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We've all heard the tales of how the the vile practices of Hungarian Countess Erzebet Bathory and Prince Vlad III of Wallachia, a.k.a. Vlad the Impaler, inspired the title character in Bram Stoker's Dracula. We've also heard numerous accounts of killers claiming to be vampires or drinking the blood of their victims as part of their murder rituals. But, it's not just the mythical undead of popular fiction and violent deviants that consume human blood — a real medical condition can lead to such nightmarish behavior. Doctors in Turkey have just documented the latest case of a man with a lust for blood so intense that he started attacking people to satisfy his urges.
"Is this your wife? What a lovely throat."
Nosferatu is a classic movie that is studied in film schools and is arguably the first horror movie ever. The story of Dracula interpreted by a member of the German expressionist movement is undoubtedly artistically significant, but is it actually a fun movie to sit down and watch on a dark and stormy night?