Saturday, September 25, 2010

Hotshot : Were-panthers as described by Charlaine Harris in Sookie books

Here is a great article about the panthers native to Florida that Charlaine was using in Book 4 being brought back from near extinction.
That's Crystal in the middle -Ha!
Here kitty kitty !

Dead to the World
He wasn't thinking tabby or calico when he said feline; he was thinking panther.
Panthers were what we called mountain lions. Sure, there aren't mountains around here, but panthers—the oldest men hereabouts called them "painters"—live in low bottomland, too. To the best of my knowledge, the only place panthers could be found in the wild was in Florida, and their numbers were dwindling to the brink of extinction. No solid evidence had been produced to prove that any live native panthers had been living in Louisiana in the past fifty years, give or take a decade.
But of course, there were stories. And our woods and streams could produce no end of alligators, nutria, possums, coons, and even the occasional black bear or wildcat. Coyotes,

Florida panther population triples in size with help from Texas ladies
There may be hope for the Florida Panther. After coming within two dozen cats of extinction, their numbers are increasing. How? Find out why hybrids were the answer, and see some very cute baby panther pictures along the way. here

The Vampire Diaries - Ep 4 Memory Lane Preview Clip

Being Human: A vampire, a werewolf and a ghost walk into a pub.....

I'm just starting to watch season 2 of Being Human , the BBC vampire series ( and werewolf and ghost!) and if you haven't watched this series you need to ! It runs on BBC America months after it runs here in the UK. I posted the links to the DVDs yesterday..

It is described as: Being Human is a British supernatural dramedy television series. It was created and written by Toby Whithouse and broadcast on BBC Three. It stars Aidan Turner, Russell Tovey, and Lenora Crichlow as three apparent twenty-something characters sharing a house in Totterdown, Bristol, trying to live a normal social life, despite being a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost respectively.

There is a really good wikipedia page with list of episodes, filming locations and more:

They have also started releasing a series of books ...

True Blood Music Video of the Day: Lady GaGa Monster True Blood Style

Gotta do a Lady Gaga song as props for her valiant effort in Maine this week on DADT!