True Blood http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21168/all en HBO’s ‘True Blood’ Mocks Ted Cruz, ‘Republic**ts’ http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/hbos-true-blood-mocks-ted-cruz-republicts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Wars on women’ aren’t when the women are GOP. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><i>Editor’s note: this article contains objectionable language. </i></p> <p>The Democrat party is the pro-woman party right? Well on Sunday night’s episode of True Blood [HBO], the left-leaning characters inadvertently reveal their hateful attitudes towards women, all the while mocking conservatives. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/hbos-true-blood-mocks-ted-cruz-republicts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post Culture and Media Institute Ted Cruz True Blood Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:32:02 +0000 mike.ciandella 46740 at http://www.mrc.org HBO’s ‘True Blood’ Mocks Ted Cruz, ‘Republic**ts’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/hbos-true-blood-mocks-ted-cruz-republicts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Wars on women’ aren’t when the women are GOP. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><i>Editor’s note: this article contains objectionable language. </i></p> <p>The Democrat party is the pro-woman party right? Well on Sunday night’s episode of True Blood [HBO], the left-leaning characters inadvertently reveal their hateful attitudes towards women, all the while mocking conservatives. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hbos-true-blood-mocks-ted-cruz-republicts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Politics Ted Cruz True Blood War on Women Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:11:55 +0000 mike.ciandella 46738 at http://www.mrc.org True Blood: God Is a Vampire http://www.mrc.org/articles/true-blood-god-vampire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erotic vampire blood-fest introduced vampire ‘bible’ with allusions to Christians as extremist vampire group. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If the audacious amount of gory violence and bloody sex in “True Blood” doesn’t do it for you, what about malevolent vampire “Christians?”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/true-blood-god-vampire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Christians True Blood Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:57:15 +0000 matt.philbin 40426 at http://www.mrc.org ‘True Blood’ Creator Says Conservatives Are the Same as Vampires http://www.mrc.org/articles/true-blood-creator-says-conservatives-are-same-vampires <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When you’re producing the fifth season of a show notable mainly for bloody pornography, how do you keep viewers interest up? Evil conservatives! <img style="float: right;" height="222" src="http://images.dvds-home.com/Upload/uploadfiles/true-blood-season-3-15-3-10-kc.jpg" width="289" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/true-blood-creator-says-conservatives-are-same-vampires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Conservatives GOP True Blood Fri, 08 Jun 2012 17:25:54 +0000 matt.philbin 40347 at http://www.mrc.org Pay Cable’s Race to the Bottom http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/pay-cables-race-bottom <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span>Good news for pay cable viewers who like their sex scenes graphic, bloody and spiked with an unhealthy dose of violence. HBO’s original series “True Blood” is set to begin its fifth season on June 10.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span>While it remains to be seen if “True Blood” can top a scene from a previous season in which a male vampire twists a female’s head around 180 degrees during a bout of blood-drenched “hate sex,” the promos make clear that the season won’t skimp on the sex and violence.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/pay-cables-race-bottom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eye on Culture Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Family dexter Game of Throwns Pay cable True Blood Wed, 06 Jun 2012 15:36:34 +0000 matt.philbin 40319 at http://www.mrc.org