As recommended by BuzzFeed Community members. This felt timely and was a great sequel to The Handmaid's Tale. It was filled with emotional payoffs for all the characters it introduced. Circe gives an backstory
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Nearly every morning, Tyler Goodson logs onto Facebook, clicks open his messages, and begins responding to fans of the podcast S-Town who hail from as far away as the U.K. and Australia. “They tell me