Posts tagged "one life to live"

Dreams Come True: Riff Raff As Jamie Franko On “One Life To Live”

Rapper/gold chain impressario Riff Raff is a magical unicorn. The inspiration for James Franco's "Spring Breakers" character Alien, Riff has been determined to get back at Franco for copping his whole act. So he did the most logical thing and signed up for a stint o…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 7, 2013

Is There Anything Better Than Riff Raff Playing James Franco On “One Life To Live”?

No. There is nothing better than the idea of Riff Raff, the rapper/corn row aficionado who was clearly the inspiration for James Franco's "Spring Breakers" character Alien, playing the part of Jamie Franko on upcoming episodes of "One Life To Live." Mr. Raff, rightfully peeved that Franco pretty much stole his whole existence as inspiratio…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 12, 2013

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

The Daily Squeeze: Bans In China, Teenage Pregnancy On TV, And Mail-Order Brides

Actress Tang Wei's commercial for Pond's has been banned in China, most likely because of her steamy role in Ang Lee's movie Lust, Caution. Her seven-minute sex scene had to be cut from the movie to be shown on China's mainland. [Reuters and Telegraph.co.uk] The 16-year-old character Starr on One Life…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 10, 2008