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Mayday: The Handmaid's Tale Podcast

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31: Mayday Reviews Godless (spoiler free)

11/22/2017
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Netflix continues dropping new and intriguing content on us! This one comes in the form of "Godless", a big, sprawling, ensemble Western that's a little different than what you might be expecting. Merritt Wever, Michelle Dockery, Jeff Daniels and Jack O'Connell star in "Godless", a story of love, loss, revenge, and redemption centered around La Belle, New Mexico a town governed almost solely by women. Listen for our spoiler free review!

Duration: 00:29:38


30: Mayday Reviews: Marvel's Runaways (Spoiler Free)

11/19/2017
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Justin and his daughter talk Runaways! Marvel does teen drama as only they can in this fun new series "Marvel's Runaways" from HULU. It debuts on 11.21.17 and Mayday was able to catch Episodes 1-4! Runaways is all about a teenagers and their parents so we got our parent/teenager team to review what they've seen so far!

Duration: 00:20:59


29: HANDMAIDS TALE SEASON 2 ANNOUNCED! APRIL 2018!

11/14/2017
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Season 2 of The Handmaid's Tale will be out on HULU in April of 2018! HULU dropped the big annoucement today! So, now that we know WHEN we're gonna get it let's look at at what and who we know about The Handmaid's Tale season 2!

Duration: 00:10:03


28: Mayday Presents: New TV Preview/Review Podcast (title TBA)

11/13/2017
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Need something new to binge? Wondering what's worth watching? Delia & Justin are here to explore TV offerings beyond the walls of Gilead! Everything from Alias Grace & Godless to Marvel's Runaways & Riverdale & lots of points in between! It's the Pilot epsiode for a new podcast without a name. Mayday Downstream? The Eye(s)? We're not sure. Listen for previews/reviews of new & upcoming shows that we've gotten early access to, plus shows that we're watching that you may want to check out.

Duration: 00:46:59


27: Mayday Interviews - Dierdre Flynn Pt 2/2

11/13/2017
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WARNING: You will want to fly to Ireland and take Dierdre Flynn's class. She teaches a module all about dystopian novels and talks to us about teaching The Handmaid's Tale. Plus, she gives us info on an entire academic conference about The Handmaid's Tale TV show! Sign us up. She discusses the importance of silence in The Handmaid's Tale. VERY interesting stuff.

Duration: 00:25:17


26: Mayday Interviews - Sarah Magliocco of SHEMazing.net Pt 2/2

11/13/2017
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Ireland is a country at a crossroads. The 8th ammendment of Ireland's constitution makes abortion Illegal in all but some very extreme cases. Sarah Magliocco, reporter for the Irish website SHEmazing.net joins us to tell us about Ireland's troubling history with women's rights, the lengths women must go to obtain an abortion, and the latest efforts to repeal the 8th Ammendment and give Irish women full body autonomy.

Duration: 00:24:41


25: Alias Grace Preview

11/6/2017
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Its the pilot episode of our new project "Mayday Presents: Great Adaptations!" where we read & watch new book to tv/movie adaptations. We're kicking things off with the new Netflix mini-series "Alias Grace", adapted from Margaret Atwood's 1996 novel of the same name. We got an advance look at the entire thing and wanted to give you a spoiler free, preview of what to exect when the show launches on 11/3! Find more about us on Facebook at @maydaygreatadaptations.

Duration: 00:34:51


15: Mayday Interviews - Ane Crabtree (Handmaid's Tale Costume Designer)

10/30/2017
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Ane Crabtree joins Tiana and Justin for an interview that you're sure to enjoy. Ane joined Mayday on the heels of her first Emmy nomination to talk and what was scheduled to be a 30 minute interview turned into 1 hour plus. Ane and co. cover a wide variety of topics ranging from her creative process and experiences on The Handmaid's Tale and other shows, her feelings on the Handmaid's protests across the country, to race, politics, childhood and more! Visit our website...

Duration: 01:05:12


24: Mayday Interviews - Yvonne Strahovski (Serena Joy)

10/17/2017
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Yvonne Strahovski talks to Mayday about Serena Joy, the woman that Handmaid's Tale fans love to hate. Is she evil or just misunderstood? Does she regret the world she helped create? What is it like playing a character capable of such things? Will she redeem herself in Season 2 of The Handmaid's Tale? Listen here as we sit down with the woman behind Serena Joy.

Duration: 00:45:12


23: Mayday Interviews - Sarah Magliocco of SHEMazing.net Pt 1/2

10/16/2017
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Ireland is a country at a crossroads. The 8th ammendment of Ireland's constitution makes abortion Illegal in all but some very extreme cases. Sarah Magliocco, reporter for the Irish website SHEmazing.net joins us to tell us about Ireland's troubling history with women's rights, the lengths women must go to obtain an abortion, and the latest efforts to repeal the 8th Ammendment and give Irish women full body autonomy.

