5 TV Shows That Are Better Than Their Books

5 TV Shows That Are Better Than Their Books

It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes a TV show takes a great book and expands upon its greatness, or takes an “okay” book and turns it into something we all can’t help to fall in love with. These are some recent instances in which TV was somehow better than a book. 1. Sharp Objects image via imdb This is high praise for the TV show because the book was nothing short of amazing. There’s no doubt that Gillian Flynn knows how to write a good mystery, and it might’ve been her involvement with the show what made it so great. But …

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott Reunite for ‘His Dark Materials’

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott Reunite for ‘His Dark Materials’

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An unexpected reunion from Fleabag co-stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott is coming in a surprising way! The new trailer for season two of His Dark Materials wasn’t the only piece of news that Comic-Con brought, for it was also revealed that Phoebe Waller-Bridge, actress and writer of hit shows Fleabag and Killing Eve, is joining the assemble for this new season. Andrew Scott will be playing Colonel John Parry in this adaptation of Philip Pullman’s novels, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge will be voicing his dæmon. Perhaps not the reunion we were expecting, but one we are grateful for nevertheless. Scott added about this reunion and Waller-Bridge playing …

Can You Guess the Bookish Emmy Winners (That Aren’t Game of Thrones)?

Can You Guess the Bookish Emmy Winners (That Aren’t Game of Thrones)?

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Last night the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were the light of many viewers eyes. The final season of Game of Thrones might have lead the charge with no less than thirty-two nominations, but history was made when Billy Porter became the first openly gay black man to win an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a drama series for his work in “Pose.” In addition, Fleabag took home four Emmys, Chernobyl took home three, Ozark and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel took home two each. But besides Game of Thrones taking home Outstanding Drama Series (no comment) and Peter Dinkage taking home Outstanding …