Dispatches, thoughts, and miscellanea from writer Jon Konrath

Month: February 2017

  • Surge Redux

    They relaunched Surge! I guess I wrote about this years ago (see┬áSurge, Vault) when they half-ass relaunched Surge as Vault about ten years ago. I used to be extremely obsessed with different sodas. I also used to weigh 250 pounds and need thousands of dollars of dental work a year. Surge was like the apex…

  • Death of The NecroKonicon

    I made the decision to retire the print and ebook versions of my book The NecroKonicon, also known to many as “the glossary.” It was a bittersweet decision, but it’s not something I want available anymore. I unpublished the online version of the glossary about ten years ago, which was a tough decision back then.…

  • Latest Distraction: Astronaut.io

    I found something recently that has been an entirely too hypnotic waste of time. Go here: astronaut.io This site will find videos on YouTube that have no views, then drop into a random location and play about five seconds. It continues to do this in a never-ending stream, and the effect is bizarre. First of…

  • fitness update

    I know none of you give a fuck about my fitness stuff, but I need some accountability. I also wouldn’t mind being able to go back in a few years and see this data. So, serious post, bear with me. All stupid replies to this will be deleted, so save your jokes for another post.…