Jon Konrath has written and published about nine books, including Summer Rain and Rumored to Exist. He is the principal of Paragraph Line Books and editor of the literary journal Air in the Paragraph Line (ParagraphLine.com), and written for many other zines and publications. He is also an inventor, computer programmer, and amateur x-ray technician. He lives in Oakland, and has bought 40 acres of land in the mountains of Colorado, where he plans to build a heavily-armed compound. He can be found online at rumored.com.
The two things that define his first term for me: one, everyone was on Atkins and there were massive bacon shortages when geniuses would go to restaurants and order 100 hamburgers add bacon hold the hamburger, and they opened the 311 hotline to give us a new easy-to-remember number that wasn't 911 to call in noise complaints that would be ignored.
@my_piru I've never seen Abe Sauer and Nate Silver in the same place at the same time. Just sayin'.
It's pretty hard to not talk to your parents at least five times a day if you're still nursing at 23.
So can bedbugs eat through silk? If not, I've got a great product idea.
I'd like to see one of these served with a KFC Double Down on either side instead of bread.
The moon would almost certainly burn more federal tax dollars than it would supply, so I'm guessing it would be a red state.
I think the tough part is going to be finding the appropriate tools to carve the ten commandments into whatever monoliths we uncover up there.
Second valid use: you can mix it with everclear to make 180-proof whisky and go blotto roughly twice as fast as you would drinking regular whisky.
They really need to design a poster that uses the Papyrus font. I hear that's pretty cool right now.
Bummer - I thought "Countdown" was going to be a Rush cover.
Guess they didn't get that movie _Speed_ out in Georgia.