Posts tagged "soap operas"

#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 - 4:50 pm

“The Bold And The Beautiful” Debuted A Transgender Storyline Yesterday

Taking a step previously unseen on network television, CBS’s long running soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful” just debuted a transgender storyline yesterday, revealing that model Maya Avant, played…

Beejoli Shah | March 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Writer Engages Racist Twitter Troll With Surprising Results

Read how writer Ijeoma Oluo used love and patience to turn a racist Twitter troll into a friend. [Daily Kos]
Even Björk can’t get anything done in the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2015 - 6:30 pm

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…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 15, 2011 - 6:20 pm

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

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2009 - 1:00 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 10, 2009 - 8:40 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 1, 2009 - 3:50 pm

“Guiding Light” Axed After 72 Years: We Look Back at the Careers It Launched.

“Guiding Light” is old. Like, as old as your grandparents. It started out as a radio serial in 1937 and made the jump to television in 1952. But after 72…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 3, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Romantic Comedies Aren’t The Only Fiction That Will Ruin Your Life

A recent study found that fans of romantic comedies have unrealistic expectations of their life and relationships and often have trouble communicating with their partners. Rom-com devotees have an unrealistic…

Annika Harris | December 16, 2008 - 6:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Online Abortions, David Beckhams Fave Food, And An Online Soap Opera

In some countries where abortion is prohibited, women are going on line to buy medications to help them terminate the pregnancy. Almost 11 percent of the women needed a surgical…

Catherine Strawn | July 11, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Slideshow: Glitter & Gold At The Daytime Emmys

Dude, I love the Daytime Emmys. There is so much glitter and beading and cleavage, it’s not even funny. Soap stars have the most flamboyant style in Hollywood, like they…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 23, 2008 - 1:30 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Meeting Guys In Bars, Brazil’s Fertility Rate, And Arroused Men

Nineteen percent of women in a survey of 1,034 people over 21 said they met the last guy they dated in a bar. Nearly one in four women said they’d…

Catherine Strawn | April 17, 2008 - 12:00 pm