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January 7, 2013
How evil is Bill Spencer? Let me count the ways: bully, blowhard, braggart, and now he's a boozer, too! After about three weeks of noticing that Bill has been spiking his coffee with liquor, we've been set up for an intervention. Meanwhile, Liam is back in the hot seat. It's time again for him to choose between Hope and Steffy. But as anyone who's been watching The Bold and the Beautiful knows, Liam is incapable of making a decision. We'll make ot for him in this week's Two Scoops.
January 14, 2013
Leffy. Lope. Characters that never learn a lesson. Are you unhappy with some of the storylines on The Bold and the Beautiful? Why not fantasize about a B&B that could be? Get ready to go out on a limb as Mike shares what he'd do as the show's head writer in this week's Two Scoops!
January 21, 2013
Did you see those plot turns coming, or were they big holes that you fell into? Katie and Bill aren't having sex anymore, Steffy ran off to Paris instead of confronting Liam about their little bun in the oven, Hope declared that she refuses to let her and Liam's love story end, and Eric dealt with his grief for Stephanie by talking to Pam. Wouldn't it have been wiser to share his feelings with Thorne, someone who's lost a wife like he did? We're putting up the orange construction cones as we navigate through this week's Two Scoops.
January 28, 2013
Roar! Forget Leffy/Lope -- B&B's mamas stirred the pot this week. Katie looked ready to give Will a sibling. Newcomer Maya wanted her kid back yesterday. And Taylor bared her claws to everyone for the sake of her cubs! It's a mother of a column by Two Scoops' Mike!
February 4, 2013
What's going on with Taylor and Brooke? It's like they're broken and out of control. Brooke is lusting after her brother-in-law, and Taylor's playing tonsil hockey with Eric, her former father-in-law. Meanwhile Dayzee, Maya, and Steffy all have some form of baby trouble. We'll try to piece some broken lives back together in this week's Two Scoops.
February 11, 2013
It was another week dominated by The Triangle That Wouldn't Die, but lo - did B&B's children actually display wisdom their parents didn't? Liam showed unprecedented growth, as did Hope and Steffy...well, almost. Now, if Brooke, Taylor, and Bill could just cut the umbilical cord! Two Scoops' Mike is back to tell it like it is!
February 18, 2013
If you blinked, you missed the climax and culmination of Dayzee's dilemma with Maya. If only Brad Bell could apply that speed to the Steffy-Hope-Liam triangle! Eric and Taylor are racing to a romance, no matter how inappropriate, while Brooke has confounded all of us with her wacky romantic choice! Pucker up, because it's time for your weekly date with Two Scoops.
February 25, 2013
Brooke Logan has been a chemist, a CEO, and a model, but her specialty seems to be planning instant weddings. Too bad she didn't plan for the oldest wedding stopper in the book! Take a pregnant pause with Two Scoops' Mike!
March 4, 2013
Brooke Logan, what are you doing? And why are you acting that way? The triangle seems to be over, with Liam and Steffy getting baby-ready, but is it ever really over? Meanwhile, can someone turn a fire hose on Eric Forrester? So many questions, and we have some answers in this week's Two Scoops.
March 11, 2013
Bill encouraged Brooke to shake her moneymaker for increased power at Forrester, while Taylor had her mail redirected to a new address -- Stephanie's! Ooh, Weezy! It's B&B meets The Jeffersons this week with Two Scoops' Mike!
March 18, 2013
In the war of the ladies, Taylor's on a power trip. She's more in love with her revenge on Brooke than with Eric, however, which could be a problem. Bill, meanwhile, is the big bad wolf, and Brooke is Little Red Riding Hood...in lingerie! Check out this week's column, it's all the better to scoop you with!
March 25, 2013
Brooke asserted herself as the returning spokesmodel for Brooke's Bedroom while Katie asserted herself into Brooke's flirty celebration with Bill! The Battle of the Logan Sisters begins with Two Scoops' Mike as referee!
April 1, 2013
Did a thick fog suddenly roll into Los Angeles? Because basically no one is seeing clearly there. Brooke made excuses for Bill. Caroline's snobbery reached epic proportions. Bill wrecked himself instead of checking himself. And that's just for starters! Get some clarity with Two Scoops' Mike!
April 8, 2013
Who is Brooke Logan? Is she the woman who went down the rabbit hole, the pop star who -- oops! -- did it again, or is she the woman who's fallen and can't get up? It may just depend on the day of the week. Help us decide in this week's Two Scoops column.
April 15, 2013
Once upon a time, the denizens of a faraway place called Los Angeles delighted in high romance and evil deeds, all of which came with very high stakes. But when even Brooke's scandalous romp with Bill seems to fall flat, it's a sign that this storybook's pages may be yellowing, as observed by Mike, your Two Scoops narrator this week!
April 22, 2013
Katie wanted her marriage back, and Steffy came blazing in for hers. But even the most dramatic turn on B&B pales next to the loss of soapcentral.com's Allison J. Waldman, who succumbed to cancer this week. Take a moment to remember Allison with us as you get caught up on B&B with Two Scoops' Mike.
