Sunday, May 16, 2010

Vampire Diaries: First Season Reflection

I figure if you've made it past the headline of this piece you are either a supporter of the vampire entertainment movement or a secret lover of things that bite in the night. Regardless of which side of the bloodline you fall on (OK, I'll quit using the puns!), I'm sure you can agree that not every vampire experience is created equal.

I've seen both Twilight films and, at the risk of losing several friends, I'll admit I wasn't enamored with either of them. There are only so many forbidden romance clichés I can take in an hour and a half time period. However, thanks to my appreciation of True Blood, by the time The Vampire Diaries rolled around last September I wasn't completely turned off by the genre. Plus it starred Ian Somerhalder, alum of my favorite TV show of all time, so why not give it a shot?

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