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The Handmaid's Tale

  1. who were the 2010s?
    Margaret Atwood on the Decade The Handmaid’s Tale Came to LifeHer novels speculated about lab-grown meat, environmental catastrophe, and the diminishment of reproductive autonomy. Does anything shock her anymore?
  2. books
    Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo Both Win This Year’s Booker PrizeThe rules for the fiction award technically prohibit a tie, but rules are meant to be broken.
  3. award season
    SNL, Carpool Karaoke, and Queer Eye Win Big at the 2019 Creative Arts EmmysAlso, Free Solo!
  4. blessed be the audiobook
    Listen to Aunt Lydia, I Mean, Ann Dowd Read You Margaret Atwood’s New BookAnn Dowd will be reprising her role as Aunt Lydia. She’s joined by Bryce Dallas Howard, Mae Whitman, and the author herself.
  5. publishing drama
    Around 800 Copies of Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale Sequel Got Sent Out Early“Good news!” read a note sent to some customers. “We’re able to get part of your order to you sooner than we originally promised.”
  6. praise be sequels
    Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments Joins the Empowerment ParadeThe sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale ultimately succumbs to our fan-service dystopia.
  7. man booker
    Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale Sequel on the 2019 Man Booker Prize Short ListThe Testaments comes out on September 10.
  8. spoilers
    It’s Time for The Handmaid’s Tale to Let June DieJune’s shrapnel-laden plot armor has sustained an unparalleled Elisabeth Moss performance, but it undermines the point of the character.
  9. chat room
    Yvonne Strahovski Knows Why Handmaid’s Tale Fans Love to Hate Serena“It’s weird to justify her actions because I have to go back and play her, but there really isn’t any excuse.”
  10. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season Finale Recap: A Talent for RuthlessnessJune’s troubles are, like a woman’s work, never done.
  11. chat room
    Handmaid’s Tale’s Bradley Whitford on Navigating Lawrence’s Many Contradictions“Lesser writers would have made him a bad guy who has an epiphany and becomes a hero. I think that’s a disservice to the predicament June is in.”
  12. chat room
    The Handmaid’s Tale’s Christopher Meloni on His “Correctly Ignominious” Fate“Even as we’re filming it, I’m like, Oh, man, this is gonna make so many people go, ’Yeah! Man, this feels so good!’
  13. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: The Pen Is MightierAfter spinning its wheels for too long, Handmaid’s finally turns June into the warrior woman she’s promised to be so many times.
  14. season renewals
    The Handmaid’s Tale Will Continue to Bring You Dystopia With a Fourth SeasonThat’s a whole presidential term.
  15. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Little Miss MuffinAmid a crackdown in Gilead, June’s relationship with the Lawrences reaches a horrific turning point.
  16. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Do No HarmA claustrophobic pseudo-bottle episode pushes June even further down the path of madness — but to what end?
  17. behind the scenes
    The Handmaid’s Tale Pulls Back the Curtain on Aunt Lydia’s PastAnn Dowd and showrunner Bruce Miller unravel Aunt Lydia’s life before she was a Gilead-abiding taskmaster.
  18. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Que Sera SeraWhat does it mean if our heroine has expanded her hatred and vengeance to include even those who don’t stand directly against her?
  19. roll clip!
    Aunt Lydia Does Some Pre-Gilead Flirting in This Handmaid’s Tale FlashbackShe wasn’t always so terrible.
  20. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Keen On an AdventureJune’s prowl around Hannah’s fortresslike school is the perfect metaphor for her connection to her daughter at this point.
  21. behind the scenes
    The Handmaid’s Tale Transformed D.C. Into a Gilead NightmareThe Lincoln Memorial is headless. The Washington Monument is a crucifix. Here’s how the show brought Gilead’s capital to life.
  22. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Capitol LossJune and the Waterfords’ Washington excursion is equal parts moving spectacle and frustrating plot contrivance.
  23. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Baby MineAn episode with none of the physical cruelty this series has become known for manages to tap an even deeper vein of emotional treachery.
