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Days of our Lives opinion columns from 2014
Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provided their own commentary on the action in the Two Scoops column.
Every week, our Two Scoops columnists share their thoughts and opinions in the Two Scoops commentary columns. Those columns are archived to allow fans a chance to make sure that they've read every opinion for every week. This archive features columns written about Days of our Lives in the 2013 calendar year.


To access columns from other years or to review columns for other soaps, please see the Related Information links at the bottom of this page to access a specific year. Or to view a listing of all years for which news stories are available, simply click here.

January 6, 2014
From Gabi and Kate to E.J. and Sami, the group work was splendid in Salem! But Daniel and Jennifer should probably take a break from pairing off with anyone for a long while. Find out more in this week's Two Scoops.
January 13, 2014
A tidal wave of strange washed over Salem last week. Up was down. Down was up. Inside was out. Outside was in. And the only thing that seemed to stay the same was everyone drank too much coffee. So, grab a cup of Joe and read this week's Two Scoops!
January 20, 2014
With one scene, Eric and Nicole were able to take the heat away from E.J. and Abigail and talk me off the DAYS ledge. Find out more in this week's Two Scoops.
January 27, 2014
A wild week of breaking news and shocking plot twists had DAYS' fans vocals ranging from celebratory ditties to wallowing in the blues. Discuss which turns of events had us throwing our hands up in the air and which tunes fell a little flat in this week's Two Scoops!
February 3, 2014
Nick Fallon makes his case for one of the best soap villains as he terrorizes Gabi, Kate, and Abigail without them even knowing it. Find out more in this week's Two Scoops.
February 10, 2014
Chyka threw out more aliases than Sydney Bristow while Dr. Dan acted more like James Bond than an M.D. E.J. and Abigail nearly got caught playing doctor, and Nick is still a certified crazy pants. Plus, J.J. found the right prescription to cure him of Theresaitis! Get all the diagnoses in this week's Two Scoops.
February 17, 2014
Anyone who says that good guys are boring has obviously never met the fantastic Eric Brady. But in case you're still into bad boys, we've got a righteous selection of Nick Fallon for you. Have some of both in this week's Two Scoops.
February 24, 2014
A rocky week in Salem has this Scooper wondering, “When the writers keep throwing viewers head-scratching moments, do we abandon hope or have a little faith?” Test your endurance level in this week's Two Scoops!
March 3, 2014
Sami, Abigail, and Nicole all got exactly what they deserved in the love department. Marlena went back to the least likely of admirers. And DAYS may have found just the way to make fans fall for Jennifer again. Find out more in this week's Two Scoops.
March 10, 2014
John's back, and that's a fact. Find out what brought him home and what's keeping Bo away. Plus, one Salemite is in the midst of a pregnancy scare while one man may be on his way to adding to the town's budding psycho population. It's crazy out there, so grab a straitjacket and read all about it in this week's Two Scoops!
March 17, 2014
E.J. and Abigail having a baby might just be one of the best things to happen to Salem. But there's still no way they should ever be a couple. Also, who knew that Eric could still surprise us? Find out more in this week's Two Scoops.
March 24, 2014
It ain't a party until someone has a breakdown, and Salem's latest soirees didn't disappoint. There were laughs, toasts, and merriment. Sorry, wrong parties. There were fights, fussing, and frigidness. Find out who helped clean up the mess, and who reached a new level of creepy with the cohost's lingerie. RSVP in this week's Two Scoops!
March 31, 2014
It's time to whip Salem back into shape. Abigail, Eric, Jennifer, and Jordan have some major work to do. They should turn to Will and Sonny -- or even Nick and E.J. -- for help. Find out more in this week's Two Scoops.
April 7, 2014
It's time to break out the bubbly and raise your glass to Will and Sonny, who officially became “Wilson!” There were cheers, tears, and more glitter than you can shake a stick at. DAYS Two Scoops cordially invites you to attend a special Wilson Wedding Top Ten Countdown as those two became one.
April 14, 2014
Move over, sweet and sentimental Wilson wedding stretch. It's back to sinning, scheming, and sassiness in Salem! Last week was like DAYS' Empire Strikes Back because all the baddies stepped up their sinister strategies. Find out what Stefano, Kate, and lunatic Liam were up to. Hint: it was no good. Roll up your sleeves, and let's get nasty in this week's Two Scoops.
