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The Vampire Historian
47 minutes | Oct 31, 2020
Interview with Joseph Laycock
In this special Halloween episode, I talk with Dr. Joseph Laycock, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Texas State University about his new book, the Penguin Book of Exorcisms, as well as his works on vampires, D&D, and other aspects of religious studies. You can find all of his books at Amazon.The Vampire Historian
43 minutes | Oct 26, 2020
Interview with Kevin J. Anderson
In this episode, I talk with prolific author Kevin J. Anderson about his new novel "Stake," as well as his career writing for series like Star Wars, Dune, the X-Files, and more. You can find Kevin's books at https://www.wordfireshop.com/, and find out more at https://www.wordfire.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/KJAauthor.You can always find this podcast at https://thevampirehistorian.com/
13 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
Interview with Juliet Landau
In this very special episode, I virtually sat down with actor/director Juliet Landau to talk about her new film A Place Among the Dead, which will be released at the end of October. This is a shorter interview due to her busy schedule, so we mainly focus on the new film. Not much time for Buffy-talk in this episode.Be sure to check out the film later this month. All of the dates and links to buy tickets for the shows that Juliet mentions can be found in one place. Right here - https://www.modernfilms.com/aplaceamongthedeadYou can also find her on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/juliet_landau/ and Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/julietlandauofficialDon't forget to follow the podcast wherever you find your podcasts, and on FB and Instagram, and at http://thevampirehistorian.com
68 minutes | Oct 8, 2020
Interview with AP Sylvia
Welcome back to the podcast! In this episode, I virtually sit down with AP Sylvia, author of Vampires of Lore: Traits and Modern Misconceptions. You can follow his blog at https://locationsoflore.com/ and grab a copy of his book almost anywhere books are sold, or just go to Amazon.http://thevampirehistorian.com
10 minutes | May 1, 2019
May in Texas 2019
As usual in Texas, April showers brings May...conventions! It's con time in Texas, and this May gives us both Texas Frightmare Weekend and Fan Expo Dallas in DFW on the same weekend. Plus, later in the month we have Comicpalooza in Houston and a new Nosferatu Festival in Austin.http://www.texasfrightmareweekend.comhttp://www.fanexpodallas.comhttp://www.comicpalooza.comhttp://nosferatufestival.com
15 minutes | Oct 31, 2018
Halloween 2018-Dracula News!
Happy Halloween! This episode is a short informal look at some of the recent Dracula news, mostly about books and upcoming TV shows. You can find links to everything at http://thevampirehistorian.com
63 minutes | Oct 29, 2018
Conversation with Lawrence Burgess
In this episode I speak with Lawrence Burgess, theater and voice actor and host of the Dracula Podcast. You can find Lawrence athttps://www.wvactors.com/http://www.southgatemediagroup.com/Dracula-podcast/
61 minutes | Oct 17, 2018
'Salem's Lot Day 2018 with Jess Peacock
It's our now annual episode with 'Salem's Lot scholar Jess Peacock. Back for his third year in a row, this time we tackle the film/mini-series versions of the book. You can find Jess on Facebook at Legacy of the Marsten House.
33 minutes | Oct 13, 2018
Interview with Hans de Roos
In this episode, I speak with scholar Hans de Roos, who is responsible tor the 2017 book "Powers of Darkness," and organizing this years "Children of the Night Dracula Congress" in Brasov, Romania.https://dracongress.jimdo.com/
54 minutes | Oct 2, 2018
Interview with Dacre Stoker
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
11 minutes | Sep 26, 2018
Short Interviews with Georges Jeanty and Ben Templesmith
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.
11 minutes | Jun 4, 2018
Texas Frightmare Weekend 2018
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
9 minutes | Apr 21, 2018
TFW 2018 Preview
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
26 minutes | Oct 17, 2017
'Salem's Lot Day with Jess Peacock
It's 'Salem's Lot Day, so enjoy this conversation with Jess Peacock about this important Stephen King novel.
13 minutes | Sep 18, 2017
Interview with Steve Niles
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
48 minutes | Jun 19, 2017
Interview with Leif Pettersen
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
50 minutes | May 19, 2017
Howl About That Podcast
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.
20 minutes | May 14, 2017
Texas Frightmare Weekend
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."
12 minutes | Apr 20, 2017
May in DFW: Texas Frightmare Weekend, World Dracula Day Symposium, and Famous Monsters Convention
This May is a busy one for DFW area vampire fans. Join me as I give a run down of Texas Frightmare Weekend's vampire offerings; some more information about the World Dracula Day Symposium that I'm organizing; and a new convention to Dallas, the Famous Monsters Convention. www.texasfrightmareweekend.com www.nctc.edu/dracula www.famousmonsters.com
18 minutes | Jan 29, 2017
Interview with Marv Wolfman
Today I interviewed comic author Marv Wolfman at the North Texas Comic Book Show. Marv is the author of The Tomb of Dracula comic series that ran from 1972-1979, and is the creator of Blade, among many other important characters.
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