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Previously, on True Blood

– Vampire Bill’s Vampire Estate –

Malcolm: Loooook into my eyyyyyyyyyyes. <dracula>

Sookie Stackhouse: Yawn.

Malcolm: Glower.

Liam: Fangs!

Vampire Bill: No… SUHCKY! IS! MUHN! (Except he said it… well, pretty much like that)

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Previously, on True Blood

– A Quick Glimpse Behind the Scenes –

The Producers: You know what we were thinking? That vampires would make a really good metaphor for…

The Writers: Homosexuals?

The Producers: No…

The Writers: Sexually transmitted disease?

The Producers: No…

The Writers: Drug addiction?

The Producers: No… we were thinking they’d make a good metaphor for teenagers getting raging boners every time they got close to a girl.

The Writers: …we’ll see what we can do.

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– A Quick Glimpse Behind the Scenes –

The Producers: So Mr. Ball… do you mind if we call you testicle?

Alan Ball: Um, yes, actually…

The Producers: So Mr. Testicle, what exactly is this… True Blood… all about?

Alan Ball: Well, it’s based on the Charlaine Harris’ best-selling Southern Vampire Mysteries, narrated by telepath Sookie Stackhouse and revolving around her love affair with the vampire Bill Compton. Sookie becomes fascinated with Bill when she learns that she is somehow unable to hear his thoughts.

The Producers: Wait, a human girl and her vampire boyfriend, one of them is a telepath, the other is a big black hole of “you can’t hear me”… why does this sound familiar?

Stephenie Meyer: Innocent whistle.

Alan Ball: Well, although the Southern Vampire Mysteries came first, that’s an excellent point, actually… this series is perfectly timed to capitalize on the sudden vampire explosion…

The Producers: …

Alan Ball: While providing an edge and a humor lacking in much of today’s vampire fiction…

The Producers: …

Alan Ball: And I think I can talk Anna Paquin into taking off her shirt.

The Producers: Let’s make a TV show!

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