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The only podcast to focus on film books and to talk to the best authors working in the area of cinema. From Making ofs to biographies, studies to novelisations, I'm fascinated by where the written word intersects with the world of the big screen. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/writers-on-film. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Book Vs. Movie is the podcast that ponders the question: "Which was better...the book or the movie?" We spoil away the details, uncover the plot points, discuss casting choices and shower with praise (or pummel with snark) as we see fit. Hosts are Margo P. (She's Nacho Mama's Blog) and Margo D. (Creator of Brooklyn Fit Chick.com) and we are not afraid to tell it like it is!
 
Has Hollywood ruined your favorite comic book franchise? Don't fret, because Not Another Origin Story is here to critique the plot-holes, commend the casting, and certify the source material. Comedians Ben and Pogues, along with a passionate guest or two, assemble with their best jokes and sharpest opinions to take on every comic book film one by one. Subscribe today so you can download, listen, comment, and argue with us! New episodes Thursdays.
 
On _This Film is Lit_ we finally settle the score on one simple question… Is the book really better than the movie? Bryan has a film degree. He watches the movie but doesn't read the book. Katie has two English degrees, so she does things the right way and reads the book before we watch the movie. Prepare to be wowed by our expertise and charm as we dissect all of your favorite film adaptations and decide whether the silver-screen or the written word did it better. Turn it up, settle in, and ...
 
Join fairy tale enthusiasts Drew and Cassie as they discuss the world of film and literary adaptations! Each month they will choose a specific fairy tale, and each week they will discuss a different book, movie, or musical adaptation of that fairy tale, exploring the way authors and artists retell, change, twist, conserve, and diversify the same stories over and over.
 
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Ink to Film

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Ink to Film

Luke Elliott & James Bailey

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Are you the sort of person who likes to read the book before you see the movie? So are Luke and James—a writer and filmmaker respectively who bring their backgrounds studying stories to the table for in-depth discussions of the adaptations of the past and present. If you love delving into the craft behind the art you love, then Ink to Film is for you.
 
A pop culture time machine! Each episode covers that very week from 30 years ago, 20 years ago and 10 years ago, which means each show is loaded with forgotten movies, timeless TV episodes and songs best left to the past. We'll examine TV, movies, music and video games from the 90s, 2000s, and 2010s. Come remember with us!
 
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The LRB Podcast

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The LRB Podcast

The London Review of Books

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The LRB Podcast brings you weekly conversations from Europe’s leading magazine of culture and ideas. Hosted by Thomas Jones and Malin Hay, with guest episodes from the LRB's US editor Adam Shatz, Meehan Crist, Rosemary Hill and more. Find the LRB's new Close Readings podcast in on Apple Podcasts or Spotify, or search 'LRB Close Readings' wherever you get your podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Talking about the films, TV shows, books or music which people go to again and again to feel safe, happy and welcome. "Brilliant... A lovely listen" - Sunday Times "Highly recommended" - The Week Selected as one of the Sunday Times' TOP 25 PODCASTS TO MAKE YOU HAPPY Presented and produced by Joel Morris. Part of the Cheese And Pickle family of podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Join lesbian wives Briana and Maddy for their movie & book review podcast, recorded all the way from middle-earth (that's New Zealand for people who aren't LOTR fans). Every two weeks we chat/ argue about how well, or not so well, a movie was made from the book it was based off e.g. Twilight. If you love movies, books, and funny lesbians talking about movies and books, then this is the podcast for you.
 
Popular publicist and entertainer Jennifer Perry interviews today's most interesting people. Guests include Arden Myrin, Michael Des Barres, Myq Kaplan, Jen Lancaster, Tony Keddie, Dave Kos, Wendy Moten, Bruce Sudano, Vanessa Daou, Caroline Leavitt, Paul Myers, Lita Ford, Michael Fleeman, Rudy Sarzo,
 
Author Jeff Garvin and book blogger Dan Zarzana examine books & films through the lens of The Hero’s Journey. Pioneered by world-renowned teacher and mythologist Joseph Campbell, and refined by Disney story veteran Christopher Vogler, The Hero’s Journey is a series of motifs and archetypes that pervade myths, folklore, and stories across all cultures and eras. Each month, Jeff and Dan will discuss a different book or film. And probably, there will be some whiskey involved.
 
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Yogananda Podcast

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Yogananda Podcast

Chris, Lauren, Mike & Priyank

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A podcast focussed on the teachings of our guru Paramahansa Yogananda, in a way that is intended for the general populace, following a structured but informal format and presented by devotees: Chris, Lauren, Mike & Priyank. NB: we are not experts & not everything mentioned is fact checked, but if you enjoyed the book/film, this unofficial podcast for you! Series 2: Autobiography of a Yogi — Line by Line Series 1: Awake: The Life of Yogananda Minute by Minute instagram/facebook @yoganandapodc ...
 
