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The Affair Season 1 Episode 4 recap

Duana Posted by Duana at November 3, 2014 15:25:57 November 3, 2014 15:25:57

As I sat down to watch The Affair last night, my husband talked about how he thought there were two kinds of affairs: “The sad kind” – where the people in the affair are sad they’re cheating or hurting someone else, and the kind where “people aren’t sad but they’re assholes”. Full Story

Don’t Wake Up

Duana Posted by Duana at October 27, 2014 15:14:31 October 27, 2014 15:14:31

The Affair Season 1 Episode 3 recap Don’t look around. Don’t question what you’re being told, what the narrative is. Don’t wake up and see that you’re walking into an affair, because you want to have plausible deniability the whole way along, until you’re right in the affair, and not just because someday you will be questioned by a detective about it. Full Story

So Someone is Dead

Duana Posted by Duana at October 20, 2014 16:18:10 October 20, 2014 16:18:10

The Affair Season 1 Episode 2 recap And now, my sole nitpick for the hour: why is a five year old called Stacey? She was born in 2009. Is she Anastasia? Not impossible, actually, given that her sister is Whitney. But still, come on. We all know that child’s name is Eliza. That dealt with, this show is happening in such slow motion with such anticipation and nervousness and confidence. Full Story

The Affair

Duana Posted by Duana at October 14, 2014 13:49:31 October 14, 2014 13:49:31

The Affair Season 1, Episode 1 recap. The other day Lainey and I were talking about a friend who said “It’s been x number of years since my last first kiss”. Then we started doing the math on our own. It’s the kind of thing that makes your stomach lurch a bit. Not necessarily in the bad way, just “wow, the passage of time”. Full Story