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EHG 153: The Handmaid's Tale Has Us Seeing Red

Tammy Everts joins us to discuss Hulu's adaptation of Margaret Atwood's all-too-relevant dystopian story, plus Oprah and a Nonac!

New guest and old friend Tammy Everts joins us for a deep dive into The Handmaid's Tale: how it departs from the book, how it doesn't depart from our current political hellscape, and whether Rory Gilmore makes a good revolutionary. We went around the dial with HBO's latest Emmy-bait biopic, The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, plus a Thirteen Reasons Why update from Buntsy and a pop ad from Dave, and considered a (literally) shitty episode of Six Feet Under for the Nonac. X-Philes won, Chris Soules lost, and you'll probably be sensing a theme (for a second) during Game Time. Draw a ritual pre-ceremony bath and relax with an all-new Extra Hot Great.

Episode Rundown

00:00:00 Intro
00:01:45 The Handmaid's Tale
00:21:30 The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks
00:25:50 Thirteen Reasons Why
00:29:55 Be A Mind Sticker
00:30:45 The Nonac: Six Feet Under S04.E05: That’s My Dog
00:48:45 Winner and Loser of the Week
00:50:45 Citation Needed Mini missing clips
00:51:45 Game Time: 1 Second Theme Songs
01:11:50 Outro

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