15 reasons you can see 'Twilight'
10. To male viewers who scoff that these pretty, introspective, vegetarian vampires betray the “real’’ vampire tradition, here’s a news flash: There have always been two versions of the vampire in folklore and fiction - the purely monstrous predator and the beautiful, seductive revenant who desires a human companion. (But you can blame Anne Rice for the self-hating vampire - long before Stephenie Meyer came along she gave us Louis.) More to the point, your girlfriend’s enthusiasm for these stories may be telling you something important about what women want.
From left: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in "Twilight" and Kirk "Sticky Fingaz" Jones in the TV adaptation of "Blade."