This week, or maybe six weeks ago, we read the Slaughterhouse-Five graphic novel adaptation by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys. This may be the perfect book to read during a pandemic when time seems unstuck. But never mind the sales-pitch, because if you listen to this episode you’ve always listened to this episode. Detours include the firebombing of Dresden, what a Trafalmadorian comic looks like, and being unstuck in the history of manga.
Also mentioned in this episode:
Cat’s Cradle, Sirens of Titan, Breakfast of Champions, and God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, also written by Kurt Vonnegut
Dinosaur Comics, Deadpool, The Unbeatable Squirrel-Girl, Romeo and/or Juliet, and How to Invent Everything, all written by Ryan North
Universe by Albert Monteys
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood and Renee Nault
Babylon 5 written by J. Michael Strazinski
Arrival directed by Denis Villeneuve
Dark created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese
and Primer directed by Shane Carruth
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Music by Sleuth
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