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From Sun Records To Katy Perry, ‘True Blood’ Shows Musical Variety

This week’s episode of HBO’s True Blood covered a wide array of music, including classic blues from Chess Records (John Lee Hooker), early rock and roll from Sun Records (Carl Perkins) and a somewhat more recent pop star (Katy Perry).

08/14/2012

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This Week’s “True Blood”: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” Alcide Is A Wallflowers Fan

This week’s episode of HBO’s True Blood was titled “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” so fans figured that the song of that name would be running during the show’s end credits. And that’s what happened: except that it wasn’t the familiar Tears For Fears version.

08/06/2012

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‘True Blood’ Toughens Up ’70s Ballad ‘You Light Up My Life’

“True Blood” is often celebrated for its interesting use of music, but last night’s episode was probably the only time the ’70s adult contemporary classic “You Light Up My Life” has been the kickoff tune to a vampire feast.

07/23/2012

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“Authority Always Wins”: John Mellencamp Covered On “True Blood”

Last night, HBO’s vampire series True Blood continued its long tradition of using song titles and lyrics in the titles of episodes. “Authority Always Wins” was named after a line in John Mellencamp’s classic “Authority […]

06/18/2012

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‘True Blood’ Music Supervisor Talks Season Five

Last night, HBO‘s True Blood launched its fifth season with an episode called “Turn! Turn! Turn!” The season premiere featured a couple of classic songs and one new take on a timeless hit. “Turn! Turn! […]

06/12/2012

Los Angeles Prepares For Major Traffic Hassles As Highway 405 Closes For Weekend

Car-mageddon Weekend TV Guide

What are we gonna do this weekend? During Carmageddon? Well, we’ve got enough frozen pizza and pop tarts to last us a while. Looks like we’re staying in with our old friend television. Here’s our recommended […]

07/14/2011

“Beauty and the Beast” Won’t Get Their Happy Ending

Evan Rachel Wood and her real life man of the night Marilyn Manson are calling it quits again!! The couple has been on-and-off since first hooking up in 2006–and after Manson popped the question in […]

08/17/2010

Billy Corgan Admits to Fainting, Not Enough Tru Blood on Rider

[lastfm]Billy Corgan[/lastfm] is a vampire. We’ve always thought it and never had actual proof, until his recent fainting spell at a [lastfm]Smashing Pumpkins [/lastfm]show in Tampa. Ok, so we didn’t get actual proof but singing […]

08/16/2010

Will Snoop Dogg Show ‘True Blood’ How To Be a ‘True Pimp?’

[lastfm]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm] fancies himself the “Bon Pimp” of “Bon Temps” and even created a music video for True Blood that bled out rumors of a possible role. We know that we would love to see Snoop […]

08/12/2010

Snoop Thinks ‘True Blood’ Doesn’t Suck

[lastfm]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm] sure has a thing for girls with exotic oral fixations. First, he was pouring some “sugar” on a cookie-clad [lastfm]Katy Perry [/lastfm]in her sunny Candyfornia wonderland. Now, he’s got a taste for True […]

06/18/2010

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