A Smattering of TV Shows That Went Spectacularly Downhill

For the last several years, I’ve been recapping HBO’s True Blood here on Persephone Magazine. A longtime fan of both The Southern Vampire Mystery series, on which the show is based, and of vampire-based pop culture, I was excited to see HBO pick up the series. I loved the shows initial blend of camp and gore and its willingness to deviate from the source material in unexpected ways.

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Gif It to Me, Baby: High Fives and Fist Bumps

Whether you go old school with the high five or play it cool with a fist bump, I’ve got gifs for you!  Continue reading Gif It to Me, Baby: High Fives and Fist Bumps

Representing the Underrepresented: How I Met Your Mother and Performative Contradictions

Every show has one… the token minority character. Tokenism, as we’re all aware, is wildly problematic. Continue reading Representing the Underrepresented: How I Met Your Mother and Performative Contradictions

Caregiving: Glee

Good evening, Persephoneers! Yet again I’m here in my pajamas, though at least this time with good reason, which also happens to be the explanation for why I haven’t been around much lately: I’m not well. In fact, the only one in the Juniper Household not to have been unwell is Juniper Puss. The rest of us, meanwhile, have had horribly horrid colds. Continue reading Caregiving: Glee