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Browsing Archive: January, 2011

A CONVERSATION ON SOAPS AND WOMEN

Posted by on Monday, January 3, 2011,
Excerpted from the writings of the following GHH members:

TVacademic

I do think that soaps fall behind where women are concerned... Certain antiquated beliefs are mainstays. For example, women are still seen largely as needing to be saved--most often from themselves--and those who attempt to be their own saviors almost always fail...The woman-power shows of the '90's seem to be a fairy tale now...

Some thoughts I've been having about GH and about homes. We can start with the not-terribly earth-s...
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ON MUSIC

Posted by on Monday, January 3, 2011,
As written by GHH member, TVacademic

I have to admit that I generally find the music played on General Hospital to be cringe-worthy. If the recordings played are unfamiliar, they are most often helmed by the types of mainstream vanilla pop or faux rock musicians that one hears played on whatever super hits radio station is owned by Clear Channel in your area. If they are covers of the classics, they are stripped of the soul and substance of the original. I am a big fan of a good cover. GH rare...
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THE BIG PICTURE

Posted by on Sunday, January 2, 2011,
As written by GHH member, genhos63

As a long time viewer and fan of GH, I always try to look at the big picture.  I don't get that invested in individual characters and surely have given up on couples that come and go so quickly.  I have to admit that the writing tends to blow things up for no reason without any thought to how it will be perceived in a few months, forget a couple of years.

That being said, I must say that lately I have seen some positive signs.  Of course, the introduction of A...
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