[This essay was originally published in February 2000 on Universal Studios Horror Online. I've updated it a wee bit for this Saint Patrick's Day.]
Forget the leprechauns and the green beer. If everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, then consider celebrating that most Irish of modern monsters, a true creature of the Ould Sod—the vampire.
Aye and begorrah, ’tis the truth I am telling ye, though it may take a while in the telling, so settle in… [Read on]