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Frisky Q&A: Gaby Hoffmann Talks “Transparent,” Selfishness And On-Set Good Vibes

Amazon’s “Transparent” – a show about self-awareness, about learning how to be a different while still holding on to the person you were before – returns for a second season tonight. It’s a finely wrought character study, featuring some of the most well-written characters on television. The first season pulled back the curtain on a family… More »


New Mom Gaby Hoffmann Made Smoothies Out Of Her Placenta, Yum!

“Placenta, placenta, placenta. Just eat that s–t up, and it does a girl good. … I made smoothies out of it for three weeks. I had a home birth, so my midwife and my doula took it and cut it up into 20 pieces and froze it, and every day, I put it in a… More »


7 Reasons To Be Excited For “Transparent”

Now that September is here, new TV is inevitable. Also inevitable is bad new TV, or at least new TV that treads into conventional, well-worn territory (think “A to Z,” NBC’s new comedy which will be about — spoiler alert — finding love).

Luckily, there’s a new vehicle arriving on the scene, joining… More »


Lena Dunham Instructed Gaby Hoffmann To “Dance Like Claire Danes” For Her Role On “Girls”

“I don’t dance exactly like that. But Lena and I have a mutual friend, the incomparable Claire Danes, who is not just an amazing actress but a really fantastic dancer, and Claire and I dance together, pretty seriously. And I think Lena was imagining some sort of strange combination of Claire moves plus me moves plus Caroline… More »


Gaby Hoffmann On Beyonce’s Lack Of Perspective

“I love Beyonce. I do. But I was walking down the street and saw this huge billboard for the documentary she made about herself called ‘Life Is But a Dream.’ Underneath the billboard is this homeless guy, then there’s me with $2 in my bank account, and I’m thinking, Life is but a dream? I… More »