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Come Support The Amazing Team Seth!

Posted in Dr. Who, Letters to Twilight, Message From Team Seth, Uncategorized on June 13, 2012 by talksupe

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Posted by EC Stacey

We adore Team Seth! She has not only brightened our blog (she’s our Dr. Who expert!), but has been a friend of the brilliant Letters to Twilight, too! (www.letterstotwilight.com) You already knew she was an amazing writer, but also a fabulous author. Let’s all support her tomorrow evening!

On Thursday June 14th at 6:00pm PDT Lorena Gay will be interviewed by Australian author Fiona Leonard on Twitter about her new book On the Cusp of the Earth; a gripping story of a young engineer with a dark past she wants to forget and a mysterious coworker she can’t help but feel attracted to. While on a business trip together to Russia, war is declared with the United States and they are forced to flee the country amidst the newfound chaos, discovering along the way that the other is hiding something, but neither is quite sure what.

Lorena entered the Indie Publishing arena by serializing her novel and has some great insights about this new publishing channel. Find out about her experiences, her novel and plans for the future when she talks with Fiona on Thursday.

The interview will be conducted via a tweet chat. To follow, simply go to tweetchat.com, log in with your twitter account, and type in the hashtag #lorenachat.

You can follow the interview live on tweetchat or by following @fionajleonard or @lorenagay

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A Team Seth Celebrity Twitter Interview…

Posted in Breaking Dawn, Giving Back, Letters to Twilight, Message From Team Seth, Twilight with tags , , on May 11, 2012 by talksupe
posted by EC Stacey

It has been a long time…WC Stacey and I realize this and are hanging our heads in shame! Yet, we bring good news…at least I do! I’m reading and I am going to review the new Sookie Stackhouse book for you! I am almost almost caught up on Vampire Diaries, so we can have an end of season recap powwow. Also…True Blood is next month! Yay!

This guy does Twitter interviews with Team Seth, which means he’s awesome!

What is even better than that you might be asking? Team Seth has graciously interviewed a new Vampire from Breaking Dawn 2 for us. Or like a lovingly call it Breaking Dawn 2: Hey who the heck is that guy? And that guy? Wait was she in the book?

(Note: I drafted this last night and when I checked Letters To Twilight (www.letterstotwilight.com)  this morning, they had something on Guri, too!!! It’s a Guri Weinberg Super Friday! Who would ever thought that would ever happen. I didn’t.)

Now here’s Team Seth… 

Another day, another twitter interview with a supe character! After months and months of mistimings and me forgetting entirely about this interview, I finally nailed down Guri Weinberg for a 10 Impertinent Questions twitter interview. Guri, if you didn’t know, plays Stefan in Breaking Dawn pt2. Stefan is one of the Romanian vamps who got thwarted by the Volturi out of ruling office some centuries/millennium ago (I don’t remember exact dates). They’re super old and super pissy and have a great dry humor in the books. We’ll see what happens in the film. I always felt Guri was WAY TOO YOUNG for the role, but it turns out he’s the same age as my husband (born 1972). He looks way younger than he is. (I just realized I was just about to get married last time we did a 10 Impertinent Questions post! How exciting. That all went well.)

If you don’t follow Guri on twitter, you probably should. He’s basically never on, but when he is, the world stops spinning just so that you can spend his one allotted hour of tweet time chatting him until he gets pulled away by “life” (aka Tammy, his wife) or is shoved into “twitter jail” for tweeting too frequently. He’s a helluva fast tweeter! It’s the best hour of your day, I promise. You’ll leave feeling giddy and wanting to drink and giggle.

Hey Team Edward, Rob doesn’t do twitter interviews (or knows how to use the twitter), but Guri does! Team Stefan! (But not Team Stefan Salvatore)

Guri also runs a blog that he basically never updates, but is amazingly well-written, poignant, and hilarious. He runs a charity, GFYS4Charity, which you can read about the whole GFYS thing in his blog (http://guriweinberg.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=108:gfys&catid=46:blog ) and it’ll link to all the charity sites there. I mention this because, well, charities should be mentioned, but also because it’s part of the interview. So, without further ado, I give you two photos of Guri and our 10 Impertinent Questions interview.  Enjoy!

