It's an overflowing piñata full of mediocre television. That isn't to say all reality television is bad. I do enjoy some, like The Amazing Race and Top Chef. However, I'm referring to the shows that go to the edge of crazy and jump over.
As you may know I have a fondness for the ticky-tacky known as reality television, I so love the term because it's so not anyone's reality I've ever known. So this recap will examine first the ridiculous... then the sublime.
True Blood is a way of viewing life -- the struggles we all face with emotion, with right and wrong, with pain and suffering -- and of learning to experience things as they are, whether viewed in a human lifetime or over 1000s of years.