Remembered: A Day With the Late, Great Larry Haines

Thinking Fans Comment Update July 22:  pjs praises Search for Tomorrow's man of yesterday ... Cherry Ames remembers Stu and Jo ... DS0816 wishes the young'ns could have seen Mr. Haines ... and more. See Comments below. _________________________ By Marlena De Lacroix Larry Haines passed away July 17 at 89 in Delray Beach, Fla.  How sad that … [Read more...]

General Hospital’s Stephen Macht: Can Character Actors Save Soaps?

By Marlena De Lacroix Every week for months, there have been rumors that Stephen Macht's tough mob lawyer character, Trevor Lansing, is about to be whacked on General Hospital.   So, while there's still time, I'd like to say that I'm really enjoying Macht's performances in the role this season.  Yes, Macht, the 60ish actor with the pock markets, … [Read more...]

Patrick’s Hope: Soaps, Scrooge, and Christmas Miracles

By Patrick Erwin I admit it -- I'm feeling an awful lot like Ebenezer Scrooge this year.  Even Saint Nick himself knows that soap fans have certainly had a lot of reasons to say "Bah humbug!" … [Read more...]