With the premiere of two new film versions of the Snow White tale, Blackstone enters the fray with its own adult, edgy, and not altogether serious full-cast exposé of fairy-taledom. At last it can be told! Was Snow White really as pure as the driven snow? Did her allegedly wicked stepmother get a bum rap from the Grimm brothers? What went on behind the closed Dutch doors of the dwarves’ cottage? How many handsome princes does it take to screw in a light bulb?
How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?
I think I expected too much from the story. I wanted a little more character development, to see them change or grow or something...
What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
The narrators all brought the perfect voices for the characters and added greatly to the humor.
Do you think Die, Snow White! Die, Damn You! needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?
I thought the ending was abrupt. There was no indication of what happened to the wicked stepmother or the duke or anyone other than Snow White.
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The space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to meet us and to begin humanity's first interstellar friendship. There's just one problem: They're hideously ugly and they smell like rotting fish. So getting humanity's trust is a challenge. The Yherajk need someone who can help them close the deal. Enter Thomas Stein, who knows something about closing deals. He's one of Hollywood's hottest young agents.
What did you like best about this story?
The book is very well written. While primarily a comedy (I laughed a lot), I like how Scalzi introduced a very serious theme without a heavy hand. The characters were great, well developed. I loved how the story played out.
Have you listened to any of Wil Wheaton’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
Wil Wheaton's narration was fantastic/spot-on. His delivery enhanced the writer's humor.