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#222: Simon vs. the Heteronormative Agenda

4/15/2018
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Jess and Kendyl have really positive things to say about Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. From the unifying theme to the well-developed characters, this is going down as an Adaptation favorite for certain. Question of the Week: What do you wish people would see about you that isn't part of their fixed perception? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter:...

Duration:01:06:28

#221: Black Panther First

4/14/2018
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Kendyl, Jenn, and Dorin talk Black Panther (2018), and I think you can all guess how they felt. Question of the Week: Which awesome female character did you relate to most? 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:01:06:02

#220: A Wrinkle in Uniformity

4/13/2018
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Jess and Jenn could not be more excited to talk about Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time. Kendyl could be. Question of the Week: Who would be a modern-day warrior against the darkness? 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:01:02:22

#219: The Death Heard 'Round the Glade

3/7/2018
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The last stop for Adaptation in the Maze Runner series, the group talks about Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), the improvements on the book, our favorite characters, and the reinforcement of Kendyl's new ship. Question of the Week: How do you think WCKD came up with the trials? If you read the additional books, do they give the answer? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter:...

Duration:01:28:59

#218: Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

3/5/2018
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Dorin, Jenn, and Kendyl revisit Detective Harry Hole in the film adaptation The Snowman (2017) and whether the style, tropes, and female characters were an improvement on the Jo Nesbø novel, or fell flat. Question of the Week: What can you say about this movie that is positive? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:00:58:53

#217: The Greater Good Cure

3/5/2018
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Adaptation is finally covering the end of The Maze Runner series, The Death Cure by James Dashner, complete with another discussion about what "the greater good" is in this world, the radical opposites of WCKD and Right Arm, and the characters we lost along the way. Question of the Week: Where do you think the movie will start off? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:01:11:25

#216: Welcome to Jumanji, We Got Fun and Games

2/7/2018
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The Adaptation hosts talk about what worked about turning Jumanji into a videogame, their headcanons on how it evolves, and how the characters worked in and out of the game world. Question of the Week: Which vehicle would you like to see the monkeys drive? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:10:41

Commentary #17: Jumanji (1995)

2/4/2018
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While reliving childhood memories of Jumanji (1995), Jenn, Sarah, and Kendyl realize how traumatic parts of the film are, but still have just as much fun as ever watching it. Question of the Week: What is your theory on the origin of the game? Who made it? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:27:11

#215: It's a Wonder

1/18/2018
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Adaptation discusses the film Wonder (2017), how the character perspectives were translated to screen, and externalizing Auggie's internal monologues through Star Wars characters. Question of the Week: What cast of characters would you like to show up in your internal reality? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:00:56:13

#214: The Foundation of the Justice League

1/1/2018
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There were a lot of foundational issues to be found in Justice League (2017), but the Adaptation hosts were able to find a couple moments to love in the film. Question of the Week: Who do you think won the race: Superman or the Flash? Powerpuff Girls - Superfriends Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:15:26

#213: Mustache on the Orient Express

12/31/2017
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Adaptation covers Murder on the Orient Express (2017), with all it's epic facial hair, increased drama, and intensified moral arcs. Question of the Week: Who wins that facial hair battle: Poirot’s mustache or Seneca Crane’s beard? 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:01:04:10

#212: The Wondrous World of Wonder

12/30/2017
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Jess and Jenn talk about all the wonderful things about Wonder by R.J. Palacio, the supportive family aspect, and how emotional they plan to get during the film. Question of the Week: What is your personal precept? 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:00:51:10

#211: The Twilight of the Gods

12/1/2017
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Jenn, Ryan, and Kendyl are super down with the third 80s space movie in the MCU. Along with Thor: Ragnarok (2017) the hosts talk about the original myth, the comic storyline, and Thor's glorious transformation from his first film to the new ruler of Asgard. Question of the Week: What other genre’s would you like to see the MCU take on? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:52:25

#210: Murder on the Justice Express

11/20/2017
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Adaptation covers their second novel by the Queen of Mystery herself, Agatha Christie. Jess, Jenn, and Kendyl discuss Murder on the Orient Express, the brilliant detective Hercule Poirot, and the twelve person jury that makes up the cast. Question of the Week: What was the clue that should have tipped you off? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:00:48:37

#209: The Case of the Harry Hole

11/17/2017
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The Adaptation hosts get a little juvenile about the protagonist's name in Jo Nesbø's The Snowman, talk about the grizzled detective trope, and try their hardest (or do they) to remember all the character's names. Question Challenge of the Week: How many characters from this book can you actually name? No cheating! Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:00:51:58

#208: The Thin, Flat Line

11/7/2017
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Dorin and Kendyl discuss both versions of Flatliners: the afterlife, manifestations of guilt, Julia Robert's luscious hair, and why they should have let Ellen Page be gay. Question of the Week: Which movie would you rather flatline in? 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:01:02:07

#207: At IT Again

10/16/2017
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Lots of differing opinions fly in our discussion of It (2017). We compare it to the 1990 miniseries, work through frustration about the different characters' fears, and figure out who the jumpy hosts are. Question(s) of the Week: Whose your favorite Pennywise the Dancing Clown: Tim Curry or Bill Scarsgard? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:00:51:27

#206: Believe IT or Not

10/13/2017
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Jenn and Kendyl discuss Stephen King's It, how proud they feel just to have finished the whole book, and then have one of the more intense rants Adaptation has seen so far. Question of the Week: If IT was trying to scare you, what would it turn into? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:00:57:04

#205: A Time for Everything, Everything

9/30/2017
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The hosts talk Everything, Everything (2017): the astronaut, the texting, and the Rapunzel parallels, as well as revisiting the unknowns about Maddie's mom. Question of the Week: Did the film change your perception of Maddy’s mom? How much did she know about what she was doing in the film? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:00:46:26

#204: Completing The Circle

9/13/2017
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The Circle (2017) was full of potential and beloved actors, but that's not quite enough for our hosts. Not that tey loved the source material all that much either... Question of the Week: How would you change this film to make it more relevant? 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:00:42:25

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