Today Zoë and Jules are going back to a book they loved as kids, Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine! How does it work as an adaptation of Cinderella? Is the 2004 movie any good? Will they ever stop fidgeting with things on their desk? Listen to the episode to find out!
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Pride and Prejudice (1940) with samsingsongs
1:41:19It's our first episode with a special guest! Sam aka samsingsongs on Tiktok joined us to talk about the 1940 movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice starring Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier. We're deep into the Hays Code and no one's really trying to do a British accent, but how do we all feel about the movie in the end? Let's find out! Follow Sam on Tiktok! and follow us on Twitter and Instagram!
Song Adaptations: Kate Bush, Taylor Swift, and more
50:07In this episode, we're taking a look at songs inspired by old stories; Eat Your Young by Hozier as A Modest Proposal, Grendel's Mother by The Mountain Goats as Beowulf, Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush as the novel of the same name, and Love Story by Taylor Swift as Romeo and Juliet. We're also talking about the Built on Bones EP by Emily Scott Robinson, which is six songs sung by the witches from Macbeth. What makes a song a good adaptation as opposed to a movie or book? We're gonna talk about it! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram!
1:18:56Today Zoë and Jules are going back to a book they loved as kids, Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine! How does it work as an adaptation of Cinderella? Is the 2004 movie any good? Will they ever stop fidgeting with things on their desk? Listen to the episode to find out! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram!
10 Things I Hate About You
59:00Let's take a trip back to the past, 1999 to be exact! This week we're talking about a beloved adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew, 10 Things I Hate About You. But does the humor of the 90s (and the 1590s) hold up? We're gonna find out. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram!
Malice & Misrule
1:02:01This week we're talking about the Malice & Misrule book duology by Heather Walter, a sapphic Sleeping Beauty retelling. Adapting fairy tales and folklore can be a different beast than other adaptations, so what do we think of this twist on the classic tale? I'll be honest folks, we get a little silly. Hope you like it! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram!
52:38Let's talk about the 2022 Netflix movie adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion, starring Dakota Johnson and Cosmo Jarvis. We are... not big fans. But why? Is it just the modern Fleabag-isms? Or is there something more complex we take issue with? Listen to find out! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram!