Oct 22, 2021
Book Vs. Movie: The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Oliver Wilde Novella Vs the 1945 Film Starring Angela Lansbury
The month of October is one of our favorites because we get to indulge our love for scary ghost stories! This episode focuses on one of writer Oscar Wilde’s biggest commercial and critical successes--
Oct 14, 2021
Book Vs. Movie: Invasion of the Body
The 1955 Novel by Jack Finney Vs the 1956 Classic Film
Our “Spooky Movies in October” continues with Invasion of the Body Snatchers, a novel by Jack Finney, and the movie starring Kevin McCarthy (who also made a cameo in the 1978 remake!) The story of aliens invading earth...
Oct 8, 2021
Book Vs. Movie: The Invisible Man
The 1897 Novel by H.G. Wells Vs the 2020 Elisabeth Moss Adaptation
The Margos love the spookiness of October and this episode is dedicated to the classic H.G. Wells The Invisible Man which was first published in 1897 as a serialized story. The tale of a mysterious man who shows up at...
Sep 30, 2021
Book Vs. Movie: The Parent Trap
The 1949 Novel by Erich Kastner Vs the 1961 Disney Classic Film
The Margos are twinning this week talking about Lottie/Lisa & Sharon/Susan--the lead characters from the Erich Kastner german novel Das Doppelte Lottchen. The author’s life is fascinating and we discuss it in this episode....
Sep 17, 2021
Book Vs. Movie: In a Lonely Place
The 1947 Novel Vs the 1950 Humphrey Bogart
The Margos go back to Bogie and film noir with In a Lonely Place which was written by Dorothy B. Hughes in 1947 which tells the story of a homicidal maniac on the loose in post-War II Los Angeles. Dix Steele was an airman who prowls around LA...