Team Jacob Edward Pulls A David Letterman…

Posted in Letters to Twilight, Team Jacob Edward's Thought, Twilight, Uncategorized, Vampires with tags , on November 16, 2011 by talksupe
posted by EC Stacey
This what Team Jacob Edward is Looking For…oh and Feathers

The Top Ten Reasons TJE’s Excited About Breaking Dawn

We love when Team Jacob Edward writes to us and we were so happy to get her letter! Lets’s see just how excited she really is!

What I’m excited about Breaking Dawn

I don’t know about you, but for me it feels like it has been an ETERNITY that I’ve been waiting for Breaking Dawn (Part I) to come out, and when it comes to vampires, an eternity is a very freaking long time!  And finally, finally the day is upon us.

But it got me thinking; why exactly am I excited for Breaking Dawn – PI?  Let’s count them down, shall we?

 10.  Bad hair day… or I guess, eternity

No.  I’m not really looking forward to the bad hair per se, but really Twilight movies and bad hair/wigs kind of seems like it needs to go together:  Edward’s bouffant (which actually, I really kind of miss) and Jacob’s black mop of a wig in Twilight.  Jacob’s mop hair Part II and Jasper’s Poodle ‘do extraordinaire in New Moon.  Alice’s soccer mom hair (minus the grad party) and Jacob’s—I mean, Bella’s mop wig in Eclipse.

 I mean, isn’t part of the fun finding things to gigglecringe* about?  I kind of think so, don’t you, Spider monkey? (EC: You had me at “Spider monkey”)

*Yes, gigglecringe, I know it’s not a real word.  I make up words and use them as if they’re real because I’m odd cool like that.

And from the stills and previews I’ve seen, it appears that Carlisle wins the Bad Hair Eternity metal for BD.  I’m wondering if the Summit Nieces Collective just realized that he hadn’t had a horrid hair moment in the films, and they feel it’s important that all the main characters have horrendous hair at one point or another through the films.  It’s just Carlisle’s turn, I guess.

It's just so bad... That hair goes horribly with a jaunty scarf!

9.  It’s our one last Twilight movie that we can enjoy in peace before the world flogs us all and the Twilight fandom ends up being the butt of many (more) jokes on Tosh.0

Personally some of us (EC) can't WAIT for the TOSH.O jokes. (I really don't want to find him as funny as I do, but I can't help it)

Honestly, when I read the series, I didn’t have one shred of icky feelings about Jake’s imprinting on Renesmee.  Stephenie did an amazing job explaining the whole imprinting thing and softened the blow before Jake imprinted on Nessie with Quil and Clair in Eclipse.  We already knew, there wasn’t anything gross or horrendous about it, so when I read the end of Jacob’s book in Breaking Dawn, my reaction was something like, “Oh my God!  Jake imprinted on Renesmee!” not, “Ugh, that’s (fill in the blank with whatever repulsive adjective you’d prefer)”

You get the point. 

Honestly, I think the whole Jacob imprinting on Nessie isn’t going to be in BD-P1 (seriously, it’s a frick’n long title, I had to abbreviate).  I think that this is our last chance to enjoy a Twilight movie in peace (well, other than the harmless heckling we let roll off our backs).  And I am fully bracing myself for next year when I’m quite certain that the sh*t is going to hit the fan and we’ll be all stoned to death.  Okay, probably not stoned to death, but the ridicule will be fierce for us… and then there’s poor Taylor who will never live it down. (EC: You know, poor Taylor is going to have to hold the demon baby and look longingly at it, with a single tear running down his chiseled (yet still baby) face)

8.  Alice’s clothes

"Will Alice have cool clothes? Magic 8-Ball Says..."Be Afraid, be very Afraid"

I will be the first to admit, I am nothing close to a fashionista.  I never had the knack some have to look fantabulous all the time even if they aren’t swathed in designer items head-to-toe.  I’ve always envied those people and tried to take cues from them but never was blessed with that gift.  Alice is supposed to be blessed with said gift and unlimited funds to quite literally swathe herself in the hottest, most cutting edge fashion out there… and she just… doesn’t in the movies.

