Katie Snyder

Debate Questions

Now that it increasingly looks like the direction of our country, which is in the midst of the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression, is going to be decided by Joe the Plumber, there are other debate topics that could consume us until Election Day and beyond.

FREE TRADE: Last post, I expressed a desire that Jack get off the Carly/Janet merry-go-round once and for all. The fact that he was literally trying to get with Carly in several episodes, only to turn to Janet within those same episodes, nearly drove me crazy. So imagine my delight when in a series of very well-written scenes Janet discovered at least part of the nature of Jack's oscillation. To put it bluntly, Jack was on the verge of boinking Carly while Janet was downstairs in their house. Janet confronted Jack and said those words I always long to hear a female soap character say: "I don't want you to want me so that you don't want her!" and "I don't want to be your consolation prize. I deserve better than that, don't you think?" Brava! READ MORE

Swingtown, Illinois?

Gentle readers, I apologize for not having posted about Oakdale, but business called me away on business and I haven't been able to get back to the business of Oakdale's business until now:

Carly/Jack/Janet: The chemistry between Maura West & Michael Park jumps off the screen, but I'm just feeling that this seemingly endless seesaw Jack and Carly have been riding has got to stop once and for all. READ MORE

A Runaway Train

Brad & Spencer

This is what has been happening on As the World Turns:

A dangerously jealous and reckless Paul hired an unwitting young woman and her small son to impersonate Lucy and Johnny, both of whom Dusty is looking for after inheriting James Stenbeck's fortune. Emily, now reunited with Dusty (who recently returned from the dead), did major detective work and unearthed Paul's involvement, which in turn prompted Dusty to track down the young woman in New York and return to Oakdale to confront Paul. READ MORE

Welcome back, Lucinda!

Lucinda & Lily

I wasn't going to comment on today's episode of As the World Turns because I've been extremely busy, but two segments were so incredibly good that I couldn't help myself.

The first segment was Chris' goodbye scenes with Kim. Beautifully written and heartfelt, these are the kinds of scenes that the ATWT writers should be penning all the time. READ MORE

As The World Turns welcomes InTurn winner Nell Mooney

Nell Mooney joins the cast of As the World Turns in the role of Spencer McKay on October 6th. “Spencer will host a variety show with Brad (Austin Peck) and will be keeping a secret from all those in Oakdale” teases CBS.com. Is she just working with Brad or is she here to steal Brad away from Katie (Terri Colombino)?

Nell Mooney is the winner of season 3 of InTurn, the CBS.com reality show where actors compete for a 13-week contract role on As The World Turns. Mooney won with 36% of the votes.