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The Good, The Bad & The WTF: “True Blood” Gets Witchy With It

Last night, I found myself a little bit confused while watching “True Blood.” I kept thinking, Was that scene bad because it turned my stomach and/or made me want to throw things? Or good because it was totally unexpected and makes for a cool plot twist? At more than a few points, I just couldn’t decide. So after the jump, my final conclusions on the good, bad, and WTF moments of the episode “Spellbound,” with asterisks next to the ones I waffled on so you can tell me what you think in the comments. Keep reading »

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: The “True Blood” Plot Thickens

Last night’s episode of “True Blood,” felt a little like soft-core porn. Was it just me or did the cast go above and beyond in the sex scene department? (If you haven’t watched yet, SPOILER ALERT.) First, we had Sookie and Eric’s mega sex montage—we see them in the woods, in the entry way of Sookie’s house, and in bed, twice. The camera lingers on them in multiple positions— him on top, her on top, him behind. Later in the episode, we Alcide and Debbie going at in multiple directions, though far less successfully. And then there were those flashbacks to Jason’s sex dream of Jessica. So much!

After the jump, the good, the bad, and the WTF moments of “Cold Grey Light of Dawn.” Keep reading »

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: Sookie And Eric Finally Get Down On “True Blood”

I think it’s interesting that, in the lead up to this season of “True Blood,” reporters kept asking Anna Paquin and Steven Moyer what it was like doing sex scenes together considering that they are also a couple in real life. Because so far this season, they’ve both had sex—just not with each other. Bill, now the King of Louisiana, has his assorted playthings. Meanwhile, Sookie had her first romp of the season last night — but with Eric. So maybe a more fitting question would have been: what’s it like to see your significant other shoot a sex scene with one of your co-stars?

After the jump, the good, bad, and WTF moments from last night’s episode. And, duh, SPOILER ALERT. Keep reading »

How “True Blood” Handles The Topic Of Rape

It look me a while to catch on to “True Blood”; weeks of friends talking nonsense about Jason Stackhouse’s sex life, several Freudian comments on the part of my mother regarding race relations and the sale of vampire blood, and a picture of Alexander Skarsgård without his shirt on, to finally get me watching. And, admittedly, it wasn’t until about halfway through season 2 that I really got hooked. I had a voice in my head—I can’t remember whose—but it was someone’s who had promised me that “True Blood” was “the new ‘Buffy.’” Needless to say, “True Blood” pales to “Buffy” in every way possible, and I would be reluctant to say that the two are even comparable thematically or in genre, apart from the vampires and other pervading supernatural elements. Yet “True Blood” has its important moments—drug abuse, eternal virginity, bestiality, orgies and a human-vampire media war. In short, there are redeeming qualities that, through the gratuitous gore and graphic sex, give “True Blood” a point. Keep reading »

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: K-I-S-S-I-N-G On “True Blood”

Last night’s episode of “True Blood” was called “It’s In His Kiss.” Why? (SPOILER ALERT!) Because finally, finally, finally Sookie and Eric shared their first smooch. I mean, really, how did it take this long? After the jump, the good, the bad and the WTF moments of last night’s episode. Keep reading »

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: Another Swig Of “True Blood”

Sure, last night’s episode of “True Blood” (SPOILER ALERT) felt mired in lengthy scenes featuring Jason and those horrible werepanthers. But still, there was plenty to enjoy, especially Eric in his wide-eyed, teenage-like amnesiac state. After the jump, the best, worst, and most WTF moments of the episode “I’m Alive and on Fire.” Keep reading »

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