Category Archives: The Vampire Diaries

All you need is love (The Vampire Diaries 2.22, As I Lay Dying)

This week in Mystic Falls, everyone forgets about tomorrow. Which would be an example that the fans would do well to follow for the next few months as well, although hopefully with less disastrous results…

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The sky above us shoots to kill (The Vampire Diaries 2.21, The Sun Also Rises)

This week in Mystic Falls, nothing is beautiful and everything hurts…

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You think you’re treading water when you’re just learning how to drown… (The Vampire Diaries 2.19/2.20, Klaus/The Last Day)

Okay, I admit defeat. I can’t make a weekly schedule of blogging about tv – no matter how shallow – when I’m also trying to juggle a job which already requires me to spend much of my days typing, planning … Continue reading

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Hello teacher, tell me, what’s my lesson? (The Vampire Diaries 2.18, The Last Dance)

I’m once again writing this review far too late for real discussion of the issues raised, so after the cut I offer merely a few thoughts on all the things that can happen in darkened school rooms after hours. Aren’t … Continue reading

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Burn Baby Burn (The Vampire Diaries 2.17, Know Thy Enemy)

Having left it too long to write this, I no longer have any idea whether there was anything I wanted to say about this episode, really. Or… no, that’s not quite true. The things I want to say about this … Continue reading

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Round and round and up and down we go again (The Vampire Diaries 2.16, The House Guest)

I am becoming more and more convinced that the main strength of The Vampire Diaries is knowing how to take an old thing and make it new again. It is a problem the show has faced and overcome with panache … Continue reading

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Won’t it be strange when we’re all fully grown? (The Vampire Diaries 2.15, The Dinner Party)

This week in Mystic Falls, maturity reigns. Just as well and wisely as you’d expect…

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