We are excited to announce an auction of True Blood “Honey Bee” related items to benefit Honeylove.org.
HoneyLove is a nonprofit conservation organization with a mission to protect the honeybees and inspire and educate new urban beekeepers. Our friends Chelsea and Rob have been devoting all their time to save the honey bees from extinction as well as legalize home bee keeping in Los Angeles.
Last night a special event was held called the “The Yellow Tie Event” in Venice, California at the G2 Gallery on Abbot Kinney Blvd. in support of this cause.
At the event their very special auction of “honeybee” related True Blood items were on display.
What does True Blood have in common with bees? Read below the inspiration for this auction:
In her weekly review of each episode, “The Bill Chronicles,” here on AllStephenMoyer.com, from Season 4, Episode 5, Shadaliza wrote about a scene that took place between Vampire Pam and Vampire Bill.
She writes: “It’s good to be reminded that Bill does have a sense of humor: “Oh good. The world needs more beekeepers” [he jokingly exclaimed as Pam entered his office]. Pam is rotting and desperate and asks permission from her king to torture and kill the mousy little bitch who fucked with her face. Permission is denied [by the king] because the AVL has forbidden vampire on human violence: punishment is the true death and Bill doesn’t wish that for Pam.
Thus was born the inspiration to bring together some items that Kristin Bauer and Stephen Moyer might sign to auction off for the charity to benefit the honey bees.
The auction items were shown at the HoneyLove event tonight and there was even an IPad which displayed the auction online where visitors could place their bids, (see image below):
I asked Stephen Moyer andKristin Bauer to sign the items for Chelsea and Rob and they were happy to do so. Kristin and Stephen each signed a yellow tie and the True Blood film canister reel. Stephen also signed the cover of the Rolling Stone Magazine and posed for a photo with two of the items below. Unfortunately, we don’t have a photo of Kristin with the items she signed, but I can assure you that she was happy to do so since she is passionate about all living things and loves to help charities that preserve wildlife and our world.
The items being auctions on eBay are:
Framed Yellow honeybee tie signed by Kristin Bauer Van Straten (Pam Swynford De Beaufort) with quote saying “The World Needs More Beekeepers!” as said by Bill Compton in Season 4 of True Blood to Pam Swynford De Beaufort.
Framed Yellow honeybee tie signed by Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton)
True Blood film reel canister signed by Stephen Moyer and Kristin Bauer Van Straten
Framed Rolling Stone Magazine with three True Blood stars on the cover (Alexander Skarsgård, Anna Paquin, and Stephen Moyer). Item signed by Stephen Moyer.
The sale of these items will benefit HONEYLOVE.org. and support:
Educating new urban beekeepers
Outreach to schools
Film screenings and events
Please support this worthy cause by bidding on these items.
* 50% of the t-shirt, mug, card, photo card, invitation, wrapped canvas, calendar, case, ornament, necklace and keychain net sale price will be deducted when one or more qualifying items are purchased and the coupon code FFHSHUGEDEAL is applied at checkout on or before November 18, 2011 4:01pm PT. Offer valid on Zazzle.com only.
All proceeds of the AllStephenMoyer Zazzle shop are donated to Brentwood Theate and Facing The Atlantic.
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UK’s SFX Magazine has come out with their latest special Vampire Edition for January 2012. Stephen Moyer, Anna Paquin and Alexander Skarsgård are on the cover and there are nice interviews with Joe Manganiello, Kristin Bauer and Stephen Moyer.
Highlighted below is Stephen’s interview and the entire interview is below it. Click on the images to read the scans or, open in a new window or tab to make them even larger.