Blood ‘Staches

By Gianna Sobol

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There’s A LOT of blood on this show, which means there are tons of varieties used in the filming. There’s the kind for vampires exploding, which usually includes those stringy bits we call “nernes.” There are blood mats to cover the ground after a good staking or a gruesome murder. And there’s blood for the actors to drink, which I’m told is very, very sweet. And if we need to see the blood on their lips after they take a sip, the blood is thickened, so it really sticks. Kind of like a milk mustache...