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. … Read More
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
Showtime’s newest drama, The Affair, uses all the typical buzzwords: “provocative,” “intrigue,” “emotionally-charged,” “shirtless McNulty from The Wire,” etc. but it’s one of… Read More
Editor’s note: Welcome to The Fug Report! Each week our fashion blogger friends Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, the sartorial geniuses behind Go Fug Yourself, will feature some of the most memorable looks of the week in this space. We hope you enjoy it!
Over the past few weeks on Go Fug Yourself, we took… Read More
Today at Flavorpill, we followed The Daily Show’s John Oliver on his amazing report into the White House press corps, wondered why M.I.A. would name her son Ickitt, but loved that the story was randomly broken by Latina magazine, learned that everyone can be a cited movie critic as long as they… Read More