Vampire Chronicles vs True Blood

“Well bred vampires never spill a drop of blood. They don’t let blood drip out of their mouths or run down their chins or get on their clothes. Never.  That is why they are so upset when they cry blood tears.  The majority of vampires are very neat and merciful feeders who gently embrace their victims and guide them into a swoon as they drink the blood.  You would not believe the laughter in this house when vampires come to watch True Blood on HBO.  They think it’s hilarious.” ~ Anne Rice

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The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

The Prince was written by Niccolò Machiavelli. It was written for Medici, the prince of Florence at the time. The time period was the Renaissance, but has many applications to politics today. He wrote it as a practical guide to ruling, specifically ruling principalities. It is not particularly theoretical or abstract; its prose is simple and… Continue reading The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli