The Handmaid’s Tale – After

In last week’s article, I made the mistake of calling After the second to last episode for this season.  Perhaps it was wishful thinking to escape this dreary, morbid world like June, but I was wrong.  We’re only halfway there. At least After offered hope in a new direction: the trio working together to take down the […]

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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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