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Book Vs Movie Podcast Episodes

  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Richard Kiel, & Ian Fleming
    Book Vs. Movie: The Spy Who Loved MeThe 1962 Novel Vs the 1977 James Bond FilmThe Margos love a good spy novel and James Bond usually makes for a fun, exciting read. We found out that this novel, The Spy Who Loved Me, written very quickly by Ian Flemin…
  • “Gaslight” (1944)
    Book Vs. Movie: GaslightThe 1938 Play Vs the 1944 FilmThe expression “to gaslight” a person means to question their sanity to the point they lose control of themselves. It came into fashion in the 1940s with the 1944 George Cukor film starring Charles …
  • The Seven Year Itch (1955)
    Book Vs. Movie: The Seven Year ItchThe George Axelrod 1952 Play Vs. the 1955 Billy Wilder FilmWhen the coronavirus pandemic began, the Margos decided to expand on the very idea of a “book” to movie adaptation to cover weekly. The timing of putting our …
  • The Joy Luck Club (1993)
    Book Vs. Movie: The Joy Luck ClubAmy Tan’s 1989 Novel Vs the 1993 Wayne Wang FilmTo finish out AAPI month the Margos talk about Amy Tan and her debut novel The Joy Luck Club which became a sensation when it was released in the late 1980s. The Oakland, …
  • MULAN (2020)
    Book Vs. Movie: Mulan The AD 6th Century Poem Vs. the 2020 Disney Live-Action Film
  • Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
    Book Vs. Movie: Raise the Red LanternSu Tong’s 1990 Novel Vs. the 1991 Zhang Yimpou’s 1991 FilmThe Margos are celebrating AAPI month with a look at the author Su Tong and his work which has earned him millions of fans all over the world with his writin…
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
    Book Vs. Movie: The Postman Always Rings TwiceThe James M. Cain 1934 Novel Vs. the 1946 Lana Turner Classic FilmThe Margos are feeling like a couple of femme fatales after reading the 1934 James M. Cain novel and watching the 1946 film The Postman Alwa…
  • “Austenland” (2013)
    Book Vs. Movie: AustenlandThe 2007 Hale Book Vs the 2013 Keri Russell Movie The Margos are feeling romantic in this episode that is about all things Jane Austen and Mr. Darcy. The 2007 novel Austenland by Shannon Hale tells the story of an early 30-som…
  • “MASH” (1970)
    Book Vs. Movie: MASHThe Richard Hooker book Vs the Robert Altman Film (with some of the long-running TV series mixed in)MASH was one of the most popular and iconic television shows of the 70s and 80s (the reruns are still happening all over the globe!)…
  • How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
    Book Vs. Movie: How to Make An American Quilt Whitney Otto’s Debut Novel Vs the Winona Ryder MovieThe 90s were an incredible time for what became known as “Chick Lit”–or just books that featured women writers and characters. Whitney Otto’s How to Make…