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Join the Gribshnobler as he and his friends geek out about movies, music, books, animation, and whatever else they feel like, supplemented with music by himself and others.

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Oct 23, 2017

The Gribshnobler and LadyMsGee discuss the classic dystopian (maybe science fiction) novel by Margaret Atwood, along with comparisons to the 2017 TV series from Hulu.  Stick around and you can also hear a bonus reaction to the 1990 film adaptation.

Series created by Bruce Miller and starring Elisabeth Moss,  Yvonne Strahovski,  Joseph Fiennes, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, and O-T Fagbenle.

Film directed by Volker Schlöndorff, written by Harold Pinter, and starring Natasha Richardson,  Faye Dunaway,  Aidan Quinn, and Elizabeth McGovern.

Purchase The Handmaid's Tale from Amazon and Audible

Watch The Handmaid's Tale Series on Hulu or purchase it from Amazon

Purchase the 1990 film adaptation on Blu-Ray, DVD, or Digital from Amazon


 Some Interesting Articles


The real-life events that inspired The Handmaid’s Tale by Kayleigh Dray:


The horrors of The Handmaid's Tale aren't just fiction: many of them have already happened by Rebecca Hawkes:


Margaret Atwood Annotates Season 1 of 'The Handmaid's Tale':


Your Guide To Every Excellent Song In ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Soundtrack by Cameron Williams:


Music in This Episode


1. Adam Taylor & Elisabeth Moss: Escapes Within

from The Handmaid's Tale (Original Soundtrack)


2. The Raincoats: No One's a Little Girl

from the album Moving


Remaining Tracks by Adam Taylor from The Handmaid's Tale (Original Soundtrack)


3. Offred Explores Her Room

4. Forbidden Love

5. He's Alive


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