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Twilight studmuffin Jackson Rathbone (known to fans across the world as Jasper Hale) sat down with The Daily to diagnose his fan base’s PTSD — that’s Post-Twilight Saga Disorder — and fill us in on what’s next.
(Oh, and don’t forget to watch our behind-the-scenes look at the special effects of Twilight’s epic battle royale.)
There’s no stopping “Twilight,” so you might as well take your daughter/niece/cousin to see “Breaking Dawn - Part 1,” settle in and enjoy the special effects. Seriously!
Maybe it’s true that 30 is the new 20, and 20somethings these days are still living out their teen angst. Maybe it’s Heather [Cocks] and Jessica [Morgan]’s lack of condescension, or our reality TV-fueled addiction to the kind of dramatic treasure trove that’s only unearthed in young adult and romance genres, but “Spoiled” is as easily read as a razor-sharp comedy about Hollywood’s over-important youth culture as it is as a big hug for teens with peer problems.
One of the felicitous effects of this gothed-up version is how wimpy it makes that girl from “Twilight” look in comparison. A glittery vampire swooning over your deliciousness as the forecast calls for showers? Not a problem. Being “poor, plain, obscure and little,” a girl, and all alone in the 19th century? That’s a concrete problem.
Teens first showed their adoration for the undead characters in ‘Twilight’ and ‘True Blood’ by wearing fake vampire teeth. Then some dentists began offering the real deal: Floss Dental in Houston does a handful of ‘vampire veneers,’ having bonding material shaped on the incisors like fangs, each month. Prices start at $200.
It got scarier when they removed the fangs. Alarmed teachers and health professionals noted that teens were actually gnawing at each other’s necks and shoulders in school hallways. At times, the modern-day hickeys broke the skin. Some young lovers were even cementing their relationships by tasting each other’s blood.