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...
Sep 10, 2021
Book Vs. Movie: AI: Artificial Intelligence
Brian Aldiss’s Supertoys Last All Summer Long Vs. the 2001 Steven Spielberg Film
Sep 2, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “A Face in the Crowd”
The Budd Schulberg Short Story Vs the Elia Kazan Classic Film
Every once in a while we come across a story that was created decades ago and has themes that transcend time. This is the case with 1957’s A Face in the Crowd which talks about class distinctions in America, the...