Get Over It is a 2001 teen adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. This week, Stephanie and Kirstin discuss Kirsten Dunst, teen romance, and overexcited dogs.
The 1999 film She's All That is an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion...or is it? This week, Stephanie, Kirstin and Jimmy discuss glasses, the class system, and disappointment.
Easy A (2001) is a loose adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. This week, Stephanie, Kirstin and Jimmy discuss sexual double-standards, intertextual references, and the world's coolest parents.
Check out Kirstin's cool new blog on this series: http://www.kirstinmills.com/blog/teen-movie-adaptations-classic-literature-podcast/
Clueless brings Jane Austen's Emma into the world of a privileged LA teen, and it works perfectly. This week, Stephanie, Kirstin and Jimmy discuss Austen, Heckerling, and routine liposuction.
She's The Man transforms Shakespeare's Twelfth Night into a teen drama about soccer and debutante balls. This week, Stephanie, Jimmy and Kirstin discuss the film, gender, and why they don't necessarily think it all works...
We love old books when they're teen movies. This week, Stephanie, Jimmy and Kirstin kick off a new mini-series of podcasts on teen movie adaptations of classic texts with Ten Things I Hate About You.
Shakespeare's Macbeth is so good that we can't stop thinking about it, or talking about it. This week, Stephanie, Jimmy and Kirstin discuss the appeal of the Scottish play, as well as the best and worst adaptations.
The world is in a very strange place right now, and we're in need of serious distraction. Jimmy, Kirstin and Stephanie take you through their favourite comfort books, television shows, movies and podcasts
Double Indemnity is THE film noir: the film noir that most people think about when they picture the genre. This week, Stephanie and Jimmy discuss twisted relationships, murder, and Barbara Stanwyck's fringe.
Stephanie is still too busy and doesn't have time to act as referee as Michelle and Jimmy lock horns over Kafka's The Metamorphosis (or, as Steph calls it, "the bug episode"). Join Michelle and Jimmy as they politely discuss the enduring appeal, complexities and ambiguities of Kafka's seminal text, before descending into an inexplicably long debate about the source of artistry in music.