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My View of Llanview: June 15 Edition

Sunday, June 22, 2008 9:32 PM | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and "One Life to Live." Greetings soap opera connoisseurs. Once more procrastination has become my Kryptonite. It's so hard to set down and write a column this time of year because there is so much to do outside. But then again, it is hot, and typing is a painless activity while cooling off under the air conditioner. So sorry this column is a little behind schedule, but you know what they say.....better late than…

My View of Llanview: May 30 Edition

Saturday, June 7, 2008 7:37 PM | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ron Carlivati helps "One Life to Live" rise from the ashes and return to its former glory. Hello to all you fellow "One Life to Live" fans out there in TV land. I am finally writing this column about a week late again, as usual. However, one thing that is different now is that I am going to actually write a column, and not just copy and paste some random "OLTL" article from the past. I am so very thankful that summer vacation has arrived. I finally…

My View of Llanview: May 15 Edition

Black vs. White Friday, May 23, 2008 8:52 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) - Ellen Holly comments on playing a black woman (Carla Gray) pretending to be white. Hello everyone. Yes, this column is again several days late. Sorry about that, but I just have no time in schedule for much of anything these days. I hope that improves soon. With the 40th anniversary of "One Life to Live" just around the corner, I thought it appropriate to reflect upon one of the soap's first controversial storylines. It involved an actress…

My View of Llanview: April 30 Edition

Back to the past Sunday, May 4, 2008 11:44 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) - A look at Viki before Erika. Hello everyone. My sincere apologizes for this column being a few days late, but I am about to enter the final days of my student teaching semester. With graduation fast approaching next Saturday, things have gotten rather hectic around the house, seriously limiting the amount of free time I have available to write this column. So, because of homework and tests, here an article from the June 1971 edition of…

My View of Llanview: April 15 Edition

Glory Days Saturday, April 19, 2008 7:51 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) - An examination of Andrea Evans' popularity in Llanview. Hello everyone. My sincere apologizes for this column being a few days late, but there has been a lot of excitement around here lately. From meetings and classes to homework and illnesses to an earthquake. Yes, that's right....I was one of those people who was jolted awake last Friday morning at 4:38 am by the 5.2 magnitude quake. While it caused no damage or injuries here, it did…

My View of Llanview: March 30 Edition

Back to the past Sunday, March 30, 2008 11:23 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) - A look back at Erika Slezak's early days in Llanview. Hello everyone. Student teaching is still keeping on my toes, so here is another article I found recently about "OLTL." Hope everyone is enjoying the beginnings of the spring season. I hope all these April showers bring plenty of May flowers. Now that spring is here, I can hardly wait for summer to begin. Due to that fact I am again taking a trip down memory lane with my column. My…

My View of Llanview: March 15 Edition

Memories Saturday, March 15, 2008 7:59 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) - A study of Llanview's silver anniversary. Greetings everyone. Hope all my fellow "One Life to Live" fans are having a wonderful weekend and a great month of March. I cannot believe that it is nearly springtime already. My how time flies when you are swamped with work. The last few days have been very hectic for me with homework, field trips, papers to grade, and the PRAXIS Test. For those of you unfamiliar with the exam, it is a test you are…

My View of Llanview: February 29 Edition

Blowing off steam Friday, February 29, 2008 8:35 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- My latest rant on Llanview's current state. Hello once again everyone. Hope you are as glad as I am that spring is just around the corner. I can hardly wait for the warmer temperatures and short wearing weather to return to my little corner of the planet. I am also looking forward to spring break, which unfortunately will likely be shortened this year because of days missed for snow and ice. There is even talk of us going to school…

My View of Llanview: February 15 Edition

Looking back Friday, February 15, 2008 11:28 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Another look back at "One Life to Live" over the years. Hello all. I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful Valentine's Day, and that it was everything you dreamed of and more. How is everyone? Hope life has been treating you kindly. As for me, I am in the process of putting together my student teaching portfolio at the moment, something which has become a rather cumbersome task. But really, I am enjoying student teaching so far. The…

My View of Llanview: January 30 Edition

"One Life," Many Issues Wednesday, January 30, 2008 5:40 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look back at how "One Life to Live" handled social issues in the past. Hello all. Hope life is treating everyone well. I am now off and running with my student teaching at my local middle school. Thus far it has been it has been rather interesting. I'm finally starting to learn all the students’ names, which is a big help. Student teaching can be tons of fun, but it is also very labor intensive. I have lesson plans to…

My View of Llanview: January 15 Edition

What happens in Texas doesn't stay in Texas. Tuesday, January 15, 2008 8:45 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at the Bon Jour Cafe hostage crisis. Happy 2008 everyone, and welcome to my first column of the New Year. I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful holiday season. I don't know about you, but I am glad the holidays are finally over. It was nice while it lasted, but it such a relief when things got back to normal once more. After a couple of busy evening of burning the 9 pm oil (haha), I have finally…