By Jon Konrath
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The Koncast is the podcast of Jon Konrath, author of underground classics Rumored to Exist, Atmospheres, The Earworm Inception, and Sleep Has No Master. We talk with other writers and bloggers about absurdist and experimental writing, publishing, zines, cough medicine, UFOs, and Mariah Carey.
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Ryan Werner||In this episode, I talk to writer, publisher, musician, and lunch lady Ryan Werner. He is the author of Shake Away These Constant Days, Murmuration, If There's Any Truth In a Northbound Train, and Soft. He plays guitar in Young Indian and numerous...||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: Timothy Gager||In this episode, I talk to writer and poet Timothy Gager. He is the author of thirteen books of poetry and fiction, including his latest book of poetry, Chief Jay Strongbow is Real. He's also the host of the Dire Literary Series in Cambridge,...||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Joshua Citrak||Balls Deep in Jesus||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: Andrea Donderi||In this episode, I talk to long-time friend Andrea Donderi, a recent graduate of The MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. We discuss: the IU support center; the early web; knowledge bases and creating content; Jorn Barger and the...||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: Ray Miller||In this episode, I talk to Ray Miller, creator of Metal Curse zine, the record label Cursed Productions, and bassist and vocalist of the band Adversary. We discuss: How we first met 32 years ago, going from Metallica to Death Metal, finding new music...||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles||In this episode, I talk to author John Sheppard about planes, trains, and automobiles - no, not the movie, but actual forms of travel. We discuss: Taking Amtrak across the country; Denver's weed money revitalization; the painted deserts of Nevada; the..||9/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: First Concerts, Last Concerts||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,...||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: Author Jeff O'Brien||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...||7/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: The Same Picture of Jon Konrath Every Day, Dead Malls||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...||7/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: Zines, Paragraph Line, and Why We Write||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...||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|