7 Podcast Adaptations You Should Know About

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
With big sensations such as Amazon Prime’s "Homecoming" rocking the screen as we speak, it's time for you to meet the next biggest podcasts-turned-TV-shows-and-films.

Comics vs. Television: "The Boys"

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical comparison of "The Boys" season one and its comic book source material.

Game of Thrones Was Born 23 Years Ago — Why The Books Will Forever Be Better Than the Show

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Game of Thrones was born 23 years ago. Here are four reasons the books will forever be better than the show.

Why I Love YA Rom Coms

Column by Christoph Paul
Whether it's on the page or on Netflix, I love a good YA rom com.

The Great Game of Balancing Character and Plot

Column by Amanda Bender
It's no secret many "Game of Thrones" fans were disappointed in the final season. But what lessons can writers take away from it?

The Shaky Return And Possible Season 2 Missteps Of "American Gods"

Column by Christopher Shultz
After a troubled production behind the scenes, "American Gods" finally made its way back onto the airwaves. But was it worth the wait?

'The Punisher' Season Two: Worse Than the First

Column by BH Shepherd
An examination of the continuing decline of Netflix's "The Punisher."

Exploring the Film and Television References in Silent Hill

Column by Michael David Wilson
We deep dive into the film and television influences on the Silent Hill game series.

Daredevil Season 3: Reconstruction

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical look at Season 3 of Marvel's "Daredevil" on Netflix.

Books vs. Miniseries: 'The Stand'

Column by Christopher Shultz September 24, 2018
Does 'The Stand' miniseries do the novel justice, or is it like a bastard, sniveling half-sibling; a disappointment compared to the first-born child?

A Guide to the Literary And Cinematic References in 'Castle Rock'

Column by Christopher Shultz
For anyone needing a deep dive into the Stephen King universe and how it connects to the new Hulu series.

Book vs. Miniseries: "Sharp Objects"

Column by Max Booth III September 11, 2018
Gillian Flynn is amazing and here's why.

The Horror of Roald Dahl

Column by Repo Kempt
Roald Dahl is famous for his beloved children's novels, but his forgotten forays into horror and the strange were equally successful.
Impractical Joker James S. Murray on Debut Novel: "Awakened"

Impractical Joker James S. Murray on Debut Novel: "Awakened"

Interview by Joshua Chaplinsky
The comedian and television star discusses writing the first book of his intended trilogy.

How 'Krypton' Keeps Things Interesting

Column by BH Shepherd
How 'Krypton' manages to tell a prequel story that isn't predictable.

Wonderful and Strange: Twin Peaks — The Literary Tie-Ins

Column by Bart Bishop
On the one-year anniversary of 'The Return', a look back at the books that have expanded on the deeper mysteries of 'Twin Peaks'.

Book vs. Television: Altered Carbon

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical comparison of Netflix's "Altered Carbon" adaptation and the source material.

What Made 'Roseanne' Great

Column by Peter Derk February 28, 2018
'Roseanne' is returning to TV at the end of March. Can the new season live up to the old? Did we get our fill of the Conners, or do we need them now more than ever?

'Veronica Mars' Should Continue…In Book Form

Column by Meredith Borders February 12, 2018
Sure, we’d all love another movie. But where the once-teen detective really shines these days is on the page.

Netflix's 'The Punisher': Aggressively Average

Column by BH Shepherd December 5, 2017
A look at how faithful the new Punisher Netflix series is to its original source material.

'Discovery' vs. 'The Orville': Who Treks Better?

Column by BH Shepherd November 17, 2017
A comparative look at the two new shows trying to carry on the Star Trek legacy.

The Walking Dead Pilot: Saying Hello Again to "Days Gone Bye"

Column by Fred Venturini October 20, 2017
A craft-based look at The Walking Dead pilot, "Days Gone Bye," examining how time, silence, and intelligent storytelling choices helped create a launching pad for one of the most popular shows on TV.

Breaking Worse? The 'Ozark' Pilot Treads Dark Territory

Column by Fred Venturini
In this breakdown of the "Ozark" pilot, Fred Venturini breaks down how the episode sets milestones for the series, sets an aggressive pace, and uses characterization to build tension.