Dispatches, thoughts, and miscellanea from writer Jon Konrath

Tag: Henry Rollins

  • Before the chop, noise labels

    I just finished reading the new Henry Rollins book, Before the Chop, which is a collection of his LA Weekly articles from the last couple of years, in their longer, unedited form. ┬áPreviously, Rollins would write in his journals all year about his travels and whatnot, and then at the end of each year, dump…

  • Generation whatever

    On Saturday, I went to the big Barnes and Noble at the Third Street promenade in Santa Monica, which I guess is just a Barnes and Noble like the one by my house, but it’s got the weird art deco letters on the outside, and I always go there when I’m at the promenade, which…

  • I hate it when the government kills the main characters in my books

    Like I said before, I have a moratorium on “here is what I did last year”/”here is what I want to do last year”/”here’s how horrible the year was politically, even though I don’t know what the fuck I’m talking about” posts. I’m pretty sure you can read that at any other blog or site…

  • The TSA and medical conditions

    Bags are packed and at my desk, and I’m ready to leave for Milwaukee in a few hours. Sarah is in Philadelphia on business, so she will get back, get a taxi, and then come to my work and pick me up. Then, off to the airport and the hideous security crap. Wish me luck.…