It was a sad day last week in the soap opera world when Daytime Emmy nominee Freddie Smith, who played Sonny Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives the past four years, decided to leave the show. Fans went into a frenzy!
A few years ago I worked on a project that was tied to Days of Our Lives. For those of you who grew up with soap operas (or maybe still try to catch them from time to time) you know that this show has been on the air for 50 years.
After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of working in the entertainment field. He has appeared in various television shows and film, but his true passion project is his own web talk show, Loungin' with Tony.
ABC's "General Hospital" and CBS' "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" have been in fine form, each one as engrossing in its own crazy way as anything else on broadcast television.
Marriage is an outdated institution whose symbolic significance has been cheapened by the sheer number of people who casually enter and exit it. But why single out gay marriage as the problem when it's straight people who have been abusing it all along?
Metal music have passionate fans. Soap operas have passionate fans. To an outsider these two groups might look like complete opposites. They might be right in some cases. However, one metal band brought these two unlikely groups together.
The power couple is cleverly known as "Wilson" to their fans (I have also heard "Frandler" and "Cheddie"). While most soap opera do have a cult-like following, these fans are extremely loyal and go above-and-beyond the call of duty.