Actually, I thought Alice looked her best in Twilight.  To me, she looked the closest to what I remember Bella describing the Cullens in the books.  It was something along the lines of; “their clothes were simple and understated but hinted at designer origins.”  (I’m reciting from memory so it was something like that, anyway.)  The Twilight movie seemed to have done that for our favorite local vampire family even without actually going all out designer.  When New Moon came, I was confused because I’d remembered reading somewhere that the costume department was going to be using actual designer clothes this time instead of knockoffs. Like I’d said I’m not a fashionista, nor do I pretend to be, but I don’t know what designer put together New Moon Alice’s ensemble.

Therefore, I’m looking forward to seeing what she wears in Breaking Dawn; if she looks cute and adorable, or if she’s Navaho designed smocks that resemble fancy bur lack sacks.

7.   The resurrection of Buttcrack Santa*

What?  That’s not going to happen?!?  Dammit!  I was so stoked too!  -kicks imaginary rock-

*If you don’t’ know who Buttcrack Santa is, hop over to LTT’s old site (www.letterstotwilight.wordpress.com) and you’ll find the history of Buttcrack Santa there. 

May he rest in peace.

Okay fine, the real #7…

7.  Shirtless Jacob

I don't care how old he is... he will always be jailbait to me.

While I am unswervingly loyal to my Team Edward status, little Robbie boy doesn’t have the ah-may-zing rock hard, buff build that our lovely Taylor does from those meat patties… though according to that window sill busting shot, Rob’s been working out which I’m forever thankful for. (Sends praises to the gods.)

Rock hard abs are completely overrated.

I was going to say, I was looking forward to “Shirtless Wolf boys” but it seems that Taylor is the only one who’s really committed to giving us the drool-worthy body.  I think the SNL skit where Taylor dressed in a Team Edward shirt and a mini-skirt (AWESOME) said it best, “I was like YES!  I want to bake cookies on your stomach.”

Check it out:  http://www.hulu.com/watch/114945/saturday-night-live-lab-partners

So while I’m a diehard Team Edward girl, it doesn’t mean I can appreciate Jacob.  I’m devoted not dead. (EC: So disappointed in you right now. tsk tsk.)

6.  The Denali hoochie mamas vampires

You know Mike Newton was so about to try to hit that...and that...and that

Yes, that’s right.  I want to see the Denali girls; specifically, Tanya.  Sure, I’ve seen pictures the chick that’s playing Tanya, but I want to see her as Tanya.  I want to see her blatantly flirt with Edward and have Edward smile that crooked smile and walk away with Bella on his arm.

Take that you little succubus!   I’m Bella’s going to turn Edward into an incubus that bites pillows and busts up headboards.  Ha!

Hmmm – or maybe seeing Tanya put doubt in Bella that maybe she and Edward had a history.  That could be fun too.

5.  Having the day off

While this isn’t exactly about Breaking Dawn itself, it is something I’m very much looking forward to.  Yes boys and girls, this will be my FOURTH day of vacation that I have judiciously spent in order to watch the first showing of the Twilight movies the day they come out… well, negating the midnight showing.  (I have also used vacation days to watch Water for Elephants, Remember Me, Harry Potter… it’s kind of my thing.)

Every year, one of my best RL friends and I take the day off of work so we could go to the first showing opening day.  Well, except New Moon where I went with someone else because she ended up having an emergency c-section 6 weeks before her due date, the day New Moon was released… the poor woman was so ticked off listening to the nurses, who were prepping her, talking about how they were going to see New Moon that night.  She flashed a look to her husband that she wanted them to shut up because it was bad enough she was missing it, but them talking about it was like getting it rubbed in her face. 

