We wrap up The Sparrow. We loved it and it made us sad. We’re also blown away at the quality of books being made into TV shows. Well, only a pilot and a trailer but so far so good. But should you risk reading a book and seeing a movie or TV show too? Maybe not!
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WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Tom: Jameson’s Select Reserve Black Barrel
Veronica: Hendricks Gin
Yento: New trailer for The Expanse. I’m trying so hard not to get too excited about it because syfy but this looks like it could be pretty good.
Louie: First look at The Man in the High Castle adaptation. (Israel also alerted us)
Dara: SyFy is really into adapting books. Now they’re turning Robert Charles Wilson’s Spin into a miniseries.
Warren: Screenwriter Zak Penn, who’s written the Ready Player One adaptation, has revealed that Ernest Cline is currently working on a second novel.
David: “Gollancz have acquired the English translation and publication rights to three further Witcher books by Polish fantasy author Andrzej Sapkowski.” via The Wertzone
BARE YOUR SWORD
Steve: How to dislodge the movie from the book?
Jonathon: Big, Long Series to Fill Gap Left By WoT
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
Next month’s pick: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer (We’ll formally kick off next episode)
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
TS: Disappointed With The Ending (full spoilers)
We have a new producer! Hi Jacob!