Patrick Radden Keefe on Crime Stories, No-Access Journalism, Getting Tenure at The New Yorker, and Turning 'Say Nothing' Into a Series Image

Patrick Radden Keefe on Crime Stories, No-Access Journalism, Getting Tenure at The New Yorker, and Turning 'Say Nothing' Into a Series

22 May - 1 hour
Podcast Series The Press Box

Last week, Bryan went to the Santa Fe International Literary Festival and was able to speak with Patrick Radden Keefe. They discussed a few things about Patrick’s career, including:

How Patrick discovered magazines in junior high school and what stood out about them (2:21)

How he pitches a story to The New Yorker today (12:20)

His attraction to crime stories (17:19)

Whether there are too many crime stories in the era of Netflix (25:07)

Write-arounds and no-access journalism (31:20)

Host: Bryan Curtis

Guest: Patrick Radden Keefe

Producer: Brian H. Waters

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