The saga of the Vampire Chronicles’ tv series has had almost as many installments as the series it’s based on. The movie rights were with Universal Studios, tentatively (as of 2014) to be adapted by Josh Boone. Then that fell through for unknown reasons (Anne Rice’s Facebook page […]
Never underestimate the amount of time I can spend talking about this franchise. Oh, and we have show notes now!
It’s been a while since I wrote a piece for Popularium. Regardless, I poured quite a bit of blood and guts into this one, so I hope you’ll enjoy.
Previous Things come to an end of sorts, as they must. But this is not a happy story.
Part Five: In Which Favorites Are Blatantly Played Previous In which the end is nigh, but not quite so nigh as previously assumed.
Part Four: Love Triangles Always Seem to Start With a Redhead Previous When last we left off, the apartments on the Rue Royale were in flame (which is an alarmingly frequent outcome when Louis is involved with domestic disputes) and Louis and Claudia had fled for their lives. […]
Part Three: We Have to Name a New Complex for This Level of Dysfunction Previous When last we left our deeply dysfunctional vampires, Lestat had dramatically told Louis that he simply couldn’t leave – what about their child? The little five year old near-plague victim that Lestat turned […]
Part Two: The Big Damn Vampire Soap Opera Previous We return once more to the house of the moping, beautiful dead. If you’ll recall, last time our narrator Louis spent a great deal of time talking about how his maker (and ex) Lestat was SUCH A CALLOW, STUPID […]
Part One: Achievements in Unreliable Narration As promised, this week we begin our (currently) monthly journey through the Vampire Chronicles, that crucial stepping stone in the modern conception of vampirism and bestselling bastion for young queer kids throughout the end of the 20th century. I’d originally planned on […]
Longtime readers will know that it’s traditional for this blog to run two Consulting Analyst series at a time – it provides a little variety for readers who maybe aren’t into the main series going on, and it keeps yours truly from hitting the burnout train and thus […]