They say everyone loves a bad boy, but judging by the pop culture zeitgeist, bad boys might just be getting worse. We have serial killers as romantic heroes on Days of our Lives and General Hospital. Former Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley has had to push back against fans gushing over his murderous protagonist on Netflix’s You.… Read More Mad, Bad, and Way Too Dangerous to Know
I’ve recently come back to Days of our Lives after a several-year hiatus. In a sea of new faces, there are still the familiar characters. Jennifer Horton. Hope Brady. Marlena. Sami. My geriatric Greek tycoon boyfriend, Victor Kiriakis. And Elvis “EJ” DiMera. To my dismay, it appears absence has made my heart grow fonder…because I’m… Read More How Do You Solve a Problem Like EJ DiMera?
Given my fairly public “I hate them with a fiery passion” stance on rapists and rape stories in daytime, you’d think I wouldn’t be compelled by the tale of a serial rapist trying to reclaim “his” life from a sociopath. But OLTL’s “Tale of Two Todds” has been riveting. The truth is, I don’t have… Read More Toddpocalypse Now (I love the smell of retcons in the morning)
Last night I had the chance to see the rollicking Indian comedy Delhi Belly for the second time, and the only stomach pains I came away with were ones from laughter! The story of three slacker friends unwittingly getting involved with a smuggling ring, Delhi Belly is very much a film about young Indians doing what… Read More Delhi Belly Offers Up Belly Laughs!
As I rode the subway to work this morning, Mark Lawson‘s cover of the OLTL theme song came up on my iPod Shuffle. While I hummed along, I was suddenly struck by the thought that I adore Brody Lovett. He’s just a darned good character! It must be my week to wax poetic about guys… Read More OLTL: Brody of Proof
I have this habit of making up characters’ back story or motivation in my head, and then watching their shows with that filter in place. I can’t help it. It sticks. A great example of viewers who have done this in the past would be X-Files Mulder/Scully ‘shippers who speculated that the duo canoodled in… Read More Canon fodder: back story and missing scenes
Me: Does Ted King (Tomas, OLTL) take Sexy Pills in the morning or what? WEEKLY/Digest colleague: Yes. And we’re doing a giveaway with them soon. Me: ROTFL!