Friday, July 4, 2008

Poll of the Week

(it can also be found on the right side bar after this post moves off the first page)

Some old favorites will be returning..

I will start posting a random picture of the days one days that Spinelli is not on GH. (I promise to do this at least through September)

I will also start back up the weekly poll starting today. (look for that later)

All this have come about my reader survey I have going on (see link under updates to the right --->)

Show Spin some love...

Threads that give the negative answer to questions like this always anger me.

so if your a member of SOC vote and even post. if your not consider joining.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

One of the most powerful rants about the state of violence on General Hospital I've ever read.

A snippet: This show covets the 18-34 demo. They want young women viewers. But what lessons are young women, and young girls learning about the type of men they should consider attractive on this show?

Read and be amazed. Thanks NamiV for saying it all.


Todays Challenge..

Go post two new positive Spinelli or Bradford threads on a large general soap opera buliteen board.

Don't make them fluff to just post. Make them good positive meaningful posts that are different then any of the other posts that may be on the board. It may be helpful to post one NOW and other Later..
A few suggestions could be.. Soap Central , GH board There are many others also..
Write, Call. Act.

share your pictures with Bradford...

I thought this would be fun..
Post as a response a picture of you and Bradford from events and such. just post the link to your picture as a reply. I will repost the pictures in a new post during FCW.. While I sit around and cuss Lindsay and Jenna being able to go..

Here is me

Here is Allison at the same event.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Know Who I am.. Spixie Video

this is MY very first fan video ever.. For well over a year I have admired the fan videos people have done.. It was one of the original motivations for me starting this blog a year and a half ago. I wanted to catalog my favorite videos.

I knows they are a lot of work because I have done a lot of family picture slide shows with video for years... I just never did this.. I heard the song yesterday morning and decided it would make a perfect Spixe video. I had to get out of my head.. I used to make the video because Windows Movie Maker didn't like me anymore (and its buggy) It worked well, its simple and FREE.

Summer In The City

Bradford's event at "Fan Club Weekend" is "sold out".

If you can make it to the New York area, you can see him HERE:

Saturday, July 26, 2008
New York Marriott East Side
525 Lexington Avenue, New York City
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tickets: $70.00 per person

for information on getting tickets go here:

Damian Spinelli 2.0: A Theory/Story Possibility

So I've been contemplating yesterday's scene between Spinelli and "the new doc/love interest for Maxie" - who shall heretofore be known in this post as "Dr. Smug McBlanderton" (I do NOT like this guy, nor do I think he is "hot.") Apparently, we are being led to believe from Dr. McBlanderton's comments that Spinelli may have some medical condition that has perpetuated the personality known as "The Jackal." I know there have been many comments regarding this possibility. Here are some of my opinions on why this scene might have been written - my opinion only, of course. :)

For your consideration, I believe the following is evidence that Guza is gradually testing the waters for a Spinmax pairing, or, at the very least, a maturity growth spurt for Spin:

1) No doubt, GH has been bombarded with letters, emails and calls to the comment line regarding a future for Spin and in particular, a future for Spinmax. We know from Penny's relentless and loyal pursuit right here on this forum that it is most assuredly happening. Perhaps some big-wigs are finally perking up.

2) I refuse to believe that ABC would be showing that summer promo featuring Spinelli and Maxie, "Do You Believe" if they had no intention of at least entertaining the possibility of SpinMax. Guza is cruel, to say the least, but that is over the top even for him.

3) I believe the scenes with Spin as "Mini Jax" were also a test to see how fans reacted to a more mature, suave and, dare I say, sexy Damian Spinelli. I haven't visited all the forums to view the results, but I'm pretty sure I heard a collective "squee" from Spin fans.

Now if Guza and the Gang are hearing all of this clammer:

a) A "growing up" of the Spinelli character.
b) A romance, in particular a romance with Maxie (but let's be honest, at this point, we'd love him to just have a ROMANCE!)

What are they to do? While I know throwing a story arc right off the rails and disregarding all history of a character is Guza's strong suit, perhaps even he knows that having Spinelli go to bed as the Jackal one night and waking up the next day SORAS'd into a mature, adult Damian Spinelli would be just TOO much....unless.....


