#bb, s34e48, November 25, 2020 | Tonight’s The Night, feat unclassified tempo maps

the confusion of a man as shown through timing in art
Tonight’s The Night-Rod Stewart
bold and beautiful

Unrequited love is a horrible thing for the lover.  For the lovee, it is an unreal thing, often flattering yet a scary mystery.

On the Bold and the Beautiful, we see a Thomas Forrester who cannot imagine a life with any other woman in Los Angeles, or the United States in general, who could ever measure up to his overwhelming love and lust for Hope Logan.

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Greg Phillinganes leads Collins, Clapton and East in song referencing Psychology Breakdown | Unclassified tempo probability map – White Room, Eric Clapton

What is going on with Adam Wilson?

Similarly and parallel to The Young and the Restless’ Adam, The Bold And the Beautiful is featuring a plot right out of a Hitchcock film or “Presents.”

illustration of speed measurement of song of drama
white room

The difference of course is in that what daily drama series relies on: we, the viewer, have no idea when the story is ever ending, or if it is ever ending. Unlike knowing a movie is two hours, and knowing a book ends on the last page, daytime drama, could, Tootsies-style, stop on a proverbial dime. It could also go on another thousand years. Even Shakespeare wrote in soap opera form. Charles Dickens honed his craft on: the soap operas of his time. A Tale Of Two Cities was one of many books originally written as “soap operas.”