Cloze: Vampires and Superstars

Vydáno dne 06.06.2011

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Rise of the HBO Shows:

Vampires and Superstars

With the advent of satellite TV, more and ___________________________(1) viewers have been tuning into the lives ___________________________(2) the supernatural and the fabulous with True Blood and Entourage. These series have been gaining increasing popularity ___________________________(3) young adults seeking to escape into the realm of vampires and the mansions of superstars.

True Blood, a TV series ___________________________(4) on the novels The Southern Vampire Mysteries, follows the co-existence of humans, vampires, werewolves, shape-shifters and ___________________________(5) supernatural beings in Bon Temps, Louisiana. With the arrival of True Blood, a synthetic, artificial substitute ___________________________(6) human blood, vampires are now able to “come ___________________________(7) of the coffin,” and co-exist with their living counterparts. The show follows ___________________________(8) series of murders ___________________________(9) arise in ___________________________(10) small town and the interactions between the humans and the vampires. The plot, raw characters, and underlying political and social messages ___________________________(11) this a creative and smart show.

Entourage is another HBO show that loosely follows the life of Mark Wahlberg and ___________________________(12) experiences as a rising star. ___________________________(13) documents the acting career of Vincent Chase, a young film star and his childhood friends from Queens, New York City as they live a fast ___________________________(14) in Hollywood. It is a comedy that captures the adventures and trials of a group of friends, resonating with young adults. It ___________________________(15) also a look into the high life, a life of glamour, of fame, money, friendship, and women, a fantasy of ___________________________(16) young man. ___________________________(17) the lives of Chase and his friends, viewers can experience this glamorous lifestyle, even for just an ___________________________(18) every week. ___________________________(19) , it offers an ___________________________(20) to the Sex and the City and The Hills for young men.

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