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... bits and pieces about coffee, Zen, internet geekery and TV fandom.
No, what The Americans is doing is far more interesting, particularly when considering how thoroughly rooted in interpersonal relationships it is: The series is arguing that ideology effectively doesn’t matter, because ideology will almost always be boiled down to two people, alone in a room, each trying to get the other to understand them.
TWoP: Besides Community, what are some of your other favorite shows on the air right now?
Gillian: RuPaul’s Drag Race!
Alison: I love Girls. And I loved, loved, loved 30 Rock.
Gillian: Yeah, I cried at the finale. I was weeping and made people feel weird.
Alison: I cried at the finale, too!
Gillian: Also, that 30 Rock finale spoke to us as actors on Community in such a specific way. It wasn’t intended to, but all the stuff about being on a show that’s maybe underwatched, but means so much to the people on it rang true. I was crying. I was sobbing.
Alison: Me too. I didn’t cry until the end and then it kind of hit me and I tried to hide it.
Gillian: That scene with Tina Fey and Tracy Morgan in the strip club killed me. And of course it was in a strip club!