The Handmaid’s Tale – Seeds

As The Handmaid’s Tale leaves the source material further behind, we are seeing a wider range of Gilead.  Episode 5, Seeds, brought us back to the colonies and revealed Gilead’s orchestrated arranged marriages. Despite not knowing why they relentless dig up the steaming earth, I’m glad to get back to the colonies.  There’s an energy with Emily and […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Other Women

This article contains spoilers. Reflecting on last week’s The Handmaid’s Tale, I have little notes.  Perhaps because I enjoyed it better than Baggage.  June is back with the Waterford’s, which means glorious shots that look like Vermeer paintings and lies compounded on lies to keep face. Baggage’s biggest lie, outside of the lie of Gilead being Utopia, is […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Baggage

At it’s core, Baggage is about motherhood.  June making the choice to leave her daughter in Gilead.  Memories of June’s mom, the fighter in the family, giving June the strength to push forward to freedom. As a mom, this episode should’ve stuck with me, haunted me.  But it didn’t.  The only thing that haunted me was, until […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale: Night

Escape from Gilead with Rebecca and Chris as we conclude our conversation about The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu. If you haven’t done so yet, check out our Readers’ Guide for Margaret Atwood’s book (AKA: Don’t Panic), and our take on previous episodes.  Also, read our exclusive conversation about The Handmaid’s Tale with the creator’s. That was the bleakest most depressing thing I’ve […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale: The Bridge

Escape to Gilead with Rebecca and Chris as we continue our conversation about The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu. If you haven’t done so yet, check out our Readers’ Guide for Margaret Atwood’s book (AKA: Don’t Panic), and our take on previous episodes.  Also, stay tuned for exclusive information about The Handmaid’s Tale straight from the creator’s mouths next week!  Long story short, […]

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