Anyway, we do this because having the day off work rocks, but also, the theater attendance at 10 am on a weekday is very low, including no tweeners that don’t know how to stop squealing when Jacob disrobes every 2 minutes.  (My second time watching New Moon was with my sisters and realized those girls really never stop squealing.)  Then after we watch the movie we go to lunch and rehash what we liked and didn’t like.  It’s a blast.  I’d highly recommend it.  Besides, be honest, you’re not going to get anything at work accomplished the day the movie comes out because you’ll be too busy thinking about how long you have until you can get out of there to watch the movie.

4.  New fodder

Twilight was the best for fun fodder:

 “Hold on tight Spidermonkey.”  “Kids love those little bottles.”  “Purple’s cool”  “Hey Arizona, how you likin’ the rain, girl?” and on, and on…

And while I doubt we’ll come away with the epicness that Twilight had provided for giggleable lines, I have high hopes for something good… in a good way, not cringe worthy, hide my face way.

3.  Getting answers to unanswered questions

Like, what the eff Aro was so pissed about in the preview clip I’d seen.  Was I the only one who watched that one preview where Aro throws the chick I can only assume is Heidi or some other Volturri vamp across the turret?  I was so confused. (EC: That was NOT in the book! I checked. There WAS lots of  Jacob running in the woods. yawn.)

Or why exactly UC & Moon from LTT loved.  Like, LOVED BD – P1 when they saw it on Monday because those lucky girls got to not only see the likes of the Twilight cast and crew in the flesh, they got to see the movie.  #jealous.

2.  Vampire Cesarean

Good ol’ Bill Condon (seriously, I see “condom” every time I read his name) promised sex, blood and feathers and I’m looking forward to it.

Enough said. (EC: The best part of Breaking Dawn. It not only becomes a ‘horror’ book, but Edward finally stops his whining enough for the most creative way to perform a c-section EVER!)

1.  Feathers, Busted Headboards and Bruises, oh my!

Was there really anything else you were expecting for my number 1?  As far as I’m concerned it’s just like Edward said in Twilight, “There is no other option!”

I do realize we will end up with a “Fade to Sad” and as much as I really would have wanted an R rated sex scene, I know it’s not going to happen.  But if the clip of Robward busting up that windowsill is just some of the amazingness we’ll get, I’m stoked!

With that being said, this could all go horribly wrong.  After Twilight, Rob and Kristen got awkward around each other in front of the camera and while I’ve never seen Eyes Wide Shut, I heard Tom and Nicole’s sex scene was AW-KWARD.  I’m kind of afraid that will happen here, but I’m still crossing my fingers.

Much better angle

One last thing… I did a Top Ten because it seemed appropriate, but I do have a BONUS thing I’m looking forward to:

I finally have been able to abstain from reading the books more than 6 months before the movie (that was HARD to keep from caving to temptation).  I’m looking forward to just enjoying the movie without the book fresh in my mind to nit-pick and compare how they’re just not the same.  AND finally being able to re-visit my old friends that my kids call my Apple Book, Flower Book, Ribbon Book & Game Book.

What are you looking forward to?

❤ TeamJacobEdward

Celebrity Email Theater…Breaking Dawn Character Edition or…

Posted in Fake, Fake Celebrity Stuff, Fake Emails, Letters to Twilight, Twilight, Uncategorized with tags , , , on November 8, 2011 by talksupe
posted by EC Stacey

WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER HAVE AN OPEN BAR AT WEDDINGS

EC: One day, Letter to Twilight (www.letterstotwilight.com), which by the way if you like this blog you’ll LOVE theirs,  had a post discussing just pictures released from Breaking Dawn. Wedding pictures with Bella’s mom, Renee. You know the lady. The one who likes to pretend that she’s her daughter’s younger sister. Well that got us to thinking, what would happen if you combined Renee, an open bar and all of her cougar instincts around men who look like Grecian, marble statues? Trouble. Big trouble.

SWD: *side note* We did have an open bar at our wedding. It was Mr. Snow’s “designer silk dress”. We paid for it. It was soooo worth the 11.5 (<-we know lots of drunks) for all the candid table camera photos, stories, hook-ups, and pregnancies. And we DID have a cougar/ groomsmen sitch. #awesome

Disclaimer: Stephenie Meyers created these crazy characters. We just took it to the next, disturbing (and hopefully funny) level.

