How John Green Saved My Life

How John Green Saved My Life

“Your now is not your forever”. – Aza, Turtles All The Way Down. I didn’t understand what was happening to me. I had no inkling of what was wrong with me. I was down the rabbit hole and it seemed like nothing ever would change. I stayed in the rabbit hole for a very long time. No sign of light. All I could feel was a coldness around me while I lay stark naked. Some days I still find comfort there. In complete darkness. There are nights where I feel like I’m the only person in the world. When I …

You Decide: Did These Adaptations Get It Right?

You Decide: Did These Adaptations Get It Right?

The ongoing debate about whether the book or the movie/show is better, is never-ending. In some cases the movies/shows do a better job than the book – though those cases are rare. Sometimes, both are equally good because the movie/show compliments the book well. Usually, though, the book reigns supreme, like the Harry Potter books. Here’s what we make of some of the most popular adaptations of late. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Image via FandangoNow The Hunger Games trilogy, is a great read about a young girl, Katniss, who volunteers in her younger sister’s place to compete in …

Hulu’s ‘Looking for Alaska’ has a new Twist on Teen Love

Hulu’s ‘Looking for Alaska’ has a new Twist on Teen Love

The long awaited adaptation of John Green’s novel, Looking for Alaska, is just a day away! Hulu picked up the series for an eight episode run, after being bounced around from various studios following it’s 2005 book release. The series co-creator Josh Schwartz, also worked on The O.C. and Gossip Girl and his creative partner Stephanie Savage worked on Nancy Drew for the CW and another Hulu series, The Runaways. According to Schwartz, he has more empathy towards teens and parents now as he’s grown older, and he enjoys writing for this teen demographic.   Image via Amazon   The …