One Thousand and One Nights

Season 2, Episode 6: Fables’ 1001 Nights of Snowfall

Marilag and Meghan round out season 2 of 1001 Nights with a stand alone volume/prequel to Vertigo's Fables series: 1001 Nights of Snowfall! This book consists of multiple artists and prequel stories of some of their major characters. Mari and Meg talk about the stories and artwork and some of their favorite other comics that the… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 6: Fables’ 1001 Nights of Snowfall

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Season 2, Episode 5: Scooby Doo in the Arabian Nights

Mari and Meg discuss this 1990s Hanna-Barbera cartoon special! Scooby Doo and Shaggy head off to the Middle East thinking they've landed a job as royal food taste testers...but what happens next? Enjoy our first gender-bent episode, and let us know if you want to join us for season 3 as a guest! Go check… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 5: Scooby Doo in the Arabian Nights

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Season 4: Which Retelling Next?

Before we get into the nitty gritty of polling, we just wanted to announce the winning fairy tale to be retold in the last poll: Donkeyskin! Yep, with your help, we now know what to talk about for our third season. That being said, we are also sending out some invites! Want to chat with us… Continue reading Season 4: Which Retelling Next?

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Season 2, Episode 4: The Storyteller’s Daughter

Mari and Meg are back with a new middle school grade book, The Storyteller's Daughter by Cameron Dokey. We discuss how we like that the main character is blind and how it takes FOREVER for them to kiss, and the added story of the first wife's family. Go check out our blog for the Season 4… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 4: The Storyteller’s Daughter

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Season 2, Episode 2: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Mari and Meg discuss their first 1001 Nights adaptation! This YA book is great, despite Meg being slightly exhausted from YA tropes. Thank you for your patience last week too!  Also, upon listening to this, you might be able to shed some light in the "Does archery make you sexy?" question that has plagued us… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 2: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Beauty and the Beast

Season 1, Episode 6: Bronze – an interactive text adventure

For the season finale of Beauty and the Beast, Mari and Meg try to double team an interactive text adventure of what turns out to be a very dark retelling of Beauty and the Beast. To play the game yourself, check out this website. Also take a look at the creator's blog to see other… Continue reading Season 1, Episode 6: Bronze – an interactive text adventure

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Season 1, Episode 5: Beautician and the Beast

This week Mari and Meg discuss 1997 Beautician and the Beast staring Fran Drescher and Timothy Dalton! We can't believe this movie was actually released in theaters.....and that we considered it for a retelling. But it was such a blast to watch!! Don't forget to go vote for our Season 3 fairy tale or fable! Go… Continue reading Season 1, Episode 5: Beautician and the Beast