No stacks of laundry or food-less pantry, however, stopped us from tuning in last night to True Blood and Treme on HBO. It occurred to me that Louisiana (and the Gulf Coast) is not only dominating the news right now, but also dominating HBO on Sunday night. Whether you are tuning in to the supernatural goings on of the fictional Bontemps, Louisiana or clinching your teeth as you wait to find out the fate of Tulane professor, Creighton Burnette, in New Orleans (or both), it is definitely a Louisiana
Now, for those of you who do not watch either show, I beg of you to at least click on these youtube clips of the shows' opening credits. For years, I have thought that the True Blood intro may be the most genius I have ever seen....and the Treme credits have certainly followed suit.
Perfectly captures the eerie Southern tensions between religion, morality, good and evil...
How catchy is the Treme opening? (and it features our pals Paola and Jose!)
I think both are visually stunning and perfectly suit the shows, although they are a feast even if you are not particularly "into" either Louisiana distraction!