Orange Marmalade feat. Paul Le

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By Joe Lipsett and Brenna Clarke Gray. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Brenna and Joe are joined by Paul Le as they venture into the world of South Korean manwha and webtoons. The trio checks out the first 25 episodes of Seok-woo's Orange Marmalade, a YA vampire romance that originally ran between 2011-2013, as well as its accompanying 2015 KBS2 TV series.

The unique episodic format of the webtoon poses some narrative challenges, but its clever and unique use of space and scrolling generates plenty of discussion. The trio also analyzes why the TV season is like melodramatic catnip, its unusual ties to Felicity and Brenna poses a Stephenie Meyer-inspired question about vampires and that time of the month.

In homework: Brenna and Paul chat Ry Russo-Young's latest YA adaptation, The Sun Is Also A Star and Brenna offers a director update on the film adaptation of John Green's Turtles All The Way Down while Joe counters with award-winning text Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

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  • Paul: @afinalboy

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