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The Vampire Historian

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The Vampire Historian Podcast is a discussion of the vampire in history, folklore, literature, television and film. It is hosted by Dax Stokes.

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The Vampire Historian Podcast is a discussion of the vampire in history, folklore, literature, television and film. It is hosted by Dax Stokes.

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By Knowby - Jun 27 2017
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So happy to find an academic vampire podcast. Lots of good info for those interested in history, folklore or even the pop culture side of vampires!

Awesome

By joanasg15 - May 06 2016
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iTunes Ratings

9 Ratings
Average Ratings
8
0
0
0
1

No other podcast like it

By Knowby - Jun 27 2017
Read more
So happy to find an academic vampire podcast. Lots of good info for those interested in history, folklore or even the pop culture side of vampires!

Awesome

By joanasg15 - May 06 2016
Read more
Love it
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The Vampire Historian

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The Vampire Historian Podcast is a discussion of the vampire in history, folklore, literature, television and film. It is hosted by Dax Stokes.

Rank #1: The Shoemaker Meets…Death

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The third episode of the Vampire Historian podcast is now available. Listen here – Episode 3 or, right click for an audio download In Episode 3, I discuss one of the earliest documented cases in Europe: the Shoemaker of Silesia. Also known as the Vampire of Breslau. Here are the books mentioned in the episode: Henry…
Apr 03 2015
6 mins
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Rank #2: Interview with Dacre Stoker

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In this episode, I talk with Dacre Stoker, great-grandnephew of Bram Stoker, and co-author of the new novel "Dracul," in stores today.

www.dacrestoker.com thevampirehistorian.com
Oct 02 2018
53 mins
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Rank #3: St. George Meets the Volcano

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A new episode of the Vampire Historian Podcast is now available. Listen here – St. George Meets the Volcano or, right click for an audio download In Episode 4, I discuss some of the interesting information surrounding the feast of St. George in Eastern Europe, and also the eruption of Mount Tambora and it’s impact on…
May 09 2015
11 mins
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Rank #4: Austria Meets the Vampires

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Episode 5 of the Vampire Historian Podcast is now available. Listen here – Austria Meets the Vampires or, right click for an audio download In Episode 5, I discuss the first of two Serbian vampire cases from the 18th century, that of Peter Plogojowitz. The only book mentioned in this episode is: Paul Barber – Vampires,…
May 18 2015
6 mins
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Rank #5: Interview with Eric Nuzum

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This past weekend I attended Podcast Movement 2015 and had the chance to interview author Eric Nuzum. You can find Eric’s book "The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula" on Amazon, or visit his website at www.ericnuzum.com
Aug 03 2015
15 mins
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Rank #6: World Dracula Day – Mini-sode

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Happy World Dracula Day! Here is a special mini-sode of the Vampire Historian Podcast. Dracula Day Mini-sode Or, right click here for download Here are the books mentioned in the podcast: Dracula – Bram Stoker (Norton Critial Edition, Nina Auerbach and David J. Skal, eds. – includes “Dracula’s Guest”) The Historian – Elizabeth Kostova Dracula:…
May 27 2015
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Rank #7: Texas Frightmare Weekend 2018

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On Friday, May 4th, I spent some time walking around Texas Frightmare Weekend, meeting guests, talking to artists and vendors, and picking up some cool artwork.

Links to featured guests in this episode:
outofmymind.co www.MadlyMadeCreations.com theartoforr.com jimfergusonmakingascene.com horrorartist.com
Jun 04 2018
10 mins
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Rank #8: Short Interviews with Georges Jeanty and Ben Templesmith

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Happy National Comic Book Day! Last month, I attended the Dallas Comic Show in Lewisville, TX, where I had the opportunity to speak with Buffy artist Georges Jeanty and 30 Days of Night artist Ben Templesmith.
Sep 26 2018
11 mins
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Rank #9: Podcast Day & News

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In this episode I talk about International Podcast Day; some of the podcasts I like, and some of the upcoming changes to the Vampire Historian podcast.
Sep 30 2015
8 mins
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Rank #10: TFW 2018 Preview

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In this episode, I give a little vampire preview of Texas Frightmare Weekend 2018, coming up May 4-6 in DFW. Find out more at texasfrightmareweekend.com
Apr 21 2018
9 mins
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Rank #11: 'Salem's Lot Day with Jess Peacock

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It's 'Salem's Lot Day, so enjoy this conversation with Jess Peacock about this important Stephen King novel.
Oct 17 2017
25 mins
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Rank #12: Interview with Steve Niles

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This episode is a short interview with "30 Days of Night" creator Steve Niles, recorded on the floor at the Dallas Comic Show.

You an find Steve at www.steveniles.com thevampirehistorian.com
Sep 18 2017
12 mins
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Rank #13: Interview with Leif Pettersen

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In this episode, I sit down with travel writer Leif Pettersen to talk about his 2016 book "Backpacking with Dracula: On the Trail of Vlad the Impaler and the Vampire He Inspired."

You can order the book at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1533136599/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_dp_T1_70.rzbJTG7FJ1

You can also find Leif at http://leifpettersen.com/ and on Twitter @leifpettersen
Jun 19 2017
48 mins
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Rank #14: Howl About That Podcast

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Today we have a crossover episode with the Howl About That Podcast. First, check out their episode about the 1992 film, "Bram Stoker's Dracula," and then listen to this discussion about vampire movies in general. Thanks to Spencer, Riley, and Xander for taking out the time for these episodes. There is one odd cut in the middle where we thought that the weather sirens were going off, so I apologize for the quick edit. You can find them at howlaboutthat.com.
May 19 2017
50 mins
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Rank #15: Texas Frightmare Weekend

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On Saturday, May 6th, I attended the Texas Frightmare Weekend convention in Dallas. I was able attend the Fright Night panel, and meet director Tom Holland, along with actors William Ragsdale and Amanda Bearse. I also had a chance to speak with Udo Kier and Malcom McDowell. Rounding out the day, I spoke with a convention goer cosplaying as Vlad the Impaler from the 1992 "Bram Stoker's Dracula."
May 14 2017
19 mins
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