Fresh off a fantastic turn on Showtime’s Masters of Sex, Annaleigh Ashford has settled back into a familiar home on Broadway, where the stage veteran is slaying audiences as horrible dancer (but excellent candymaker) Essie in the hit revival of You Can’t Take It With You.
Can one scientific breakthrough eliminate heartache? Bill hopes so. Or if not, he’ll do what he always does when confronted by pain: ignore the problem and bury himself in his work.
But not everyone has that kind of coping mechanism. And so Barb, Lester, Libby, and Virginia are all left to find their own ways to deal with the anguish that Bill has unintentionally brought upon them.
Masters of Sex’s second season found Masters and Johnson exploring sexual dysfunction (including Bill’s), Libby Masters getting involved with St. Louis’ racial politics, and the show entering the Kennedy era.
A lot can change over the course of one day—especially when a camera crew arrives to document your controversial life’s work.
Everyone seems to be looking for some form of acceptance in Masters of Sex episode 10, “Below the Belt.”
Not every problem can be solved scientifically—much to the chagrin of Bill Masters. Repeated trial and error isn’t foolproof; neither is evidence in some cases. And experience—especially what is gone through during one’s formative years—isn’t always the best teacher.
Where last week Masters of Sex repeatedly flashed forward into the future, episode 8, “Mirror Mirror,” kept dredging up the past. And surprise, surprise—there are some shocking secrets in those previous lives.
Like mystery man Frank. His meetings with Bill are all crack-of-dawn appointments and late-night diner dates. Frank is introduced as Bill’s old college mate, a successful plastic surgeon whom Bill lost touch with years ago; he’s seeking help now that he and his wife are having trouble conceiving. But losing touch happens to us all, right?
Sarah Silverman has been showing off her assets both on and off-screen.
The comedian was sporting some serious cleavage when she won an Emmy Monday night for her variety special Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles. It’s something she feels like she’s been doing much more often recently.
How does time affect our relationships? How does memory alter how we perceive those closest to us in the present?
Masters of Sex episode 7, “Asterion,” uses time jumps and video footage as devices to explore the decline of some relationships and the reconciliation of others—and in some cases, both the ups and downs.
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