The Show and the History

Our Flag Means Death is comedic romp that follows the ridiculous, yet real-life story of aristocrat Stede Bonnet and his mid-life crisis decision to abandon his family and sugar plantation in Barbados to become a pirate. Yes, you read that correctly. This is a true story. You cannot make this up. The show stars Rhys […]

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The Adaptation Watch 2022

As we enter 2022 we have a brand new and substantial slate of literary adaptations coming to big and small screens near you. Here are the titles we’re looking forward to (not counting continuations of shows like Shadow and Bone, coming back to Netflix for a second season later this year). Some are films, some […]

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The Successful Screenwriter Interview

Recently, I had the pleasure to talk screenwriting with Geoffrey D. Calhoun on his podcast The Successful Screenwriter. In the interview, we chatted about industry tips for screenwriters, trends in the indie film market, and how writers capitalize on market their scripts to filmmakers. Please check out the podcast here and subscribe to The Successful Screenwriter […]

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The Babysitters Club

The first Babysitters Club I read was Claudia and the Phantom Phones Calls. I was soon addicted. I don’t know if it was the spooky atmosphere of the book or the terrifying atmosphere of the night I bought the book, but I distinctly remember when and where I found Ann M. Martin’s book. My mom was […]

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The Adaptation Watch – Part 2

Part 2 of The Adaptation Watch focuses on the contemporary stories coming to the big screen and streaming in 2020.   The Outsider – release date January 12, 2020 on HBO; starring Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo, and Jason Bateman. Based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, this series will serve up what […]

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