The TradeWaiters 79: “The Magic Fish” by Trung Le Nguyen

For today’s episode Jam, Jeff, and JD read The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen, a story about love, growing up, immigration, and identity framed by three fairy tales. This is a work with a lot of depth and a lot of heart, and we hope you’ll enjoy it as much as we have. Along the way we’ll also discuss cats, telling stories through colour, and being LGBTQ in school.

Also mentioned in this episode:
Fauns and Fairies and Twisted Romance, by or drawn by Trung Le Nguyen
Fresh Romance edited by Janelle Asselin
The Big Book of Fairy Tales edited by Walter Jerrold
Sandman written by Neil Gaiman
Big Fish directed by Tim Burton
Bone by Jeff Smith
Making Friends by Kristen Gudsnuk
Sapiens: A Graphic History by Yuval Noah Harari
and Bloom by Kevin Panetta

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Music by Sleuth

Our next episode will be on The Golden Age by Roxanne Moreil and Cyril Pedrosa.

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