The lovely and talented ladies over at EricNorthman.net generously invited @TB_PamR to join their Dead Air blogtalk radio show on Monday, 7 June, 2011. With the Season 4 premiere of True Blood just around the corner and the Phoenix Comic Con barely in the rearview mirror we had plenty to discuss!
The first 6 minutes of Season 4 was the first topic of business and met with mixed reactions. The consensus seems to be that Alan Ball’s vision of Faerie is radically different from the one found in the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris. Even the name of Sookie’s grandfather was changed, possibly signally the most significant departure the series has taken from its novel roots even as it steals lines from it. Casting seemed to raise some questions as well, both for Earl (Gary Cole) and Hallow (Fiona Shaw). Read the rest of this entry »