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#261: Rear End Game

8/10/2019
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This episode was stolen from the time stream and Cap just returned it. Ridiculous. We weren't supposed to notice it was even missing, but what can you do. Anyway, this episode contains our discussion of Avengers: Endgame (2019), the character arcs and endings, and the fan service. Question(s) of the Week: What part of this finale did you find the most satisfying? The least satisfying? Follow...

Duration:01:15:05

#260: Fate Is Also a Star

7/9/2019
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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. Question(s) of the Week: What is your dream scenario for what happens after the book ends? Do you think the book comes down on the side of fate or coincidence? Follow us! adaptationpodcast.com instagram.com/adaptationpodcast facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast twitter.com/AdaptationCast adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:01:51

#259: Buried in a Pet Sematary

7/4/2019
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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. Question(s) of the Week: Do you think the movie misses the point of the book? Did the movie give you enough information or do you want more of a wrap up? Follow...

Duration:01:21:23

#258: What Some People Want

6/16/2019
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Kendyl and Dorin discuss how weird it is to have vague magic based on binary gender, women performing sexual aggression at bachelorette parties, and the perils of working in male-dominated fields in this episode on What Men Want (2019), the gender-swapped remake of What Women Want (2000). Question of the Week: Since neither film accounted for non-binary genders, what’s your headcanon to revise it? How would this magic thought-hearing work with gender nonconforming folks? Follow...

Duration:00:57:53

#257: Captain Danvers

6/9/2019
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In this episode of Adaptation, the team talks about Captain Marvel (2019), having bias toward human features, the colonization of planets, and blindly believing what you are told... We also declare our love for Brie Larson. Question of the Week: How does this origin story stack up to the others in the MCU? Does it feel more like phase one or the more recent films? Follow...

Duration:01:13:23

#256: Sematic Pet Sematary

5/27/2019
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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. Question of the Week: Would you rather have it be a coincidence that things fall into place or the supernatural force controlling it all? Which do you find scarier? Follow...

Duration:01:17:15

#255: The Evil in Hill House

5/15/2019
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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. Question of the Week: Is Hugh Crane a villain? Does it make Hill House more compelling to have the suggestion of ghosts or ghosts as in-depth characters? Follow This Podcast Is Haunted! facebook.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted/ twitter.com/Haunted_Pod instagram.com/thispodcastishaunted/ Follow...

Duration:01:22:34

#254: This Hill House Is Haunted

5/10/2019
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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. Question of the Week: What are your theories about what's going on with the house? If you do think the house is sentient, is it successful in keeping Eleanor? Follow This Podcast Is Haunted! facebook.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted/ twitter.com/Haunted_Pod instagram.com/thispodcastishaunted/ Follow...

Duration:00:59:00

#253: Free as a Bird Box

3/13/2019
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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, and how they see Malorie's maternal instincts. Question of the Week: Would you gauge out your baby's eyes? OR What color would your blindfold be and why? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:01:10:43

#252: The Evolution of Aquaman

2/24/2019
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The team covers the latest DC movie, Aquaman (2018), the wisdom in throwing two sea creatures into the desert, the cinematic timeline, and how Atlantis evolved. Question of the Week: Did the timeline make sense to you? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:04:14

#251: A Little Bird Box Told Me

2/22/2019
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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. Question of the Week: What are your theories about the creatures? Where did they come from? Are they malicious? What do people see when they look at them? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:00:52:41

#250: Mary Poppins' Magic

2/21/2019
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Jess and Kendyl talk Mary Poppins Returns (2018), how it stacks up to the original, references to the books, and the gorgeous costumes. Question of the Week: Why do some grownups remember Mary's magic and some don’t? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:20:06

#249: Medieval Batman

2/7/2019
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Jenn, Dorin, and Kendyl compare Robin Hood (2018) to the legend, other adaptations, and... Batman Begins (2005)... Question of the Week: Where does Robin Hood (2018) fall on your list of Robin Hood adaptations? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:00:57:42

#248: Percival Dumbledore and the Mating Habits of Dementors

1/31/2019
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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. Question of the Week: What are your theories about Credence’s parentage? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:01:57:33

#247: The Nutcracker in Wonderland

1/30/2019
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Jenn and Kendyl return with a discussion of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) and the book and ballet it's based on. Question of the Week: What are your theories about the backstory of how the realms came to be? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:00:52:26

#246: What a Guy! Monsieur Hood

1/30/2019
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Our team gets together to figure out where they learned the Robin Hood legend, and talk through all the adaptations of it that they've seen. Question of the Week: What is your favorite Robin Hood adaptation? If your answer is Men in Tights, what's your second favorite? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:00:56:43

#245: The Prejudice U Give

1/27/2019
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This time around, Jenn and Kendyl discuss the film adaptation The Hate U Give (2018), the standout performances, and the changes from the text that might have strengthened the story. Question of the Week: What was your favorite line from the film? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:02:20

#244: Cyrano de Bergerac Is a Loser

1/17/2019
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Jenn and Kendyl compare Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018) with the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand as well as several other adaptations of this catfishing origin story. Question of the Week: What is your favorite Cyrano adaptation? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:10:25

#243: Rolling in the Wind

1/14/2019
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The team talks Venom (2018), have a bit of trouble talking about Eddy and Venom as separate beings, and wonder at this films place in the future movie-verse. Question of the Week: Do you think Venom can be the hero of this franchise without Spider-Man? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:01:19

#242: The Hate U Give Life

1/1/2019
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Nicole, Dorin, and Kendyl discuss The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, complete with talk about the way it speaks to multiple audiences, covers difficult topics, and portrays real experiences accurately. Question of the Week: How well did the book do in shining a light on issues of race so that readers of different backgrounds can still see and understand them better? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter:...

Duration:01:09:56