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Adapt or Perish

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Whether it's stage to screen, book to television, comic to blockbuster, or movie to musical and back again, this podcast leaves no adaptation unturned.

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Whether it's stage to screen, book to television, comic to blockbuster, or movie to musical and back again, this podcast leaves no adaptation unturned.

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Engaging & Enjoyable

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These two have a great podcast. I thouroughly enjoy their banter! A fun and easy listen.

Charming and fun

By Andreagl - Nov 10 2017
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Incredibly fun! If you like books and films this podcast is a must listen.

iTunes Ratings

40 Ratings
Average Ratings
39
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0
0
1

Engaging & Enjoyable

By TBCakes - Feb 14 2020
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These two have a great podcast. I thouroughly enjoy their banter! A fun and easy listen.

Charming and fun

By Andreagl - Nov 10 2017
Read more
Incredibly fun! If you like books and films this podcast is a must listen.
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Adapt or Perish

Latest release on Sep 22, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Jane Eyre, Part 2

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In this, the conclusion of our first two-part episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre!

In part one, we covered the original novel, Robert Stevenson’s 1943 movie, Delbert Mann’s 1970 TV movie, Joan Craft’s 1973 BBC miniseries, and Julian Amyes’ 1983 BBC miniseries. In this episode, we’ll discuss:

  • The 1996 movie, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, written by Zeffirelli and Hugh Whitemore, and starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and William Hurt. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
  • The 1997 TV movie, directed by Robert Young, written by Richard Hawley, Kay Mellor, and Peter Wright, and starring Samantha Morton and Ciarán Hinds. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
  • The 2006 BBC miniseries, directed by Susanna White, written by Sandy Welch, and starring Ruth Wilson and Toby Stephens. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
  • The 2011 movie, directed by Cary Fukunaga, written by Moira Buffini, and starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

Jun 04 2019

1hr 44mins

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Rank #2: Pride and Prejudice Revisited, Part 2

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It's been almost three years since the first time we looked at Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, and this time we're doing it right! We're revisiting the classic romance with a three-part look at the classic filmed adaptations, and the some of the more out-there adaptations, too!

In this episode—Part Two of Three—we re-discuss the last of the traditional Pride and Prejudice adaptations:

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

Jun 02 2020

1hr 27mins

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Rank #3: Rerun: Little Women

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In this episode, we discuss Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women.

Everything we read and watched for this episode:

Some of the stuff we talked about in the episode:

Remember to follow us on Instagram or Twitter, tell your friends, and please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts!

Nov 19 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #4: Anne of Green Gables, Part 2

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It's been a long time coming, but Adapt or Perish is finally going back to Avonlea to revisit L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables!

In this episode we discuss:

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

May 05 2020

2hr 13mins

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Rank #5: Pride and Prejudice Revisited, Part 1

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It's been almost three years since the first time we looked at Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, and this time we're doing it right! We're revisiting the classic romance with a three-part look at the classic filmed adaptations, and the some of the more out-there adaptations, too!

In this episode—Part One of Three—we discuss:

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

May 19 2020

1hr 30mins

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Rank #6: Little Women

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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:

Remember to follow us on Instagram or Twitter, tell your friends, and please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts!

Jan 02 2018

1hr 25mins

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Rank #7: The Handmaid's Tale

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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:

Jan 30 2018

1hr 44mins

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Rank #8: La Cage aux Folles & The Birdcage

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In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss the films La Cage aux Folles and The Birdcage!

For this episode, we watched and discussed:

  • La Cage aux Folles, the original 1973 play, written by Jean Poiret.
  • The 1978 French/Italian movie La Cage aux Folles, directed by Édouard Molinaro, and starring Ugo Tognazzi and Michel Serrault. Watch on Amazon or iTunes.
  • The 1983 Broadway musical, written by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman.
  • The Birdcage, the 1996 American remake, directed by Mike Nichols, written by Elaine May, and starring Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Weist, and Hank Azaria. Watch on Amazon or iTunes.

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

Jul 17 2018

1hr 36mins

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Rank #9: Jaws

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Just in time for the Fourth of July, in this episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Peter Benchley’s Jaws!

For this episode, we watched and discussed:

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

Jul 03 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #10: Rerun: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

For this episode, we read and watched:

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

Nov 05 2019

1hr 37mins

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Rank #11: The Godfather

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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:

Mar 13 2018

1hr 35mins

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Rank #12: The Producers

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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.

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us online at adaptorperishcast.com.

Jun 05 2018

1hr 32mins

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Rank #13: The Princess Bride

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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:

Apr 10 2018

1hr 18mins

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Rank #14: Sabrina

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In this very special, extra romantic and not at all problematic episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss the the classic tale of love and deception among the elites, Sabrina!

For this episode, we watched and discussed:

  • The 1954 original, directed by Billy Wilder, written by Wilder, Samuel A. Taylor, and Ernest Lehman, and starring Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, and William Holden. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
  • The 1995 remake, directed by Sidney Pollack, written by Barbara Benedek and David Rayfiel, and starring Julia Ormond, Harrison Ford, and Greg Kinnear. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.

Footnotes:

  • Sabrina Fair, the original 1953 play written by Samuel A. Taylor that served as the basis for the 1954 movie

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

Jan 14 2020

1hr 21mins

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Rank #15: Howards End

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In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Howards End, E.M. Forster’s classic tale of class relations in turn of the century Britain.

For this episode, we read and watched:

  • E.M. Forster’s original 1910 novel. Read it on iBooks or Amazon.
  • The 1992 movie, directed by James Ivory, produced by Ismail Merchant, written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, and starring Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, and Helena Bonham Carter. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
  • The 2017 miniseries, directed by Hettie MacDonald, written by Kenneth Lonergan, and starring Hayley Atwell, Matthew Macfadyen, Philippa Coulthard, Tracey Ullman, and Julia Ormond. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

Jul 30 2019

1hr 33mins

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Rank #16: The Price of Salt/Carol

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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.

Footnotes:

May 22 2018

1hr 31mins

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Rank #17: Jane Eyre, Part 1

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In this, part one of our first two-part episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre!

For these two episodes, we read Jane Eyre and watched eight screen adaptations. In this episode, we’ll discuss:

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

May 21 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #18: Freaky Friday

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In this very special Mother’s Day episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Mary Rodgers’ mother-daughter body-swap classic, Freaky Friday!

For this episode, we read and watched:

  • Mary Rodgers’ original 1972 novel.
  • The 1976 movie, directed by Gary Nelson, written by Rodgers, and starring Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris. Watch it on iTunes and Amazon.
  • The 1995 TV movie, directed by Melanie Mayron, and starring Gaby Hoffman and Shelley Long. Watch it on YouTube.
  • The 2003 movie, directed by Mark Waters, written by Heather Hach and Leslie Dixon, and starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis. Watch it on iTunes and Amazon.

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

May 07 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #19: A Christmas Carol

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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:

Remember to follow us on Instagram or Twitter, tell your friends, and please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts!

Dec 19 2017

1hr 38mins

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Rank #20: The Poseidon Adventure

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Happy New Year! In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we’re celebrating by discussing the classic tale of peril in a cruise ship, The Poseidon Adventure!

For this episode, we watched and discussed:

Footnotes:

You can follow Adapt or Perish on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and you can find us and all of our show notes online at adaptorperishcast.com.

If you want to send us a question or comment, you can email us at adaptorperishcast@gmail.com or tweet using #adaptcast.

Dec 31 2019

1hr 52mins

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