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Those of you eager for spoilery details on the remainder of True Blood Season 5 will likely enjoy this new trailer shown off at San Diego's Comic-Con 2012 on Friday.
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Look, it's Mitt Romney on a jet ski, with wife Ann in the driver's seat.
Latest Gallup headline: "Obama Now Leads Romney, 48% to 43%."
Megan Rapinoe, a member of the U.S. women's Olympic soccer team who is a lesbian, discusses homophobia in sports: "I feel like sports in general are still homophobic, in the sense that not a lot of people are out. I feel everyone is really craving [for] people to come out. People want -- they need -- to see that there are people like me playing soccer for the good ol’ U.S. of A."
In addition to donating $100,000 to fight for marriage equality in Maine, newly married Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes last year gave $500,000 to the company NationBuilder, which gives political groups the tools to launch online campaigns. Many progressive groups have worked with NationBuilder. So too has Steve Pidgeon, the Washington State attorney general candidate who fights against marriage equality. This some wonder: should Hughes ask for a NationBuilder refund?
Chick-fil-A donated almost $2 million to anti-gay groups in 2010: "Though Chick-fil-A continues to deny supporting an anti-gay agenda, the company has donated over $3 million to organizations like the Family Research Council and Exodus International between 2003 and 2009. And in 2010 alone, Chick-fil-A donated over $1.9 million to anti-gay causes, more than any other year for which public records are available."
In honor of the film version of Anna Karenina, Banana Republic is creating a clothing line based on the legendary novel.
Is it unpatriotic to prefer Australia's Olympic swim hunks to America's?
HBO has officially renewed True Blood for a sixth season and new drama The Newsroom for a second.
What will happen within evangelical churches as younger Christians, more inclined to support gay rights, take congregations' reins? Will they leave the church, change the church or fall into ideological line?
Scientists at CERN are again teasing that they've discovered the Higgs boson, also known as the God Particle: "We've discovered something which is consistent with being a Higgs."
California's anti-bullying law "Seth's Law," named for Seth Walsh, a 13-year old who killed himself after being relentlessly taunted, is officially in effect statewide.
How many of you owned a Speak and Spell?
Another burning question: what is Beyonce thinking in this picture with Kim Kardashian?
Naomi Watts as Princess Diana.
Katie Holmes reportedly fears Tom Cruise's Scientology buddies are following her.
On a related note, even Rupert Murdoch has misgivings about Scientology.
Katy Perry on her gay marriage evolution: "I came from a different mind-set growing up, and my mind has changed… My viewpoint on all these things [have changed] -- equality for women, the choice to love anyone you want."
True Blood creator Alan Ball discusses how Rick Santorum inspired the current season, in an interview with The Wrap.
How did you map out this season?
For me the jumping off point was watching the Republican primaries, watching Michelle Bachman, Rick Santorum, and asking what would it be like to have a theocracy in America – which is way more terrifying than any fictional monster could ever be.
Our jumping off point was "OK, what is a vampire theocracy?" You don’t really see vampires being religious creatures. They are excluded from God. But what if there was a vampire bible? A religion? Theocracy? How would that impact our human characters, or vampire characters? I haven’t really seen that before.
Why Rick Santorum?
What’s terrifying is how many people agree with him.
Chris Meloni comes in, he is the guardian of the blood. Supposedly they have a vial of blood of the first vampire – like a Catholic icon. The governing body of vampires is like the Catholic church plus the Supreme Court for vampires. But it’s a very secret organization.
True Blood's new season got off to a fast and furious start last week, and where that show will go next is anyone's guess.
While the cast is absolutely forbidden from discussing specific details, Parade magazine managed to get Ryan Kwanten, the drool-worthy actor who plays Jason Stackhouse, to offer a few details on where his character is headed.
Kwanten also spoke out about Stackhouse's acceptance of [SPOILER] nemesis Rev. Steve Newlin, who has come out as a "gay vampire American."
"When you look at Jason in season one he had a very tunnel view of the world and some would say an ignorant view. And now, that speech he gave to Newlin was 'Look, I accept who you are, whether it's a vampire, whether it's a gay man, or both. But that's not the way this dog barks,'" he said.
"That's a huge step for Jason to change his spots...Towards the end of the season, which we are shooting now, he puts the things he has learned into practice and starts to show his true colors."
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"I wanna gorge on human blood because I like it," shrieks Russell Edgington in a new trailer for the upcoming season of True Blood, which also features newcomer Chris Meloni and most of your regular favorites.
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