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New Show Recap: True Blood S7E10 — “Thank You”

If you’re feeling this nostalgic Bill, I gotta ask what the fuck? Cause to my mind nostalgia and suicide? Don’t mix.

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New Show Recap: True Blood, S7E9 — “Love is to Die”

“Whatever this is. Whatever you’re doin. You don’t get to hide behind the word fate.”

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New Show Recap: True Blood S7E8 — “Almost Home”

“From the very first moment that we met, you reminded me of what it was like to have my human heart. The problem was, it was only a memory. All I had was my darkness to give you in return.”

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New Show Recap: True Blood S7E6 — “May Be The Last Time”

Last week, my occasional recap companion, Mini, observed that “Karma” felt emotionally honest. The connections between the characters seemed authentic, the sense of doom and loss rang true, and the painful bits – of which there have been a lot this season – were actually painful. Mini is new to watching True Blood so she […]

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True Blood on Etsy: Your Guide to Swag

“Technology’s taken all the fun out of being a vampire. ”

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New Show Recap: True Blood S7E6 — “Karma”

“This is bullshit. I imagined my death many times. But I never thought I’d meet the sun in a place with wall to wall carpet.”

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New Show Recap: True Blood S7E5 — “Lost Cause”

“I’ve had about 100 boyfriends die on me over the years, but I remember how painful those first few ones were.”

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Gif Round Up: True Blood Edition

Now that we’re counting down the days until the final episode of HBO’s True Blood airs later this summer, it’s time to reflect on the real gift this show has given us — amazing gifs.

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New Show Recap: True Blood S7E4 — “Death is Not the End”

“Eric Northman is nothing if he is not pure fucking sex on a throne.”

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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 […]

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New Show Recap: True Blood 7×3, “Fire in the Hole”

Slay Belle: On the previously on, stuff happens, Sookie plots doing something stupid, and we are re-ensaddened by the revelation that Eric is infected. We’re in LA, at yoga class. Everything is serene, which means everything is going to go to shit.

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New Show Recap: True Blood, 7×02, “I Found You”

“So that dog turned into our mayor… There’s a bigger picture here you all are missing. This town is full of vampers, has a dog for a mayor, being preached out by a telepath!”

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New Show Recap: True Blood 7×01, “Jesus Gonna Be Here”

So I know everyone’s been waiting with bated breath for Slay Belle’s weekly Buffy recap but unfortunately said Slay Belle has been up to her eyeballs in work the last few weeks and will be unable to visit the Scoobies or her TV boyfriend Spike until next Friday. I, her teenaged daughter, jokingly said last […]

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The Top 10 Best TV Opening Sequences

Finally, the post you’ve all been waiting for — my personal opinion on the top 10 best opening sequences in television. These are loosely ranked from last to best, because I’m non-committal and I let my emotions get involved near the end:

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New Show Recap: True Blood S6E7 — “Dead Meat”

In Which True Blood Shows Signs of Life