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The Testaments Book Club: Chp 7 - 12

10/3/2019
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It's the second episode of our book club podcasts cover The Testaments. Tiana, Sarah and Whitney breakdown the next 100 pages and give their thoughts on Lydia, Agnes and Daisy. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet is a comedy podcast featuring brother and sister duo Alex and Christine as they recap dramatic readings of one-star reviews, written by...

Duration:01:07:05

The Testaments Book Club: Ch 1 - 6

9/26/2019
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The Testaments, the long-awaited sequel to Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale is here...and we're here to discuss it! We will have four podcasts dedicated to the book, with each episode covering approx 100 pages of the novel. In our first episode, Tiana and Sarah are joined by friends Whitney, Angie and Leah to talk about Chapters 1 - 6. Enjoy as they take a deep dive back into the world of Gilead! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:55:59

The Testaments Book Club : Intro Discussion

9/25/2019
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Welcome to our intro to The Testaments book club. Over four episodes, covering about 100 pages per episode, we will be exploring the world of The Testaments, Margaret Atwood's sequel to The Handmaid's Tale. This episode features an introduction to our book club members, our Mayday co-hosts Tiana and Sarah and special guests Whitney, Angie, and Leah. Plus they introduce us to and breakdown the three main characters, Agnes, Daisy, and Aunt Lydia from whose perspective The Testaments is told....

Duration:00:30:31

Graeme Gibson conservationist,writer and partner of Margaret Atwood, dead at 85

9/19/2019
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Our thoughts and prayers are going out to the family of Graeme Gibson and Margaret Atwood. Gibson, a writer, conservationist and Atwood's longtime partner has passed away at the age of 85. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/themaydaypodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/themaydaypodcast/support

Duration:00:03:16

(Audio Fixed 9/15) Interview: Elisabeth Williams (production designer)

9/15/2019
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Elisabeth Williams is responsible for making the horrifically beautiful world of Gilead come to life on screen. Listen as she describes how her production design team takes The Handmaid's Tale from script to screen and get some great insider info on the show. Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet is a comedy podcast featuring brother and sister duo...

Duration:00:35:22

Emmy Interview: Elisabeth Williams (Production Designer)

9/14/2019
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Elisabeth Williams is responsible for the prettiest of the ugly and the ugliest of the ugly. Whether you're walking through the Waterford's home, creeping into Commander Lawrence's study, or marveling at the beautiful horror of The Colonies, the production designer for The Handmaid's Tale has her mark on all things Gilead and beyond. Listen as we discuss how she and her team create this beautifully horrific world that we get to marvel at and get a window into the making of the great...

Duration:00:02:23

Handmaid's Tale Interview : Wendy Hallam-Martin (Editor)

9/13/2019
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Editors, the unsung heroes of the film/tv world...and The Handmaid's Tale's Wendy Hallam-Martin is a great one. Her work on the show earned her an Emmy in 2018 and she's nominated once again in 2019. She talks to us about some of the ways editing shapes what we see on the screen and drops a bunch of fantastic fun facts about some of her favorite scenes from the show. It's great, great stuff! Enjoy. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:41:58

Handmaid's Tale Interview: Adam Taylor (Composer)

9/11/2019
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Music nerds unite! Composer Adam Taylor, the man responsible for composing all that creepy, crawly and....occasionally...uplifting music that you hear on The Handmaid's Tale, joins Mayday for an interview. Learn about how he creates that music for the show, where he came from, what his influences are, and much much more! PLUS we bet you've heard his work in a couple other places and didn't even know it. Listen and enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a...

Duration:00:37:24

Special Announcements for Sept & Oct!

9/10/2019
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Wanna know what we have planned for September and October? Take a listen as we plan for more great Handmaid's Tale content for the fall. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/themaydaypodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/themaydaypodcast/support

Duration:00:05:19

Interview: Ane Crabtree (2019 Emmy Nominee costume design)

9/4/2019
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Three time Emmy nominee, and former Handmaid's Tale costume designer Ane Crabtree joins us to answer your questions and talk about all things Handmaid's Tale. Why did she leave the show? Who was the most challenging character to design for ? What inspired the leather muzzles in season 2? Plus we discuss what the future holds for one of the most creative, positive, authentically warm and open people you could ever talk to. Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way...

