Killing Off Queer Women On TV: Response To “Arrow’s” Latest Character Death

[Spoiler Alert: If you have not watched the season premiere of “Arrow,” do not read forward. Major plot developments discussed here.] Shocking character deaths were all the rage last season with beloved, major characters like Will Gardner (Josh Charles) on “The Good Wife” or Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara) on “House Of Cards”¬†meeting their demise in […]

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Anna Paquin in the season finale of "True Blood" (Photo: HBO)

‘True Blood’ Finale: The Naked and the Possibly Dead

Midway through the season six “True Blood” finale, “Radioactive,” I was upset that the show had wrapped up the engrossing Vamp Camp storyline the week before the finale and Sookie’s (Anna Paquin) marriage to Warlow (Rob Kazinsky)was not enough to drive the last episode of the season. Then Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) was completely, gloriously naked […]

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Michael McMillian on "True Blood" (Photo: HBO)

‘True Blood’: Walk Into the Light

“Life Matters,” the penultimate episode of this sixth season of “True Blood,” was both action-packed and slow as molasses. Everything that seemed like it would happen at Vamp Camp in the finale happens this week. There is also the longest funeral in television history. Terry was a great guy, but his memorial service took up […]

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‘True Blood’: Russell Goes on a Rampage

This week’s episode of “True Blood” (“In the Beginning”) could have been written by King Russell himself. It was bloody, chaotic, funny and entertaining but lacked structure, tried to cram way too much into an hour, and did not make much sense. There was even a reference to poor, dead Talbot In A Jar. So, […]

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