It was very gradually that I realized that “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was one of my favorite short stories. Studying English, I read it three times in college – once in my Intro-to-Literature class, once in a short story class, and once in American Literature. (“The Yellow Wallpaper” can be read here.)… Continue reading The Trouble with Short Story Adaptations | The Science of Adaptation
It’s not rocket science.
Adapting Disneyland Rides: The Track Record Longtime followers of this blog know that I love Disney Parks – mainly Walt Disney World in Florida. I wrote a series of blog posts (this one, this one, and this one) about a trip I took to three of the WDW parks a few years ago. It was… Continue reading The Jungle Cruise | The Science of Adaptation
In 2009, media empire Disney added another number to its repertoire – Marvel Comics and everything that came with them. This was a logical purchase – Marvel, coming off of the success of Iron Man and already laying the seeds for 2012’s massively successful The Avengers, it only made sense that one of the biggest names in Hollywood wanted… Continue reading The Marvel/Disney Partnership | The Science of Adaptation
(SPOILERS FOR GAME OF THRONES SEASON 6) The Likelihood of a Game of Thrones spinoff Does there need to be a Game of Thrones spinoff? Not necessarily. After the eighth season has finished, HBO could smile with pride at the show which helped to usher in a golden age of television while putting the showrunners to work on new and exciting… Continue reading Before Game of Thrones | The Science of Adaptation
There’s a lot that could go wrong.