On Sunday evening, 60 Minutes paid magnificent tribute to Guiding Light.
Viewers were treated to a retrospective segment featuring brief interviews with Tina Sloan, Frank Dicopolous, Ron Raines, Grant Aleksander, Michael O'Leary, Peter Simon, Beth Chamberlin, and of course, Robert Newman & Kim Zimmer. There was also a sure-to-be lambasted short sit down with Ellen Wheeler and GL's last de facto headwriter Jill Lorie Hurst, which will probably send ex-headwriter David Kriezman (now at As the World Turns) into a soap-style catatonic state. READ MORE
Michael will play "Alan", a businessman who Gina will be dealing with. He has an unusual...um, fetish.
Wonder what that could be.....
The Soapgeist's Mimi Torchin is sick and tired of being sick and tired. In her latest Guiding Light column for her onetime intern Nelson Branco, Torchin begs the question, is it time to let go of the anger so many fans feel at Ellen Wheeler, CBS and Procter and Gamble for botching the one thing they managed to do right during GL's last season, namely Otalia?
I’m tired of being angry at Ellen Wheeler and CBS and P&G and, at the moment, even the Republican Party, which of course has nothing to do with Guiding Light, but indirectly, I’m sure it had something to do with no sex or even a kiss for Otalia. Anger is exhausting and gives too much power to the object of one’s rage. I want to own my power. I want to enjoy the rare state of bliss I seem to be experiencing from out of the blue. For some reason these days I don’t want to be a fighter; I want to be a lover. Anger has left the building. READ MORE