Tag Archives: The Handmaid’s Tale

Why I Love to Read Speculative Fiction

Speculative fiction is an umbrella term for everything from science fiction to dystopians, fantasy to horror. I’ve been thinking a lot about speculative fiction in general since The Handmaid’s Tale began last month. This specific storytelling style has appealed to me for as long as I can remember for several different reasons. Honesty Books like 1984, Animal Farm,… Read More

The Handmaid’s Tale: Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum

This post includes spoilers for “Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum” (Season 1, Episode 4) of The Handmaid’s Tale. As usual, the link on the left has full summaries of all of the episodes that have aired so far.  While this episode included several important world-building moments, it wasn’t as action-filled as the previous episodes have been. The picture… Read More