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The Handmaid’s Diaries: The Bridge – Episode 1.09

Today we’re chatting The Handmaid’s Tale: The Bridge – episode 1.09. Any journey throughout a television show requires three main parts – characters, relationships, and change.  But most importantly, payoff. Luckily, we get plenty of all them here…

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: The Bridge – Episode 1.09

The Handmaid’s Diaries: Jezebels – Episode 1.08

Today we’re chatting The Handmaid’s Tale: Jezebels – episode 1.08. I discuss why this is getting uncomfortable, why this flashback works, and why I so badly want to punch Nick in the face… 

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Jezebels – Episode 1.08

The Handmaid’s Diaries: The Other Side – Episode 1.07

Today we’re discussing The Handmaid’s Tale: The Other Side – Episode 1.07.  We get a clear look into another world, but it seems to fall a little flat because I’m not sure why we should care…

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: The Other Side – Episode 1.07

The Handmaid’s Diaries: A Woman’s Place – Episode 1.06

The Handmaid’s Tale: A Woman’s Place – episode 1.06 review: a fantastic tale of world building, getting too much of what you ask for, and shock endings…

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: A Woman’s Place – Episode 1.06

Stranger Things: A Review of Season 3 And Is (SPOILER) Really Gone?

Stranger Things Season 3 review:  a welcome return to form for the Netflix juggernaut series of nostalgia, and it even ends on a surprising emotional note – let’s chat about if really sticks…

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Stranger Things: A Review of Season 3 And Is (SPOILER) Really Gone?

The Handmaid’s Diaries: Episode 1.05 – Faithful

Let’s break down The Handmaid’s Tale episode 1.05, “Faithful”. We’ll cover why this episode continues the excellent run from the show so far, and why “desperation” is a hell of a drug.

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Episode 1.05 – Faithful

The Handmaid’s Diaries: Episode 1.04 – Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum

 

Today we’re discussing The Handmaid’s Tale episode 1.04: Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum – including ideas of hope, a confusing tale of rebellion, and silence being key…

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Episode 1.04 – Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum

The Handmaid’s Diaries: Episodes 1-3

 

Welcome to the Handmaid’s Diaries – an informal live-time series as Mary and Blake watch The Handmaid’s Tale.  Today we’re discussing episodes 1.01 “Offred”, 1.02 “Birth Day”, and 1.03 “Late”.

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Episodes 1-3

Matthew’s Proposal To Lady Mary: The Most Romantic Scene In Television

 

The Christmas time proposal between Matthew and Lady Mary Crawley is absolutely the most romantic scene in television.  Buy why? Let’s take a look…

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Matthew’s Proposal To Lady Mary: The Most Romantic Scene In Television

I Love You 3000: The Most Important Line In The MCU

 

With the re-release of Avengers: Endgame upon us, let’s take a look at why the film is so effective and how one line of dialogue can completely change the entire MCU in one fell swoop…

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I Love You 3000: The Most Important Line In The MCU