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Book Vs Movie Podcast Episodes

  • Yellow Submarine (1968)
    Book Vs. Movie: Yellow SubmarineThe Beatles Classic Animated Psychedelic TripIn 1968, The Beatles were the biggest band in the world and were eager to finish their United Artists deal (the company that produced A Hard Days Night and Help!) with a film …
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) Ian Fleming, Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Benny Hill, & Roald Dahl
    Book Vs. Movie: Chitty Chitty Bang BangThe 1964 Ian Fleming Story vs the 1968 Dick Van Dyke Movie The Margos can’t seem to escape the allure of Ian Fleming with an episode devoted to his only children’s story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang which was published…
  • National Lampoon Vacation (1983)
    Book Vs. Movie: National Lampoon’s Vacation, The 1979 Short Story by John Hughes vs the 1983 Chevy Chase Movie.
  • The Boys in the Band (1970) & (2020) Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Mart Crowley, & William Friedkin
    Book Vs. Movie: The Boys in the Band The 1968 Play Vs. the 1970 & the 2020 FilmsThe Margos love the celebrate Pride Month and in the past, we have covered Fried Green Tomatoes, Love, Simon, and Call Me by Your Name among other titles. This time are co…
  • 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…