Farewell to “One Life to Live,” the last soap opera filmed in New York, and the latest casualty of the meaner, cheaper reality TV juggernaut. “Soap opera is the one medium in which women not only run the world but play vixens into their 60s, and make the jokes and the rules,” writes Melinda Henneberger.
Meet Aquille Carr, high school hoops sensation, who hopes to make it to the NBA at the grand height of 5 foot 7... Occupy D.C., meet the Occuparents!... Hill staffers criticized for holding office pool on wildfire damage.
“He knows what is wrong with a car engine, and he knows how to rebuild that engine — but he doesn’t acknowledge the person driving the car.”
— Doug Gross, a former Iowa supporter, on whether Mitt Romney is a cold fish. Michael Leahy asks if the GOP frontrunner has the same trouble connecting with people that Mike Dukakis and Tom Dewey did.