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‘The Affair’ Season 1 Episode 8 Recap: “8”

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This week on The Affair: apparently, it’s still going! And the “two different sides of the story” conceit grows more nonsensical and leaden with boredom by the minute. We want to learn just what love is, whether it’s the love you have with your wife or the love you have with the sexy young thing you’ve been giving it to; obviously, the latter is far more deserving of the amorphous cloud of pheromones that we like to call “luv.”
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‘The Affair’ Season 1 Episode 1 Recap: “Pilot”

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There’s a hoary old quote out there, attributed to someone long gone, that says that there are three sides to every story — your side, the other side, and the truth. Regarding the premiere of The Affair, written by cocreator Sarah Treem, we have two examples of the little Rashomons that make up our daily lives. Whether that storytelling style keeps up remains to be seen, but for now: Here’s what happened in that twenty-four hours, from our new friends, and presumable future affair-havers, Noah and Alison.
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Showtime’s ‘The Affair’ Is Sexy, Daring, and the Best New Drama of the Season

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Infidelity is mundane. It’s an easy path to instant drama. Yet what Showtime’s new series The Affair is doing with a sexy hook — pretty people cheating! — is something to marvel over. Based on the assured pilot and its steady plotting, which will make you long to watch all of it right now, it’s by far the best new drama of the season. And it could become your new… Read More