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Let's morph one last time as we visit the 2017 reboot, Power Rangers! The ambitious gritty adaptation maybe bit more off than it could chew, and not enough people were willing to give it a chance. Let's get into it! It's another lightning round on Keep or Cancel , so we're talking about Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler, L…
 
Sadly, we are here to wrap up our final thoughts on Of Slippers and Spindles. Drew and Cassie return for one last episode to explain the sudden hiatus that began in December and has now led to the decision to end the show. In true Of Slippers and Spindles style, we each give three final book recommendations: three retelling novels we wanted to cove…
 
Chris Kempshall's The History and Politics of Star Wars: Death Stars and Democracy (Routledge, 2022) provides the first detailed and comprehensive examination of all the materials making up the Star Wars franchise relating to the portrayal and representation of real-world history and politics. Drawing on a variety of sources, including films, publi…
 
Drew Lanham refers to himself as a 'rare bird.' The ornithologist, naturalist and writer says he believes conservation efforts must be a blending of rigorous science and evocative art. Lanham is among the new class of MacArthur Fellows, an honor often called 'The Genius Award.' Jeffrey Brown traveled to South Carolina to speak with Lanham for our a…
 
As seen on ‘Gutfeld!’, ‘The Big Money Show’ Co-Host Brian Brenberg, ‘Outnumbered’ Co-Host Emily Compagno, Comedian David Angelo, and FOX News Contributor Kat Timpf discuss the Biden Administration’s handling of the China surveillance balloon that floated over the United States last week. Later, the panel weighs in on flight attendants' complaints a…
 
This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with filmmaker Anubys Lopez. Our guest, Anubys Lopez is the Writer/Director of the survival Horror movie Those Who Call (2023). He talks about how that feature was inspired by real events that happened to him. Besides writing a script based on a true story, they also talk about working […]…
 
American author Roger Zelazny won the Hugo and Locus awards for Best Novella for his story "Home is the Hangman". The 1976 book My Name is Legion collects this science fiction tale and its two prequels. Featuring nuclear engineering projects, assumed identities, dolphins, and a killer robot, how does this collection stack up? Support the show For l…
 
In this episode of The More You Know, we guess the mystery movie star who wanted a no strings attached relationship with Jessica Simpson, we debate if James Gunn will be able to breathe some fresh air into the DCU, and we get carried away with an impromptu snake draft of balloons in pop culture. MENTIONS Subscribe: Note For The Audio returned last …
 
Charles Bramesco is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, The Guardian and many. many others. Taking you from the earliest feature films to today, Colours of Film introduces 50 iconic movies and explains the pivotal role that colour played in their success. The use of colour is an essential part…
 
John and Craig welcome back writer/producer/director Aline Brosh McKenna ahead of her feature directorial debut “Your Place Or Mine.” Aline discusses how tech has changed Hollywood and finding new creative challenges. We also talk about streaming news, platform mergers, and follow up on script consultants. Megana asks about professional ambitions a…
 
In the second episode of a four-part series on climate chaos and reproductive justice, Meehan Crist speaks to Banu Subramaniam, the evolutionary biologist and feminist science scholar. They discuss the global persistence of Malthusian thinking, why the focus of policymakers on population often means focusing on the bodies of poor and marginalised w…
 
Aryeh speaks with his cousin Ora Peled Nakash about the growing Israeli protest movement, which was sparked by Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu's move to limit the independence of Israel's judicial system. Ora explains why she was personally motivated to join the protests and to give a speech at the first large rally in Tel Aviv. They discuss how Isra…
 
On this week's Nerd Overload, the crew comments on the numerous new projects announced for James Gunn's DC Cinematic Universe, the abrupt end of Rumbleverse and Knockout City, and the definite, official return of Mike Judge's King of the Hill. You get all this, plus mini-reviews of Glass Onion, New Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong Jungle Climber, Meta…
 
Adaptation discusses Cyrano (2021) and the play it's based on. Question of the Week: Do you think it was Cyrano's intention to reveal that he was the letter writer at the end of this movie? Follow us! adaptationpodcast.com instagram.com/adaptationpodcast facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast twitter.com/AdaptationCast adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com youtube.…
 
The 65th annual Grammy Awards showcased a hip-hop tribute for the ages and celebrated some major high points in the music world from this year. But the top honors weren't what some expected. Jeffrey Brown reports on the ongoing questions about the process and speaks with Shamira Ibrahim about the awards. It's part of our arts and culture series, CA…
 
John and Megana chat about the start of the 2023 WGA negotiations. John defines terms like the AMPTP, MBA, and Pattern of Demands, and offers an overview on what the process will look like for the next few months. John also answers listener questions on writers who are trying to break in and what a strike might mean for support staff. Links: Find m…
 
