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Monday, November 21 2011

Mothers, Killers and Vampires: The Post-Familial Society in “True Blood”

True Blood suggests that a change in family structure within a society doesn't necessarily entail a downfall of traditional concepts of morals and values.


Thursday, September 9 2010

Vampire Misogyny: Violence in 'True Blood'

From the beginning of its debut, True Blood has pushed the edge of what was possible with TV violence and sex. But is there any point to the extreme sex and violence on the show? And has it gone too far?


Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best TV of 2009

Aside from one or two new shows, this look at the Best of TV 2009 seems awfully familiar. A look at early '60s admen? A practically incomprehensible drama about an island of airplane crash castaways? The Americanization of a UK workplace comedy? That definitely rings a bell.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

The Best Television Performers of 2008

More than anything, though, I wish all those political pundits would take some time off, to rest and let their vocal cords recuperate. That truly would make for a happy new year.


Columns

Sunday, April 24 2011

Why Do So Many Aliens Look Like Tony Blair?

The unfamiliar will only find acceptance if it is expressed in familiar terms; thus, aliens "...may have bulbous heads and triangular eyes, speak in a chillingly robotic monotone or emit a strong stench of sulphur, but otherwise they look much like Tony Blair."


Reviews

Wednesday, July 17 2013

Various Artists: True Blood Vol. Four

Good news humans, True Blood Vol. Four doesn't "suck". Hell some of it's even "fang"tastic!


Monday, May 20 2013

'True Blood: Season Five' Runs a Little Dry

There are moments when we imagine that a character might actually meet the true death, leaving Sookie without a vampire lover to come to her rescue, for once.


Sunday, June 26 2011

'True Blood' Season Four Premiere

In the new season of True Blood, the right-wing “nut jobs” are no longer only one-dimensional objects of ridicule: now it's looking like they may not only right, but also correct.


Sunday, June 14 2009

True Blood

True Blood's second season showcases the similarities between fundamentalisms -- whether Christian or pagan.


Saturday, September 6 2008

True Blood

The goofy vampire romance in True Blood is granted another perspective by Tara (Rutina Wesley), who at least seems aware of life outside of Bon Temps, Louisiana.


Blogs

Friday, April 26 2013

Trailers for Season 6 of HBO's 'True Blood" Are Released

The season six premiere of 'True Blood' is just around the corner on June 16th and HBO has released a few trailers to whet your appetites.


Wednesday, December 12 2012

What Happens When a 'True Blood' Vampire Goes Vegan?

True Blood's Amy Burley (Lizzy Caplan) lives a life of paradox: corrupt hipster and a conscious preacher of environmental sustainability -- for vampires.


Thursday, December 16 2010

Top 10 TV Shows of 2010

In 2010, television brought us cops in Hawaii, bikers in California, British investigators and a different kind of situation at the Jersey shore.


Monday, May 24 2010

True Blood: Music From The HBO Original Series Volume 2 (new album / stream)

Various Artists True Blood: Music From The HBO Original Series Volume 2 (Elektra/Atlantic) Releasing: 25 May Yet another True Blood soundtrack is releasing tomorrow, this time


Wednesday, May 19 2010

HBO's 'True Blood' Comes to Comics!

After reading all Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels to date and devouring the first two seasons of HBO’s True Blood, you may be left


True Blood Season 2 - The Wrap-Up (Channel Surfing) [23.Sep.09]

News

Thursday, June 23 2011

Alexander Skarsgard gets some added bite from 'True Blood'

LOS ANGELES — Playing an aloof, sexy Viking vampire sheriff on HBO's "True Blood" requires many things of Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgard, not least among them


Monday, July 12 2010

Actor brings extended life to 'True Blood' character

It scarcely seems plausible that an ordinary human could be the most vivid character on HBO's ghoulish "True Blood," a show teeming with supernatural, larger-than-death


Wednesday, June 9 2010

'True Blood' ready to flow again

It's finally time for the "Blood"-thirsty to be appeased. Yes, "True Blood," television's most outrageous and lascivious series, returns Sunday for its third season


Sunday, May 2 2010

TV theme songs aren't going to make it after all

"Ode to TV Theme Songs" (To the tune of "The Ballad of Gilligan's Island") Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale a tale


Friday, January 15 2010

Globe predictions: Michael C. Hall, John Lithgow, Jane Lynch should have speeches ready

You may hate awards shows, but the participation of Ricky Gervais as host could make for a funny and unpredictable Golden Globes this Sunday. Gervais


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