All right, so we know "Smug McBlanderton, M.D." was brought on board for a Maxie romance. It is summer, though, so we need to spice it up a bit. WHAT IF....

Spin goes home and thinks about Smug's comments about a possible "medical condition" for his extreme geekdom. He doesn't want to think about it, but he can't stop. He's longing for a way to become the man Maximista so desperately desires, but being the grasshopper to Stone Cold, he doesn't want to consider such an easy way out. He can do this ON HIS OWN. Admitting a medical condition would be weak. He stresses most of the summer, trying various other methods to prove himself to Maxie, only to fail miserably each time.

All the while, Maxie and Dr. McBlanderton grow closer, perhaps spurned into conversation because of Smug's growing concern for Spinelli's medical condition and the fact that Maxie is his best friend. They spar, Smug believing he knows what's best, Maxie sure that Spin is just fine like he is. They fight, they argue, they storm off....and they grow more turned on with each encounter.....

Now, just as they are about to pursue the full bloom of a true, soapy romance, just in time for November sweeps, Spin gives in and decides to receive medical treatment (medication, surgery, laser treatments, whatever...) and WAHLAH!

Spinelli 2.0 - bigger, better, stronger, faster - and less nerdy. He's all the wonderful, kind and loving things from original Spinelli with new, improved and less-annoying upgrades.

Maxie is intrigued. More than intrigued. She is suddenly seeing Spin in a new light. He smiles, and her panties go up in flames. Smug McBlanderton, M.D., who thought he had a sure-fire inroad to Maxie's boudoir, has now inadvertently created a rival for her affections. OH THE IRONY! And so the triangle begins....

On a final note, in MY world, Logan and Smug end up in a fight on the CGI hospital rooftop, perhaps over who is the worse actor. Lulu tries to break it up and all three plummet to their deaths on the streets below, thus ending the Maxie/Spin/Smug triangle, ending Lulu's bitchy, catty remarks to Maxie, Logan dying with Lulu, which would make him happy, and Smug....well he is McBlanderton, so no one much cares...including him.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008


Lots of places to show your support for Spinelli or your favorite Spinelli pairing:

Think SPINELLI should be with Maxie? Vote:





soapzone Voting booth

Triple Threat Tuesday

Today I challenge every one of you readers to do all three of the following..

1. call the comment line
GH Comment Line
You sick of this one yet? It REALLY does make a difference. Really.

2. Write a Letter.. Sit down and ether by hand or typewritten write a letter explaining how much you enjoy Spinelli on General Hospital. How much you think Bradford is an amazing actor.
write to Jill Ferren Phelps, Robert Guza, Jr or Bradford Anderson. It all counts
General Hospital
c/o ABC-TV
4151 Prospect Avenue
Hollywood, CA 9002

3. Kick up the Volume..
Post on a bulletin board &/or post to your blog positive Spinelli posts. Its all about the buzz. Post about Camera Ready with Bradford Anderson. Post about Spixie. Post about Spinlu. internet buzz is very important.
Write, Call. Act.

Monday, June 30, 2008

Comment Line

One of the quickest, simplest things to do to support Bradford/Spinelli on General Hospital is to call that comment line! I know a lot of you might be hesitant about calling because you don't know what to say or don't want to sound silly, but I assure you you cannot sound dorkier than I have on these recordings. As long as you say "Spinelli is awesome" or "Bradford is great" or "Maxie/Lulu/Claudia/Someone else should be with Spinelli NOW" or something along those lines, your message is a success!

I keep the number in my cell phone. Tee hee hee. Speed dial!

Comment Lines
GH Comment Line

ABC Comment Line (press 2, then 4, then 464 to get to GH)

ABC Daytime Feedback (ask for the viewer comment line)

ABC Switchboard

Flood those lines with love for a hardworking actor! Tell them what you want for Spinelli! Romance? Backstory? More more more? There's your outlet!

Camera Ready Episode 3

The Jackal Struggles..v2.0

Who loved how great Spinelli was today? Bradford did an amazing job.

Write, Call. Act.

