Pan Am Review: Imitation, Flattery and Sincerity

The "The Genuine Article" walked us through the artifice of all of our characters and the lives most of us live every day. Laura was again being photographed for a follow up to the Life Magazine article, and it hit her hard how difficult it was to be natural once you possessed actual experience, something she didn't have when the first photos were shot.

The title played on throughout the episode in many different ways, and we'll examine some of them below. It would be easy to point to the fake handbags and jewelery being sold on the streets of Rio de Janeiro as the origin, but the inauthenticity went much deeper. Read More...


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