Disclaimer 2: You know this isn’t real. Because, I honestly believe if you think Edward Cullen or Jacob Black are real then you might need to talk someone. A professional someone. A professional someone that can administer prescription medication. Also, you do realize vampires and werewolves aren’t at all real? Neither are zombies. That goodness for that. Those things are nasty.

Disclaimer 3: Don’t you think STAR magazine and US Weekly should put disclaimers like these on all their stories? Because, you do know the probabilities that anything written in those are real are like slim to none.

P.S. – This is dedicated to Team Seth, who actually had a beautiful wedding and no crazy Renee’s and Emmett’s

Away we go…

 
To: Brontegirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
From: Hotmamadwyer@att.net
 
 
 
Subject: Wedding
 
Bella-
First let me say, Mama loves you. I know you are abit mad right now, but I think in a few weeks you and I can sit back and laugh. Your dad told me to leave you alone, but I told him he can kiss it. Charlie’s face turned all red and it looked like smoke was going to come out of his ears. It was hilarious. Which isn’t the reason I’m writing, just…
You know, if you think about it, it really is your fault Bella. An open bar? You know how Mama loves her wine. Not to mention, what is it with those Cullen men? Their backsides are like rocks! I just had to see if they really were so hard. You can’t blame a woman for needing to see…I should say feel. That cutie Emmett seemed to enjoy it. Then when I danced with that big piece of meat, well sweetie, I think you married the wrong brother.
 
Which reminds me, when you get back I need to have a conference call or SKYPE with you and little Alice. I wasn’t liking how Jasper was looking at Edward. He kept making weird faces. Then when I took a little feel, that boy’s face got all tight and frustrated looking. Remember when I dated that Greg when you were 8? He was a bisexual, Bella. I know these things from experience. I will bet my whole collection of Mexican decorative pottery that Alice’s boyfriend is light in the loafers. Not that there is anything wrong with that.
I know you were actually worried about Phil’s feelings! Don’t worry, sweetie! He was having a great time chatting up and I think feeling up that tall, blonde girl from Alaska. Are her boobs real? Anyway, we have an ‘open relationship’. Maybe you and Edward should look into that type of arrangement!
 
Is Bronte like the Kardashians? I just love that show!
 
Love, Renee
 
To: Hotmamadwyer@att.net 
 
 
 
From: Brontegirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
 Subject: Wedding 
 
Mom- I can’t do this right now.
-Bella
 
To:Brontegirl355@gmail.com 
 
 
 
From: BigPimpin1009@aol.com
 
 
 
Subject: MILF email
 
Yo, lil’sis! Finally gettin’ a little something. Little being a perfect word for Ed’s tiny Ed. Hey can you send me your ma’s email? She’s the bomb! What a cougar! Actually, I am older…I’m confused. No matter! She’s going to make me a East Coast Rap mix tape! Cool lady for real!Hey, don’t tell Rose.
 
-The Notorious E! (Emmett if you couldn’t figure that out)
 
To: BigPimpin1009@aol.com 
 
 
 
 
From: PianoMan456@gmail.com
 
 
 
Subject: Cease and Desist
 
Emmett-
Leave my wife alone. Also, you may NOT have my mother-in-laws email.
 
Sincerly,
Edward M. Cullen
 
To: PianoMan456@gmail.com 
 
 
 
From: BigPimpin1009@aol.com
 
 
 
Subject: Still not getting any?
 
Still see the stick up your a…excuse me…derierre. You are delicate like a little daisy, Ed. Maybe, you should let Bella flash you her boobs. LOL!
 
-Notorious E 
P.S. Let me know if you need any ‘bedroom advice’. ;0)
 
To: Brontegirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
From: GearGenius@aol.com
 
 
 
 
Subject: Your Mother
 
Get control of your mother, before I do. Let’s just say my way involves body parts thrown in varied locations.
 
