Dispatches, thoughts, and miscellanea from writer Jon Konrath

Month: June 2018

  • People think that pipes grow in their homes. But they sure as hell don’t! Look at my knees! Look at my knees!

    If you haven’t bought the new David Lynch book Room to Dream, get off your ass, man. It’s good stuff. The way it works is that one chapter is straight biography by journalist Kristine McKenna, and then the next chapter is autobiography by Lynch, recalling various memories about the period covered in the previous chapter.…

  • Solo

    I’m in bachelor mode for the week because Sarah is out of town, so I decided to see Solo last night, the latest Star Wars movie. I’ve largely dropped the thread on┬áStar Wars movies as of late. The first trilogy, of course, was a big part of my childhood. The prequels in 00 were largely…

  • Bourdain

    Usually, these things don’t get to me. But for some reason, this one has. So Anthony Bourdain is dead. Suicide, hotel room, 61. I feel some need to extrapolate on this, front-loading this with a lede of what he accomplished or why this is so tragic, etc etc. I have no energy for that. You…