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Book Vs Movie Podcast

Book Vs. Movie is the podcast that asks the questions "Which was better...the book or the movie?" Spoiler Alert! We give away the main 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!
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Dec 29, 2016

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

"Auntie Mame"

The 1955 Insanely Popular Patrick Dennis Novel Vs. The Rosalind Russell Classic Film

 

The Margos take on the most awful year in show business deaths by tackling the most joyful book/movie they have covered yet--"Auntie Mame!" 

In this episode the Margos discuss:

  • The complicated life of author Patrick Dennis
  • The amazing Rosalind Russell
  • The big differences between the book and movie
  • Art Direction for the set and the jaw-dropping costumes
  • The inspiration for the lead character
  • The conservatism of the 1950s
  • How quickly Rosalind Russell can speak dialogue 
  • Lucille Ball vs. Angela Landsbury musical "Mames"

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Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

 

 

Dec 19, 2016

Book Vs. Movie Podcast "A Christmas Story"

A Christmas Story gets the "Book Vs Movie" treatment and is basically a love fest for the Margos.

In this holiday-themed episode the Margos about the differences between the 1966 book by Jean Shepherd "In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash" and the beloved classic film directed by Bob Clark.

They also discuss:

  • How to pick a bad episode of "MASH"
  • Heating homes in Southern California
  • The "A Christmas Story" home as a real attraction

So get your BB gun ready and enjoy this episode!

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Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

 

Dec 17, 2016

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss

The 1957 Children's Classic Vs. The 1966 TV special & the 2000 Ron Howard-Directed Film

The Margos get into the holiday spirit talking about the all-time holiday favorite "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss. In this episode we explore the differences between 1957 children's classic book and the two filmed properties of it (the 1966 TV classic and the 2000 rowdy Jim Carey version. 

Topics we cover here:

  • The back story of Theodore Seuss Geisel and his less than cheery view of children
  • Figuring out who John Ford, Tom Ford and Glenn Ford really are
  • His San Diego roots
  • Dr. Seuss's left-leaning politics
  • The thinking behind the story of the Grinch
  • The voice actors in the TV special
  • How Jim Carey won the part
  • The 8-hour grueling makeup sessions 
  • The insane art direction in the movie (The Margos are NOT fans)
  • Taylor Momson's wonderful performance

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Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

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Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Dec 11, 2016

Book Vs Movie Bonus Ep "The Green Mile"

Mago D. & Deana of "Twisted Philly" Discuss the 1999 Classic Film &

Stephen King Novel

Margo D. and Deana of the excellent podcast Twisted Philly talk about the Stephen King classic "The Green Mile" book to movie. In this ep they discuss:

  • The director Frank Darabont's history of working on the best Stephen King films so far.
  • The evilness of Doug Hutchison's character Percy Wetmore
  • The excellent (and really TALL cast)
  • Michael Clarke Duncan & Michael Jeter (RIP)
  • The adorable "Mr. Jingles" 

Follow Twisted Philly on Twitter @Twisted_Philly 

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Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

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Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Dec 4, 2016

 

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

"Harry Potter & The Order of the Phoenix"

The 2003 novel Vs. the 2007 film

 

Watch all you muggles and half bloods because the Margos take on J.K. Rowling's 5th novel in the original Harry Potter series. In this lively episode we discuss:

  • The main differences between the novel and the film
  • J.K. Rowling's background from impoverished single mother to selling over 400 million books to date
  • The amazing actors that populate the Harry Potter world. 
  • The dickiishness of Harry's dad
  • How we tried very hard to learn all of the Potter trivia but most likely failed!

 

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Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

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Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Nov 12, 2016

Book Vs. Movie Podcast "Fight Club"

The Chuck Palahniuk Novel Vs. the David Fincher

The Margos get all aggro in this episode of Book Vs. Movie podcast after two years of fans begging us. The hitch? We recorded this 4 days after the 2016 Presidential Election--fun!

In this episode we discuss:

  • The author's interesting background and the road he traveled to create Fight Club
  • The differences between the 1996 novel and the 1999 classic film starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton.
  • The classic line "I haven't been ****-ed like this since grade school" and how it came to be.
  • Brad Pitt's abs
  • The time Rosie O'Donnell spoiled the plot on her talk show the week the film was released
  • The wonderful performance of Meat Loaf and his fat suit
  • The art direction of the film and how it reminds us of "Blade Runner"
  • The make-up of Helena Bonham Carter 
  • Margo D's theory about the Narrator's REAL issue (and it's a doozy)

 

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Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Sep 18, 2016

Book Vs. Movie Podcast "Charlie & the Chocolate Family"

The beloved classic Dahl novel against two Hollywood creations. Which is better?

The Margos went deep into Raold Dahl territory with this exploration about how Willy Wonka came to being and the two Hollywood interpretations of this unique tale. 

In this ep we discuss:

  • The complicated life of the author and the tragedies he experienced throughout his life. 
  • The main differences between the book and the adapted films
  • The different interpretations that Gene Wilder & Johnny Depp gave to the role of Willy Wonka
  • Which we liked better--book or movie? 

 

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Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

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Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Jul 9, 2016

Book Vs Movie Podcast

The Beach

The Margos take on the Alex Garland 90s cult classic novel vs. the 2000 film directed by Danny Boyle and OY VEY we picked a winner here!

In this episode we discuss:

  • The sexed up changes we KNOW that Leonardo DiCaprio insisted they make to the film
  • The good & bad acting 
  • The total surreal and amazing scenes that somehow did not make it to the film
  • What you should say if you wind up in a Northern California weed plantation
  • Our lack of backpacking jones
  • The stunning lack of Robert Carlyle and the character Jed

Which did we like more? Find out here!

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Leave us a voice mail: 206-279-0117

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Jun 19, 2016

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

"Alice in Wonderland"

 

The Margos take on Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and how it was adapted into a film by cinematic genius Tim Burton. In this episode we discuss:

  • The backstory of Lewis Carroll and the "real" Alice
  • His relationship with Alice Lidell and her family
  • The many version of "Alice in Wonderland" that exist in film
  • Tim Burton's unique take on the material
  • Plus, we talk parallels to Michael Jackson and tales from Margo's home shopping experiences
  • Next week's epiosde book/movie topic 

Music: "White Rabbit" by the Jefferson Airplane

Documentary mentioned "The Secret Life of Lewis Carroll" BBC

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Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Leave us a voice mail: 206-279-0117

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover the book/movie of your choice! 

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Feb 29, 2016

Book Vs. Movie Podcast Bonus Stephen King Ep

11/22/63 with

Lou & Hans of The Stephen King Podcast

In this special bonus episode of "Book Vs Movie" one half of the Margos talks with Lou and Hans of "The Stephen King Podcast" about the new Hulu series "11-22-63" starring James Franco.

The first two episodes of "11-22-63" are dissected between the 2011 book and the new series with Lou and Hans who have special insight on what to expect from the series. 

In this episode discuss:

  • James Franco's performance
  • The casting choices for the series
  • Upcoming film & TV adaptions of Stephen King properties

Follow Lou Systma @LouWSytsma www.louwritestories.com

Follow Hans at @LiljasLibrary www.liljas-library.com 

@SKingPodcast

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