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“I have to keep moving to escape the reality that my body is no longer mine.” -The Color of Rain by Cori McCarthy, page 150

“…I kind of figured out that everything I dreamt about my Aunt Helen was true. And after a while, I realized that it happened every Saturday when we would watch television. The first few weeks in the hospital were very hard.” -The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, page 225

“I just want to sleep. A coma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head, too?” -Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, page169

“…he’s a vicious weight on top of her that she can’t breathe against so she cries instead, and how do you get a girl to stop crying? You cover her mouth.” -All the Rage by Courtney Summers, page 6

Vlog: Nine Best Adapted Scripts

In which we set a record for list length and tell you about the nine screen adaptations that had awesome scripts.


Related Podcasts:

#22: Because… High School (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)

#30: Do Bananas Float? (Life of Pi)

#34: The Merry Old Land of Manipulation (The Wizard of Oz)


Adaptation #22: Because… High School

Dorin, Corey and Kendyl review the film version of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, discuss the future career of Logan Lerman and wonder if today’s teens know what a cassette tape is.

For our discussion of the book check out Adaptation #15: The Perks of Being an Infinite Lorax!

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Adaptation #15: The Perks of Being An Infinite Lorax

Kendyl, Corey and Dorin finally get to see the film Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax and then discuss the high school experience via Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Discussion of Perks starts at 31:47

Also, check out our episode on the Perks film!


The Perks of Being a Wallflower contains mentions of child molestation, rape, suicide, teen pregnancy, abortion, drugs, sex, and mental health issues. As such, they are all a part of our discussion. If any of this offends you or could be a trigger for you, please proceed with caution.

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