Relating With Ralph Kramden

Audrey Meadows And Jackie Gleason in The Honeymooners

When The Honeymooners started airing in the mid-‘50’s, it was the show with which the male audience related the most. Granted, not just men watched it, just like it wasn’t the only show that attracted such audience. But the point is that the Jackie Gleason’s masterpiece was the one which was addressing exactly the men’s […]

Young Love in Salem

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February is supposed to be the month of love with Valentine’s day smacked right in the middle of the calendar to remind both those that are in a relationship, as well as those who aren’t in a relationship, what that day is all about. On soaps, love plays out in so many different frames, places, […]

Love Comes In All Forms

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For this week’s article, I’m delving into a controversial topic, but it’s one that I feel that as our society has matured and grown throughout the years, should be addressed—the pairing of same-sex couples on daytime TV. Now, for as long as I’ve been watching soap operas, I can honestly think of only three shows […]

Babies and Triangles …History Repeating Itself a la Sami?

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It seems no matter how hard I try to get over a storyline, somehow, I get sucked right back into the drama.  And before you say it’s par for the course in the soap opera world, I just find it funny how I manage to hate one character one minute, and then love him or […]