Tag: television

Reboots, Revivals, and The L Word

Reboots, Revivals, and The L Word

In 2017 you are hardly short of a reboot or revival on the big or small screen. It seems that a combination of a lack of funding in the grassroots of the arts, a refusal to fund anything that might not turn a ginormous profit, […]

The Weekly Digest: 20-27th May

The Weekly Digest: 20-27th May

The Weekly Digest is a round-up of our (and your!) favorite posts of the week, highlighted together and split by activity for your weekend enjoyment. READ: Literature Editor Olivia tackles Elif Batuman’s The Idiot, a culturally rich novel that explores the uncertainty of university life.   RESIST: […]

The Weekly Digest: 13-19th May

The Weekly Digest: 13-19th May

The Weekly Digest is a round-up of our (and your!) favorite posts of the week, highlighted together and split by activity for your weekend enjoyment.

READ:

Feminism Editor Amy reviews Marilynne Robinson’s atmospheric Home.

REWIND:

Literature Editor Olivia grapples with Anne With An E, the new Anne of Green Gables adaptation.

RESIST:

Catch up on recent political happenings with Political Editor Lauren’s mid-May recap.

RELATE:

Home & Family Editor Lee launches her advice column.

RELISH:

Lee gives us twice as much this week, sharing a favorite Coconut Cake recipe with wit and charm.

Bonus! Starting next week, The Eight will be filling out the Proust Questionnaire, one by one, with answers being posted on Tuesdays and Fridays. Stay tuned!

 

 

 

Anne of the Really Gritty, Grim, Green Gables

Anne of the Really Gritty, Grim, Green Gables

Watching Anne With an E, the new Anne of Green Gables adaptation released on Netflix this weekend, I kept thinking of how much I would love what I was seeing if it were anything but an adaptation of Anne of Green Gables. It has everything […]

The Handmaid’s Tale Is Too Much and That’s Exactly the Point

The Handmaid’s Tale Is Too Much and That’s Exactly the Point

I only made it one episode into the new The Handmaid’s Tale adaptation. The first time I read the book, I was sixteen and new to Margaret Atwood. My English teacher at the time had given me a special reading list to cover over the […]