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  • My View of Llanview: March 15 Edition

    My View of Llanview: March 15 Edition

    Photo: Errol Lewis/SON Monday, March 15 2010 12:07 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Cast firings, on-set injuries, actress meltdowns, and legal issues have made for a busy start to the month of March in Llanview. It may seem difficult to believe now, but exactly one week ago I stared at my computer screen trying… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: February 28 Edition

    My View of Llanview: February 28 Edition

    Photo: Errol Lewis/SON Sunday, February 28, 2010 12:01 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Time travel and memory loss storylines lead soaps down a slippery slope due to a little thing called SORAS. During the February sweeps, “One Life to Live” featured Mitch Laurence giving his daughter Jessica Brennan electroshock therapy, effectively wiping… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: August 15 Edition

    My View of Llanview: August 15 Edition

    Saturday, August 15, 2009 1:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Moving on up to the west side… “One Life to Live” inherits the soon-to-be vacated studios of “All My Children” early next year when that soap moves to Los Angeles. But is the move good news for “OLTL,” or the kiss of… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: July 30 Edition

    My View of Llanview: July 30 Edition

    Thursday, July 30, 2009 1:01 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” in black and white. The recent arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Gates and the ensuing debate on racial relations in 21st century America, warrant a look at the present state of diversity in the make believe land of… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: July 15 Edition

    My View of Llanview: July 15 Edition

    Wednesday, July 15, 2009 12:35 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look to both the past and the future. One of the best things about posting this bi-monthly column on the 15th and 30th of each month, is that it presents me with a unique opportunity every July 15th to pay homage… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: June 30 Edition

    My View of Llanview: June 30 Edition

    Tuesday, June 30, 2009 12:46 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life’s” gay stoyline claims its first victim. “One Life to Live” never ceases to amaze me. For the past week, I have spent countless hours wrestling with what to write about in this edition of the column. I was to the point… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: June 15 Edition

    My View of Llanview: June 15 Edition

    Thursday, June 18, 2009 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Miracles can happen when you believe. I knew there was a reason I was writing this edition of my column a few days later than usual. Well, not really, but the time was perfect nonetheless. It gives me a chance to discuss two… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: May 30 Edition

    My View of Llanview: May 30 Edition

    Monday, June 1, 2009 11:44 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — One step forward, two steps back. In the weeks since my last column, where I accused “One Life to Live” of no longer even attempting to produce a good daytime drama, the soap has begun to show signs of life.  However, it remains a… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: May 15 Edition

    My View of Llanview: May 15 Edition

    Friday, May 15, 2009 12:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Is “One Life to Live” even trying anymore? For those of you out there who have not abandoned ship already and change the channel whenever the “OLTL” theme music starts to play, this question is directed at you. For many years I… Read More »

  • My View of Llanview: April 30 Edition

    My View of Llanview: April 30 Edition

    Thursday, April 30, 2009 12:05 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The journey through our “One Life to Live” has been filled with plotholes lately. It was Chuck Palahniuk, author of Stranger Than Fiction: True Stories who once said that “a good story should make you laugh, and a moment later break your… Read More »