A.M. Stir

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A.M. Stir


Szaroleta, Tom, The Florida Times Union


Byline: TOM SZAROLETA

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MOVIES

THE COUNT-DOWN

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" comes out today, which means the theaters will be jammed with fans pining over Edward the Vampire and Jacob the Werewolf. But, as anyone who has ever seen a "Twilight" movie can attest, Edward isn't exactly the toughest vampire around. Here, then, is a far from complete list of fictional vampires who could kick Edward Cullen's sparkly tush:

Grandpa Munster, "The Munsters"

The Count, "Sesame Street"

Count Chocula, cereal aisle

Barnabus Collins, "Dark Shadows"

Sookie Stackhouse, "True Blood"

Elvira, Mistress of the Night

Angel, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

Yowie Yahoo, "Scooby Doo and the Legend of the Vampire"

AND SOME FICTIONAL VAMPIRE HUNTERS WHO COULD TAKE HIM DOWN:

Corey Haim and Corey Feldman, "The Lost Boys"

Roddy McDowall, "Fright Night"

Carl Kolchak, "The Night Stalker"

Abraham Lincoln, "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"

MUSIC

HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT

Man, REO Speedwagon and Pat Benatar would have been a really great show in, say, 1983. …

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