– Rosalie Hale Cullen
 
 
To:GearGenius@aol.com
 
 
 
 
From: Brontegirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
 Subject: Sorry
 
I am so very sorry.
-Bella
 
To: Brontegirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
From: TXTwoStep@att.net
 
 
 
 
Subject: Your Mother
 
Isabella,
Please inform your mother that her phone calls to Alice concerning my sexual orientation are unnecessary and unwarranted. Four phone calls a day is getting obsessive and Alice keeps laughing at me. If I was ever to as your mom, so undelicately put it switch teams, I would never be interested in Edward. I am slightly offended by the idea. No offense to you, Isabella.
 
Fondly,
Jasper
 
To: BronteGirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
From: Alicat25252@att.net
 
 
 
 
 
Subject: HA!
 
Your mother is hilarious! Jasper is all trying to be manly and open up jars of peanut butter and pickles! We don’t even eat and he bought them, just so he can show me he’s the ‘man’ in the house. It’s great!Can I please dress your mom? That WalMart fiasco she wore to the wedding turned my stomach. BTW, how’s Edward liking those bikinis I packed for you? Nevermind, I already know. ;0)
Love ya! Alice
 
To: TXTwoStep@att.net
 
 
 
 
From: PianoMan456@gmail.com 
 
 
 
Subject: My apologies
 
Jasper,
Bella and I will be taking care of the issue with her mother. Please do not worry about it any further.
Wait…what did you mean you would NEVER be interested in me. I am somewhat offended by that statement. Bella has no complaints.
 
-Edward M. Cullen
 
To: Brontegirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
From: Photolady112@gmail.com
 
 
 
Subject: Umm…
 
Hi Bella!
I hope you are having a lovely honeymoon and I don’t want to interrupt, but before you get a rude email from Jessica…your mom was making out with Mike Newton by the chocolate fountain. I thought it would be better if you heard it from me.
Let’s get coffee and chat when you get back! I have BIG NEWS about me and Ben! 
Miss you!
Angela
 
 
To: DrCCullen@ForksGeneral.org
 
 
 
From: BronteGirl355@gmail.com
 
 
Subject: Changes
 
Dear Carlisle,
 
Edward and I request your help for the “Big Change” at the Isle Esme. Sooner is better than later. Thank you!
 
Love, Bella
 
To: Brontegirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
From: DrCCullen@ForksGeneral.org
 
 
 
Subject: Changes?
 
Dearest Bella,
 
I thought you two were waiting until you arrived back to Forks? Is this concerning your mother’s behavior? Charlie attempted to talk some reason to her and was going to email you himself, but he doesn’t know how to email.
Maybe, I can find a nice rehab facility for your mother? Why are you and Edward rushing the “change”?
Esme sends her love to you both!
 
Love, Carlisle
 
To: DrCCullen@ForksGeneral.org
 
 
 
From: BronteGirl355@gmail.com
 
 
 
Subject: My mother
 
I’m planning on eating her.
 
Love, Bella
 
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Embracing the Guilty Pleasure…Another Vampire Diaries Convert

Posted in Letters to Twilight, True Blood, Twilight, Vampire Diaries, Vampires with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 17, 2011 by talksupe

Hey pretty lady! We can rock historical costumes like that Jasper can. Who's the real confederate now?

 

What’s Happens When You Leave Forks? Head Right Over to Mystic Falls!

EC: We love talking to you all about our favorite shows, books and movies! We REALLY love when you send us posts about them! One of our favorite people, Team Jacob Edward writes to tell us about her new found enjoyment of our friends from Mystic Falls! (Just wait until she watches, Season 2! Actually, she needs to catch up now! We need her to watch Season 3 in real time with us!)

Dear Talk Supe…. do you guys do entries in letter form?  Or is that weird?  Oh well, I’m going with it.
 
I finally lost my VD/VampDi/Vampire Diaries/Whatever virginity last week.
 
Per the prompting of many, but mostly from the enthusiasm from EC Stacey, I purchased the first season of Vampire Diaries some time ago.  I almost immediately watched about ½ the first episode, but I wasn’t sucked (ha) into it immediately and that was it for awhile, as it then sat collecting dust—until late last week that is.

