New Show Recap: True Blood S6.E3 “” “You’re No Good”

Eric Gets Things Done

The episode begins with Eric glamoring the daughter of the Governor. She is dressed in a virginal white nightgown, with a cross around her neck. She says her name is Willa, short for Willa She Survive the Season, or maybe Willa She Be Annoying. Eric plans to kill her (with a surprising lack of subtlety, he refers to ripping her apart “right down here”). She is on her way to the Big Sleep when she says something that gets his attention. She can tell him about the experiments. He whisks her out of the house right before the guards arrive to re-capture him. Read More New Show Recap: True Blood S6.E3 “” “You’re No Good”

New Show Recap: True Blood S6.E2 — “The Sun”

I watched this week’s episode within the context of attending a writing conference. Right before I queued up “The Sun,” I sat in a reading given by the poet D.A. Powell and the author Stacey Levine, and then to an impromptu sharing of student works over beers and wines in the garden of a bar that energetically attempted to shoo us out by taking away first our drinks and then our bug repellent and finally the lights, but we were enjoying ourselves so much we sat in the dark without drinks, getting bit up by mosquitoes,  reading bits and pieces by the light of iPhones.

And then I came back to my dorm room and watched True Blood. Read More New Show Recap: True Blood S6.E2 — “The Sun”

New Show Recap: True Blood S6.E1 — “Who Are You, Really?”

“I never expected it from myself. Bill’s not the only one who changed. My life is so different than I thought it’d turn out. I am not who I’d thought who I’d turn out to be.”

Read More New Show Recap: True Blood S6.E1 — “Who Are You, Really?”

New Show Recap: True Blood, Episode 5.12, “Save Yourself”

“I told you, the first night we met: Vampires often turn on those they love the most.” Read More New Show Recap: True Blood, Episode 5.12, “Save Yourself”

New Show Recap: True Blood, Episode 5.11, “Sunset”

“There is a reason that you find vampires irresistible. A reason that you slut your heart out to every cute guy out there with fangs.” Read More New Show Recap: True Blood, Episode 5.11, “Sunset”

New Show Recap: True Blood, Episode 5.10, “Gone, Gone, Gone”

“In that case, allow me to say, f”“k all of you. You are destroying the world based on a book that is thousands of years old. You call that evolved? That’s the opposite of evolved.” Read More New Show Recap: True Blood, Episode 5.10, “Gone, Gone, Gone”

New Show Recap ““ True Blood 5.9 “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”

Creepy spirit thing, why you in Sookie bathroom? Read More New Show Recap ““ True Blood 5.9 “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”