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The Handmaid's Tale

  1. 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?
  2. 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.
  3. 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?
  4. roll clip!
    Aunt Lydia Does Some Pre-Gilead Flirting in This Handmaid’s Tale FlashbackShe wasn’t always so terrible.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Capitol LossJune and the Waterfords’ Washington excursion is equal parts moving spectacle and frustrating plot contrivance.
  8. 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.
  9. good times
    Kylie Jenner Celebrates Friend’s Birthday With Handmaid’s Tale–Themed PartyPraise B-Day
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. summer preview
    10 Great TV Shows to Stream Before They’re Back This SummerThe returning shows you should catch up with ASAP.
  15. trailer mix
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season 3 Trailer: Elisabeth Moss Returns With a RevolutionTime to tear down Gilead.
  16. cryface
    A Celebration of Elisabeth Moss’s Runny MascaraElisabeth Moss does her best work when she is utterly annihilating her eye makeup.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. big deals
    Margaret Atwood Releasing The Handmaid’s Tale SequelYes, it’s fiction.
  20. 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.”
  21. Watch a Midwife and a Doula Fact-Check Hollywood Birth Scenes“What happened to the placenta?”
  22. 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?
  23. 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.”
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. emmys 2018
    The Handmaid’s Tale Snags 8 Emmy Nods for Its CastShowrunner Bruce Miller reacts to the cast’s Emmy nominations.
  27. 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.
  28. 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?
  29. tv review
    The Handmaid’s Tale Wraps Up a Good But Frustrating SeasonHow long can it avoid the problems that plague The Walking Dead?
  30. 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.
  31. extremely unnecessary tie-ins
    And The Handmaid’s Tale Wine Has Already Been PulledUnder his side-eye.
  32. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Breastfeeding BluesJune runs into lactation problems while Emily finds a new home in season two’s penultimate episode.
  33. close reads
    Where Are All the Celebrities in The Handmaid’s Tale?I have so many questions about Oprah Winfrey’s cameo.
  34. radio free america
    The Handmaid’s Tale Got Oprah to Do a Hidden Voice-CameoShe’s the voice of a resistance radio station.
  35. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Brief EncounterJune suffers the utter brutality of a short, heartbreaking reunion.
  36. tca nominations
    Killing Eve, The Americans, and Atlanta Lead the TCA Awards NominationsWith 10 nominations, FX leads all other studios.
  37. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Oh, CanadaIt’s hard not to hear echoes of real-life tensions between the U.S. and Canada in the penultimate episode of the show’s second season.
  38. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: A Room of Their OwnJune and Serena stake out a space for themselves — briefly.
  39. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: In RemembranceGilead has always been a violent place, but now the violence is random.
  40. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Grand OpeningThe resistance is finally on the rise.
  41. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Rachel and LeahTwo weddings, zero happy occasions.
  42. The Disturbing Merchandising of The Handmaid’s TaleThe bitterly bleak femicidal dystopia seems like the last show that should inspire wearables and swag.
  43. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: No EscapeEvery ounce of hope has been stripped from June’s psyche.
  44. glaad media awards
    Samira Wiley Addresses Queer Youth in GLAAD Speech: ‘Visibility Is Essential’“My wife Lauren and I consider our own visibility to be a great privilege.”
  45. quiz
    Who Monologued It: Dolores From Westworld or June From The Handmaid’s Tale?It’s a lot harder than you might think.
  46. renewals
    The Handmaid’s Tale Renewed for Season 3 Because Gilead Isn’t Getting Any BetterBlessed be the fruit!
  47. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: The Great EscapeYou didn’t think June would make it out so easily, did you?
  48. The Unerring Power of ‘This Woman’s Work’Kate Bush’s ballad has a fascinating history in movies and TV shows, and The Handmaid’s Tale gives it new relevance.
  49. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Emily’s StoryThis heart-wrenching episode belongs to Alexis Bledel.
  50. How The Handmaid’s Tale Brought the ‘Miserable’ Colonies to Life“There was no place to go that wasn’t muddy. All I can say is Alexis Bledel is a tough, tough motherfucker.”
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