April 21, 2014
It took a few weeks, but Salem seems to be getting into shape, thanks to two psychos who've taken over the town -- one who's crazy over Jennifer and the other who just makes viewers crazy. Find out more in this week's Two Scoops.
April 28, 2014
James Scott and Alison Sweeney topped themselves with one of the best scenes DAYS has ever delivered. It was truly a dream. Find out what it means for E.J.'s future, Arianna's custody, and more in this week's Two Scoops.
May 5, 2014
That's all, folks! Liam's lunacy came to a splintering end, causing Salem's lot to be lessened by one. And soon to be lessened by two, if you're keeping up with the casting grapevine. Well, technically three. Four, perhaps. I don't know! Let's take a stroll down Two Scoops Lane and figure out who's left in Salem to talk about!
May 12, 2014
The story of Nick Fallon is a complex one. And I sincerely hope that this bullet isn't the end. But for now, the tale of who made him a dead man will give us a hauntingly grand time during May Sweeps. Review the suspects in this week's Two Scoops.
May 19, 2014
Goodbye, Salem's rose. Wait! More like, 'Good riddance, Salem's thorn.' Nick's dead. Just ask anyone. Just don't ask them too much. But don't worry. Hope's on the case. That's Detective Fancy Face, to you. Find out what happened when she lined up Salem's shadiest citizens for their statements about Nick's murder. Plus, Dan put the screws to Nicole to admit the truth about her own dirty deeds!
May 26, 2014
A bit of a break in the action gives us a chance to talk about why we watch soaps and what type of ending characters deserve. If you've ever rooted for the underdog, this week's Two Scoops is for you.
June 2, 2014
It was a sassy Sweeptastic week in Salem, full of confessions, denials, and straight-out lying! Some Salemites seemed to have a hard time letting go, while others did everything they could to hold on to what they wanted. Just how far did these wacky folks go? Find out in this week's Two Scoops!
June 09, 2014
It was a sassy Sweeptastic week in Salem, full of confessions, denials, and straight-out lying! Some Salemites seemed to have a hard time letting go, while others did everything they could to hold on to what they wanted. Just how far did these wacky folks go? Find out in this week's Two Scoop
June 16, 2014
Was everyone in Salem experiencing full moon on a Friday the 13th madness last week? It seemed like it! The town was a hotbed of bad choices, breakups, and shakeups. And ba da ba ba ba I wasn't lovin' it. Find out what all the shouting is about in this week's Two Scoops!
June 23, 2014
Sami and Kate have fooled a lot of people over the course of their run in Salem. But they added this scooper (and her mother!) to the list last week. Read on for a celebratory party for Salem's new best couple in this week's Two Scoops
June 30, 2014
Revenge might be a dish better served cold, but DAYS was smoking hot last week with sizzling acts of vengeance and secret agendas. Find out why Sami, Kate, and Eve are heating up Salem this summer and why their enemies should be afraid. Very afraid. Of course, you just might want to grab some aloe in case you get burned. Read it all in this week's scorching Two Scoops!
July 7, 2014
Who says supercouples have to be a romantic pairing? Not this Scooper! Sami and Kate are DAYS new dynamic duo. Find out what happened when fabulous and fierce teamed up to take over Salem -- and why Alison Sweeney is destined for an Emmy! Plus, Brady finally tied the knot, and things heated up between Hope and Aiden. Read it all in this week's Two Scoops!
July 14, 2014
Why is everyone raining on Sami's revenge parade? Those wet, sad saps need to step aside and let the three people involved in the drama battle it out to the 'death.' Oh, and Kate is allowed too. Anyone else who wants to join in is welcome in this week's Two Scoops.
July 21, 2014
Why is everyone raining on Sami's revenge parade? Those wet, sad saps need to step aside and let the three people involved in the drama battle it out to the 'death.' Oh, and Kate is allowed too. Anyone else who wants to join in is welcome in this week's Two Scoops.
July 28, 2014
Emotions ran deep in Salem as several characters realized just how strong the ties that bind them are. Which ones strengthened? Which ones fell apart? And which new bonds might be in the making? Discuss all these mixed up emotions in this week's Two Scoops, brought to you by cupcakes and side-boob!
