Apr 29, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “Being There”
The 1970 Satirical Novel Vs the 1979 Classic Film
The film Being There and its star Peter Sellers was a big deal in 1980 when the film was released. Based on a novella by Jerzy Kosinski (who won an Academy Award and Golden Globe for the screenplay) the story of “Chance”, a simple...
Apr 21, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “Love Story”
The 1970 Novel & Film Explores Love, Loss, and the Use of the Word “Sorry”
Since we have just been added to the amazing lineup shows that are a part of the Frolic Podcast Network, the Margos thought it was time to cover a classic book & film that our listeners are clamoring for since...
Apr 15, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “Father of the Bride”
The 1949 Novel Vs the 1950 Elizabeth Taylor Classic
(Okay, we mention the 90s remake as well!)
Apr 8, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “The Man Who Fell to Earth”
Our first Walter Tevis novel & the cult David Bowie Film
Author Walter Tevis created some of the most interesting and unique protagonists in fiction including Beth Harmon in The Queen’s Gambit and Eddie Felson in The Hustler. His Jerome Newton of The Man Who Fell to...
Apr 1, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “The Women”
The Clare Booth Luce Vs. the 1939 George Cukor Film (Plus, the 2001 Broadway Revival!)
In 1936, the Clare Booth Luce play The Women debuted on Broadway to rave reviews and packed audiences which featured 45 speaking parts for women, while no man is either seen or heard. (Though all of the...