Daytime’s Most Famous “Love to Hate” Characters

By Marlena Delacroix a.k.a. Connie Passalacqua Hayman For any soap opera, a “love to hate” character is money in the bank.  Fascinated by their endless power to manipulate other characters and instigate interesting plots, these diabolical characters are adored by audiences who avidly follow all that they do.  “Love to hate” characters … [Read more...]

As The World Turns: Love and Family in the Heart of America

My friend Ed Martin weighs in, too,  on the loss of As the World Turns in a new post immediately following this one. ___________________________________________  By Marlena De Lacroix I broke into tears when I heard that As the World Turns was canceled yesterday. I'm sure many of you did, too.  ATWT has been a part of all our lives for so … [Read more...]

Remembering Douglas Marland: Actors Recall Their Marland Moments, Part 1

Douglas Marland:  May 5, 1935 - March 6, 1993 By Patrick Erwin As part of our celebration of Douglas Marland's work, we want to share the thoughts and memories of some of the actors and actresses who performed his work day in and day out. We're posting these remembrances here to share with you, along with a brief outline of their "Marland … [Read more...]