There was a kid in my high school named Chris or John, but we all called him “Dick.” He wore a trench coat and combat boots, and he started telling people he was an honest-to-goodness vampire. He would cower in the shadows and play out an uninspired pantomime of retreating from the sun in pain. I remember him telling us that he had woken up on the ceiling above his bed one morning. He was clearly a resident of the highest social tier.
I haven’t thought about Dick in years, but last night I came across a grown-up version of him on YouTube, “Anthony, the living vampire,” being interviewed by a woman named DeeDee, who runs the Haunted Curiosities and Haunted Collector websites.
On the Haunted Curiosities YouTube channel, there are interviews with other “real” vampires, a djinn-possessed man, some witches, a dimension-hopping demon-slayer, and a half-breed (half vampire, half werewolf). … Read the rest