Forum, Feb. 2, 1976

Watching and Weeping Along

To the Editors:

Happy day! We can finally come out of the closet. Your acknowledgment of the value and enjoyment found in soap operas [Jan. 12] enables us Big Mac lovers to admit that we watch and weep along with Julie and Doug.

Jo Lahman

Surfside, Fla.

Soap operas are for people who have nothing better to do. Reporting on soap operas is for magazines with nothing better to do.

Arthur Preston

Oxnard, Calif.

Daytime drama might paraphrase a slogan: "Just sit back and leave the suffering to us."

Geri Sawicki

Mequon, Wis....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!