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The Fault In No-Fault Divorce

January 17, 2017 19:42:21 Posted at January 17, 2017 19:42:21
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The Affair Season 3, Episodes 306-308 recap The trick of The Affair, the thing that made it fascinating all this time, was the idea that of course, the small-a affair doesn’t just affect the people in it, but everyone around them. It’s one of those ideas that’s obvious once you think about it and yet so rarely actually investigated, which made it special. Full Story

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It’s A Hard Noah Solloway Life

December 20, 2016 19:54:07 Posted at December 20, 2016 19:54:07
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The Affair 303-305 Recap I could watch a show about Cole. That is, I do watch a show about Cole. But I could watch a whole show about Cole, his ex-wife and current wife and daughter and (deceased) brother and family, and people like Oscar who rotate into his life and complicate it. The struggle to stay a good person in the face of all kinds of people who will drag you down, as Cole’s story began last year. Full Story

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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