Posts tagged "general hospital"

7 Shows I’m Deleting From My DVR And Why

TV is a big part of my life; I watch a lot of it, which means the invention of the DVR has been my saving grace. Over the years, I've DVRed one-off programs, of course, but a smart TV viewer knows to DVR whole series so that a brain fart on Monday morning won't lead…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2013

Frisky Rant: James Franco Thinks He’s Matthew Barney

We were all scratching our heads in confusion when James Franco announced that he would be appearing on the soap opera “General Hospital.” But would I have called his decision performance art? Not so much. According to James, however, that's exactly what it is. "I finally took the plunge and experimented with [performance…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 7, 2009

I Was Once A Die-Hard Soap Opera Junkie

When I read an essay on Double X by Willa Paskin called "General Hospital Is The Most Violent Show On Television," I got a little sad. "General Hospital" is my show! Or at least it was, until I stopped watching regularly a few years ago, after 15+ years of dedicated viewership. The new…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 20, 2009

First Look At James Franco On “General Hospital”

OMG, my DVR is soooo ready to start recording "General Hospital" again! "GH" and I have been broken up for a while now -- I just could not get behind Carly #3 or #4 -- but with James Franco making his big daytime debut on the show next Friday, I'm ready to go back…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 10, 2009

James Franco Is Checking Into “General Hospital”

Here's some WTF news: James Franco has signed on for a role on "General Hospital," which will have him hanging in Port Charles for two months. According to Soapnet, "He'll be playing a mysterious character who will ... make Jason's life a living hell." Jason is a mobster who was once a prepster who…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 1, 2009

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…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2008