Bradford Anderson
General Hospital
c/o ABC-TV
4151 Prospect Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90027

GH Comment Line

Soap Opera Digest
Sound Off
261 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Public Opinion
c/o Soap Opera Weekly
261 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016

What's On Your Mind
c/o Soaps In Depth
270 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

The Rose: Opposite Attraction promo

by spencerfanfirst

When am I going to get my promos darn it LOL

My daily online rounds as a Spinelli fan..

I am a busy gal. I know must not seem that way but I am busy.. Here are the places i visit daily.. Most of the time 5 to 10 times a day.. I need to keep myself up to date to be able to post new stuff. I thought I would share the places I haunt all the time.

1. The Spinelli Live Journal Community:

This place ROCKS. Spikey always posts great stuff. Some stuff I don't post over here. Like spoilers.. I tend to not post spoilers.. (though if there was ever a reliable spoiler that Spinelli was going to die don't worry I would bring it over)

But really its a fun place..

2. Soap Central GH Message Board

I have been posting here since BEFORE Spinelli was even on the screen. Before I even liked Spinelli (yes i am a former Spin hater pre-metrocourt hostage crisis) Its a busy board, pretty much respectful though there are some people who are Anti-Spin (Actor bashing is not allowed so no anti-Bradford but how could anyone be anti-Bradford really?) So I can usually be seen defending my Spin to haters everywhere.

3. Opposite Attraction board..,,..
Fun board Fun posts and they support Spixie with a fiery passion.

I do visit other places but when i wake up and when i go to bed .. these are the places I check first..

Opposite Attraction Fan Forum Promo

This is my promo for the forum...there is a little contest going on and I got bored. Heeheehee.

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Support Letter

I have penned my newest letter to Guza and I thought I would share it with you. Some of you might wonder what exactly you should say or do in a fan letter, so I hope you can take something away from my example. As a Spixie fan, my letter focuses around them. I think it is important that Spixie fans start telling Guza exactly what they want---a romance. Let there not be any room for misunderstanding. I don't just want them as wacky hijinks friends, I want them as a couple.

I think we are a very intelligent fanbase (have to know a lot of stuff to understand Spinelli, right?) and our letters can be very, very impressive. Please take the time to show some support for Spinelli/Bradford Anderson. Not all letters have to be this long or look anything like this, and all that matters is that you say what's in your heart and on your mind.

Dear Mr. Guza,

I have to thank you for the entire month of June. I got to see my favorite character, Spinelli, almost every day. The scene with Claudia and Spinelli on the docks together was sublime by the way.

Today, I would like to focus my letter around one specific aspect of Spinelli's life. His relationship with Maxie Jones. Their story has been so pure, steady, and magical. The chemistry between the actors screams old school supercouple. They are the results shows like GH wish they could get when casting actors/actresses for a couple. Spinelli and Maxie are proof that General Hospital has room to tell a BEAUTIFUL love story amidst all the other action packed drama.

Yes, I said LOVE STORY. While they are great as friends, I need to see that relationship taken to the next level. The story progression is organic and natural. Making those two a couple would be the best story of 2008, done deal.

While I love their wacky hijinks, Spinelli and Maxie's relationship represents something so much deeper to a fan like me. Spinelli...never wins. Maxie...always loses. It's poetic. There is a part in every single person's heart that knows that they need love but doubts anyone will ever want them (flaws and all). You cannot possibly know (or, perhaps you can?) how much it would mean to me for General Hospital to tell that story--of two extreme people finding true acceptance in another person and to actually find themselves not just LOVED but IN LOVE.

There isn't a formula someone could come up with that is more impressive and important. Impressive because a story as unique as Maxie and Spinelli's is sure to never be forgotten over years and years, as fans are forever going to be saying to one another "Remember those two? They were special". Important because it's an opportunity to tell the audience that no matter how you look, what mistakes you've made, how odd you are, or how much baggage you have---THERE IS SOMEONE OUT THERE WHO WILL HAVE YOU, AND THEY WILL THINK YOU ARE PERFECT.

Now, isn't that a great legacy? "Carpe Diem", Mr. Guza, and let Spinelli and Maxie take that leap into the crazy/magic love story they are just begging to have. There wouldn't be a dry eye in the audience if these two souls found each other after feeling as though they never would.

My Sincerest Thanks,