Kbatz: Dracula 2000

Dracula 2000 A Guilty Pleasure Fun Fest By Kristin Battestella The 19th century had Bram Stoker’s original Dracula, the 20th Century had the likes of Nosferatu, Bela Lugosi, Christopher Lee, Gary Oldman, and more scary, sensual, or comedic vampire spins. The turn of the millennium, however, had Dracula 2000 – producer Wes Craven’s authorized revision […]

FRIGHTENING FLIX BY KBATZ: All Things Dracula Video Review

Kristin Battestella aka Kbatz compares and contrasts Bela Lugosi, Christopher Lee, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and then some more Draculas, Nosferatus, and television to Bram Stoker’s original 1897 novel. Penny Dreadful, Hammer Horror, Gerard Butler, Francis Ford Coppola and Netflix’s recent Dracula series all have a moment here alongside Dracula: Dead and Loving It because why […]

Morbid Meals – Poppy Seed Flat Bread from The Dracula Cookbook

EXAMINATION Marina Polvay (1928-2002) was the author of one of my cherished cookbooks, The Dracula Cookbook (published in 1978 and again later in 2000). Her love of Count Dracula inspired her to travel to Transylvania to find authentic recipes for her collection which eventually became this wonderful cookbook. The book is loaded with anecdotes from Romania along with history and descriptions […]


Big city undead sexy for the adults and hip horror for the whole family face off in this bemusing vampire showdown! Which do you choose? Vampire in Brooklyn – Lonely vampire Eddie Murphy wants Angela Bassett (Black Panther) as his willing bride in director Wes Craven’s 1995 horror-comedy opening with talk of ancient Nosferatu out […]

Historian of Horror – In Memorium

In Memoriam, January through March, 2021 Greetings, Denizens of the Dark! After consulting with the Powers That Be, it has been decided to provide this rundown of the horror-related folks we’ve lost to Prince Sirki on a quarterly basis, rather than presenting it annually. The populace will thus be spared the Russian novel length installment […]


Witches and Demons, Oh My! By Kristin Battestella It’s always the right time to beware of witches, spirit boards, divinations, and demons! The Covington Witches – These two 2019 episodes combine for over an hour and a half of funerals, candles, rituals, witches, and tarot in an African American infused Philadelphia ripe for a horror […]

Decade in review : A look back at 10 Years of HorrorAddicts.net

The Decade In Review by Kate Nox As we end our month of 10iversary celebration we offer a review of some of the content you have enjoyed and may want to take another look at. Being a relatively new editor here at HorrorAddicts.net I find myself amazed at the scope of our horror blog. As […]

HorrorAddicts.net 133, Emerian Rich

Horror Addicts Episode# 133 SEASON 11! Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe ———————— emerian rich, broken bow, silent film scares Find all articles and interviews at: http://www.horroraddicts.net 57 days till halloween i fall to pieces, win a book, the plague pit, halloween stuff, school supplies, evil candy corn pumpkin, stranger things season […]

HorrorAddicts.net #099, Writers Workshop Winner, A.D. Vick

Horror Addicts Episode# 099 Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich Intro Music by: Cancer Killing Gemini ———————— 180 days till Halloween! writers workshop winner: a.d. vick, desillusion, dracula 2000, the twilight zone zombieland, t-bone burnnett, fashion, goth sunscreen, black eyeliner, dracula cookbook, poppy seed flat bread, end of the world radio, desillusion, 809 jacob street, marty young, […]

Press Release: Cinema SF: Nosferatu Double Feature at the Vogue Theater

This Halloween the Vogue Theatre will celebrate with two scary, old-fashioned vampire movies. 7:00 PM:        Nosferatu(1922) Based on the novel “Dracula,” this is the first vampire movie and was shot in FW Murnau’s classic German Expressionist style.  It stars Max Shrek as Count Orlock and Greta Schröder as his unlucky sweetheart Ellen.  This title is unrated […]

David’s Haunted Library: Monster Smash-Ups and Pray For Darkness

I haven’t read a lot of comics over the last few years but recently I found myself wondering what good horror comics are out there? It didn’t take to long to find an indie horror comic publisher that’s putting out quality horror comics and graphic novels. Scary Tales Publishing is run by Kevin M. Glover and produces […]

Meet our Judges for the WWW and MMM Contests

On the next episode, 119, we’ll be announcing the winners of the Wicked Women Writer’s Challenge and Masters of Macabre Contest. But first, we want to introduce you to the judges. Audio Judges: Evo Terra is the founder and president of Podiobooks.com. Since 2005, Podiobooks.com has made available the best serialized audiobooks in the world, […]

Horror Addicts Guide to Life Author Spotlight: Steven Rose Jr.

Steven Rose Jr. writes horror and dark fantasy, including an anthology called  The Fool’s Illusion.  For Horror Addicts Guide To Life  Steven wrote  two articles in the book entitled Horror And Dark Fantasy and Tomb Toons and Kid’s Horror. In his essays Steven gets into the differences between horror and dark fantasy and gives us a history of horror […]

Kidnapped Blog: Jaq Hawkins

  Laughing At Our Fears: The Rise of the Comedy-Horror by Jaq D. Hawkins   Comedy-Horror films are nothing new. As far back as the 1920s people were making Comedy-Horror shorts, like Haunted Spooks (1920), The Haunted House (1921) and The Ghost Breaker (1922). However, these were invariably of the ‘Scooby-doo’ school of Horror where […]

Kbatz: Horror Documentaries

 A Macabre Documentary or Two By Kristin Battestella Looking for some non-fiction programming to spice up this festive, macabre season? Here’s a round up of informative and spooky documentaries, biographies, and shows for demented minds young and old! Anne Rice: Biography – This 2000 television hour focusing on the Interview with a Vampire author is […]

Samhain Books and Halloween Reads

With episode 70 of horror addicts being about the future I wanted to talk about a new mass market Horror publisher called Samhain books. Back in the year 2000, Dorchester publishing started to release two horror novels per month under the Leisure books name. Leisure books was responsible for probably 80% of the horror novels […]