Episode 170: 12 July 2017
In which Alisa & Tansy are not Handmaids, and we need a lot of cheerful culture to balance out the darkness.
WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET/WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK?
Our Kickstarter for Mother of Invention is Complete: it's the end but the moment has been prepared for.
Nnedi Okorafor’s amazing African dystopian novel Who Fears Death to be adapted for HBO, produced by GRRM. (and you thought The Handmaid's Tale was hardcore viewing...) Radio National Books program Alisa listened to - discussing The Wanderers & the horrible phenomenon of mainstream literary snobbery around science fiction.
Alisa: The Handmaid’s Tale, Star Trek DS9 Seasons 1-5, Orphan Black S5 eps 1-5 Some Handmaid links: SBS Streaming Ad Placement Almost as Brutal As Gilead The Handmaid's Tale in the Monthly by Elle Hardy Margaret Atwood herself on Handmaid in the Age of Trump
Tansy: Reign Season 2; Bearly a Lady, Cassandra Khaw; The Dragon with A Chocolate Heart, Stephanie Burgis
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