Posts tagged "days of our lives"

Syrian Girl From “Last Week Tonight” Segment Scores Soap Opera Scene: “This Is My Lucky Day!”

If you watched the latest episode of John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” you’ll remember that there was a segment featuring interviews with a completely charming 16-year-old disabled Syrian refugee named Noujain Mustaffa. Mustaffa wants to become an astronaut so that she can meet an alien, and really, really loves “Days of Our Lives.” She even used

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 30, 2015

#TBT: That One Summer We All Watched “Days Of Our Lives”

Yeah, you know the one I’m talking about.

Robyn Pennacchia / August 27, 2015

Jennifer Aniston And Sarah Michelle Gellar Both Heading To Soap Operas

It looks like James Franco sure started a trend when he appeared on “General Hospital.” Today, we hear reports that both Jennifer Aniston and Sarah Michelle Gellar are signing in for soap opera stints. Luckily, they aren’t doing it as performance art, though. Jennifer has a very practical reason for agreeing to guest star o…

Kate Torgovnick/ / August 15, 2011

Soap Operas Turn Rapists Into Heartthrobs

I’ve watched soap operas since I was a wee one — my first memory, practically, is of Luke & Laura’s wedding on General Hospital, which incidentally took place on November 16, 1981, my 2nd birthday. Over the course of my 28 years on earth, I have watched for long , devoted periods of time, All

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2008