  24. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: The Trolley ProblemJune’s quest to obtain some high-power allies deepens our understanding of Serena and complicates our feelings about Commander Lawrence.
  25. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Martha, May I?When an opportunity lands in June’s lap to ingratiate herself with Mayday’s ragtag group of schemers, she jumps at it.
  26. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season Premiere Recap: Mother NatureFollowing her baby daughter’s escape to Canada, June displays a new willingness to embrace the other mothers who care for her children.
  27. tv review
    In The Handmaid’s Tale Season 3, Gilead’s Still Gonna GileadThe third season of the Hulu series explores the limitations of systemic reform while feeling a bit stuck in place.
  28. summer preview
    10 Great TV Shows to Stream Before They’re Back This SummerThe returning shows you should catch up with ASAP.
  29. trailer mix
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season 3 Trailer: Elisabeth Moss Returns With a RevolutionTime to tear down Gilead.
  30. cryface
    A Celebration of Elisabeth Moss’s Runny MascaraElisabeth Moss does her best work when she is utterly annihilating her eye makeup.
  31. today in dystopia
    The Handmaid’s Tale Is Filming on the National Mall, Which Is HauntingJust down the street from Donald Trump’s White House.
  32. year in culture 2018
    In 2018, TV Didn’t Know How to StopFrom Barry and Homecoming to The Handmaid’s Tale and American Vandal, it’s the age of the unnecessary second season.
  33. big deals
    Margaret Atwood Releasing The Handmaid’s Tale SequelYes, it’s fiction.
  34. chat room
    Madeline Brewer on Trading Her Handmaid Robes for a Flogger in Cam“This movie took me to a level where I feel comfortable fighting for my body.”
  35. Watch a Midwife and a Doula Fact-Check Hollywood Birth Scenes“What happened to the placenta?”
  36. emmys 2018
    Emmy Predictions: Who Will and Should Win in the Drama Categories?Who will come out on top between The Americans, Game of Thrones, and The Handmaid’s Tale?
  37. emmy insider
    Ann Dowd Wants You to Stop Mispronouncing Aunt Lydia’s Name“It’s ’Ahnt.’ I’m going to make sure that gets cleared up.”
  38. close reads
    The Handmaid’s Tale Sabotaged Itself With a Single SongThe very end of season two swaps a grueling parable about power for a rah-rah myth of resistance.
  39. emmys 2018
    The Handmaid’s Tale Star Yvonne Strahovski on Her First Emmy NominationAnd what she thinks about Serena Joy’s big moment in the season-two finale.
  40. emmys 2018
    The Handmaid’s Tale Snags 8 Emmy Nods for Its CastShowrunner Bruce Miller reacts to the cast’s Emmy nominations.
  41. chat room
    The Handmaid’s Tale Star Amanda Brugel on the ‘Underground Railroad’ of GileadAnd why it’s “about time” the Marthas got to do something.
  42. lists
    Our 9 Biggest Questions About The Handmaid’s Tale Season FinaleHas Serena Joy had a real change of heart? How will June survive? And is you-know-who really dead?
  43. tv review
    The Handmaid’s Tale Wraps Up a Good But Frustrating SeasonHow long can it avoid the problems that plague The Walking Dead?
  44. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season-Finale Recap: Beginnings and EndingsThe second season comes to a close with some dramatic acts of rebellion and a sure-to-be-controversial choice.
  45. extremely unnecessary tie-ins
    And The Handmaid’s Tale Wine Has Already Been PulledUnder his side-eye.
  46. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Breastfeeding BluesJune runs into lactation problems while Emily finds a new home in season two’s penultimate episode.
  47. close reads
    Where Are All the Celebrities in The Handmaid’s Tale?I have so many questions about Oprah Winfrey’s cameo.
  48. radio free america
    The Handmaid’s Tale Got Oprah to Do a Hidden Voice-CameoShe’s the voice of a resistance radio station.
  49. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Brief EncounterJune suffers the utter brutality of a short, heartbreaking reunion.
  50. tca nominations
    Killing Eve, The Americans, and Atlanta Lead the TCA Awards NominationsWith 10 nominations, FX leads all other studios.
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