Jun 30, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “Fantastic Mr. Fox”
The Margos Cover Roald Dahl (Again!)
One of the most covered authors on Book Vs Movie is also one of the most controversial and we discuss why in this episode dedicated to Roald Dahl and his 1970 children’s novel Fantastic Mr. Fox. The story about a smart fox, his loving...
Jun 25, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “Argo”
The 2007 Wired Article Vs the 2012 Movie Adaptation
The Margos are on an adventure for this episode that is based on a true story--Argo. The 2007 Wired magazine article (“The Great Escape: How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to RescueAmericans From Tehran”) by writer Joshua Bearman is...
Jun 16, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “The Little Prince”
The 1943 Novel Vs the 2015 Adaptation
The Margos say “Vive La France!” as we dive into the classic children’s book The Little Prince by author & illustrator Antoine de Saint-Exupery originally published in 1943. The author was a successful poet, journalist, and aviator for...
Jun 9, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “To Sir, With Love”
The 1959 E.R. Braithewaite Novel Vs the 1967 Sidney Poitier Movie
To Sir, With Love was a smash hit movie in 1967 making over $40 million at the box office and making singer Lulu an international sensation who not only stars in the film but sings the theme song. The Margos take a...
Jun 3, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “Whip It”
The 2007 Novel by Shauna Cross Vs the 2009 Drew Barrymore-Directorial Debut
The Margos are feeling some badass girl energy and the need for speed so what is better than entering the world of women’s roller derby competitions to scratch that itch? The 2007 novel Derby Girl by Shauna Cross