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The Affair’s new season is ‘A Bit Murky’

November 29, 2016 22:43:24 Posted at November 29, 2016 22:43:24
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The Affair, Season 3 Episode 1 and 2 recap  I would imagine there is significant overlap between the people who watch The Affair and a certain other show that is about the intimate wonderful terrible ways of family. I felt like a few days of distance would help us to process Gilmore a little more, and meanwhile, The Affair is here as a nice, light palate cleanser. Full Story

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The Wedding

December 21, 2015 14:31:56 Posted at December 21, 2015 14:31:56
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The Affair Season 2 Episode 12 season finale recap  So. Now we know. Nothing is an accident on this show, and I love it. That boat by the side of the road we kept noticing as Noah did, yes, significant. There’s a reason you kept wondering if you saw someone lying in it. Seeing Alison in headlights, but never quite seeing her run over? Yes, significant – she’s there, but she’s not hit. Full Story

Still Not Speaking To Me

December 14, 2015 14:18:21 Posted at December 14, 2015 14:18:21
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The Affair Season 2 Episode 11 recap One of the things that frustrates and beguiles me about this show is how unfortunately easy it is to identify with Noah. But dude, even though I sympathize with not having an office and with getting up early to work, there’s this typing place the rest of us frequent called ‘The Couch’. Full Story

A Good Man or a Great Man

December 7, 2015 13:53:25 Posted at December 7, 2015 13:53:25
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The Affair Season 2, Episode 10 recap. Have you ever been in therapy? If not, you just were. For the uninitiated, the session between Noah and his therapist was a direct homage to In Treatment, another adaptation of an Israeli show, which boasted several of the writers from The Affair on its staff. Full Story

You Were Supposed To Be The Good Guy

November 30, 2015 14:22:35 Posted at November 30, 2015 14:22:35
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In a new move for The Affair, we see everyone tonight. Everyone has a dramatic, life-changing night in the storm. Including Whitney. Dear God. I especially love that because we’re going by clock and not by perspective, the show is telling us that the things we’re seeing are objectively true. Full Story

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That Bold, Unafraid Girl

November 23, 2015 17:59:50 Posted at November 23, 2015 17:59:50
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I am a highly suggestible person where schools and universities are concerned. So this episode guarantees that I will be making an excuse to visit Williams College as soon as possible. It’s official now that Helen-and-Noah episodes are by far my favourite kinds of The Affair episodes. It took me a second to figure out why, but I think it’s twofold. Full Story

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Giving Thanks

November 16, 2015 14:24:39 Posted at November 16, 2015 14:24:39
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The Affair Season 2 Episode 7 recap This week, The Affair takes a family holiday and pushes all of the buttons. As a Canadian, the degree to which this holiday is important and fraught – almost more so than Christmas – is fascinating from a spectator’s perspective.  But the holiday is enough to make the effort to paper over problems and see if you can bond with family this time. Full Story

I Like It Here

November 9, 2015 14:36:41 Posted at November 9, 2015 14:36:41
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The Affair Season 2 Episode 6 recap One of the reasons this show is so incredible is that the stuff that makes up an episode is only important in the lives of our characters. Such day-to-day happenings.  My kid was sick, we were kind of worried, he’s better now. I went to a retreat with my mom. Full Story

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What would you call it, then?

November 2, 2015 13:40:48 Posted at November 2, 2015 13:40:48
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The Affair Season 2 Episode 5 recap  (Lainey: a quick note before Duana starts analysing the latest episode…because she would never tell you this herself. Sarah Treem is the showrunner of The Affair. And this is what she tweeted last week: Whoever is writing this deeply understands our show. Full Story

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Why Do You Get To F*ck Up, And I Don’t?

October 26, 2015 13:26:01 Posted at October 26, 2015 13:26:01
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The Affair Season 2 Episode 4 recap Welcome to a glorious episode of The Affair, where it’s all mess and no sex. This is the reality of the show and it would almost – almost – still be a fascinating ride if there were no Alison and Cole stories mixed in. This is the reality. Full Story

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Drunken Dinner Party

October 19, 2015 12:01:40 Posted at October 19, 2015 12:01:40
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The Affair Season 2 Episode 3 recap I snarked on Twitter early in the episode that Noah is terrible even in his own memory. I was amused by myself actually. But then I realized that it’s true. That he’s actually nicer in Alison’s memory than in his own. Actually, so is Whitney. Full Story

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