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Talking TV: Good Old-Fashioned Horror with 'The Strain'

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Join us in a discussion of #'TheStrain at noon. #asklatimes
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Just as the sexy hot vampires of "True Blood" do their final, um, lap on HBO, FX has debuted its first foray into horror: "The Strain." Co-created by genre pin-up boy Guillermo del Toro, "The Strain" is slimy, bloody, scary and at times pretty gross. And with a cast of crazily diverse characters--cheers to any show in which the hero is an agent of the CDC--committed all the insanely unwise moves of classic horror (why are you opening that door??), it's a lot of fun to watch.

At noon, join social media deputy Stacey Leasca, TV critic Mary McNamara and Hero Complex writer Kevin Patrick Day to discuss this new/old face of horror. Questions and comments to #asklatimes.

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