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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 www.rumored.com.

Aug 15, 2017

In this episode, I talk to Jessica Anshutz about the first concerts we went to, as well as the last shows we attended.

We discuss The Dead Milkmen, Alabama, Rush, New Kids on the Block, Metallica, Billy Joel, The Grand Ol' Opry, Taylor Swift, Nashville, The Bluebird Cafe, The Hold Steady, Wilco, Jason Isbell, and Ozzy...


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.

 

Links from this episode:

Jeff O'Brien's author page: https://www.amazon.com/Jeff-OBrien/e/B00B12WAM2/

Jeff's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jeff.obrien.author

I kept referring to a...


Jul 15, 2017

In this episode, I talk to longtime friend, blogger, meme-maker, and music writer Jessica Anshutz. She can be found at flannelkimono.com.

 

Links from this episode:

Jessica's blog: flannelkimono.com

Jon's blog: rumored.com

The facebook page: The Same Picture of Jon Konrath Every Day

The merchandising arm: The Cult of...


Jun 29, 2017

In this episode, I talk to John Sheppard, author of Sometimes Fatal Events Have Occurred, Explosive Decompression, and After the Jump. We discuss the history of Paragraph Line books, the analog age of death metal zines, how we met in Boston, and why we self-publish our books at Paragraph Line.

Links from this...


STAY TUNED

Jun 10, 2017

WE HAVE TO FINISH RECORDING AND STUFF - STAY TUNED FOR OUR FIRST EPISODE.