• I got to college in '99, and I went to study literature and writing, and so within a couple years we had Bush elected, 9/11, we were at war, so I was sort of having my political and spiritual awakening at the same time I was becoming an adult, and that's a lot of stuff at once. I became very focused on the state of the world, and I started studying that stuff more, and I just had a real identity crisis. I couldn't even really just study literature.

    "‘Transparent’ star Gaby Hoffmann on nudity, child acting, and what scares her". Interview with Alan Sepinwall, September 22, 2016.