The Handmaid’s Diaries

The Handmaid’s Diaires: Other Women – Episode 2.04

Let’s chat The Handmaid’s Tale episode 2.04 – “Other Women.” We see which of June’s identity wins, and we finally get some well needed consequences…

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Baggage – Episode 2.03

Let’s chat The Handmaid’s Tale episode 2.03 – “Baggage.” An episode dedicated to the notion of identity – whether it’s self discovery, having it ripped from you, or changing it to fit a mold.

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Unwomen – Episode 2.02

Today we’re discussing episode 2.02 of The Handmaid’s Tale: Unwomen.  There’s a difference between just plain old “world-building” and giving a real sense of texture to the world your show inhabits.  Oh, and being absolutely terrifying while doing it…

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: June – SEASON 2 PREMIERE

Today we’re discussing the season 2 premiere of The Handmaid’s Tale: June. Cold opens, freedom, silence, and a little bit of Fenway never hurts…

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Night – SEASON ONE FINALE – Episode 1.10

Today we’re chatting the season 1 finale of The Handmaid’s Tale: Night.  We’re watching a show with guts – but also one that I’m afraid doesn’t know exactly what it wants to be.

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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