Articles tagged soap operas

Spoiler Alert! The End of Film Endings

The ambiguous ending in a movie doesn’t feel like 'art'. It feels like a copy. And it resembles the tendency of the franchise ending, with intent to leave it open for a sequel.

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Beyond Jodie Dallas: TV’s 10 Most Important LGBT Characters

Several "best" or "favorite" LGBT TV character lists have popped up in recent years, but they don't always include the most important LGBT characters. So, we pay tribute to the ten(ish) most significant LGBT characters in US television history.

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17 Sep 2009 // 11:18 PM

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — This Friday, “Guiding Light,” the longest-running scripted program in broadcasting history, will go dark after 72 years when CBS pulls the plug on

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4 Sep 2008 // 2:00 AM

90210: Series Premiere

This year's 90210 reboot comes with a Frankenstein-esque patchwork of a pedigree.

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27 Aug 2008 // 5:24 AM

A rich vein of TV storytelling

As a girl growing up in Brooklyn, Rina Mimoun was a big fan of the blockbuster television hit “Dallas,” with its opulent settings and its

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The Ewings have come and gone, but some still can’t get enough ‘Dallas’

DALLAS - He hangs his hat almost 5,000 miles from Southfork, but Colin Hunter has rounded up a huge herd of fans still infatuated with “Dallas.”

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22 May 2008 // 3:45 AM

Afghanistan seeks to clean up soaps on TV

KABUL, Afghanistan - Almost every night, Mojtaban Ahmadi rebels against his government by merely turning on his TV. He watches a soap opera from India

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29 Nov 2007 // 3:25 AM

When Pam Powers began listening to radio soap operas with her grandmother in the late 1940s, she considered them to be “an island of emotional

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//Mixed media


"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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