The Sadness of the Long Running Soap Fan

By Marlena De Lacroix When most longtime watchers get disenchanted or downright  disgusted with their old  soaps, they are usually angry.  We've all invested years of our lives and our deep feelings in this genre. Now, it's gotten to the point where I'm not angry anymore.  As we watch the final act of daytime soap opera, I just find myself … [Read more...]

Is One Life to Live Daytime’s Lifeboat? And a Word About Addie …

By Marlena De Lacroix Have you boarded the One Life to Live lifeboat yet?  Judging from the letters I've received in the last three weeks from readers like Esther, Cherry, Marilyn and DSO, even the most discerning and stubborn of Marlena's Thinking Fans seem to be boarding.  They're in hope it's the one show that can keep their long-term love of … [Read more...]