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Keep the Channel Open

135 EpisodesProduced by Mike SakasegawaWebsite

Making connections through conversation with the art, literature, and creative work that matters to us, and the people who make it. Hosted by writer and photographer Mike Sakasegawa, Keep the Channel Open is a series of in-depth and intimate conversations with artists, writers, and curators from acr… read more

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Episode 113: Matthew Salesses

Matthew Salesses is a writer based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Matthew’s new novel, Disappear Doppelgänger Disappear, is darkly funny, unsettling in the best way, and wholly original, the story of a Korean American man struggling simply to exist as he feels himself literally disappearing. In our conversation, Matthew and I discussed his book, the trap of the first-person perspective, and what it means to take responsibility. Then in the second segment, we talked about the meaning of love.

(Conversation recorded July 8, 2020.)

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Show Notes: Transcript Episode Credits
  • Editing/Mixing: Mike Sakasegawa
  • Music: Podington Bear
  • Transcription: Shea Aguinaldo
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