The Handmaid’s Tale S1:E07 The Other Side Recap

Hi there and welcome to our seventh installment of The Handmaid's Tale or as I like to call it: What's Totally Happening Right Now. We got some shocking news (actually shocking, not in "quotation marks" as we're seeing right now *coughWeinsteincough*) at the end of last episode, here's hoping it was true and GOOD. Rolling S1:E07 The Other Side after the break.

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The Handmaid’s Tale S1:E6 A Woman’s Place Recap

We're back in Gilead with our dystopian nightmare of a story, so glad we got to see something approximating a human emotion that wasn't fear, rage or sadness on The Handmaid's Tale last week. I get the point, much like every single scene is set in darkness, so are the days of these women and men's lives, but it was nice to see a little pink all the same. Rolling S1:E6 A Woman's Place after the break.

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The Handmaid’s Tale S1:E5 Faithful Recap

Tonight we're going back to The Handmaid's Tale and Gilead for some respite from the real life abominations being carried out (Google Charlottesville Aug.12-17) and so we can talk about some imaginary horrors. They just aren't that far apart, are they? Rolling S1:E5 Faithful after the break.

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The Handmaid’s Tale S1:E4 Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum Recap

Awwww, when I was but a baby feminist I used to write Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum all over everything! It means "don't let the bastages grind you down" and it's the title of our super-grindy episode of The Handmaid's Tale. Rolling after the break

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