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The dead who walk, the drinkers of blood, the shunners of daylight, the ultimate monster--vampires! They've lurked and slithered around the dark edges of popular fiction for over two centuries. And the idea of what exactly a vampire is has shifted shape more than the creatures themselves...

In this episode, Phil digs up (heee hee heeeee!) a very strange 19th century French novel, one that embodies and intersects with many trends in pulp and genre fiction of the time, yet whose concept of the vampire is completely unlike anything else before or since...

Engineer/Producer: Alex Ross

Theme song by Jack Feerick

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