Tag Archives: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Generation Dead: Gothic Romanced

Firstly, apologies for the delay in writing up this blog post on my second lecture for ‘Generation Dead’, ‘Gothic Romanced: Twilight and Buffy the Vampire Slayer’, which took place last week. You can expect two blogs on ‘Generation Dead’ this … Continue reading

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Our respects to Dr David Lavery

Friends and followers of OGOM are very likely to have come across the work of Dr David Lavery, who has recently died after a brief illness. I never met Dr Lavery, but know of his pioneering work in the study … Continue reading

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Buffy singalong!

Devotees of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will be aware of the many experiments with genre that the series carried out, most notably the musical episode ‘Once more with feeling’ (season 6, episode 7). The episode explores ideas of communication and … Continue reading

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Buffy and Feminism

A good article here, ‘Buffy Summers: Third-Wave Feminist Icon’, on the feminist stance of the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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Juliet Landau: Vampire Documentary

Dread Central here with an interview with the fabulous Juliet Landau, who has worked with Tim Burton and played the delightfully creepy Drusilla in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and is now producing a documentary on vampires, A Place Among the … Continue reading

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Stan Lee, Spiderman and Troubled Teen Protagonists

Today I happened to catch this excerpt from an interview with Stan Lee on BBC 5 live in which he was speaking about one of his most famous creations, Spider-Man. He was discussing the fact that when he first suggested Spider-Man … Continue reading

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CFP: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival

This year, 26th-29th May, the inaugural International Vampire Film and Arts Festival will be taking place in Sighisoara, Transylvania in Romania. Amongst the key note speakers is one of OGOM’s founders Stacey Abbott (University of Roehampton). It looks like a … Continue reading

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’18 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Quotes You’ve Used at the Office’

It’s Thursday which means the weekend is in sight (though I realise this may not mean a break for everyone). In this spirit, I am sharing ’18 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Quotes You’ve Used at the Office’. I have definitely shouted … Continue reading

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‘Dark Shadows’, Serialisation and Sympathetic Vampires

Decider.com has published an article in its ‘Cult Corner’ entitled ‘”Dark Shadows” attacked Gothic Romance with Pulpy Plots’ which pays homage to the Gothic soap opera ‘Dark Shadows’ (1966-1971). Whilst the article is relatively solid fare – essentially a potted … Continue reading

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A Festive Post on Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Over on our Facebook page, Bill has just shared an article by the AV Club, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer staked its claim to a twist on a Christmas classic’. It’s a very thoughtful article on the Season Three episode, ‘Amends’, which … Continue reading

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