“Bourdain–or maybe Tim Curry–is the spirit guide of the short satire, Foodie…” Foodies and Cannibals
“Eryk is many things: storyteller, filmmaker, reverend. He's also irreverent, doesn't care for snakes and sometimes uses really bad language…”
A recording of a live interview of Eryk Pruitt about his debut novel, Dirtbags, on WUMC radio.
— Carolina Book Beat Samuel Montgomery-Blinn
“Foodie, a new short film written by Durham resident Eryk Pruitt, bypasses the idea of cannibalism as an uneasy survival tactic. Instead, the 29-minute dark comedy-horror flick explores an obsessive, underground sect of foodies who dine on humans in the most gourmet and trendy of manners…”
Waiter, This Arm is Overcooked
Episode 15 CFF: Eryk Pruitt
“Filmmaker and Novelist Eryk Pruitt stops by to discuss his films Liyana, On Command and Disengaged which are screening this year at the Carrboro Film Festival”
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“…I read literature to be transported into a world besides the one I inhabit in my real life. Pruitt's story (Them Riders) took me to a place both ordinary and terrifying…”
“Downtown Durham goes dark on Thursday when it becomes the latest city to host NOIR AT THE BAR, a gathering of crime-fiction writers whose work is the hardest of the hardboiled”
“Liyana, on Command was my favorite of the (Carrboro Film) Festival.”