August 4, 2014
What's more dangerous than a Sharknado? Salem's sinister schemers sinking their teeth into their prey! Find out what deplorable deeds Sami, Kate, Eve, and Theresa were up to this past week. And if you really think it's safe to go back in the soap waters, think again. She's baaack! So, grab your safety blanket and survival guide for this week's Two Scoops!
August 11, 2014
There will come a time when Sami goes over the line. But that point didn't happen yet, no matter what Adrienne says. If you're not a Sami fan, well, you got five episodes each week of people telling her how terrible she is. If you are a Sami fan, you've got this week's Two Scoops.
August 18, 2014
They may have acted otherwise, but deep down, everyone was glad to see Kristen returned to Salem. I know I was. See what craziness she has in store for Marlena and crew in this week's Two Scoops.
August 25, 2014
Salem deals with the fallout of Will's article. They think it exposed Abigail, E.J., and Sami. But it might just have done the best job of exposing the new Will. Take a deeper look in this week's Two Scoops.
September 1, 2014
In the wake of Will's bombshell article, Salem was abuzz with arguments and apologizes, but moving on may prove difficult now that lives have been changed forever. Find out who felt forgiving, who didn't, and who should really apologize for their actions. Plus, Aiden faced his feeling for Hope while Victor faced the firing squad over Will-gate!
September 8, 2014
A cool, calm, and calculating Kristen offered John's loved ones a deal with the devil in order to save his life while Stefano made the lives of Kate and Sami a little scarier by ominously proclaiming the games are over. Plus, things between Aiden and Hope got a little too hot to handle. Feel the heat in this week's Two Scoops!
September 15, 2014
Of the long list of great Salem love stories, E.J. and Sami is probably one of the most twisted and entertaining. While it will be hard to let them go, it's quite possible that Hope and Aiden or Ben and Abigail might ease the pain. Grab your favorite partner and check out this week's Two Scoops.
September 22, 2014
A wayward son returns to Salem as one epic love story came to an end and another began... again. Plus, who will be the next great love story? Let's cuddle up and chat in this week's Two Scoops!
September 29, 2014
Sometimes it's scary to fall in love this fast. I've been burned before. And there's a good chance I'll regret this in a few weeks. But tell me I'm not the only one who kind of loves the new Chad! Check out this week's Two Scoops and then let me know if you agree with me or think I need an intervention.
October 6, 2014
Frumpy, dumpy, and fabulous! Susan Banks made a brief Salem cameo to warn her baby boy E.J. of wicked things coming his way. Does Susan really have 'the gift' or is she simply crazier than the writers who still think Dannifer works? You're just mean, mean, mean if you don't read this week's Two Scoops!
October 13, 2014
Sorry for the typos. The tears in my eyes make it hard for me to see the keyboard. I know, I know. He’s a bad dude. But I’m going to miss that SOB. I can’t help it. It’s E.J. appreciation week in this week’s Two Scoops.
October 20, 2014
The mysterious DiMera calls. The syringe. The body swap. Though DAYS fans may know who killed E.J., no one knows what happened to his body once he was gone! Don your detective caps and let's solve this caper together in this week's Two Scoops!
October 27, 2014
Hell may have frozen over because in Salem, old enemies are now friends, Tammy Sue may be a murderess, and Rory was right about something! Plus, some unlikely visitors have Sami California dreamin'. Will she get a Hollywood ending? Break out your snow gear and watch out for flying pigs in this week's Two Scoops!
November 3, 2014
No doubt, the way she left was silly. But what she left behind was nothing short of amazing. Let's take a look at the powerful, spectacular, exhausting, wonderful, and incomparable Sami Gene Brady Reed (almost Kelly) Walker Roberts DiMera Hernandez DiMera in this week's Two Scoops.
November 10, 2014
What the...? How'd she? Did they just...? These are all questions we'll try to answer in this week's Two Scoops. We can thank Kristen, Eve, J.J., and Jordan for this grand assortment of head-slapping revelations.
November 17, 2014
Birds do it. Bees do it. And everyone in Salem seems to be doing it, too. Let’s put on some protection and talk about sex (and babies) in this week’s Two Scoops!
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