Isn't The Handmaid's Tale just far too appropriate a show for our times? Wouldn't it be lovely if we could all laugh at how absurd it is, the reaches they make that would never ever happen, great science fiction, Margaret Atwood. But here we are. Let's roll S1:E8 Jezebels after the break and see what I'm talking about.
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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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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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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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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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