undead?

True Blood
A show I believed to be cheaply riding the success of Stephenie Meyer’s hugely popular Twilight Saga

Vampire Diaries
Watch out Gossip Girl – your new replacement boasts fewer handbags and more handsome bloodsuckers.

Yes. The incredible popularity of the Comic Con Convention, has finally been followed with the first ever vampire convention

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It’s true, vampires really are everywhere. I often wonder if it’s just a fad. I have to say I don’t agree at all with what she said about True Blood. I mean the books came out before the Twilight Saga, but they are so different. The TV show is nothing like Twilight.

Do you think vampires are just a fad? Do you wish you could have attended Vampire Con? Do you think True Blood is just riding Twilight’s fame?