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Transparent Recap Episode 10: Why Cover Mirrors
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Transparent Recap Episode 10: Why Cover Mirrors

You can never have enough food (or condiments) at a Jewish function. Even devastated mourners need to eat. We are a feed-your-emotions kind of people.

Transparent Recap Episode 9: Looking Up
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Transparent Recap Episode 9: Looking Up

Ali is a vaginal learner. She’s got to stick stuff in there to understand it.

The Golden Globes 2015: Bring Your Own Globes
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The Golden Globes 2015: Bring Your Own Globes

“Remember when we had seen ALL the movies well before the Golden Globes?” I asked Gabriella before the Golden Globes 2015 began. “AND we used to go to parties AND fill out ballots AND have fun?” Gabriella nodded, but there was nothing more to say. We don’t go out to […]

Transparent Recap Episode 8: Best New Girl
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Transparent Recap Episode 8: Best New Girl

Marcy explains that cross-dressing camp is for expressing your femininity and that transvestites are not transsexuals! Never the twain shall meet.

Transparent Episode 7 Recap: Symbolic Exemplar
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Transparent Episode 7 Recap: Symbolic Exemplar

When Ali asks what she is, Syd tells her that she’s “Middle Earth Femme.” “Like a hobbit?” Ali asks. “No,” explains Syd, “like people who live under the subway. Like Mole-People Femme.” You know you have a good friend when she is honest about your subterranean mammal tendencies.

Interview with Transparent’s Nisha Ganatra
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Interview with Transparent’s Nisha Ganatra

Nisha Ganatra described Jill Soloway’s feminist approach to creating Transparent as an opportunity to “break down this very male system of how television has been made in the past.”

Transparent Episode 6 Recap: Get in This Whirlpool
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Transparent Episode 6 Recap: Get in This Whirlpool

The episode opens at Shangri-La where Josh comes to meet his Moppa Maura. He walks up the steps and passes a couple of senior trans ladies who invite him to spend some time with them. He ignores their offer and knocks on Maura’s door. “Hi Puppy,” says Maura giving him […]

Transparent Episode 5 Recap: A Tank Full of Lobsters Waiting to Die
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Transparent Episode 5 Recap: A Tank Full of Lobsters Waiting to Die

Transparent Episode 5: A real estate agent, a lobster and a rabbi walk into an episode…

Transparent Episode 4 Recap: The Cabinet of Pfefferman Family Secrets
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Transparent Episode 4 Recap: The Cabinet of Pfefferman Family Secrets

Episode 4 of Transparent is full of secrets and we learn a little something about those Pirates of the Caribbean rides.

Transparent Episode 3 Recap: Shangri-la
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Transparent Episode 3 Recap: Shangri-la

Episode 3 of Transparent forced me to visit The Urban Dictionary rather than The Costco.