Chris Bauer

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    True Blood: Flashbacks and Tearjerkers

    Despite some recent stellar showings, it's pretty apparent True Blood is going out in a whisper, not a bang. That's fine. Seven seasons of a vampire show is always going to be a bit much. The last season of Buffy certainly wasn't anything to write home to mom about. In a more solid season, this wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    True Blood: Steampunk and Strippers

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood -- which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. If you came to the column this week expecting me to offer an in-d ... More >>

  • Film

    April 27, 2006

    Being Bettie

    The Notorious Bettie Page never quite pins down the pinup