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True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 3, Ep. 1

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Season three launches with "Bad Blood," and it is heavy with responsibility. The exceptional writing, credited to Daniel Minahan, makes exposition emerge organically out of compelling situations.

Anna Paquin Talks 'True Blood' Sex Scenes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The stars of 'True Blood' grace the cover of Entertainment Weekly and inside Anna Paquin talks about her graphic sex scenes, some with real-life fianc...

Anna Paquin: I'm Bisexual

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Anna Paquin announced that she is bisexual while taping a public service announcement for the True Colors Fund, an advocacy group dedicated to LGBT eq...

'True Blood,' 'Dexter,' 'Game Of Thrones': TV Brings Big Success To Books

Variety | Gordon Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Now that HBO has greenlighted the new series "Game of Thrones," it's not just TV execs who are hoping for the next "True Blood." Also keeping their f...

The Future of Cable Television

David Colarusso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Colarusso

Cable television is the antithesis of net neutrality. I quit cable because I don't want to pay more for bits of information just because they're called television.

Victoria's Secret Reveals 2010 What Is Sexy? List (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Tuesday night at the W Hotel In Hollywood, Victoria's Secret models, stars of HBO's red hot True Blood series, and a whole lot of eye candy got all do...

Victoria's Secret Announces 2010 'What Is Sexy?' List (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Victoria's Secret announced its "What Is Sexy?" List, which celebrates the sexiest bombshells in Hollywood and beyond. We rounded up the contenders be...

Charlie Huston on Detective Fiction, the Joe Pitt Casebooks and Vampires (With a Y.)

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

Charlie Huston's Joe Pitt casebook series takes place in a modern-day New York that exists with a Vampyric (note the spelling) war bubbling under the surface.

'The Vampire's Assistant' and 10 other reasons why we really dig vampires in 2009

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Vampire shows, vampire films -- they're all around. The nation loves them and the love affair doesn't show any signs of fading.

'True Blood' Fans Unite and Bite For Virtual Fundraiser

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

With the recent release of "New Moon," it's all the "Twilight" diehard fans who've gotten the attention with their undying acts of devotion. But fans ...

Movie Review: Daybreakers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Daybreakers, which opens Friday, comes as a welcome treat, a speculative sci-fi film disguised as a horror story, or perhaps a blend of the two.

Halloween Parties and the Latest in Gruesome Candy

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Van Ostrand

Where once the King of Halloween confection was Candy Corn -- selling 8.3 billion kernels a year -- planners of today's Halloween parties lobby their new faves: the latest in gross and disgusting party food.

Enough With the Whiny Vampires Already

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Morford

How much more can an exhausted pop culture take, after the Twilight phenom and its never-ending cavalcade of Walmart-ready tchotkes?

Starschmucks Folly: VIA, the Instant New Coke

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

We don't care if this isn't our grandfather's instant coffee, it reminds us of our grandfather (who was last spotted hollering about health care at a town hall meeting due to a combination of dementia and Glenn Beck).

Rated TV-MA: How Sex Came of Age on Television

Mr. Skin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mr. Skin

Explosions and mechanical mayhem have supplanted plot and character at the movies and thus, the simple art of storytelling has moved into living rooms. Where plots develop and characters grow, sex happens.

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.

Vampires: Why Here, Why Now?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

If fiction often reflects a nation's culture, why, oh-why-oh, do we have so many vampires, in so many places, sucking up so many entertainment dollars with such blazing success today?

Beatles For Sale, John Leckie Interview on The Stone Roses, This Week's New Albums, plus Scott Weiland, Jason Mraz, and Glee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the release of stereo and mono box sets, individual album reissues, and their own edition of Rock Band, The Beatles finally have stepped into the 21st century in a major way.

After Twilight, Gothic Sex Takes a Bigger Bite

Susie Bright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Susie Bright

eBtween the pandemonium over Twilight and True Blood, there's been renewed interest in why horror and sex have made a comeback in each other's arms.

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.

Evan Rachel Wood Talks Nudity, Lesbian Vampire Sex

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Evan Rachel Wood joins the cast of 'True Blood' Sunday as 1,100-year-old vampire Queen Sophie-Anne. Who will she get naked with? E! has the story. O...

'True Blood' Episode Is HBO's Most-Watched Since 2004

Broadcasting & Cable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Vampire series True Blood on Sunday night captured HBO's largest audience outside of The Sopranos in more than five years....

Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer Talk Rapey Vampire Sex

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In the new issue of Nylon, Anna Paquin dishes about onscreen sex scenes with her 'True Blood' costar and real-life fiance, Stephen Moyer. You can re...

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!)