“A penguin’s not a mammal is it?”
“I didn’t think so.”
“My social studies book says it is, that penguins and polar bears and other mammals live in the Arctic.”
“Wait. I thought polar bears lived in the Arctic and penguins lived in the Anarctic.”
“B., I’m learning that penguins are mammals. How am I supposed to know where they actually live?”
What town is small enough to have only one black family but big enough to have a taxi service?
Here, I’ve decided, is my main problem with this show. I just don’t know what the hell it is. If it’s a mystery–who’s killing all these folks–then why aren’t we spending more time on that. If it’s a show about how vampires come out and become a part of society, why aren’t we focused more on that? And if it’s a show about Sookie, why doesn’t she do anything?