Episode #164: Me Before the Wreckage


This episode is a roller-coaster as Dorin and Kendyl begin by saying they enjoyed watching Me Before You (2016) and end by calling it a train wreck.

Question of the Week: Can you recommend some books/television/movies with good disabled representation? Maybe even actually written by someone living with a disability?

The Articles We Mentioned:

Huffington Post: ‘Why Are You Complaining? Some People Actually Feel That Way’: A Critique of ‘Me Before You’

Upworthy: A Hollywood film about disability has a lot of people feeling left out.

The Guardian: ‘I’m not a thing to be pitied’: the disability backlash against Me Before You

Variety: Film Review: ‘Me Before You’

The Telegraph: Quadriplegic author hits out at Me Before You after book features in film

UPI: Sam Claflin talks challenge of playing quadriplegic Will in ‘Me Before You’

Popcrush: ‘Me Before You’ Sparks Controversy Over Message About Disability

Don’t forget to check out our episode on the novel by Jojo Moyes!

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Episode #160: Putting Me Before You


Corey, Nicole, and Kendyl have a lot of feelings about Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Through all the heavy concepts in the book, it’s still gray as to how the book handles them.

Question of the Week: What meaning did you attach to the title of the book—putting my needs before yours or the way I was before I met you? How does that play in to the themes of the book?

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Staff Recommendations – March 2016

Our March recommendations are a little late (blame Kendyl), but the Adaptation staff has a few ideas about what you should check out now that it’s April!

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