Larry McCaffery and Sinda Gregory interview Ted Mooney in his apartment in New York City. Discussion ranges primarily around Mooney’s style of writing as it applied to his two novels, Easy Travel to Other Planets and Traffic and Laughter. The conversation includes Mooney’s work habits, the research into the novels, the style of narration and his views on fiction writing in general. Mooney also mentions the influence that art has had on his writing through his work as an editor at the magazine Art in America. The interview concludes with a lengthy discussion on the place of television in modern society and Mooney’s use of it in his own fiction. An edited version of this interview appears at http://www.altx.com/int2/ted.mooney.html.