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Goodbye Dexter! A Libertarian (?) Serial Killer Sails Off Into the Gulf – and a Pre-Halloween Invite

22 Sep
For some reason characters named “Dexter” seem to be hot but problematic (think C.K. Dexter Haven in The Philadelphia Story).

Tonight is the series finale of the 8 season long show about a serial killer who practices the Non-Aggression Principle through butchery Dexter (dextrous?) Morgan (morgue in?).  It’s funny that the kind of (slow burn) hottie who plays Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall) played the owner of a Morgue Inn (his TV family ran and owned and lived adjacent to a funeral home) in his previous premium channel hit Six Feet Under.

Dexter you see was trained by his policeman father to only kill other serial killers.  He’s never I suspect fit a real forensic psychiatrist profile of a serial killer.  He has a relationship with the wraith of his father, his living sister, a current girl friend, a murdered (by someone else) wife, and their son, all of whom he loves, misses, feels guilt towards, and worries about.  He does have a compulsion to brutal butchery, which he has educated to be used against only other, less ethical, serial killers.  Tonight he faces off against yet another one of those in a final showdown.

Interestingly, recent studies show that both highly successful people, and libertarians, rank very slightly higher on the “sociopathy” scale (libertarians only by a smidge) than the average person.  (I rank a smidge higher than even the average libertarian on Jonathan Haidt’s online test.  So you are welcome to come over after dark and watch the final episode of Dexter with me — it will be your last, after all.)

8 Ways to Say Goodbye to Dexter®

After eight seasons, Dexter® will come to an end tonight at 9PM ET/PT.
Here are eight ways you can say goodbye!
» 1)
Wake up and imitate Dexter’s MORNING ROUTINE.
» 2)
Play DEXTER’S® DISCIPLES and test your knowledge on the past eight seasons by slicing through trivia, earning blood slides, and unlocking bonus content.
» 3)
Chat with other Dexpert’s on FACEBOOK and TWITTER about your favorite #Dexter moments.
» 4)
Browse Dexter’s KILL ROOM and refresh yourself on all of his “Big Bads”.
» 5)
Join THE RED REWARDS SWEEPSTAKES and win prizes like Dexter® signed scripts, props from the set, and more.
» 6)
Get the behind-the-scenes scoop by listening to the Dexter® WRAP-UP PODCASTShosted by writer/supervising producer Scott Reynolds.
» 7)
Host your own finale night Dextravaganza: bake some BLOODY TREATS, order yourCOLLECTION OF KILLERS shot glasses, and crank the proper PARTY MUSIC. Make sure you take pictures!
» 6)
At 9PM tonight, sit back, get one final “Tonight’s the night” out of your system, and justWATCH.