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The Collidescope Podcast takes the literary values of George Salis' online publication www.TheCollidescope.com and presents you with innovative stories handpicked and read by George. He also interviews notable authors and discusses invisible books with friends.

The Collidescope Podcast George Salis

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The Collidescope Podcast takes the literary values of George Salis' online publication www.TheCollidescope.com and presents you with innovative stories handpicked and read by George. He also interviews notable authors and discusses invisible books with friends.

    Infinite Fecundity: A Rare Interview with Michael Brodsky

    Infinite Fecundity: A Rare Interview with Michael Brodsky

    In this episode, Michael Brodsky and I discuss suffering in the writer’s external world and the internal world, reaching toward perfection and the impossibility of containing the cosmos in a novel, the necessity/obligation of creating art versus abstaining from it, how words have a right to life, the most important book Michael has read, his 1,200-page magnum opus Invidicum (2023), and much more.Michael Brodsky, born in New York City on August 2, 1948, is a novelist, playwright, and sho...

    • 2 hr 6 min
    Sweet Adversity by Donald Newlove

    Sweet Adversity by Donald Newlove

    George Salis and guest Henry Gelinas discuss the invisible book Sweet Adversity by Donald Newlove.Henry Gelinas is a stand-up comedian, filmmaker, and writer from Charlotte, North Carolina.Purchase the Sweet Adversity here: https://bookshop.org/a/81719/9780578423890Purchase Those Drinking Days here: https://bookshop.org/a/81719/9780578362212Purchase The Painter Gabriel here: https://bookshop.org/a/81719/9798218249823The last interview with Donald Newlove: https://thecollidescope.com/2021/04/1...

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Thou Worm Jacob by Mark Jay Mirsky

    Thou Worm Jacob by Mark Jay Mirsky

    George Salis and guest Jacob Pascoe discuss Thou Worm Jacob by Mark Jay Mirsky.Jacob Pascoe is a writer and filmmaker based in Vancouver. His work spans narrative film and music videos to prose and essays. He studied film production and literature at the University of British Columbia. His website is here.Pascoe's review of A Death: Notes on a Suicide by Zalman Shneour: https://thecollidescope.com/2022/07/17/a-death-notes-on-a-suicide-by-zalman-shneour%ef%bf%bc/Support The Collidescope’s effo...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Movieland by Ramón Gómez de la Serna

    Movieland by Ramón Gómez de la Serna

    George Salis and guest Matthew Taylor Blais discuss the invisible book Movieland by Ramón Gómez de la Serna, translated by Ángel Flores.Matthew Taylor Blais is a filmmaker currently based in Vancouver, Canada. Buy de la Serna’s Movieland here: https://bookshop.org/a/81719/9780578336817Subscribe to Sital Cinema: https://www.youtube.com/c/SitalCinemaSupport The Collidescope’s efforts via Patreon and get awesome benefits: https://www.patreon.com/TheCollidescopeThe text review of de la Serna’s Mo...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Will Isn't Free: A Rare Interview with Alan Singer

    Will Isn't Free: A Rare Interview with Alan Singer

    Alan Singer is the author of six novels, including The Charnel Imp, The Inquisitor’s Tongue, and most recently Play, A Novel (Grand Iota, 2020). He also writes about aesthetics and the visual arts. His most recent work in this area is Posing Sex: Toward a Perceptual Ethics for Literary and Visual Art (Bloomsbury, 2018).In this episode, we talk about whether or not an MFA is useful, the increasingly stifling atmosphere of universities, the question of free will versus ‘acting’, the primitive m...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Oono by Patricia Eakins

    Oono by Patricia Eakins

    The story of a species of creature known as oono, so massive it can't be seen in full, and the ignook couple who is trying to start a family in the arctic wilderness. Their only hope is for the aspiring father to connect with an oono spirit even if it means deceiving him, even if it means becoming more than human.Interview with Patricia Eakins: https://thecollidescope.com/2019/10/18/imaginary-beings-an-interview-with-patricia-eakins/Review of Eakins' first novel: https://thecollidescope.com/2...

    • 1 hr 1 min

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