The Literary License Podcast

The Literary License Podcast

We compare the Book to the Screen and Everything Inbetween

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October 16, 2021 108 min
Killer Party (1986)

This comedic supernatural slasher film from Canada follows a trio of female sorority pledges who unleash a demonic force after participating in an initiation ritual in an abandoned house on their university's campus. The screenplay was written by Barney Cohen who also wrote Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. The film stars Martin Hewlett and Paul Bartel.

Night of the Demon (1988)

This American supernatural f...
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DARK SHADOWS: Interview with Stacy Poulos, Niece of Alex Stevens, The Werewolf of Dark Shadows

Alex Stevens (1936-2015) was a stuntman from New York City. Born in Connecticut, he and his twin brother lived in several homes before settling in New York. He served as a stunt coordinator on the original Dark Shadows. Alex also appeared on-screen in the role of the werewolf, although he was never credited for this. As the werewolf, Alex...
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Season 2 Episodes 21 -28

Darrin knocks out a heavy weight champ. Endora gives Tabitha a teddy bear that magically dances. Endora gives Darrin three wishes without him knowing. Samantha uses her magic to design a Paris original. Samantha turns a horse into an attractive woman. Endora gives Tabitha the power of speech. A leprechaun visits Samantha and Darrin looking for his pot of gold. Sam uses her magic to get even with a sn...
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Book: Cabal By Clive Barker

Film: Nightbreed (1990)

Published in 1988, this horror novel would be also include in the US publication several short stories which would form Books of Blood part VI. Set in Calgary, Alberta CANADA, the story revolves around a serial killer and the man who he tries to frame. Boone, the main characters finds himself in Midian, a city below the ground with the night breed dwell.

The film was written and ...
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December 1968
Episodes 636 – 657

January 1969
Episodes 658 - 680

Jeff marries Vickie and then disappears. Amy breaks out of Asylum and ends up at the big house. Chris is a werewolf. Vickie communes with the dead to find her husband. The ghost of Quentin Collins appears. Joe goes off to Windcliff. Chris moves to the cottage and becomes poisoned. Barnabas and Julia begin their detective agency.

We are joined by Mary O’Leary, Prod...
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Scanners (1981)

Directed by David Cronenberg and one of the first films made in Canada to compete in the international and American market. It would bring Cronenberg and his use of controversial body horror to a mainstream audience. The film deals with scanners who have psychokinetic abilities and how the government wants to use them as weapons and one man’s fight against the government. The film although filmed in Canada would ...
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David Selby joined us to talk about his career as a stage, film and television actor and his poetry and writing career.  He joins Vickie Rae and Jesse Fultz to discuss his roles as Quentin Collins, Abraham Lincoln, roles in Flamingo Road, Falcon Crest and Castle Rock.  Listen to an icon as he discusses his life and what is to come.  
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Season 2 – Episodes 13 - 20

Endora gives a teddy bear to Darrin who thinks it maybe Larry. Endora gives Darrin a statue that makes people tell the truth. Samantha and Darrin receive a card from the boy they celebrated Christmas with and reminisce about that Christmas. Samantha and Darrin go to a rundown cabin which she twitches a makeover on. Samantha gives birth to Tabitha and Serena makes an appearance. The Kratvitz’s buy sto...
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Book:
The Dead Zone
By Stephen King

Film:
The Dead Zone (1983)

Released in 1979, this was Stephen King’s first smash hit which was also the first of his books to kit the top ten best sellers. This was also the first novel to feature the fictional town in Maine called Castle Rock. This science fiction thriller would spawn a critically acclaim film directed by David Cronenberg and a six season television series which aired on the USA...
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Season 5 is here and we have some great stuff coming your way as we celebrate our fifth year.  We thought we would start off our new season with a Getting To Know you with interviews of all our co-hosts who share their thoughts, films and books and what they love about doing our show.  The interviews are all available separately or you can hear them all in one go.  Welcome to Season 5 as we enter our new frontier.  
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We are joined by Dayvid Jo Grant​, our new co-host for our Season 5 - King's of Horror Book to Screen episodes. We welcome him to the Literary License Podcast family and we can't wait to see what he adds to these episodes. He is a true gem and we are so lucky to have him.
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We are joined by Jon Wilson, writer and scriptwriter. Jon has been with us from day one and as we enter our fifth year, he has experienced alot of our teething pains. He is a total asset and although due to work commitments he is only able to join us for one episode per month, we are so glad he continues to be a strong member of the Literary License Podcast.
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We interview Jesse Fultz, artist, writer and graphic artist as he talks about his love of film and book and his life experiences. Jesse is part of our Bewitched and Dark Shadows episodes which he handles with so much relish and passion that it really lifts our episodes. Jesse celebrates his one year anniversary with our show and we are honoured to have him for many years onwards.
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November 1968

Episodes 615 - 635

Barnabas is reburied. Roger catches Eve and Jeff in an intimate moment. Vickie and Jeff plan on getting married. Vickie Winters gets re-casted. Adam makes a last stand.
We are joined by Jonathan Vincent, Thayer David’s nephew.

Opening Credits; Introduction (Interview with Jonathan Vincent, nephew of Thayer David) (1.06); Out of the Shadows (34.32); Part One (53.54); Part Two (1:16.25); Part Three (...
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We welcome Tom Diamon our classic horror and Dark Shadows aficionado who is a great asset to our Literary License Podcast family. His extensive knowledge and voice over acting skills have always given our episodes that extra punch. Many of you do not know this but our opening credits are voiced by Tom Diamon, the man behind a 1,000 voices.
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We are joined by our newest member of the Literary License Podcast family, Mr Craig Johnson, esteem photographer and artist. He loves film and books and we are excited to have him on board as he becomes a fixture of our Kings of Horror series and he will be jumping across to other episodes especially our The 80's Horror series. He is passionate about his art and films and we can't wait to have him on board.
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We are joined by Joe Randazzo, scriptwriter and film aficionado as we explore what makes Joe his very unique personality. We celebrate him being part of the Literary License Podcast family and we speak films and books and the joy of Podcasting.
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We interview our own Keith Chawgo, Co-Host, Writer and Producer of the Literary License Podcast and a big member of our family. He discusses his interests in books, films and learn some exciting stuff which makes him an important asset to our show.
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We interview our own Vickie Rae, Co-Host and producer of the Literary License Podcast and a big member of our family. She discusses her interests in books, films and learn some exciting stuff which makes her an important asset to our show.
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We interview our own Leandro Ghezzi, Co-Host of our Book to Screen episodes and part of our Literary License Podcast family. We discuss his interests, books, films and learn exciting stuff which makes him an important part of our show.
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