Everything from 1984 to La La Land has been called the thing we need right now, but what is the definitive answer? We take a forensic look at the situation
We need The Handmaids Tale right now. And dont just take my term for it. Look at the headlines. The Handmaids Tale is the prestige miniseries we need right now, says Yahoo. The Handmaids Tale is just the book we need to see on-screen right now says Bustle. A Handmaids Tale is the dystopian warn we need right now, says some blog Ive never heard of.
From this, we can assume one of two things. First, The Handmaids Tale is an important and timely piece of culture that we actually do need right now. Alternatively, the fad for proclaiming that things are what we need right now desperately needs to stop. For example, heres a listing of things that people have recently claimed are what we need right now. They cant all be what we need right now, so which of these things that we need right now do we most need right now? Heres a ranking, from things that we need least right now to things that we need most need right now.
La La Land
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