Greg Rikaart

The Young and the Restless: Tuesday's Preview

See what happens when you let friends start Sippin' on some sizzurp!

Wishful Casting: Eden Riegel as Y&R's Mac



Last summer when DC  had our fav-o-rite recurring guest Eden Riegel on the podcast (DC: # 279), along with her real and sometimes reel life besty Elizabeth Hendrickson, I threw it out there in the universe (as Lisa Rinna would say) that Riegel would make a killer version of Katherine Chancellor's beloved granddaughter Mackenzie on The Young and the Restless. With Riegel only back on All My Kids for a short time, I think now is the perfect time to let the brass at Y&R— television's most revitalized soap opera— in on why Riegel would make an amazing Mac. READ MORE

The Young and the Restless Weekly Preview

The fab four's not playing with the storylines are they!? Sidenote: Sharon asking JACK to move out of THE ABBOTT home? She's got some balls..

Y&R's Michael Baldwin, The Bitch Whisperer


TV Guide Canada 's Nelson Branco seems to think The Young and the Restless just may have a spin-off on its hands, if the show decides to spin of Christian LeBlanc's Michael Baldwin and capitalize on the character's uncanny penchant for being able to rein in difficult women. What would they call it? The Bitch Whisperer

TVG: I like to refer to Michael as the bitch whisperer because he’s the only person in soaps who can effectively communicate with, and understand bitches! And speaking of the bitches, why don’t they pair Phyllis and Michael together anymore?

CL: I know, right? Michelle and I do have a couple of scenes coming up. It’s hard when you have new writers come in. It takes a while for them to fully understand all the intricate relationships and friendships these characters have on the show right away. I miss working opposite her, for sure. I would never keep Michelle or Greg out of any episode because they are simply box office gold.
 

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Rating The Young Uns: Why Soaps Could Use More Actors Like Blake Berris And Less Hair Models



Okay you knew it was coming. Now that the Idiots In Charge of The-Soap-Opera-Formerly-Known-as-Days-of-Our-Lives have let the phenomenal Blake Berris go, I decided to start out doing a Wishful Casting about where Berris should end up, but it turned into more of an analysis of which soaps are managing to set things up for their next generation the right way, and which ones are getting it wrong, dead wrong.

Much of the daytime industry is experiencing a serious drought in terms of talented, young stars who can actually, you know, act. Save for The Young and the Restless, One Life to Live and General Hospital, the under 30 set at most soaps is pretty much comprised of rejects from the Pamela Anderson School of Acting and Pantomime.  I'll start with the soaps in most need of help and work my way up. READ MORE

Eighty-Eight Cents From Every Imaginary Bitches DVD Goes To "No On 8"!



Even bitches believe in equality. Webisodic television's most infamously difficult starlets, Catherine and Heather from Imaginary Bitches, just released a press release announcing that $.88 from every sale of Imaginary Bitches: The Complete First Season DVD, will go to "No on 8" the campaign to fight California's recent gay marriage ban.

"This was totally Catherine and Heather's idea to raise as much money and awareness as imaginable, and you know how big our imaginations are around here!" says IB creator Andrew Miller.

Click here to do your part by purchasing a copy of this amazing DVD collection of last summer's You Tube smash. To check out Catherine, Heather and some girl named Eden doing their part for "No on 8" go here.