April 29, 2013
Steffy looked as if she rode in from Billy Idol's video as B&B kicked off its most unusual wedding yet. But Steffy's mama, Taylor, was really hell on wheels when she clued in to one of Brooke's blackest moments! Get revved up with Two Scoops' Mike!
May 6, 2013
Brooke is woman, hear her roar! She told Taylor she could have Eric 'like that.' But even a shocking confession to Donna and a menopause diagnosis paled next to the reveal that Brooke is having a change-of-life baby! Blaze through Brooke's busy week with Two Scoops' Mike!
May 13, 2013
Brooke's pregnancy, Caroline's confessions, and Steffy's accident all made for great May Sweeps drama. But Maya found her place this week proclaiming her past and going up against big bad Bill! Feel the fiesta with Two Scoops' Mike!
May 20, 2013
Maya ran smack dab into Jesse! Brooke recast her babydaddy! Poor Steffy recalled her miscarriage! But that all looked tame compared to the real-life May Sweeps surrounding Jacqueline MacInnes Wood and Hunter Tylo's are-they-or-aren't-they departures! Get an eyeful in a Taylor-made column by Two Scoops' Mike!
May 27, 2013
Brooke and Hope unknowingly made a mother-daughter homewrecking team as they put the moves on Eric and Liam, respectively. Thank the soap gods Bridget was there to shake things up and fill in a few long-ignored blanks! Sift through the scandal with Two Scoops' Mike!
June 3, 2013
Steffy dug in her heels with Hope, and Maya was ready to excavate Bill even while running for the hills from Rick. But Eric resisted Brooke's volcanic luvin' by making like Gibraltar! See who's moving mountains and who's got a head full of rocks with Two Scoops' Mike!
June 10, 2013
Maya had skirmishes with Bill and Caroline, and Brooke lost after exchanging friendly fire with Eric. But all that paled next to Katie and Steffy calling an unprecedented end to their cold war! Examine the intelligence (or lack thereof) with Mike at Two Scoops Headquarters!
June 17, 2013
Maya parted ways with blackmail, Rick said sayonara to Caroline, and Brooke's own body found a permanent solution to her change-of-life pregnancy. But Steffy's adieu to Liam -- and Los Angeles -- packed more punch than all the other goodbyes combined. Get your head around Jacqueline MacInnes Wood's B&B departure with Two Scoops' Mike!
June 24, 2013
Caroline tried to put the kibosh on Rick and Maya's canoodling, while Katie blabbed to Brooke about Steffy's barrenness. But it was Hope who got an eyeful (or is that an iPhone) of a newcomer's "pic-a-nic basket!" Does a bear shower in the woods? Find out with Two Scoops' Mike!
July 1, 2013
Halfway into 2013, it's time to take stock of B&B's first 'Stephanie-less' year. What's been striking gold, and what's been striking out? You may be surprised. Take a look back with the raves and rants of Two Scoops' Mike!
July 8, 2013
This week was filled with fireworks on The Bold and Beautiful. Secrets were exposed, marriages and relationships were destroyed, and hateorade seemed to be the drink of choice at Rick's Fourth of July party. Hear what's up from Two Scoops' guest columnist Tracy Lovell!
July 15, 2013
Have you heard the saying, "What's done in the dark will always come to light"? That saying was proven true this week on The Bold and the Beautiful. Let's see how the Logan and Spencer families survived the aftermath of Brooke's birthday party in this week's Two Scoops.
July 22, 2013
Rena Sofer has made her debut on B&B as Quinn Fuller, who's nervous that Hope is asking questions about Wyatt's paternity. But even Liam's umpteenth proposal paled next to Katie booting Bill from Spencer Publications! It's the return of Mike, callin' it like it is again this week in Two Scoops!
July 29, 2013
Caroline's exposure on Room 8 was all wet while Brooke took the heat for pooh-poohing Katie's takeover. But Bill was ready to hum the theme song from My Three Sons when Hope's interference outed Wyatt as a Spencer! Find out who called 'en garde!' with Two Scoops' Mike!
August 5, 2013
Rick needed Caroline to save his butt at Forrester, while Wyatt got it in the kisser for kissing Hope. But viewers were treated to a peeping Heather Tom as Katie electronically spied on Bill and Brooke! Smile -- you're on candid camera with Two Scoops' Mike!
August 12, 2013
It wasn't all roses as Liam and Wyatt sparred over Hope, or as Katie's 'reality series' bloomed out of control. But B&B put the petals to the metal as Thorne came back to make a play for his rightful place at Forrester! Find out if the garden is growing too fast with Two Scoops' Mike!
August 19, 2013
Every family has its problems, but the Logans and Forresters seem to have more than enough trouble for everyone. While one sister spies, another is a perpetual third wheel. And don't forget the missing in action text messagers. They may not have asked for it, but it's time to dish out a little advice in this week's Two Scoops.
