1:00 - Intros: How we are healthy
3:50 - Did we even read the book, though? How the show compares to the book/general thoughts on the show
11:00 - Symbolism and cinematography
12:13 - Things that have changed; the squad gets political
18:44 - SERENA JOY!
26:00 - Acting and actors - our preconceived perceptions
28:05 - Men in the show: are they boring or nah?
31:48 - Second season thoughts: unsatisfying endings
33:48 - Actors who say the show isn't feminist/what even is feminism?
+ Read Margaret Atwood's take here
Also, Emily and Kelli have side blogs.
43:30 - Race in The Handmaid's Tale: "How can you talk about women's issues and not talk about race issues?"
+ Read Angelica Jade Bastién's Vulture piece here
50:50 - Final thoughts - Mary loves capes and cloaks/Emily's haunted school bus
52:47 - Next time on #BSG: A tale of group parenting, romance, and BBQ! Kevin Wilson's Perfect Little World.
On the blog: Mary and Emily's YA summer book club!