Today's teen panic report: an allegedly hot new "trend" amongst Twilight-obsessed teens is "biting each other — hard – and then licking or sucking the blood," without paying attention to the possibility of transmitting diseases. [MSNBC]
Wherever the New Moon promotional blitz goes, Twilight-related analysis pieces are sure to follow. In today's Guardian, several experts explain Edward Cullen's appeal to teenage girls, noting that he represents the "predatory yet alluring boy." But is that really true?
A reader recently wrote in to direct our attention to an article titled "Enough With The Twilight Media Fan Bashing Antics Already." The reader noted that we are, in fact, a part of the sparkly vampire haterade problem.
To those who truly love vampire fiction, I'd imagine the last few years have been a blessing and a curse. While the genre has exploded in popularity, thanks to Twilight, it's exploded in popularity, well, thanks to Twilight, you know?