Duration: 00:25:29


22: Mayday Interviews - Dierdre Flynn Pt 1/2

10/16/2017
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WARNING: You will want to fly to Ireland and take Dierdre Flynn's class. She teaches a module all about dystopian novels and talks to us about teaching The Handmaid's Tale. Plus, she gives us info on an entire academic conference about The Handmaid's Tale TV show! Sign us up. She discusses the importance of silence in The Handmaid's Tale. VERY interesting stuff.

Duration: 00:22:29


21: Mayday Monthly - October

10/16/2017
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Did you know Sarah got arrested once?! Well, now you do. Tiana, Sarah, & Justin host Mayday Monthly - October: The Pumpkin Spice Edition! This show is a blast. We catch up on all of the month's Handmaid's Tale happenings, news about the show, Season 2 talk, Emmy domination, HB40 protests, Saved by the Bell, ALF, an amusing GenX vs Millenial debate, and Sarah tries (and mostly fails) to normalize the word "straddling."

Duration: 01:16:37


20: Mayday Special - Delia Harrington talks Title IX

10/16/2017
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On Friday, 9.22.17, the U.S. Secretary of Education rescinded the "Dear Colleague Letter", Obama era Title IX guidance provided to schools about how they were to handle incidents of sexual assault. What is Title IX? Why was this done? What does it mean moving foward? Show contributor Delia Harrington joins Mayday to explain it all and to provide some analysis and opinion on the matter.

Duration: 00:31:58


19: Mayday Interviews - Kelsey Hercs - Mine! ComicMix Kickstarter Writer.

10/16/2017
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Kelsey Hercs joins Mayday to talk about the story she is writing for ComicMix's #Kickstarter Comic Anthology project to benefit Planned Parenthood! She is a writer, actress, and part time burlesque performer and her story centers on the lives of a modern day sex worker and a sex worker from the late 1860's. What's changed since then? What hasn't? What feels like it should have? Plus she tells who her fictional best friend, romantic partner, and arch-enemy would be! We also talk Jane...

Duration: 00:45:31


18: Mayday Interview - Warren Littlefield Pt3/3

10/16/2017
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Part three of our three part interview we call "20 Minutes with Warren Littlefield." Warren Littlefield, Executive Producer for The Handmaid's Tale & Fargo & former President of NBC joins Mayday to talk all things Handmaid's Tale, including Ann Dowd & Elisbeth Moss' powerhouse performances, hate being a live and well in America, and the importance of being ally for the resistance.

Duration: 00:16:21


17: Mayday Interviews - Warren Littlefield Pt2/3

10/16/2017
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Part two of our three part interview we call "20 Minutes with Warren Littlefield." Warren Littlefield, Executive Producer for The Handmaid's Tale & Fargo & former President of NBC joins Mayday to talk all things Handmaid's Tale, including Bruce Miller's passion for the project, his first reading of Atwood's book, embracing risk and more.

Duration: 00:22:49


16: Mayday Interviews- Warren Littlefield Pt1/3

10/16/2017
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Part one of our three part interview we call "20 Minutes with Warren Littlefield." Warren Littlefield, Executive Producer for The Handmaid's Tale & Fargo & former President of NBC joins Mayday to talk all things Handmaid's Tale, including Alexis Bledel's Emmy win, the importance of production design, all about the shows 13 Emmy nominations, what drew him to the production, and the new reality in the wake of the Trump presidency.

Duration: 00:24:55


14: Mayday Monthly - September

10/16/2017
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Mayday is back from Summer Vacation with a super-sized episode featuring interviews with two amazing women! First, you get a sample of our amazing interview with Ane Crabtree, the Emmy Nominated Costume Designer for The Handmaid's Tale. Then we have Mary Wissinger, author of the children's book series "Science Wide Open" which focuses on women in STEM, join us LIVE in studio! Mary talks to us about her books and stays on for the rest for the rest of the show to talk about topics ranging...

Duration: 01:08:01


13: Mayday Interviews - Sarah Illiatovich-Goldman SAVEHB40

10/16/2017
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Full interview with Sarah! Please listen for details on the Save HB40 protest. You can join Sarah and The Handmaid's for a day of SILENT PROTEST on Wednesday, August 9th, Governor Rauner's office at The Thompson Centre from 7am-3pm. It will be a day of action outside Rauner's office at The Thompson Centre in Chicago, will be a day of action. Get informed. Get United. Get empowered.

Duration: 00:43:10


12: Mayday Interviews - Delia Harrington

10/16/2017
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We get Delia's thoughts on how season one of The Handmaid's Tale concluded. Plus we learn about her new gig at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless and talk about other great TV that we are watching. She's awesome and fun and we love to talk to her

Duration: 00:54:30

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