Jess and Kendyl read Nicola Yoon’s The Sun Is Also a Star and have a ton to say about destiny versus chance, identity, and the butterfly effect.
Dorin and Kendyl tackle Pet Sematary (2019), despite not being big fans of the source material. But there’s still plenty to discuss about the changes—good, bad, and scary.
Dorin and Kendyl cover Stephen King’s novel Pet Sematary, what parts come from reality, the wendigo myth, and what exactly is so horrifying about this story.
Jenn, Cate, and Kendyl are handing out pardons for diverting from the source material in this episode on Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House.
Jenn and Kendyl are joined by a special guest from This Podcast Is Haunted to discuss Shirley Jackson’s small but mighty novel, The Haunting of Hill House.
The Adaptation Team discuss the many, many characters in Bird Box (2018) compared to the book, how the tension held up when we could actually see what was going on, […]
Jenn and Kendyl read Bird Box by Josh Malerman and now they are theorizing about mystery creatures and discussing living versus surviving—all with their eyes tightly shut.
Jess and Kendyl talk Mary Poppins Returns (2018), how it stacks up to the original, references to the books, and the gorgeous costumes.
The team plays fast and loose with the definition of “adaptation” so that they can cover Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018), the newest addition to the Potterverse, about […]
Jenn and Kendyl return with a discussion of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) and the book and ballet it’s based on.