This episode covers the following section of 11 paragraphs— “Early in their married life...” to... “... the master’s blessing never fails.” We discuss the first mention of Lahiri Mahasaya and what he means to us devotees of Paramahansa Yogananda. Guruji very subtly inserts a sentence on the importance of moderation and we explore his deeper teachin…
 
In this episode, I speak with Erin Duvall. Erin is a country recording artist, Entrepreneur, and most importantly a mother. We discuss her many ventures, pursuing dreams, and navigating priorities as a mom and creative. This is Erin Duvall. Stay Connected with Erin Duvall Instagram.com/erinduvallofficial • twitter.com/erinduvallofcl • facebook.com/…
 
Where the Crawdads Sing is a 2022 American mystery and drama film based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Delia Owens. It was directed by Olivia Newman from a screenplay by Lucy Alibar, and was produced by Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter. Daisy Edgar-Jones leads the cast featuring Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, Michael Hyatt, Ster…
 
Bob and Brad kick off their miniseries of Michael Mann films with the 2004 thriller Collateral, a first-time watch for Brad. Featuring a rare villainous turn from Tom Cruise, the guys praise the casting and performances of he and Jamie Foxx, even while not loving some of the dialogue or the too-obvious metaphors. Meanwhile, they try one of Bob's al…
 
Today I interview Erin Reed. Reed is an activist, public speaker, and writer across multiple platforms, including a Substack newsletter, all of which she gathers under the title “Erin in the Morning.” Reed’s work centers on advocacy for the transgender community and the greater queer community. At the moment, she’s undertaken the momentous task of …
 
In 1966 Stanley Kubrick told a friend that he wanted to make “the world’s scariest movie.” A decade later Stephen King’s The Shining landed on the director’s desk, and a visual masterpiece was born. J. W. Rinzler and Lee Unkrich's book Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (Taschen, 2023) is the definitive compendium of the film that transformed the horror…
 
Jenn, Dorin, and Kendyl discuss legacies once again with the film Rumble (2021). Question of the Week: What was your favorite monster design? Do you have any other ideas for monster careers? Follow us! adaptationpodcast.com instagram.com/adaptationpodcast facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast twitter.com/AdaptationCast adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com youtube…
 
In our news wrap Sunday, Navy divers are working to recover debris from the suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that was shot down off the coast of South Carolina, Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf died at the age of 79, and singer-songwriter Beyoncé has a chance to make history at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards tonight. PBS NewsHour i…
 
Dr. Donna Adams-Pickett is a practicing OB-GYN in Georgia, a state that's known as a maternal care desert. She's run a women's health center there for more than two decades. She shares her Brief But Spectacular take on a career spent serving women's health needs. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
Several of the nominees at this year's Grammy Awards rose to fame and popularity on music streaming platforms like Spotify and YouTube, and social media apps like TikTok. Ann Powers, critic and correspondent for NPR Music, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss the changing ways we're listening to music, and the challenges and opportunities that come with i…
 
Book Vs. Movie: Duel The Richard Matheson Short Story Vs. the Steven Spielberg TV Movie In 1971, a 24-year-old budding director named Steven Spielberg was given a story by his assistant. This fiction story appeared in a recent issue of Playboy magazine, written by one of his favorite Twilight Zone writers, Richard Matheson. The story Duel was about…
 
Dr. Tim Harte's Faster, Higher, Stronger, Comrades!: Sports, Art, and Ideology in Late Russian and Early Soviet Culture (U Wisconsin Press, 2020) looks at sport as artistic subject matter, in late Imperial and early Soviet Russia. In sport, artists found inspiration that could be applied both to improvement of the self and to social progress as art…
 
Richard Gere does his thing, the first Ninja Turtles Reboot is great, THE BEST National Lampoon's movie no one talks about, we forgot about May, Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson can't do it again, a prehistoric television event, and the rise of Rupaul! All that and more on this week's Thirty Twenty Ten!
 
The sounds of the world brought to New York for one night, and from there, to a club, concert hall or festival near you. Jeffrey Brown reports on the phenomenon called GlobalFest for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/fundersBy PBS NewsHour
 
Although still in their 20s, actors Ben Platt and Noah Galvin are already performing veterans. Both have played dozens of roles in live theater, including the Tony Award-winning musical "Dear Evan Hansen," and on screens big and small. Amna Nawaz spoke with the couple about their performances and the real-life inspiration behind their latest projec…
 
Postmodernism comes to the home-invasion Horror subgenre when Paul Tremblay has his way. In episode 257, join Luke & James for a SPOILER-FREE review to start the episode off, including a real-world connection to the author, before delving into the grasshopper theory and their thoughts on the three major dividing points Luke identifies for readers o…
 
This bumper edition of "what I played" covers not one but two months! Featured in this instalment: Need for Speed Unbound (2022) Metro Exodus (2019) Company of Heroes 2 (2013) A Plague Tale: Innocence (2019) Support the show For lots more writing on classic science fiction, other books, video games, and more check our my site andyjohnson.xyz and fo…
 
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