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Jun.09.2009
 If your browser has trouble with the formatting of this piece, it is also available for viewing at a my other blog site, which is compatible with most browsers. Sometimes we parents have to make very difficult decisions to protect our children. - Alan Spaulding In creating the Otalia story line,...
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Jun.05.2009
  We've heard it over and over, again: Frank Cooper is a Good Man. We hear it from Buzz. We hear it from Blake. Mostly, we hear it from Olivia and Natalia. But, why? Why is it so important that we, the viewing audience, be hit over the head with this message? Those of us who love and are rooting...
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May.29.2009
Do you have to act so gay? One More Reason to Love OtaliaThe soap world has been buzzing with news of Chris Engen's sudden departure from The Young and the Restless, where he's been doing such a bang-up job as Victor Newman's son, Adam. According to the rumor mill, Engen stormed off the set after...
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May.27.2009
 I am having some ongoing formatting problems. If this doesn't appear cleanly on your browser, you can see a perfectly formatted version of this exact article at: www.superherolunchbox.blogspot.com    In case you were wondering what the big deal is about the normalization of racial and ethnic...
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May.25.2009
I came across the following description of Irna Phillips’ storytelling Ruth Warrick attributed to Ted Corday: “an uncanny ability to tie the largest number of knots in the shortest possible piece of string.” The textile analogy is apt: the denser the texture, the better an item looks and feels –...
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May.24.2009
There's no denying it: the exploration of same-sex attraction is soap opera's new black. All My Children, As The World Turns, and Passions have all gone there. Ratings leader The Young and the Restless is slated to launch a same-sex triangle (more about the casting/politics of this in a later blog...
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May.20.2009
"Test all things and hold fast to that which is good"1 Thessalonians 5:21 In the gay vernacular, the terms "top" and "bottom" take on special meaning. Specifically, the Top is the partner who takes on a dominant role, while the Bottom is the partner who takes on a more...
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May.17.2009
 This is a direct response to Patrick Erwin's piece A Hypothetical Question (http://1000worlds.wordpress.com/2009/05/15/a-hypothetical-question/)    The cancelation of Guiding Light has hit viewers, and hit us hard. For many, soap operas are old friends who have been with us a lot longer than most...
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May.11.2009
Today I caught the newest installment of the Star Trek franchise. As a long time fan of most things Trek-related, going to see this movie was a tough decision for me. I'd read enough spoilers to know that the new director had made some choices that weren't in line with what some of us geeks refer...
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May.09.2009
  In an impressive show of loyalty and support, fans of Guiding Light have organized a "Save The Light" rally, to be held in NYC, on May 22nd. For more details, to find information about similar events in your area, or to make suggestions on how to make the rally as visible as possible,...