Adapt or Perish

Adapt or Perish

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A podcast about adaptation.


Catch-22
Jul 28 • 95 min
We must be crazy to do it, but in this episode of Adapt or Perish we’re taking to the skies with Joseph Heller’s Catch-22!
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Jul 14 • 96 min
In this completely honest and in no way deceitful or manipulative episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss the many versions of 1988’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (including 1964’s Bedtime Story and 2019’s The Hustle)!
Little Women, Part 2
Jun 30 • 139 min
It’s finally time to journey back to Concord! In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we return to Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women with a much more thorough look at the decades of adaptations of her classic story.
Pride and Prejudice Revisited, Part 3
Jun 16 • 125 min
Welcome to the conclusion of our look back at Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice! In this episode, we cover all the non-traditional adaptations. Bollywood! Zombies! Vlogs! Enjoy!
Pride and Prejudice Revisited, Part 2
Jun 2 • 87 min
Part 2 has arrived! 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…
Pride and Prejudice Revisited, Part 1
May 19 • 90 min
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…
Anne of Green Gables, Part 2
May 5 • 133 min
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!
The Thomas Crown Affair
Apr 21 • 91 min
In this totally cool, totally criminal, and somewhat sexy episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss The Thomas Crown Affair!
The Borrowers
Apr 7 • 117 min
In this very special episode of Adapt or Perish, we get REAL small and discuss the classic children’s book The Borrowers!
Robin Hood, Part 2
Mar 24 • 135 min
Welcome back to Sherwood! This episode of Adapt or Perish concludes our two-part look at the world’s most famous outlaw, Robin Hood!
Robin Hood, Part 1
Mar 10 • 108 min
Welcome to Sherwood! In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we bring you part one of our two-part look at the world’s most famous outlaw, Robin Hood!
The Absent-Minded Professor
Feb 25 • 72 min
In this extra special, very scientific episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Disney’s The Absent-Minded Professor and Flubber!
A Room with a View
Feb 11 • 80 min
In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we revisit E.M. Forster with a look at A Room with a View!
The Bad News Bears
Jan 28 • 69 min
Before Little Giants, before The Mighty Ducks, before The Sandlot, there was The Bad News Bears! And it’s time for Adapt or Perish to step up to the plate and take a look at this true sports classic.
Sabrina
Jan 14 • 81 min
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!
The Poseidon Adventure
Dec 31, 2019 • 112 min
Happy New Year! To celebrate, we’re taking a look at the classic tale of peril in cruise ship, The Poseidon Adventure!
Miracle on 34th Street
Dec 17, 2019 • 97 min
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everybody! To celebrate the magic of the season, we’re taking a look at the Christmas classic of whimsy and consumerism, Miracle on 34th Street!
The BFG
Dec 3, 2019 • 83 min
In this whizzpopping episode of Adapt or Perish, we’re taking a look at Roald Dahl’s classic novel The BFG!
Rerun: Little Women
Nov 19, 2019 • 87 min
It’s still new baby time at Adapt or Perish, so we need a little more time before we get back to releasing new episodes. In the meantime, here’s the second of two classic episodes, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women!
Rerun: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Nov 5, 2019 • 97 min
We just had a baby over here at Adapt or Perish headquarters, so that means we need a couple of weeks to get back to releasing new episodes. In the meantime, here’s the first of two classic episodes, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!
Dracula
Oct 22, 2019 • 132 min
Happy Halloween! In this very spooky episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Bram Stoker’s greatest creation, Count Dracula!
Two Year Spectacular
Oct 8, 2019 • 97 min
Join us as we celebrate the end of year two of Adapt or Perish by looking back at our last 25 episodes in our Two Year Spectacular!
The Bad Seed
Sep 24, 2019 • 97 min
In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we look at Rhoda Penmark, one of the OG creepy murder kids, in The Bad Seed!
King Kong
Sep 10, 2019 • 98 min
Kong! The king himself! The Eighth Wonder of the World! And the subject of this episode of Adapt or Perish.
Charlotte’s Web
Aug 27, 2019 • 93 min
It’s episode 50! This is crazy! In this milestone episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss the stone-cold children’s classic Charlotte’s Web!
The Karate Kid
Aug 13, 2019 • 94 min
In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we wax on, we wax off, and we get into the ring with The Karate Kid!
Howards End
Jul 30, 2019 • 93 min
In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we examine Howards End, E.M. Forster’s classic tale of class relations in turn of the century Britain.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Jul 16, 2019 • 95 min
Disaster! Hijackers have taken a train in New York City, and we got to witness it across a book and THREE adaptations. In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we’re discussing the classic thriller The Taking of Pelham One Two Three!
Arthur
Jul 2, 2019 • 88 min
When WE get caught between the moon and New York City, the best that we can do is present to you our episode on the Dudley Moore comedy classic Arthur, and two of its theatrical remakes!
Father of the Bride
Jun 18, 2019 • 106 min
Happy Father’s Day! This very special episode is all about weddings, babies, and Martin Short, as we discuss Edward Streeter’s Father of the Bride, its two screen adaptations, and THEIR two sequels!