Silly girl! This guy can never collect dust!

 
My husband went on a hunting trip (you know, the non-vampire kind of hunting) and I wasn’t in the reading or writing mood that first night he was gone.  The kids were in bed, and I decided that meant I should watch something that my husband would surely not ever want to watch with me.  Immediately I thought of watching the A&E version of Pride & Prejudice or running the gamut of the three Twilight movies.  But then I remembered the Vampire Diaries DVDs of the first season that I’d purchased and decided to at least get my money’s worth by watching the dang thing.
 
I can’t tell you the exact moment I was hooked, but what I can tell you is that for the entirety of those days, I got WAY too little sleep, my kids received too little interaction with their mother (they did a lot of playing outside (thank goodness it was nice out)… and were allowed to watch an extra movie or two… bad mom) and I was actually glad I am not working at the present moment because it meant more VD watching opportunities.  (Shame.  Oh, the shame.)
 

Distracting mommies since 2009

I still can’t say that I love VD more than Twilight.  Twilight, I think will always be in its own special place that nothing else will ever really touch.  But VD definitely contained some of the same crack that Twilight has, as I kept watching “just one more” episode until they were gone.
 
The thing that makes this important is:  I AM NOT A VAMPIRE PERSON!
 
I hear your disbelief, because (despite my love-split name) I love Twilight and Edward and, well, Edward is a vampire.  Yes, yes, I know that’s true but really I’m not a vampire person.  When I was told by a friend that I just HAVE to read Twilight, as soon as I heard it was a love story between a human girl and a vampire, my nose crinkled and I stopped listening.  If it weren’t for feeling obligated to at least give the story a shot since that friend had loaned the book to me by practically shoving it into my arms insisting I read the thing, I would have missed out on my favorite (albeit, irrationally favorite) story.

Do you really still love me more? I might be...BOTHERED!

 

You stole my line...BOTHERED!

 
So, after I devoured the Twilight series, I tried to put aside my prejudice and be more open about other books involving vampires.  I read the Almost Human series that had been described as “an adult Twilight.”  To my credit, I read the entire Trilogy.  It was okay, I’d recommend it to someone who’s into vampire books, but I found myself cheering for the girl to end up with the human guy over the vampire guy.
 
Not giving up, I borrowed Interview with a Vampire, by Anne Rice.  I think that was probably two years ago now…. I still haven’t been able to find it in me to read past the first page, it’s still on my bookshelf, and I’ve actually forgotten who I’ve borrowed it from.
 
Then, I broke down and watched the first season of True Blood after many recommendations to watch it.  I liked it.  It was okay.  But again, I found myself disappointed as I was unable to “fall” for Bill, the vampire that Sookie found so irresistible.  Again, it was okay, but the vampires were altogether too creepy to me to be desirable.  That being said, I did like it enough that I wouldn’t be opposed to watching the next season. (So, kind of progress, right?)

Oh Sookie! Why do they not love me as much as Edward, Stefan and mostly Damon?

 
I’ve read other books with vampires in them too, like the Mortal Instruments series.  Which although it’s about Nephellim, it has vampires in it.  The vampires in the Mortal Instruments books just mostly weirded me out.  (Though, the book that just came out did warm me up to one a bit.  So a bit more progress, maybe?)
 
I also read A Discovery of Witches (recommended by none other than EC Stacey, herself).  Again, I liked it.  Actually, I liked it a LOT.  And I was ticked off where the book ended, knowing that I’m going to have to wait an entire YEAR until the next one comes out. But the reason I liked the book so much, was not because of the vampire guy in it.  It was because of the main character, her powers and her discovery of her powers in the 2nd half of the book.  I was enchanted by all the things that witches in general could do.  But the main vampire guy/love interest, Matthew?  Eh, he was okay.   I liked him well enough and all.  Actually better than any of the other vampires in the other failed attempts I’d had, but I still didn’t feel that draw to him.  (Again, progress, but not quite there.)

Hey Luca…Forks needs some witches! Wait a minute, they have Rosalie! Actually, she’s a ‘B’ word that rhymes with witch.

