It’s Time to Recast Jason on General Hospital


If ever the time is right to recast Jason Morgan on ABC and SoapNet, the time is now! Now that Roger Howarth has returned to General Hospital as the re-casted Franco – blonde, no less – perhaps it’s time to recast his fraternal twin brother as well. Maybe not all fans of Steve Burton would […]

Relish the Pickle-Love Triangle


Now that ABC has given viewers a taste of THE CHEW on General Hospital, let’s try to imagine which relish most closely resembles the original Pickle-Lila recipe. Is it AJ Quartermaine’s newly reconstructed Pickle-Lila, or is it his Aunt Tracy Quartermaine’s Pickle-Eddie relish?  And aside the taste-testing results on the reality food show, which one […]

An Ode to General Hospital’s 50th Anniversary


Happy Anniversary GH It’s your 50th year You’re the 3rd longest running soap opera Fans raise a glass and cheer When General Hospital first aired It was 1963 On April 1st, upstate New York On black and white TV There were doctors, there were nurses And then their patients too They all had personal dramas […]

To Relish the Pickle-Lila Secret


ELQ Enterprises is a multinational conglomerate headquartered in Port Charles and owned by the wealthy Quartermaine family on General Hospital.  Although some mistakenly believe it stands for Edward and Lila Quartermaine, ELQ stands for Edward Louis Quartermaine. The business of ELQ has not been precisely revealed, except that it participates in company takeovers, the purchase […]

The Thirst for Young Blood: Generations X and Y, the Millennial


While the first part of this article’s title may have a vampire’s tone, there are perhaps too many old and familiar characters returning to Port Charles on General Hospital these days.  Many are currently on screen, and others are scheduled to appear in the near future. It is wonderful to see some old character friends […]

The Plot will Revamp-ire with Déjà-vu on General Hospital


Vampire memories may be swarming in on General Hospital in Port Charles in the city located somewhere in New York.  Those of you who have watched Port Charles from 1997 to 2003, the spin-off show to General Hospital, know that characters such as Sam McCall and John McBain played the parts of Olivia “Livvie” Locke […]

Stone Cold Wonder


It is not every character on General Hospital that garners such a vast and adoring fan base as Steve Burton has in his role of Jason Morgan.  The protective family member, loyal friend, lover, scrupulous mob enforcer, the courageous and sexy hit-man fans have come to know in recent years as “Stone Cold.”  Steve Burton has […]

Hanging Over the Cliff


This holiday season fans have just one wish for General Hospital. Fans wish that the ABC network will not replace their favorite soap opera with a cheap imitation. A number of soaps fizzled down into the drainpipe like suds, washed away by shrinkage in viewership, while production costs continue to threaten to flush even more […]