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True Blood Season 6 – First 3 Episodes

HBO released some quick synopses of the first three episodes of the sixth season of True Blood. Due to economics as well as star Anna Paquin’s maternity leave, this season consists of ten episodes instead of the usual twelve. It also marks the first under the new show-runner Mark Hudis. Naturally, what follows are full…

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Why Lesbian Vampires?

For all practical purposes, the trope Vampire Lesbian emerged with Joseph Sheridan LeFanu’s novella “Carmilla.” Eventually, with the rise of a new medium–motion pictures–an adaptation of that story appeared. “Crypt of the Vampire” became one of the still-relatively few such. The trope, however, could be seen in “Dracula’s Daughter” as well as the eerie “Vampyr.”…

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