Oh no, you didn't!

 

So I was shocked when I realized that I was a little obsessed with the Vampire Diaries.  Let’s just say this up front, I still don’t feel about Stefan or Damon the way I feel about Edward, but I do like them a lot (breakthrough!).  And I’m ALL for (haha, I almost wrote Katherine) Elena becoming a vampire (like I was for Bella in Twilight = another breakthrough!). I’m actually rooting for it. (Woah!)  And I’m so full of questions and I have so many things I could discuss; like Bonnie and the huge chip on her shoulder she acquired after she came back from the funeral or Caroline making all us blondes seem shallow and airheaded (I may have dark hair at the moment, but I am a natural blonde) or WHEN DID I START ROUTING FOR DAMON INSTEAD OF AGAINST HIM?????  How the HELL did that happen?!?!  Maybe I’ll write about that some time… there are so many things I could say about Damon and Stefan… and Damon.  🙂

Look into our eyes...you want to be our biggest fan. Oh...and buy EC Stacey that purple dress. (EC: Just kidding! But, no I really do want that dress!)

 
But, after many failed attempts with finding love for non-Twilight vampires, I find myself kind of there again.  (And it feels great!)  Now I’m just impatiently waiting for season 2 to come out on DVD, to catch up to the rest of you and then be rationed out episodes on a weekly basis too.  (It’s better that way for me… String along the hits so I don’t OD on the VD crack).  What I don’t understand is; what is it about this TV series captured my interest about vampires when so many other shows and books failed?  I have some thoughts, and I think I know what my husband would say, but I’d like to hear your theories.

But Breaking Dawn is coming! Darn television and it's multiple seasons!

But our season starts in September! People have to wait for November for you!

 
Longwindedly Befuddled,
TeamJacobEdward/TJE

A big thank you, to Team Jacob Edward! We can’t wait for her to write more for us! Let her know in the comments what a great letter she wrote and YOUR feeling about Vampire Diaries and Twilight. Oh and to make things even more interesting for your DVR’s…

True Blood starts in June!

No Alcoholic Beverages When Picking out Award Show Attire

Posted in Letters to Twilight, Rants, Twilight on January 7, 2011 by talksupe

Mr. Pattinson This Intervention is for Your Own Good

posted by EC Stacey

Robert, Robert, Robert…who picked this jacket for you? It’s very 1980’s Dad Jacket. Did you get it out of the back of Dick’s closet? I had this dream:

Robert Pattinson and my dad were sitting at Starbucks. (Which was funny, because I think my dad would say they are overpriced for a plain cup of Joe) They were both wearing that jacket. Robert annouced with a happy giggle, “Mr. EC’s Dad, you look so nice in that jacket!”

My dad replied, “No son, you look so nice!”

Then they both smiled and drank their coffee.

I woke up with a small scream.

For my sake, the next award show, PLEASE wear something like this…

Much better

If you like this post, go to www.letterstotwilight.com to read a far better one written by Moon!

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We Visit Letters to Twilight…

Posted in guest spots, Letters to Twilight, Twilight, Uncategorized, Vampire Diaries, Vampires with tags , , , , , on November 12, 2010 by talksupe

No Edward...I will NOT hang with Tanya!

posted by East Coast Stacey

Breaking Dawn Newbies…Who, What Where?

We visit Letters To Twilight (www.letterstotwilight.com), to figure out some important question like…

How can you cancel a show starring THIS guy?

and…

Dignified legal council looks like this.

don’t forget…

I've switched teams...wait I wasn't on that team in the first place.

And for your viewing pleasure…

What I was actually concentrating on when reading Breaking Dawn.

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And, if Edward Cullen messed with East Coast Stacey’s DVR’ing of last weeek’s “Vampire Diaries”, well, this week Eric Northman did it to SnowWhiteDrifted (West Coast Stacey).

SWD got Vamp blocked by the Viking!

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..or in this case, Mr. Snow deleted it to rec Conan. That’s OK, though, I’m Team Coco! But I hear it was a GOOD Epi, ugh!