Carol Poole, M.A., is a psychotherapist practicing in Seattle. A graduate of Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, Calif., she is fascinated by the way pop culture retells ancient myths and occasionally even comes up with new ones such as “Buffy.”
The Ego, The Id, and Sookie Stackhouse
From A Taste of True Blood
This is one essay from the anthology A Taste of True Blood
“True Blood,” Alan Ball’s critically acclaimed television adaptation of Charlaine Harris’ bestselling Southern Vampire mysteries, is HBO’s most-watched show since “The Sopranos,” averaging over 12 million viewers an episode in its second season. Thanks to its large, dedicated fanbase, it won the People’s Choice “Favorite TV Obsession” award in early 2010.
A Taste of True Blood: The Fangbanger’s Guide gives those fans something to savor between episodes—and whets their appetite for more. Covering the show’s first two seasons and released just in time for the third (with real-time online updates from the book’s contributors throughout season three), the book includes pieces on: