Quick Takes – Hat Trick

Within I pick three topics upon which to discourse, but not worth a full-length examination as a standalone piece on their own. But first, reprising an older cartoon (for shameless self-promotion!):. And I am now a regular link contributor to Gates of Vienna. He has a daily link collection plus...
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The Bold And The Beautiful Spoilers: Katie Makes A Hard Decision

The Bold and the Beautiful spoilers document that Katie Logan (Heather Tom) remains unsettled about her true love. Bill Spencer (Don Diamont) is back, telling Katie that he needs a reunion. Bill’s approach long involved his needs. But he has evolved in his approach to the woman he sees as...
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The Young And The Restless (Y&R) Spoilers: More of Ashland’s Secrets Revealed?

The Young and the Restless (Y&R) spoilers document that Ashland Locke (Richard Burgi) appears to have hit his targets. He wanted to merge his company with Newman Enterprises and marry Victoria Newman (Amelia Heinle). Well, Newman Enterprises is now called Newman-Locke. Victoria Newman’s full name is now voluntarily extended to...

B&B Spoilers: Donna Enters The Scene – Eric Goes Behind Quinn’s Back?

The Bold and the Beautiful (B&B) spoilers document that in Los Angeles Donna Logan (Jennifer Gareis) was shown lamenting the love she lost in the recent past. Purposeful scenes were written that teed up a Deric comeback, or so it seemed. Queric was in danger because Quinn Fuller (Rena Sofer)...

CS Where has Nick gone?

He was going to settle down in front of the TV with Sam and pizza waiting for Natasha?. Obviously not raining over his little flat.... That’s what I said in another thread. He wanted Leanne in the costume so they could be the Addams family but him and Sam are nowhere to be seen.

The Bold And The Beautiful Spoilers: Deacon Forced to Play – Sheila Wins

The Bold and the Beautiful spoilers document that Deacon Sharpe (Sean Kanan) is broke, has no job and does not have a place to live. Sheila Carter (Kimberlin Brown) looked as though she felt sorry for him. Sheila is also taking advantage of an opportunity. But is she also providing...

Emmerdale - two top secrets stunts

Anyone know what the final two kept guarded secret stunts will be in Emmerdale next week? I am so excited to watch Emmerdale next week as it's going to be gripping viewing. I wonder who get's killed off? could it be Andrea? as the actress is leaving for maternity as she is pregnant in real life, so it would make more sense for her to get killed off?

Doug Casey on Why the US Is Headed into Its Fourth Turning

“The trend towards collectivism and statism seems to be a secular long-term trend that’s still accelerating.”. They didn’t say that the generational cycle is the only one. There are others, such as the democracy cycle. It goes from establishment to growth to stagnation to decline to fall. It lasts about 250 years and has been repeated many times.

A Nation Divided: The Majority of Americans Believe Its Time to Make it Official

TPTB, i.e. current politicians in office, will fight this tooth and nail. Not to preserve the union, but because there’s no money in it for them. One does not ask for independence. One declares independence. How about this-we separate the blue cities from the rest of their respective states, and...

The Covid19 thread

Heightmeyer's Lemming -- still the coolest Lemming of the forum. COVID restrictions and vaccine mandates are causing all sorts of merchandise and supply issues now... and globally, not just in the USA. Ships with shipping containers waiting to be brought into land for further transit and distribution cannot dock, due to shortage of workers and other restrictions.

Days Of Our Lives (DOOL) Spoilers: Ron Carlivati Dishes On Bombshell NuPossession Plot

Days of our Lives (DOOL) spoilers tease that the devil comes back to Salem to possess Marlena Evans (Deidre Hall) for a new generation of viewers who might have missed the original jaw-dropping plot. How exactly did this Possession 2.0 plot come about? Head writer Ron Carlivati broke the particulars down to Soap Opera Digest and we have his insights here. Keep reading to find out how TPTB gave a thumbs up to a revisit to the dark side and what to expect going forward.

Couples choice is rubbish

Couples choice is just a load of jogging about & posturing. It has no place in a dancing competition. How can Rhys get a 10 for that?. Couples choice is just a load of jogging about & posturing. It has no place in a dancing competition. How can Rhys get a 10 for that?

Okay, so why bring Janine back?

It’s been a month now. What has been the point? What’s the amazing storyline that have come about due to her return?. Jon Sen and Kate Oates have a vision: Have something happen and no clue how to carry it out or have aftermath. Their time at EastEnders has been a disaster and should be cut short with immediate effect.

The direction of Dotty in Eastenders

I like Dotty as a character and I do like her as central character now as well, and I think a lot more on here have warmed to her. However with the stuff with Rocky is he possibly her dad and not Nick,. This Kirsty stuff and there seems to...

Emmerdale: Maze shock death week

Wow, looks good, I can't wait for this and also Corrie as well, both soaps are going to be brilliant during stunt week. I would say hopefully Will The Pig but for some bizzare reason TPTB are way too busy mountain-climbing up his bumhole right now.🙄. With that being...

The Bold And The Beautiful (B&B) Spoilers: Liam Drawn Into Sheila Conflict – Steffy Seeks Support

The Bold and the Beautiful (B&B) spoilers and updates tease that Liam Spencer (Scott Clifton) has returned to his plush life at the cabin with Hope Spencer (Annika Noelle). Other than routine Kelly Spencer (Avalon and Colette Gray) issues, he has no reason to be entangled in Steffy Forrester’s (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) world as he had been for years.