TODAY   |  November 01, 2013

Fangs a lot: A look at our love for vampires

TODAY’s Tamon Hall and comedian Chuck Nice talk about the “vampire renaissance” in the media and why everyone wants to take a bite out of their favorite characters.

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>>> always get your forecast and weather on the weather channel and now fitting for the day after halloween. vampires hotter than ever. tamron hall with why we heart vampires.

>> one of the perfect people to play a vampire , james spader has never been cast as a vampire . he would be a fantastic vampire . what am i going to do with the rest of my life?

>> i would love bill cosby as a vampire . you see, i would like to put my mouth somewhere on your neck and bite down because you have the blood and it tastes just like the pudding pops .

>> all right. so tamron along with chuck here on the special.

>> hey.

>> so day after halloween and you got all of these vampire things. why are they so hot? why are vampires shhot?

>> in a word, trueblood. jonathan --

>> that's like five words.

>> i knew you'd say that.

>> favorite of all time.

>> i go old school.

>> for me, blade. he's a martial artist. he's a real man's vampire . or a manpire. i could see that one coming. what was the most fun vampire fact you guys found?

>> we talked to the cast of trueblood and a couple of them said acting with the fangs is not as easy as it looks.

>> i would bet.

>> but you're the comedian, you know the funnier things.

>> no, i think the one fact that i like the most is vampire versus -- they're the first jedi mind trick . they were the first to be able to do this and make you do whatever they want you to do. which, for me i would love so i could have silence in my house.

>> my favorite was in abbott and costello --

>> we talk about that.

>> i wish i had mind control right now.

>> okay. why we heart vampires tonight at 8:00, 7:00 central.