Monday, August 9, 2010

Mad Men's Don Draper vs. True Blood's Bill Compton

Who’s the biggest screw-up on cable TV: slick ad man Don Draper (Jon Hamm) or lovesick vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer)? Let the battle for bad boy supremacy commence!
Bill Compton
Vampire Bill has a complex past. Before he became a vampire he was just a regular man, a devoted father and husband. Then came the war and the Southern gentleman answered the call to arms. The only problem: he fought for the South, which doesn’t exactly win him hero points with a contemporary audience.
But human Bill didn’t escape the blight of war unharmed. An encounter with a strange woman on his way home to his wife and family changed him forever. The woman turned out to be a vampire. She was hungry and lonely and not only made Bill a vampire, ending his human life and robbing him of his beloved family, but she also made Bill her consort, her partner in crime.  The 100-odd years he spent with Lorena make the Battle of Antietam look like a trailer park dustup. The lusty vampire pair left a trail of carnage behind them.

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