Everybody who has read my stuff in the magazine or here in my blog knows that I’ve loved me some GL this year. The show bounced back from its slump in a beautiful, organic way and, sadly, that spike in awesomeness came too late to save it from cancellation. I can talk till I’m blue… Read More Soap Opera Weekly: Blogging With Mala
I think most people who love something passionately, be it soap operas or romance novels or genre TV like Stargate: Atlantis, spend a good portion of discussing those loves being an apologist. We always have to justify or explain it, often with a bullet point list or a slideshow. “This is what is great about… Read More This is not an apologia (except it kind of is).
I think I spent the entire weekend in a Kish-induced haze — leading me to conclude something that’s probably not all that shocking: OLTL’s Kyle Lewis represents daytime’s new generation of gay characters. He’s just your average joe — with a taste for blackmail and a guy named Fish — soap character. The closest we’ve… Read More Soap Opera Weekly: Blogging With Mala
After ruminating on One Life to Live‘s Kyle and Fish all weekend, I was inspired to hit YouTube to look up all of daytime’s LGBT first liplocks*. I think I got ’em all, but feel free to comment and tell me what else to look for. Daytime’s first same-sex kiss, that of AMC’s Bianca and… Read More What would happen if they kissed?
Watching ATWT at home on Friday instead of at the office, I was reminded of the tagline for Alien: “In space, no one can hear you scream.” Without my co-workers around, I was free to shriek like a horror movie ingenue at Hunter and Alison. Of course, the worst of it happened on Thursday, but still…I… Read More Soap Opera Weekly: Blogging With Mala
Let’s talk various soaps, shall we? Sadly, Y&R won’t be on the list as President Obama decided to host a press conference that spanned the 12:30-1:30 slot. This should probably go on record as yet another change from the Bush administration: President Bush always used to pre-empt our 10 a.m. GL viewing! Speaking of which,… Read More Soap Opera Weekly: Blogging With Mala
I find myself at odds about what to blog about: really enjoying GH’s Johnny and Olivia, getting addicted to THE UNUSUALS just as it runs its last episode, or raving about GL’s Henry’s hats. So, I’m just going to try and hit all the points! In just a handful of months, I’ve come to enjoy… Read More Soap Opera Weekly: Blogging With Mala