There are many advantages to being Italian.
When I was a kid I saw the movie "Brides of Dracula (1960) in living color. It scared the bejabbers out of me. I became unnaturally afraid of vampires. I mean really afraid. So much so that even years later if someone tried to nuzzle or kiss my neck I would recoil, probably still would. To this day I avoid vampire movies - or tv shows - I've never seen even 1 second of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (is that was it was called?)
Anyway, here's why I had/have no reason to fear vampires -