Jane Eyre, Part 2
Jun 4, 2019 • 104 min
In this, part two of our first two-part episode, we conclude our look at EIGHT adaptations of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre!
Jane Eyre, Part 1
May 21, 2019 • 91 min
We read Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre and watched EIGHT adaptations, and it ended up being too much for one episode! In this, part one of our first two-part episode, we discuss the book and the first four of those adaptations.
Freaky Friday
May 7, 2019 • 90 min
Happy Mother’s Day! In honor of this very special day, we’re bringing this very special tale of mothers and daughters, Mary Rodgers’ body swap classic, Freaky Friday!
The Ten Commandments
Apr 23, 2019 • 108 min
In honor of Passover, in this episode we discuss the book of Exodus—the story of the Ten Commandments!
A Star is Born
Apr 9, 2019 • 98 min
In this episode, we discuss every version of A Star is Born!
Godzilla
Mar 26, 2019 • 98 min
In this episode, we discuss 50 years of the King of the Monsters, Godzilla!
Brokeback Mountain
Mar 12, 2019 • 79 min
In this episode, we discuss Annie Proulx’s Brokeback Mountain!
True Grit
Feb 26, 2019 • 88 min
In this episode, we discuss Charles Portis’ True Grit!
Mary Poppins
Feb 12, 2019 • 85 min
In this practically perfect episode, we discuss P.L. Travers’ Mary Poppins!
Airplane!
Jan 29, 2019 • 78 min
In this episode, we discuss the 1980 spoof Airplane!
Romeo and Juliet
Jan 15, 2019 • 98 min
In this episode, we discuss William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet!
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Jan 1, 2019 • 91 min
In this episode, we discuss C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe!
The Hunt for Red October
Dec 18, 2018 • 104 min
In this episode, we discuss Tom Clancy’s The Hunt for Red October!
Where the Wild Things Are & Fantastic Mr. Fox
Dec 4, 2018 • 84 min
In this episode, we discuss Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are and Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox!
Sherlock Holmes
Nov 20, 2018 • 125 min
In this episode, we discuss Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes!
Pete’s Dragon
Nov 6, 2018 • 96 min
In this episode, we discuss Disney’s Pete’s Dragon!
Frankenstein
Oct 23, 2018 • 99 min
In this very spooky Halloween episode, we discuss Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein!
One Year Spectacular
Oct 9, 2018 • 104 min
In this episode, we look back on one year of Adapt or Perish in our One Year Spectacular!
Fried Green Tomatoes
Sep 25, 2018 • 91 min
In this episode, we discuss Fannie Flagg’s Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe!
A Wrinkle in Time
Sep 11, 2018 • 97 min
In this episode, we discuss Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time!
The Little Prince
Aug 28, 2018 • 92 min
In this episode, we discuss Antione de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince!
Dial M for (A Perfect) Murder
Aug 14, 2018 • 87 min
In this episode, we discuss Alfred Hitchcock’s Dial M for Murder and Andrew Davis’ A Perfect Murder!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Jul 31, 2018 • 97 min
In this episode, we discuss Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!
La Cage aux Folles & The Birdcage
Jul 17, 2018 • 96 min
In this episode, we discuss the 1978 French/Italian movie La Cage aux Folles and the 1996 American remake, The Birdcage!
Jaws
Jul 3, 2018 • 89 min
In this episode, we discuss Peter Benchley’s Jaws!
The Joy Luck Club
Jun 19, 2018 • 91 min
In this episode, we discuss Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club!
The Producers
Jun 5, 2018 • 92 min
In this episode, we discuss Mel Brooks’ The Producers!
The Price of Salt/Carol
May 22, 2018 • 91 min
In this episode, we discuss Patricia Highsmith’s The Price of Salt.
The Giver
May 8, 2018 • 92 min
In this episode, we discuss Lois Lowry’s The Giver.
Murder on the Orient Express
Apr 24, 2018 • 91 min
In this episode, we discuss Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express.
The Princess Bride
Apr 10, 2018 • 78 min
In this episode, we discuss William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Mar 27, 2018 • 95 min
In this episode, we discuss Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles.
The Godfather
Mar 13, 2018 • 95 min
In this episode, we discuss Mario Puzo’s The Godfather (1969).
The Fault in Our Stars
Feb 27, 2018 • 87 min
In this episode, we discuss John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars (2012).
Children of Men
Feb 13, 2018 • 90 min
In this episode, we discuss P.D. James’ The Children of Men (1992).
The Handmaid’s Tale
Jan 30, 2018 • 104 min
In this episode, we discuss Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (1985).
Fun Home
Jan 16, 2018 • 83 min
In this episode, we discuss Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home.
Little Women
Jan 2, 2018 • 85 min
In this episode, we discuss Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women (1868).
A Christmas Carol
Dec 19, 2017 • 98 min
In this episode, we discuss Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (1843).
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Dec 5, 2017 • 79 min
In this episode, we discuss Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
The Hobbit
Nov 21, 2017 • 100 min
In this episode, we discuss J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit (1937).
Pride & Prejudice
Nov 7, 2017 • 95 min
In this episode, we discuss Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice (1813).
Jurassic Park
Oct 24, 2017 • 84 min
In this episode we discuss Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park (1990).
Anne of Green Gables
Oct 9, 2017 • 89 min
In this episode we discuss L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables (1908).
Introduction
Oct 8, 2017 • 0 min
An introduction to Adapt or Perish, a podcast about adaptation.