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Review: Griff the Invisible
Like Kick-Ass and Super , Leon Ford's Griff the Invisible reaffirms the notion that superheroes exist to provide the meek and marginalized with an empowering fantasy.
| August 26, 2011
A cheery reboot for True Blood
As supernatural soap operas-cum-social allegories go, True Blood is as good as it gets.
| June 24, 2011
The Big Love Series Finale: What a Stinker!
Just some dashed-off thoughts about the Big Love series finale. I'll leave the legitimate criticism to the big guns, but I needed to register my...
| March 22, 2011
I did Sookie Stackhouse
What is it about reading and falling in love that invites cliché. When I met Sookie Stackhouse, the heroine of Charlaine Harris's Southern Vampire series, I didn't think much of her. She was right under my nose, but I was blind. But when I fell, oh, did
A book snob reveals her whirlwind affair with America's favorite telepathic waitress
| February 11, 2011
Awooooooooo: Werewolves of Saugus
I touched the Hunky Werewolf. It couldn't be helped.
True Blood 's Joe Manganiello alights on Estate
| September 10, 2010
As the media run amok with supernatural heroes (and anti-heroes), it's becoming increasingly difficult to tell one fanged leading man from another.
Being Human is another kind of shapeshifter
| July 23, 2010
62nd Primetime Emmy Awards nominations (a/k/a Suck it Leno)
The late-night wars may be on summer break until September's debut of The Conan O'Brien Show, but this morning's Emmy nominations announcement gave Conan a...
Michael C. Walsh
| July 08, 2010
Snoop to Sookie: "Let's Do It Doggy Style"
Dude! True Blood is back and everyone is sufficiently psyched out of their minds about it. And we mean everyone. The HBO phenom that effectively...
| June 18, 2010
Viral bloodsuckers for the summer
It might require you to buy a bigger beach tote, but there's no doubt that summer's must-read is Justin Cronin's The Passage , a hulking 766-page epic that traces the genesis and fallout of apocalyptic viral vampirism.
Could The Passage be the best vampire novel?
| June 18, 2010
Gone but not forgotten
Yes, True Blood has resumed, and Futurama and Weeds wait in the wings. But let's take a moment to hail The Tudors , which bows out this Sunday night at 9 after four seasons on Showtime.
Henry VIII and The Tudors bid adieu
| June 18, 2010
Review: Jennifer's Body
You are no doubt approaching Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody's new venture into horror comedy with gritted teeth, expecting the cinematic equivalent of being bludgeoned into a bloody pulp by an adorable novelty hamburger phone spewing snappy quips out
Diablo Cody's exquisite corpse
| September 18, 2009
Carrie Preston of True Blood
Hear our interview with Carrie Preston of True Blood here!
| September 17, 2009
With regard to this whole nouveau vampire thing, this revitalized appreciation for the undead, I should declare myself at the outset a more or less complete philistine.
HBO does the ‘Southern Vampire’
| September 02, 2008
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