Fun with Etymology - Feminist Werewolves

Awoo, everybody. Welcome to the (retooled and improved) second installment of Fun with Etymology! I gave this piece a bit of a makeover since its original publication in December, the better to eat you with, my dear. Today we're going to talk about werewolves and where they come from (etymologically – we all know… » 4/23/14 2:21pm 4/23/14 2:21pm

Forever 21 Robbed by Werewolf in Florida, Of Course

A man wearing a werewolf mask robbed a Forever 21 in Orlando this weekend. According to police, no one was injured during the robbery and no one reported being bitten and turned into a werewolf. So that's good. » 4/01/14 9:30pm 4/01/14 9:30pm

Humans create cat werewolves—and they're very cute and very spooky

I don't know what to think about this. I don't like breeders and I don't like cats, but these spooky lycoi cats are something else. A cat that looks like a werewolf and, according to its Tennessee-based human creators, acts like a dog. I have to admit they are quite cute in their freaky ugliness. Like a reverse evil… » 2/13/14 10:16am 2/13/14 10:16am

Detox and Lose Weight on the 'Werewolf Diet'

The latest arbitrary excuse for for unhealthy food restriction totally effective and science-based weight loss system is the Werewolf Diet, supposedly practiced by Madonna and Demi Moore, which helps people (lol @ "people"—shit like this is always for women) lose weight by tailoring their eating habits to the phases… » 1/30/14 1:20pm 1/30/14 1:20pm

It Looks Like Everyone Survived the Werewolf Apocalypse

The full moon rises behind statues of angels fixed at the St. Isaak's Cathedral in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2012. Saturday's event, or "Supermoon Palooza," marked the time when the moon would be closest to Earth. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) » 5/06/12 5:30pm 5/06/12 5:30pm

Here's Your Minute-By-Minute Play-By-Play Of Twilight: Breaking Dawn

Last night, I joined the Twihards at a midnight screening of Twilight: Breaking Dawn. Since I first covered the franchise in 2008, I've gone to midnight screenings of each one, and I have to say, as events, they are getting more and more subdued. Maybe the fans are growing up. Perhaps vampires and werewolves have lost… » 11/18/11 10:45am 11/18/11 10:45am

Getting Drunk On Fairy Blood & Having Sex With Your Great Granddaughter

Last night on True Blood, the best scene by far was the one with a double dose of naked supernatural hottie. Sookie enlisted Alcide to help her track down Eric, who'd gotten drunk on fairy blood and was cavorting and frolicking through the forest as the inebriated are wont to do. They found him splashing about in a… » 7/18/11 2:45pm 7/18/11 2:45pm

Taylor Lautner Is A Vampire, Not A Werewolf!

Is it possible that Taylor Lautner, the 19-year-old actor who plays werewolf Jacob Black in the Twilight films, is actually a vampire who's been a teenager for 46 years — or more? Someone named Natahsa sent this image to teen gossip site Ocean Up, with the message: » 3/18/11 12:49pm 3/18/11 12:49pm

Red Riding Hood Is Not The New Twilight...It's Better

Director Catherine Hardwicke, who directed the first SparkleVamp film, has created a dark fairy-tale mystery in Red Riding Hood. Someone wrote it's "just Twilight with a cape." No way! It looks so much better. » 11/18/10 3:55pm 11/18/10 3:55pm

True Blood: Big Foot, Nazis, And Tender Moments

There were lots of revelations in last night's episode: Big Foot might exist? The Vampire King of Mississippi uses werewolves to do his bidding? Eric was a Nazi? » 6/21/10 12:00pm 6/21/10 12:00pm

Older-Person Mag Discovers The Beauties Of Twilight: Eclipse

The median age of the Vanity Fair reader is 40; the mag's fans are well-educated. So between the media frenzy and the TwiMom phenomenon, the chance that someone reading VF has heard of Twilight is pretty high. It's weird though: » 6/02/10 6:30pm 6/02/10 6:30pm

The Tyranny Of Sexy: Female Werewolves In Pop Culture

In pop culture, vampires rule, werewolves drool (literally). New York magazine argues that the "moment in the moonlight" for weres has arrived thanks to Twilight and upcoming film remakes - but where are the tales of female lycanthropes? » 2/04/10 5:40pm 2/04/10 5:40pm

Werewolves Are The New Vampires

In November, the Buff Werewolf and the Wolf Pack will make for New Moon swoon; MTV is working on a Teen Wolf pilot that's a "fresh take" on the original. Plus! Benicio Del Toro's Wolfman: Coming soon! [The Hollywood Reporter] » 9/01/09 4:30pm 9/01/09 4:30pm