Deep Soap: Holiday Soap Wishes

Merry Chrismakwanzukkah. It’s the time of the year when soap characters visit Christmas tree lots, have holiday themed weddings that would doom them to a lifetime of combined anniversary/Christmas presents if their marriages lasted, and give each other elaborate, expensive gifts. If I were Santa Claus, these are the gifts that I would give each […]

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Deep Soap: Were Soap Christmases Naughty or Nice?

With Christmas falling on a Saturday this year, most soaps have already aired their Christmas episodes.  Which shows deserved a lump of coal, and which ones were the perfect holiday gifts? “General Hospital’s” Christmas Makes My Heart Grow Three and A Half Sizes I have a confession: I have always disliked Luke (Tony Geary) and […]

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Deep Soap: B&B’s Stephanie Tackles The Big C

B&B And The Big C When I read that ‘The Bold & ‘The Beautiful’s‘ Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) was going to be diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and hide it from her family, I was scared it would be a repeat of the godawful ‘Guiding Light’ storyline in which Reva kept her breast cancer […]

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Deep Soap: Is Stacy Haiduk’s ‘Y&R’ Departure Tragic?

Why I Am Not Heartbroken Over Stacy Haiduk’s Departure From ‘The Young & The Restless’ I have read several articles decrying the departure of Stacy Haiduk (Patty/Emily) from ‘The Young & The Restless.’  I disagree.  Haiduk is an extraordinarily talented actress who made Patty into one of daytime’s most memorable psychos and managed to give […]

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