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The Koncast

HELLO AND WELCOME TO THE KONCAST. This is the podcast of former dishwasher, failed musician, and absurdist writer Jon Konrath. I will talk with other writers and persons of interest about writing, publishing, music, nostalgia, and cough medicine. Find me at

Jul 29, 2017

In this episode, I talk to Jeff O'Brien, writer of Very True Stories, Big Boobenstein, Byron the Barbarian, and Heart Shaved Box.


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Jeff's Facebook page:

I kept referring to a low-budget film director named "Ramirez" and blanking on his book name - Sorry, I am an idiot, and meant Robert Rodriguez, his film El Mariachi, and the book about it called Rebel Without a Crew (

The Little A'Le'Inn:

The Day After Roswell by Philip Corso -