How Can I Put This, Without Saying "Sucks"?
In general, I try to stay spoiler-free. I mean, obviously I know about big character comings and goings if they're mentioned in Soap Opera Digest or assault me via ABC's incessant emails, but for the most part I try to watch soaps the way I used to back in the pre-internet dark ages. Then today, I was innocently browsing MSNBC.com, and came across this article. Warning: It contains info about a Days character being killed off, in possibly the most ridiculous way possible since Cassie was fake-killed and put in the pinata. I don't even care about the character in question, but this kind of stupidity I cannot abide.
I am very worried about the Days writing team. Are they getting enough sleep? Are their diets balanced? Are they working out, staying healthy? Do they have all their necessary medications? Are they taking time to remember their spirits Oprah-style, or watch So You Think You Can Dance, or whatever else centers them? Is James E. Reilly stalking them, threatening to expose their personal foibles unless they incorporate some Reilly-esque plot development every week? They're on the verge of total awesomeness but now risk slipping back into the abyss, and I'm concerned.