What can one say about the formidable Nelson Branco? He's the full package -- intelligent, sexy, irreverent and an honest journalist among a sea of sharks. Having been a devoted fan since his days with TV Guide, it's a pleasure to find a publication worth every penny! For soap opera fans, this is the "Reader's Digest" of soap opera. Not filled with pictures, you get articles, thoughts and scoops! Branco doesn't powder articles with sugar -- he delivers in the way he lives -- it's an open book!
For fans of Soap Opera Digest back in the days when it was relevant, you'll find Nelson Branco's Soap Opera: Uncensored a welcome change to what we've bee getting over the last decade from mainstream soap media -- and at HALF the price!
For any soap enthusiast, Nelson Branco's "Between Heaven and Hell — A One Life To Live Tribute" is more than just a tribute to the greatest of Agnes Nixon's legacies. Woven in this tapestry of retrospectives are key areas which address the problems not only confronting the soap industry but American society in general.
For the academic, Branco's stroll through the history of OLTL will be a crystal clear reminder of just how the ingredients of fictional Llanview, PA touched the lives of millions. For the die hard OLTL viewer, Branco's book presents solid evidence to support the passions which envelope OLTL fans. Until such time as Disney's ABC and Kwatinetz's Prospect Park capitulate and give OLTL its proper place back in production, this book serves as a catalyst for fact finders and investors alike in understanding what it was and what it is to keep this finest Nixon work alive for at least another generation!
5 stars, one author, millions of fans. "Between Heaven and Hell — A One Life To Live Tribute" by the incredible Nelson Branco is a must read for the most die hard soap enthusiast and a perfect complement to any academic research performed on the soap[ industry today.