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True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 3, Ep. 2

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on this week's episode of True Blood. This season's storylines have all been really engaging so far.

Oprah To Produce 'Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks' MOVIE For HBO

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey is joining with Alan Ball to produce an HBO film based on the nonfiction best-seller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 12

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Seasons can't go on forever, and "Beyond Here Lies' Nothin'" sends True Blood out in style.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 11

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

I can forgive my favorite shows when they have a bad episode or two. And I'll definitely have to forgive True Blood for this week's installment, "Frenzy." It's pretty much a disaster.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 9

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

What can I say? I wasn't feeling it tonight. "I Will Rise Up" has a few Sucker Punches, but it mostly functions as a placeholder.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 8

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Iximng ti pu. See what I did there? I took the phrase "mixing it up," and I mixed it up. That's because True Blood episode 2.8, "Timebomb," mixes up the meaning of two central metaphors. (I know, right? I'm so clever!)

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 7

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Are you serious, True Blood? Are you really going to spring Godric on me in the last moment of Episode 7 ("Release Me") and then cut to the credits? D

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 6

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

There are so many sucker-punchy scenes in this installment that I could get carpal tunnel syndrome writing about them all.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 5

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on this week's episode of True Blood.

"True Blood" May End HBO Slump

New York Times | BILL CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The slump at HBO is apparently over. In "True Blood," the pay cable giant has its first hit since "Rome," and the numbers indicate it may be the bigg...

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 4

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Almost all the characters are weakened in some way, which creates a queasily exciting energy: We can sense a bomb's about to drop, but we can't quite tell where it's going to fall.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode Three

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on this week's episode of True Blood.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode Two

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

And now back to the important question: When does "Keep This Party Going" go the furthest over the top?

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode One

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

The series, created by Six Feet Under and American Beauty's Alan Ball, pulses with such reckless, lusty energy that I cannot wait for each new episode.

Aaron Eckhart's New Film Startles With Scenes Of Pedophilia

FOXNews | Roger Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Nothing Is Private" is written and directed by Alan Ball, the man behind "Six Feet Under" and "American Beauty." But it's caused outrage here for its...