| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:51 AM
This week's "True Blood" gave us a major reveal, gratuitous nudity and even a vampire turning. But for all the "action" that went down last night, I'm left feeling lukewarm.
Gone are the days when I gasped at least once per episode. Instead, I find...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Last night's episode didn't waste any time getting into it, and I'm not going to either.
What a difference a strong opening makes
Before the theme song had even played, we'd gotten a whole lot of action AND information. In rapid-fire succession, we...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:35 AM
"True Blood" is back, and Season 6 picks up right where Season 5 left off. We’re watching bloody Billith rise, but this time from his red-tinged perspective. I’ll be honest — I’m approaching Season 6 a little nervously. What will a...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Exhibit 23 of how ridiculous most of this episode was: Sookie actually says, "I'll be fine once I wash the pig out of my hair."
The season has tried my patience. It's not horrible, it's not great. Some moments are pretty great in a very campy way (I...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:13 AM
One of my biggest "True Blood" gripes is that the origin stories behind the series’ main players, which were introduced in the show’s earliest seasons, have largely been buried in later seasons in favor of sideline characters, dead-end plot...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Were you expecting Bill Compton to have a master plan? To be nice Bill all along and not some crazy vampire religious zealot?
It could have happened that way. But yeah, it didn't. The opposite happened.
When Eric and Sookie track him down in his Massive...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:22 AM
We’re almost a third of the way through Season 6 (which at 10 episodes will be "True Blood’s" shortest season yet) and after last night’s episode, I’m finally getting a clear idea of where this season is headed. While You’...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:03 AM
From the get-go, I've been dreading the inevitable episode where we'd spend too much time delving into this season's tiresome side plots. And after last week's high-octane romp -- complete with multiple gasp-worthy cliffhangers -- I had a feeling that...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:29 AM
DJ KayJay was always interested in DJing, even before the rise of party-starters such as Calvin Harris and Deadmau5, whose songs have overtaken the club scene.
The Baltimore-based DJ, otherwise known as Kristin Jackson, likes to please the crowd with...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers.
| Apr 21, 2013
It's not too early to start compiling your summer reading list. Here are some recommendations, courtesy of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, with publication dates.
Sophie Kinsella, "Wedding Night": An unlikely romance involves a pair desperate to...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Curtis introduces the Quickfire with the absolute worst two words any high schooler has ever used to start an essay: "Throughout history," (insert my inner English major gouging out her eyes here).
The challenge? Make a sexy dish using ingredients...