Entering the New Weird: BBE Discusses Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation

Show Notes for Bonus Episode 2.4

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  • Want a copy of Annihilation to call your own? Follow the button below to support the podcast, independent booksellers, and get an awesome book all at once!
  • Learn more about Annihilation and Jeff VanderMeer by visiting his author website, or his Wikipedia page.
  • To learn more about the New Weird genre, check out VanderMeer’s interview with Book Riot.
  • Interested in seeing what St. Mark’s Wildlife Refuge looks like? Check out the photos at the end of the post – taken during Jennifer’s trip last year – or visit the park’s website and Google. St. Mark’s is a beautiful and wonderful place, and if you live in Florida you should definitely give it a visit.
  • Paige Presents Fun with Comics: Paige tried her best this month to find a lighter pick for this segment and she….somewhat succeeded? Check out I Hate Fairyland on Image comics for more dark humor and sarcasm but in a more colorful setting!
    • Learn more about the writer and artist, Skottie Young.
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Nothing that lived and breathed was truly objectiveβ€”even in a vacuum, even if all that possessed the brain was a self-immolating desire for the truth.

Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation

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