Posts by Sheldon Lee Compton

April 9, 2024 | Interview

Chaos Questions with Bonnie Jo Campbell

Sheldon Lee Compton

If I could be in The Fifth Element, I'd want to be in the scene where they pulled things out of the blue opera singer's belly. But I would want to keep pulling out new, surprising things.

April 2, 2024 | Interview

Chaos Questions with Tom Williams

Sheldon Lee Compton

Guys, you’ve got Earl fucking Palmer out here in LA. The guy played on “Tutti Frutti” for chrissakes. You don’t think he could be part of the next hot thing?

March 12, 2024 | Interview

Chaos Questions with David Joy

Sheldon Lee Compton

I have no interest in living another 360 years. The folks I get along with have about died off and the world will be on fire by then. I’m blowing my brains out.

March 5, 2024 | Interview

Chaos Questions with Leah Hampton

Sheldon Lee Compton

SHELDON LEE COMPTON: The aliens actually showed up. They only communicate through images and demand you show them one overall image that explains our civilization. You have five minutes to Google Image search. What do you type into the search bar?

LEAH HAMPTON: “Image of Donald Trump shitting on an endangered butterfly”

February 15, 2024 | Interview

Chaos Questions with Benjamin Drevlow

Sheldon Lee Compton

What I mean is I write auto-biographical fiction and as such I’m a habitual and unrepentant liar-liar-pants-on-fire sheep in wolf’s clothing.

February 9, 2024 | Interview

Chaos Questions with Michael Lafontaine

Sheldon Lee Compton

Full facial tattoo or painlessly losing your lips. One has to happen. What is it going to be? What’s that facial tattoo going to be? How’re you going to face the world without those lips?

January 27, 2024 | Interview

Chaos Questions with Ben Loory

Sheldon Lee Compton

I also have a white t-shirt I like a lot that says JOHN PRINE IS PRETTY GOOD, but I don't actually wear it because it comes down to my knees.