Episode #248: Percival Dumbledore and the Mating Habits of Dementors

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 which ours hosts hold very strong opinions.

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Episode #180: Adorable Beasts and How to Catch Them

header180Adaptation dives into the Wizarding World for the first time! They discuss American wizarding society, the revelation of the obscurious, and all the beasts included in Fantastic Beasts (2016).

Question(s) of the Week: Where is the series going from here? What characters will we follow and where will it take place?

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Vlog: Characters We Love to Hate

In which Kendyl  lists those characters that are really enjoyable to watch and really satisfying to hate.

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Vlog: Thanks to the Authors!

In which Jenn thanks several authors for their literary input–and impact–to the world!

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Vlog: Harry Potter in the Eyes of a Non-Reader

In which Dorin explains how the Harry Potter films failed the non-readers.

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Vlog: Rest in Print Neville Longbottom

The first in our month of mistreated Harry Potter characters, Kendyl talks about the character traits and plot points left out of the films that lead to Neville being misrepresented.

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Vlog: Five Memorable Quotes You Wish You Could Forget

Jenn lists off the top five quotes that we would love to scrub from our brains.



Vlog: Best Friendship Chemistry in Books and Movies

In which Jessica tells you our picks for the best friendships in books and on screen.


Vlog: Top Five Character Blunders

In which Jess tells you our picks for the most atrocious character defining mistakes.


Related Podcasts:

#56: Fashionably Early Kronos (Sea of Monsters film)

#27: Where is the Silver Lining? (Silver Linings Playbook film)

#39: Nothing to Get Green Over (Oz the Great and Powerful film)

Vlog: BONUS Worst Adapted Character (Ginny Weasley is Awesome, Just Not in the Films)

In which we freak out a little and apologize for a grievous error.


Vlog: Seven Most Epic Book to Movie Moments

In which we give you the scenes that were epically accurate in translation to the screen.


Related podcast episodes:

#42: All About the EL-BEE-DEE! (on the Lizzie Bennet Diaries)

#7: Seneca Crane’s Beard Invalidates Your Opinion (on The Hunger Games film)

#29: Toners for Dwarves (on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey film)

Vlog: Five Best Character Adaptations

In which our hosts list character adaptations that we thought were the “whole package” on screen. In fact, we’re convinced that these aren’t actors–they ARE the characters straight from the page! After all, you’ve heard of Inkheart, right? It could happen!


Vlog: What Are We Reading? (September 2013)

In which our Adaptation hosts reveal that we are not mindless robots, blindly following the whims of Hollywood in our reading preferences…at least, not entirely.