By Patrick Erwin
The other day I got so fed up, I turned off Guiding Light and swore I’d never turn it back on. That might have been an overreaction — of course I’ve been watching it so long that I’ll inevitably tune in again sometime. But in my up-and-down relationship with GL, it’s time to give it some tough love. My old friend has changed drastically over the last few years, but these days, it seems to be self-destructing.
Lest you think I’m fickle and have made the judgment lightly, let me tell you a few things. I’ve been watching GL since 1980 or so, and I’ve seen a lot of wonderful actors playing fantastic stories. Despite the clunker stories of the 80s and 90s (Ghost Reva, Amish Reva, walking through paintings, etc.) I have stayed tuned. Why? Well, [Read more…]