True Blood

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    The HBO pay channel is featuring a series titled True Blood.

    It's produced by Alan Ball who produced another great favorite of mine Six Feet Under.


    I can tell you that I'm addicted to the new show. It has all the melodrama and intrigue of a Dark Shadows with a budget. The star of the thing is Anna Paquin famous for winning her oscar at ten for The Piano.

    Last night's episode was so racy it was a feast for the eyes. Plus they're really beginning to develop the characters in more depth.

    Any other devotées?
     
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    yah, my girl likes it. Lots of fucking... hillbilly style
     
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    Me.

    I watch it with my bf every Sunday...
    my manager also watches, so every Monday we will chat about last night's episode.
     
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    I love True Blood! I was a little worried that the new characters would muddy up the show, but it has gotten much better.

    I had no idea that Daphne was working for Marianne... though I wonder how she survived the slashing even though it appeared Sookie would have died.
     
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    Paquin's performance is so good. And the Englishman who plays Jason Stackhouse (with the body that won't quit) is so good at a southern accent you'd never guess for a moment he's Australian (Bill Compton [Stephen Moyer] is English).

    I have no idea who's doing the accent coaching but it's incredible.
     
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    Not last night's show but the previous I began to think "this is getting too involved" but last night's episode put all that to rest. I love the whole "God Hates Fangs" undercurrent too. It's brilliant.

    Don't you think inwait8 that it must be the same way Sookie survived... vampire intervention?
     
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    Im hooked too....Im anxious to see how far Maryann will take it with Tara
     
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    I love the show as well... Jason's beautiful body doesn't hurt either! ;) Though, I'm more partial to Tara's new beau. His shoulders just won't quit! I have seen many many African American men built like him yet cannot recall ever seeing a white guy with that sort of physique!

    I'm pretty sure the Daphne and Maryann thing will come to the surface soon. Maybe since Daphne is a shape-shifter she wasn't affected by the poison as much as a human would be.
     
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    My wife and I are avid fans. I am thinking about moving down to the delta region. It seems like you can really be yourself down there and no one will bother you. This is important if you are non-human sentient species.
     
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    It's a DVR must in my house..........I just hope they start explaining what makes someone a "shape shifter" and what makes someone able to read other's thoughts.
     
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    I'm afraid a bit about the number of subplots too Industrialsize..

    But last night's episode was largely redeemed by Sookie and the other mortal getting hurled into the basement at that church.

    The other thing that needs to be resolved is; I WANT MY OLD SNIDE LAFAYETTE BACK.

    "Here, have some AIDS burgers!" (to the rednecks at Sam Merlotte's)

    This scared shitless one just isn't working for me but the new deal selling "v" may change all that. I gotta say I look forward to it all week and watch it on "on demand" easily three more times each week.

    I travel well in hand luggage.:cool: I'll even shape shift for the trip.
     
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    FYI There will be a new soda on the market in September called True Blood. Alan Ball says it's supposed to be the same as the fake blood the main character drinks. A 4 pack will be 16.00
     
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    It's a very international cast with Paquin having been born in Canada and raised in New Zealand. And please don't forget my fave, Alexander Skarsgard (Eric Northman)...he's Swedish and has done tons of Swedish-language movies. (Love the series, but this whole Maryann, et al., thing has me a bit puzzled...although I'm sure it will sort out in the next few episodes.)
     
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    Is Eric the mole? Why did he send for Bill's maker to show up in Texas?

    I knew that Jason was gonna bang Sarah and the fact it was in the church made it better.

    Now that Sookie is in the basement with Isabellas human, do you think they're going to get it on?

    Poor LaFayette, the boy has been scared shitless and now that Erics bitch whats her name, told him to sell 'V' again has got him all worked up. I think there is going to be a big Eric presence in the next few episodes.

    And what of poor Sam. Bless his heart. Taken by yet another woman.

    Oh yeah, and poor horny Hoyt. Didn't he get all over his Mama for cutting his phone off?
     
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    Who is selling out the Texas vampires to the Son of God church?

    WTF? It has to be a vampire.

    Whoever plays Reverend Reslin (sp) has created a character that is easy to hate.

    Good cast, good writing, great show.
     
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    God, he just *oozes* smarminess!
     
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    i knew that she was, i just had a feeling... but this next few episodes are gonna be great! i was also wondering how she got healed. it could be what the other guy said, vampire intervention or Marieanne might have healed her someway


    tht would be prety cool i gotta try it...


    has anyone read the books? i just ordered them
     
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    I just got them, too! They're in a stack of stuff to read...
     
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    I love this show, the Sookie Stackhouse novels are a good read as well.

    Sookie is special. Read the books to find out why!
     
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