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10 Vampire Films to watch leading up to The Hunger

In honor of David Bowie’s passing earlier this year, here is a vampire film viewing suggestion… 10 vampire films leading up to The Hunger as the finale.

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Interview with Kickstarter Patron James S. Cole

Illustrator James S. Cole whose work focuses on the dichotomy between life and death collaborated with us to design Auxiliary’s first T-shirts and we asked him a few questions about himself and his work.


Support the new Goth: The True Story of Post-Punk book

Musician and journalist John Robb is currently seeking funds for a new book detailing the history of postpunk.

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An interview with artist Karla Ortiz

An interview with San Francisco artist Karla Ortiz featured in the February/March 2014 Issue.

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DIY funding : Sequoia Emmanuelle Photography Book

The way artists get their work out to the world is dramatically changing. Long time Auxiliary photography contributor Sequoia Emmanuelle has recently launched a crowd funding campaign with Kickstarter to fund her first photography book.

Vampire Academy

film review : Vampire Academy

Vampire Academy from the director of Mean Girls and the writer of Heathers adapted from the book by Richelle Mead out now in theaters is filled with mayhem, lust, adventure, and a healthy dose of violence interjected by the comedic snarkiness.


artist spotlight : Jennifer Jelenski

Los Angeles pop-surrealist painter, Jennifer Jelenski, has a heaping spoonful of sugar ready to help make the medicine go down and Dahlia Jane interviews her for our Artist Spotlight.


artist spotlight : Chet Zar

Chet Zar paused his efforts in his home studio to discuss his new show Ego Death, the concept of the artist as shaman, and what drives him to create.

The Phantom of the Opera

on this day : The Phantom of the Opera premieres in London – October 9, 1986

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera had its premiere in London’s West End on this day back in 1986.

on this day : Neve Campbell born – October 3, 1973

on this day : Neve Campbell born – October 3, 1973

Happy Birthday to Neve Campbell, Canadian-born Scream queen remembered for her role in The Craft.


on this day : The Munsters premieres – September 24, 1964

The premiere of this monster sitcom gave 60s TV viewers a new sexy vampire star in Lily Munster.


artist spotlight : Cam Rackam

Cam Rackam interviewed for our August/September 2013 Issue Artist Spotlight.

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tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 10 “Radioactive” Quiz

True Blood’s season 6 finale is recapped with a review quiz that tests your understanding of the season’s big twists.

on this day : Tim Burton born – August 25, 1958

on this day : Tim Burton born – August 25, 1958

Happy Birthday to the filmmaker and storyteller who brings the wacky, romantic, gothic worlds of our fantasies to life.


tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 9 “Life Matters”

Humans learn once and for all that it’s not a good idea to mess with vampires in the ninth episode of True Blood’s sixth season.


tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 8 “Dead Meat”

Characters show their most ruthless and savage qualities as the sixth season of True Blood winds down.

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tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 7 “In the Evening”

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. And that woman is Sarah Newlin who took her place as star of Season 6 Episode 7 of True Blood.

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tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 6 “Don’t You Feel Me”

A major character died in the sixth episode of the sixth season of True Blood, but the really surprising twist was the added ingredient in TruBlood.

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tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 5 “Fuck the Pain Away”

Season 6’s fifth episode was all about urges that characters couldn’t resist scratching from lust to murderous impulse.

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tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 4 “At Last”

If Season 6’s fourth episode of True Blood had a theme, it was the complicated relationship between parents and their children: human, vampire, and fae.


tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 3 “You’re No Good”

The earthquake I felt while watching True Blood Season 6 Episode 3 “You’re No Good” led to some realizations about characters’ mindsets.


tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 2 “The Sun”

“The Sun”, the second episode of the sixth season of True Blood frustrates this viewer to no end as characters’ choices defy logic.


tv review : True Blood – Season 6 Episode 1 “Who Are You, Really?”

With the new season of HBO’s True Blood out, read recaps and insights on each vampire, werewold, and fairy filled episode! This week we recap “Who Are They, Really?”.

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in the media : Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Vampire Commercial

A look at Kellogg’s new commercial for Nutri-Grain bars with an endearing vampire family as the spokespeople!


film review : Frankenweenie

Is Tim Burton’s newest film Frankenweenie, a feature-length remake of his 1984 short film of the same name and a dark-humored nod to classic horror movies released just in time for Halloween, worth a trip to the theater?


artist spotlight : Vincent Marcone of My Pet Skeleton

He is the name behind many award-winning artworks, films, music videos, and album covers. Vincent Marcone is also a musician, forming one part of a trio in the band Johnny Hollow, an outlet that…


interview : Dr. Paul Koudounaris

The venerable Dr. Paul Koudounaris talks about his internationally esteemed book, The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses and gives us a look into the…


film review : Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

The Angriest Critic wonders, does a good book, with a historical fact and vampire horror adventure winning combo, make a good movie? by Adam Rosina When I first picked up…


book review : The New Rules of Attraction by Arden Leigh

The New Rules of Attraction written by Arden Leigh reviewed by : Jennifer Link In December 2011, when Auxiliary contributor Arden Leigh’s first book The New Rules of Attraction came…


film review : The Avengers

The Angriest Critic isn’t always angry, sometimes he is as happy as a kid in a candy store, or a kid watching a film full of superheros. by Adam Rosina…


film review : Kill List

The Angriest Critic sums up Kill List, the hyped up, critically acclaimed half gritty crime tale half occult horror movie, in one word. by Adam Rosina Meh. That’s what I…


graphic novel review : Monocyte parts 1 and 2

Early this year Saltillo, a trip-hop electronic meets violin and cello project from Chicago-based artist Menton J. Matthews III (aka Menton3), released his new album Monocyte on Artoffact Records. The album is a concept…


upcoming : The Dark Knight Rises

The long awaited third release in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy is still months away but images of The Dark Knight Rises have emerged in a way that promises an epic…