Vampires and zombies and werewolves, oh my!
Broadcast: Midmorning, 10/14/2010, 10:06 a.m.
The vampire and zombie craze in books, films and TV seems unstoppable. What is it about supernatural characters that captivates everyone from teenage girls to their middle-aged parents?
- Christopher Farnsworth: Author of "Blood Oath," about a vampire who protects the President of the United States.
- Ben Winters: Journalist, librettist and author, whose books include "Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters" and more recently, "Android Karenina."
- David Edelstein: Film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film and music for CBS Sunday Morning.
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