The bloody awful news is that on Monday night I was playing with scissors and, to quote Dan Aykroyd as Julia Child, cut the dickens out of my finger.
I'm unable to blame my erratic WiFi for the lack of posting this week, therefore; it's just that I found it powerful hard to type with one hand while the other was raised over my head, bandaged and throbbing.
The bloody good news is that I caught up with the current season of True Blood via HBO On Demand this past week while house-sitting, with all the more time to watch television since the typing weren't happening.
Screencap from one of Jessica's videos © Home Box Office, Inc.
I'd only recently finished Season Two on DVD, and I was really bummed about having to avoid spoilers or just plain wait for a whole year to see where things went in Season Three. Now I either need to rework my long-on-hold review and post it immediately or hope I'll catch this weekend's episode and include it in my writeup before the season finale on Sept. 12th.
I've mentioned here before that if you're not watching True Blood you're missing out on pulpy good fun. Those fortunate souls with both HBO and the On Demand service only have to buy, rent, or borrow the Season One DVDs, as Season Two is available via HBO On Demand along with Season Three to date, and some extras to boot, through Oct. 10th. Those without have until next summer, if the pattern holds, to burn through the first two DVD sets before Season Three is released. And once you're past the first few shaky, expositorily heavy episodes, you won't want to stop. There are a bunch of fun True Blood tie-in websites, incidentally, including the blog of Deborah Ann Woll's newly turned vampire Jessica Hamby, which has frequent short-but-sweet video entries.