TIH 338: David James Keaton on Fruit Sauce, Bananas Are Like The Platypuses of Fruit, and Pizza Horror

TIH 338 David James Keaton on Fruit Sauce, Bananas Are Like The Platypuses of Fruit, and Pizza Horror

In this podcast David James Keaton talks about pizza horror, fruit sauce, why bananas are the platypuses of fruit, and much more.

About David James Keaton

David James Keaton’s first collection, FISH BITES COP! Stories to Bash Authorities was named the 2013 Short Story Collection of the Year by This Is Horror, and his second collection, Stealing Propeller Hats from the Dead, received a Starred Review from Publishers Weekly. Nobody read his third collection. He’s also the co-editor of Hard Sentences: Crime Fiction Inspired by Alcatraz, and the editor of Dirty Boulevard: Crime Fiction Inspired by Lou Reed. He lives in California with his wife, daughter, and a cat forever lingering between life and death. His favorite pizza topping is plastic. Frozen pizza forever, baby! He can be found at davidjameskeaton.com

Show notes

  • [05:20] Conversation start
  • [07:30] Pizzagate
  • [09:50] Submissions for Tales From The Crust
  • [20:45] Name a good pizza movie
  • [36:30] Steve Guttenberg
  • [41:30] Tales From The Crust origin story
  • [47:00] Max Booth, via Patreon, asks about the rules of editing an anthology
  • [57:20] Three stories in Tales From The Crust—Craig Wallwork
  • [01:01:20] ‘And She Answered The Door Naked’
  • [01:20:40] ‘Afterword’ by Nathan Rabin
  • [01:30:30] Soccer and pizza
  • [01:33:40] VR Weather, via Patreon, Pineapple on pizza yes or no
  • [01:42:10] Livius Nedin, via Patreon, says ‘how dare you’
  • [01:44:15] Traci Kenworth, via Patreon, asks if there are more literary pizzas in David James Keaton
  • [01:45:25] Max Booth, via Patreon, asks if David’s life has got worse since the anthology
  • [01:46:10] How do you know Max is even real?

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