Othersode #80: Are You There, Pod? It’s Us, BSG / Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret

Are you there, God? It’s us, the Squad – and special guest Annika! This time we talk about the 2023 film adaptation of Judy Blume’s coming-of-age classic, Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret. There’s no time like the present to jump into Blume’s work and think about the agony of young adulthood. Join us!

Up next: Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson
Next Othersode: The Power on Amazon Prime

:30–Welcome, Annika! And icebreaker
16:20– Movie intro
17:30–The time period and adaptation
31:19– Who is this movie for?
42:40– How does the film balance its themes?
54:00– Let’s talk about the cast
1:06:52– last thoughts, ratings, etc.
1:18:51– Listener feedback, what’s on the blog? What’s up next?

Annika’s website: https://annikaobscura.com/Annika at Book Riot: https://bookriot.com/author/annika-barranti-klein/

Atlantic Judy Blume Profile: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2023/04/judy-blume-books-are-you-there-god-margaret-movie/673091/

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