Category: tv

  • As Seen on TV!

    Whenever you translate a book to TV or a movie, there’s danger that it won’t translate well. However, there are times when it translates beautifully, and it seems that is more often the case when books become a series than just a one-off movie. More time for plot and character development and the nuances that […]

  • Plato and Aristotle Weigh in on Agatha Christie

    Back in the olden days, Plato made the argument that still resonates today: Violence on T.V. causes violence in real life. Okay, maybe that’s not a direct quote. But the essence of the argument is there. According to Plato in his Republic, poets specifically should not be allowed into a well-ordered society because, well, they […]