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18. The Producers

In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Mel Brooks’ The Producers!

For this episode, we watched and discussed:

  • The original 1967 movie, written and directed by Mel Brooks, and starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder. Watch on Amazon or iTunes.
  • The Producers on Broadway (2001), written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, directed by Susan Stroman, and starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick. Listen to the original cast recording on iTunes or Amazon.
  • Recording the Producers: A Musical Romp with Mel Brooks, the 2001 documentary that followed the production of the original cast album for the initial run of the Broadway musical, with appearances by Brooks, Meehan, Stroman, and stars Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick. Buy it on Amazon.
  • The 2005 movie based on the Broadway musical, directed by Susan Stroman, and starring Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, and Will Ferrell. Watch on Amazon or iTunes. Buy the soundtrack on Amazon or iTunes.

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17. The Price of Salt/Carol

In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Patricia Highsmith’s The Price of Salt!

We read and watched:

  • Highsmith’s original novel (1952). Read it on Amazon or iBooks.
  • Carol, the 2015 movie adaptation, directed by Todd Haynes, written by Phyllis Nagy, and starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Watch it on Amazon or iTunes.

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16. The Giver

This week, we discuss Lois Lowry’s The Giver!

In this episode, we read and watched:

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15. Murder on the Orient Express

This week, we discuss Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express!

In this episode, we read and watched:

Some of the stuff we talked about in this episode:

14. The Princess Bride

This week, we discuss William Goldman’s The Princess Bride!

In this episode, we read and watched:

Some of the stuff we talked about in this episode:

13. The Hound of the Baskervilles

This week, in our first installment on the character of Sherlock Holmes, we’re discussing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles.

In this episode, we read and watched:

Some of the stuff we talked about in this episode:

12. The Godfather

This week, we discuss Mario Puzo’s The Godfather.

In this episode we read, watched, and played:

We had a special appearance this week by our friend Dom Mahoney, one of the hosts of Not Another Gaming Podcast from Wicked Good Gaming. He’s a great guy! If you’re into gaming, you should give it a listen!

Some of the stuff we talked about in this episode:

11. The Fault in Our Stars

This week, we discuss John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars.

In this episode we read and watched:

  • John Green’s original novel, published in 2012.
  • The Fault in Our Stars, the 2014 film directed by Josh Boone, starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, and Willem Dafoe.

Some of the stuff we talked about this episode:

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10. Children of Men

This week, we discuss P.D. James’ The Children of Men.

In this episode we read and watched:

  • P.D. James’ original novel, published in 1992.
  • Children of Men, the 2006 movie directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, and Claire-Hope Ashitey.

Some of the stuff we talked about in this episode:

9. The Handmaid's Tale

This week, we discuss Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.

In this episode, we read and watched:

Some of the stuff we talked about in this episode:

8. Fun Home

This week, we discuss Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home!

In this episode we read, listened to, and watched:

Some of the stuff we talked about in this episode:

7. Little Women

Happy New Year, everybody! In this episode, we discuss Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, 1868.

Everything we read and watched for this episode:

Some of the stuff we talked about in the episode:

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6. A Christmas Carol

Merry Christmas, everyone! In this episode, we discuss Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, 1843.

Everything we read and watched for this episode:

Some of the stuff we talked about in the episode:

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5. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

In this episode, we discuss Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

We consumed a lot for this episode:

We also discussed Neil Gaiman’s Don’t Panic: The Official Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Companion (1988). Buy on Amazon.

Now, do you know where your towel is?

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4. The Hobbit

In this episode, we discuss:

I think we can all agree, this is too much Hobbit. We couldn't even bring ourselves to watch the extended edition of The Hobbit Trilogy, it was so much Hobbit.

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3. Pride & Prejudice

In this episode, we discuss:

We also mentioned, but didn't view the 1940 film version starring Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier.

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2. Jurassic Park

In this episode we discuss:

For a much deeper look into the subtext of the film version of Jurassic Park, please watch Mike Hill's presentation on Vimeo. It's pretty great.

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