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November 11, 2020 60 min
Since the dawn of time, the vampire has evoked fascination among cultures as a dark and hideous creature preying on victims while striking fear and enthrallment into people. The legend of the vampire is a terrifying tale of a night-stalker which feeds on human blood and exists in the shadow world of the Undead, neither living or dead. Vampire fiction has captivated literary & cinematic audiences over the years, as early stories of this mythical creature evolved into more modern reflections and interpretations. However it was Bram Stoker’s epoch defining image of the Vampiric aristocrat, Count Dracula which became the modern blueprint for all vampire myths In this episode we explore the cultural evolution of the vampire from ancient history and folklore to the modern perspective. We discuss reasons for the allure of vampires and uncover the latent social & political fears which underscore the concepts of vampirism such as gender, race, equality, world governance and global capitalism.
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