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The Handmaid's Tale Cheat Sheet -

WITH the shock Brexit result, the even more shocking election of President Trump and the impending snap election, you'd be forgiven for thinking that dystopian novels are becoming stranger than fiction. Margaret Atwood's award-winning book The Handmaid ...and more »

Handmaid's Tale: If You Don't Fight the Tyranny, You're a Part of It - WIRED

Not every stormtrooper who goes into battle does so because they're convinced that the Empire is right. In a tyranny, it's easier for citizens to fight for what's wrong and commit atrocities—and it's tempting for captives to accept their fate. The ...and more »

The Handmaid's Tale Recap: Aren't You Enjoying Yourself? - Vulture

Luke is alive. June is alive. It's a miracle: We saw both of them dissolve into tears at the realization that their loved one had been resurrected from the dead. It's the sort of revelation that inspires religion, that transforms that world, that ...and more »

The Handmaid's Tale is a liberal fantasy of the right -

On the face of it, the two new big drama series of the week don't have a great deal in common, with one set in a determinedly present-day Britain, the other in a dystopian American future. What they do share, though, is a general air of classiness ...and more »

The Handmaid's Tale season 1, episode 8: “Jezebels” takes a disturbing field trip that leads to an unlikely reunion - Vox

Every week, a few members of the Vox Culture team will gather to talk out the latest episode of The Handmaid's Tale, Hulu's adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel. This week, staff writers Constance Grady and Caroline Framke discuss the eighth ...and more »

On The Handmaid's Tale, Gilead's Morality Is Exposed as a Perverted Lie - Gizmodo

Ever since Hulu launched The Handmaid's Tale, I've been waiting for the show to approach the topic of Jezebels, one of the most disgusting and heartbreaking parts of the book. Now that I've seen the episode (twice), I want to burn every Son of Jacob ...and more »

Get it together, The Handmaid's Tale - A.V. Club

Two women spot each other from across a room. In that one moment, years and miles are covered. Two friends lock eyes and their minds flood with joy, horror, guilt, and relief. Their faces remain impassive, because if they show any of that, there's a ...and more »

The Handmaid's Tale star Elisabeth Moss had a TV project rejected for being "too female" -

Elisabeth Moss has played numerous characters subjected to casual sexism in the workplace during her soaring career – but sadly those experiences haven't been limited to her on-screen personas. The actress has revealed that a TV project she recently ...and more »

The Handmaid's Tale Recap: Lipstick, Nick and Turning Tricks - TVLine

As we continue to delve deeper into the highly disturbing dystopia of The Handmaid's Tale, this week's episode offers a comforting reminder that some truths cannot be changed, no matter how radical the regime. Black markets always find a way around ...and more »

The Handmaid's Tale could be straight out of Raqqa - New Statesman

A woman who had disobeyed the regime is punished by having her right eye removed. But the plot is clairvoyant in other ways, too. By Rachel Cooke · Print HTML. Time deals with novels more ruthlessly than any critic. As the years tick by, most fade and ...and more »