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Oct 10 2009

Why Women Love Vampires More Than Men?

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Over at The Frisky, John DeVore speculates (careful– probably not safe for work) that vampire-lovers are disproportionately female because vampires are exotic, dangerous, mysterious and passionate.  So vampires do a better job of satisfying female wish-fulfillment (which is more about romance than violence).

In contrast, male wish-fulfillment tends to involve badass characters doing badass things (superhero stories, military action, James Bond, cops-and-robbers, etc).  Also, I don’t think that men find vampiric qualities very romantic.

All of this is probably an overgeneralization, but I think there’s some degree of truth to it.  What do you think?

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Aug 07 2008

Sir, Please Kill Me (A Horror-Comedy on Japanese Airlines)

We board the plane at 3 pm. Everyone is fully sane.

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