Duration:00:46:05

Interview Sneak Peak! Ane Crabtree

8/30/2019
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We were so excited to talk to Ane Crabtree again! Here is a small sample of the interview with her answering a listeners question about the impact the Handmaid's Tale costumes had on her and other fans. Enjoy! Full interview up soon! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/themaydaypodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/themaydaypodcast/support

Duration:00:05:55

S3 Wrap Up/AMA - Pt2: Sarah plain and fancy.

8/29/2019
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It's Part 2 of our Wrap up/Ask us anything-ish show! In this episode we really get to dive deep into the psyche of Sarah. Whether it's black bean brownies, a bag that only she can explain, her love for the Punisher or wishing death upon the Puntams, Sarah straddles her way into your heart. Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet is a comedy podcast...

Duration:00:39:46

S3 Wrap Up/AMA - Pt1: Let's drink and talk about things

8/22/2019
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We don't always drink and podcast, but when we do it's because it's the Season 3 wrap up show AND our favorite time of year...AMA-ish....time! It's time unwind, relax, take a look back season 3, take a look forward at what comes next for the podcast, AND answer some of your burning questions. Questions such as...."WTF with Nick!?", "How did we meet & start the podcast?", "Why did you guys think there was a second house?!". and more! So, we're splitting this episode up into a few different...

Duration:00:48:13

The Handmaid's Tale on HULU: S3/E13 "Is this it....Mayday....Is it?"

8/14/2019
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We're not crying, you're crying! Ok we're all crying, right? A season that had many fans questioning everything about this show, ends with a finale that is a beautiful testament to what can be achieved when women empower other women to get shit done. Meanwhile Fred and Serena remind us that when there's nothing left to eat, the last two rats will feed on each other to survive. What a finish! Let's talk about it! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:01:29:13

The Handmaid's Tale on HULU: S3/E12 "New Cloths, Same Wolf"

8/8/2019
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In which we discuss the Waterford's luxury prison accommodations (wtf!?) and Fred's new gig modeling for "Private Prison's Illustrated", marvel at Serena's general lack of self awareness, applaud Moira as she reminds Serena of exactly who, and what she is regardless of hairstyle and clothing choice, we wonder what exactly Luke's plan was (what's in the binder!?!?), deep dive into June's big decisions, and try and figure where this is all leading. Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by ·...

Duration:01:37:00

Full Interview! Bruce Miller (2019)

8/5/2019
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In which we get to speak to Bruce Miller, showrunner, writer, and producer for The Handmaid's Tale on HULU! Including one question & answer that will fundamentally change the way you view the show! Bruce is amazing as always in a an interview that covers a ton of ground, including questions from some of you! We cover topics ranging from fan reactions to the new season, the whereabouts of Nick, mental health and medicine in Gilead as well as on set, as well as June's Jezebel outfit, who...

Duration:00:53:20

Sneak Preview! The Bruce Miller Interview!

8/4/2019
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Hey! Look who checked their notifications! Well you are in for a treat! Here is a super tiny sneak peak at our interview with Bruce Miller...just for those of you who happened to check for a new episode today. Enjoy. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/themaydaypodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/themaydaypodcast/support

Duration:00:04:44

The Handmaid's Tale on HULU: S3/E11 "Treason, Coconuts and a Holey Commander"

7/31/2019
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In which we discuss... Serena's bold plan for stupid Fred, June and the angry Martha mafia, Commander Lawrence and the deflated ego, how all of our hopes hinge on Billy, little stabs, little stabs......burn baby burn. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet is a comedy podcast featuring brother and sister duo Alex and Christine as they recap dramatic readings...

Duration:01:25:11

The Handmaid's Tale on HULU S3/E10: "Muffins and Motives"

7/25/2019
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In which we discuss a turning of the tables, a return to the regularly scheduled program, Janine the bravest Spaces Pirate of them all, baked goods as code, and wonder yet again WTF is going on with Serena and what does she have planned? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet is a comedy podcast featuring brother and sister duo Alex and Christine as they...

Duration:01:34:32

The Handmaid's Tale on HULU: S3/E9 "Perspective & Space Pirates!"

7/18/2019
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In which we discuss...Justin's LOVE for "Heaven Is A Place On Earth", who would win in a real fight between Serena/June, sucking on your finger after THAT?, Janine as the unsung hero, and of course...space pirates! ENJOY! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet is a comedy podcast featuring brother and sister duo Alex and Christine as they recap dramatic...

Duration:01:16:39