What I like about ‘True’: A review of ‘True Blood’ Season 1

"True Blood" makes it look easy. Start with sharply written characters, mix in a plot that's never predictable, try a few new things here and there, and you have a tasty concoction.

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A ‘True Blood’ primer for ‘Buffy/Angel’ fans: 10 differences between the vampire mythologies

I've watched most of the first season on DVD, and I can safely say I'm a fan of "True Blood." Being a huge "Buffy/ Angel" fan, I have trouble liking other vampire stories because I compare them to Joss Whedon's work.But I like Alan Ball's "True Blood" because it's its own thing -- the iconic vampire show of the late-Oughts is quite different from the iconic vampire franchise of the late-'90s.

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