It is no secret that “True Blood,” which returned to HBO this weekend, has outlived its freshness, even by the vampire drama’s multiple definitions of what it means to be alive. But I am curious when folks who still watch the show think it ought to have embraced the True Death. Our question of the day: Which still-airing show do you wish had signed off, and at which point?
* Oh, hey, Broadway suddenly is interested in Asian American actors and Asian American stories.
* Juicy Couture, which used to manufacture the de facto uniform of celebrities running errands, is shuttering its American stores.
* Christina Hendricks talks policy and working families.
* Women continue to get very few opportunities to direct feature films.
* I am very much looking forward to Pixar’s ‘Inside Out.”
* It is depressing that attempts to do things that are tonally different in video games count as big news.
* I assume that Joe Biden, like Ron Swanson, keeps his money in gold in an undisclosed location.
* Apparently, this is what it looks like when Americans export our culture. China, on behalf of all of us, I am very sorry.
* This is a lovely cover of Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know”: