Mary & Blake’s Blog

This will be the spot for the latest news that’s happening in our network, our crazy personal lives, our thoughts on shows and movies that were are not podcasting about, sports, music, and pretty much anything that you would like us to discuss!

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…

Read More

The Handmaid’s Diaries: Unwomen – Episode 2.02

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…

Read More

The Handmaid’s Diaries: June – SEASON 2 PREMIERE

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.

Read More

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

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…

Read More

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… 

Read More

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…

Read More

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