August 26, 2013
It was a regular box of Crayolas this week on B&B! Wyatt favored black, Katie was partial to blue, Brooke's choice was shocking pink, and Thorne was green with envy! Get out the Cyndi Lauper records and taste the rainbow with Two Scoops' Mike!True colors: B&B's box of crayons
September 2, 2013
It was a week of breakups, makeups, and shake-ups -- and that's what we'll take up in this week's Two Scoops. Join us for a discussion of possible romances, failed romances, and romances that never were (at least not yet).
September 9, 2013
A short but eventful week saw reduced quality in a quadrangle and Hope's full support of the Fullers. But the bill and cooing of Brooke and Bill was enough for Two Scoops' Mike to take aim at their scandalous love nest! Read why B&B fans have declared open season on Brill!
September 16, 2013
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. It's not just physics, it's also a rule of soap opera storytelling -- and some B&B favorites are finding that out the hard way. Find out who needs to cough up a few bucks to pay the piper in this week's Two Scoops.
September 23, 2013
B&B offered us its usual varieties of soap fuel this week: tortured triangles, rushed romances, and other unleaded storylines. Until Wyatt and his mother Quinn drove in and gave the show a tune-up! Welcome the oily changes and gas up with Two Scoops' Mike!
CBS may have found success with its latest installment of Survivor subtitled Blood vs. Water, but if the characters on The Bold and the Beautiful have taught us anything it's that blood is not thicker than water. The tribe has spoken... in this week's Two Scoops.
October 7, 2013
What's the hardest substance known to man? Bill's body? Liam's head? Wyatt's... ? Cue up your Marilyn Monroe records with Two Scoops' Mike because all the gentlemen prefer blondes this week on B&B!
October 14, 2013
oes Apple have something against the characters on The Bold and the Beautiful? For the second time, an iPad has been responsible for messing up a relationship. Check out this week's Two Scoops for more -- and like a B&B iPad, no password is required.
October 21, 2013
If you're a Spencer and your family calls off one engagement, what do you do? Replace it with another, of course! But who cares about that when B&B is about to attempt the recast of the (quarter) century? The role of Two Scoops columnist is now being played by Mike!
October 28, 2013
It was a hilarious week on The Bold and the Beautiful. From Maya bawling over Rick, Brooke second-guessing her "relationship" with Bill "four quarters" Spencer, to Pam and Liam playing detective. This week left me in stitches. Get your dishes ready; it's time to serve a little Two Scoops!
November 4, 2013
B&B celebrated Halloween with a missing diamond, an imposing black-and-white mountain, and Brooke in a bear costume. Now that's really scary! Join Mike for this week's installment of Two Scoops and find out if the latest happenings on B&B are a thriller or just filler!
November 11, 2013
It was a week of tears, cheers, and jeers on The Bold and the Beautiful. From Maya getting her job back at Forrester to Brooke crying about her breakup with Bill, Katie crying about her possible make-up with Bill, and Wyatt and the diamond heist. Get your dish ready; it's time to serve a little Two Scoops!
November 18, 2013
Sold! Katie bought the shoddy merchandise Bill was selling without getting a warranty. But it was Brooke who saw fit to give Bill a receipt for the family discount! Find out why the customer is always right with Two Scoops' Mike!
November 25, 2013
It was a week of blood, sweat, and tears on The Bold and the Beautiful. Families were reunited, steam rooms got steamy, someone drew blood, and the battle of a woman's heart went into overdrive. Get your dish ready; it's time to serve a little Two Scoops.
December 2, 2013
A year after the passing of Stephanie Forrester, her home was the site of Hope's attempt to unite the extended Forrester-Logan-Spencer clan for Thanksgiving. Would the guests play nice as they journeyed "over the river and through the woods?" Or was putting sharp objects in front of this crowd a bad idea? It's time to talk turkey with Two Scoops' Mike!
December 9, 2013
Is The Bold and the Beautiful like a 9th grade geometry test? The show is filled with triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, and all sorts of geometric shapes. Get your protractors out, and your thinking caps on. It's time to give you a quick crash course in BOLD 101 in this week's Two Scoops.
December 16, 2013
Bill tried to change Brooke's game with a horse of a different color. Liam's ultimatum changed the game for him, Hope, and Wyatt. And Quinn tried to stack the deck with Steffy, who got a game-changing medical diagnosis. But who cares? The real game-changer just walked through the front door of the Forrester mansion! Two Scoops Mike says, 'The role of Ridge Forrester is now being played by Thorsten Kaye!'
December 23, 2013
Looking back at the hits and misses on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2013. There was the grand slam addition of a sexy soap veteran actor taking on an iconic role, a few homeruns with new characters, and even a few strikeouts. Warm up your bats, Tracy is here with part one of The Best and Worst of B&B 2013.
December 30, 2013
Having trouble remembering everything that happened on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2013? Have no fear! Just unwrap this extra special holiday look at the best and worst of what the show had to offer over the past twelve months. Who took Best Couple? Worst Wedding? What was the Most Shocking Twist? Check out Mike's sections in Two Scoops and see if you agree (or disagree) with his bold and beautiful choices!