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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So. On The Handmaid's Tale we've got a new Ofglen, what happened to the first? Was it about the resistance? Is Offred in danger? I have so many questions! Let's roll S1:E3 Late after the break.
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Blessed be the fruit, ladies! Are you ready to roll The Handmaid's Tale S1:E2? Yeah you are, let's go under his eye to a dystopian nightmare where women are breedstock and men are either gross or suspect.
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Hi everyone, welcome to The Handmaid's Tale, recommended by two of my very favourite readers (you know who you are!!) and a great neighbour; I understand this show has extra significance in these uncertain political times. Not that hating women or misogyny is new, we're just not used to seeing it being openly displayed so we're all playing a bit of catch up. Rolling S1:E1 Offred after the break.
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