Margaret Atwood: 'Right Wing' Will Cause Real-Life Handmaid's Tale

Culture
July 17th, 2017 3:19 PM
In Emma Watson’s interview with Margaret Atwood, Atwood revealed she believes the dystopian world of The Handmaid’s Tale could actually become reality on account of “right wing power.”

Entertainment Weekly Remains ‘Woke’ on Feminism During Sleepy Summer

July 15th, 2017 2:13 PM
Entertainment Weekly magazine, once known for its pop culture reviews, now more for its feminist grandstanding, stuffed its summer double issue of July 21/28 with bits and bobs of chic liberal activism, particularly of the feminist variety. The News & Notes section was particularly political: “Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is the hero we deserve and the hero we need -- a fearless…

Media Encourage Bizarre ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Protests Against Trump

Culture
July 12th, 2017 4:57 PM
Handmaid’s Tale protests are becoming more and more prevalent around the world – and the liberal media are loving it. Advocating so-called “women’s rights,” these protesters declare defunding Planned Parenthood is the equivalent of Margaret Atwood’s 1980’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale. The novel – now a media-beloved Hulu show…

NYT Again Harps on ‘Handmaid’s' as ‘Newly Relevant’ in Trump's America

April 26th, 2017 10:57 AM
Television critic James Poniewozik was featured on the front of the New York Times Arts section on Tuesday with another look by the paper at the “newly relevant” Hulu version of the feminist dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale.” The Trump-baiting headline: "Making Dystopia Fresh Again -- Drawing on an Atwood novel that feels newly relevant." And another…

NYT: ‘Handmaid' Tale of ‘Repressive Patriarchy’ Resonates in Trumpland

April 21st, 2017 2:01 PM
Is there any more the media can do to promote a new Hulu show, The Handmaid’s Tale, as an ominous parallel to the Donald Trump administration? Yes, apparently: A feature on the front of next Sunday’s New York Times Arts section, yet again promoting the show, based on the dystopian feminist novel by Margaret Atwood, which drops on Hulu April 26. Katrina Onstad, a Canadian journalist…

NYT: ‘Eerie Parallels' in Dystopian Books and Trump Presidency

January 28th, 2017 5:00 PM
Hysterical liberals are rushing to buy dystopian novels like 1984 and The Handmaid's Tale, regarding them as playbooks for the new Trump administration, and the New York Times is eagerly validating their fears: "...in recent months, [Handmaid's Tale author Margaret] Atwood has been hearing from anxious readers who see eerie parallels between the novel’s oppressive society and…

Saint Gore and God's Gardeners: Greens Get Their Bible

January 4th, 2010 3:04 PM
Lefty author Margaret Atwood has created, in the form of a novel, the environmentalist's bible. "The Year of the Flood", as it is titled, is not merely a figurative bible for a dispersed and sporadic collection of greenies, but rather a sacred testament (the author says as much) for a movement that, every day, looks more like a church--complete with sin, salvation, and saints (one…