Critical Linking: May 2, 2015


Tour the most extraordinary bookshops across the globe, from a hidden gem on Santorini to a repurposed church in The Netherlands.

I haven’t seen some of these bookstores before and now I would like to go visit them in person.


What is often overlooked in discussions of the Hitchcock legacy is his mastery of adaptation. The works of Alfred Hitchcock are built on a literary foundation. Many of his most famous films – and nearly all of his greatest – are adaptations. In honor of the Master of Suspense, let’s have a look at a few of the best.

Are these Hitchcock’s best literary adaptations?


Netflix is turning Dr. Seuss’s classic Green Eggs and Ham into a 13-episode binge-able cartoon series, according to Deadline. Ellen DeGeneres is attached to executive-produce the project, along with Warner Bros. Animation, David Dobkin, Mike Karz, Jeff Kleeman, and Jared Stern.


I’m curious how they’ll make this into a 13-episode cartoon series.



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