June 19th, 2009

True Blood --- No Spoilers Please

My cyberbuddy, Carrie, convinced me to give True Blood a second chance.

I had watched the pilot episode and frankly wasn't very impressed.

Part of the reason why is that I was a Buffy fan way back when and am completely over the concept of vampires. Vampires don't do much for me, in any case, as I'm not a fan of submission games or any of that "My Master" subtext that seems to permeate the genre. Nor am I a fan of graphic gross outs. I suppose I am intrigued by the vampire/human relationship only for the alien nature of it.

And, to be frank, again, most vampire fiction is yawningly predictable. Read more...Collapse )