• Bridget Foley's Diary: La Lucci Vita

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    My grandmother introduced me to soap operas when I was a child. Once exposed to “The Edge of Night,” there was no going back. I found my way to Pine Valley on my own. There, an emergent youth storyline concept developed that would become a cornerstone of the soap genre. It featured the good-girl/bad-girl juxtaposition of Tara Martin, who looked like Ali MacGraw, and Erica Kane, who looked like, well, Susan Lucci. My early goody-two-shoes allegiance to Tara soon crossed over to Erica. Conniving opportunist, true, but Erica was smart, pragmatic and above all, proactive. When she wanted...
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