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.

On Places I Parked In Los Angeles In 2013

WallyPark deserves a mention just because I like saying the name. WallyPark. WallyPark.

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 12:25 pm 0

On 22 Things I Still Remember About The Bloomberg Era

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.

Posted on September 9, 2013 at 1:18 pm 0

On The New, Old Ground Game In New Hampshire

@my_piru I've never seen Abe Sauer and Nate Silver in the same place at the same time. Just sayin'.

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 4:29 pm 1

On Fine, Kids, Call Your Mom Five Times a Day!

It's pretty hard to not talk to your parents at least five times a day if you're still nursing at 23.

Posted on May 9, 2012 at 11:27 am 0

On Start Getting Used To The Idea Of Being Encased In Silkworm Cocoons

So can bedbugs eat through silk? If not, I've got a great product idea.

Posted on May 2, 2012 at 4:26 pm 0

On The Deep-Fried McRib

I'd like to see one of these served with a KFC Double Down on either side instead of bread.

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 11:33 am 2

On Yes, Let's Make The Moon Part Of America

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.

Posted on January 26, 2012 at 10:15 am 2

On Whiskey Useless

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.

Posted on November 18, 2011 at 11:44 am 1

On Occupy Wall Street Runs Out of Ideas

They really need to design a poster that uses the Papyrus font. I hear that's pretty cool right now.

Posted on November 17, 2011 at 10:13 am 1

On Beyonce, "Countdown"

Bummer - I thought "Countdown" was going to be a Rush cover.

Posted on October 7, 2011 at 10:12 am 1