Adaptation Nation

We read it. We watch it. We talk about it.

The Color Purple

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the publication of Alice Walker's The Color Purple, Sharifah Williams and Jeff O'Neal discuss the book, the movie, and the legacies of both.

Gone Girl

Jeff O'Neal, Rebecca Schinsky, and Amanda Nelson mark the 10th Anniversary of the publication of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn with a deep dive into the book, the movie, and legacy of this hugely influential work.

The Scottish Play

Jeff, Jenn, Vanessa, and Sharifah assemble to dive into The Tragedy of Macbeth, in honor of its newest movie adaptation starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.

Episode 5The English Patient

Jeff O'Neal and Rebecca Schinsky discuss The English Patient.

Episode 4The Pelican Brief

Jeff and Amanda dive into The Pelican Brief, because they feel like it!

Episode 4The Wheel of Time

Jeff and Jenn dig into The Wheel of Time TV show adaptation and talk Robert Jordan, whether it's the next Game of Thrones, to read or not to read, and more.

Episode 2Casino Royale

Jeff O'Neal and Vanessa Diaz talk about Ian Fleming's 1953 Casino Royale and the 2006 film adaptation.

Episode 1DUNE

Jeff O'Neal, Jenn Northington, and Amanda Nelson discuss Frank Herbert's Dune and break down Denis Villeneuve's 2021 adaptation.