John K. Peck is a Berlin-based writer, musician, and letterpress printer. He is a regular contributor to McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and has appeared in two McSweeney's anthologies. His writing has been published in a diverse range of print and online journals including Interzone, Pyre, Cold Signal, Salon, The Toast, VOLT, Jubilat, SAND, and Slow Travel Berlin. He is also the editor of Degraded Orbit (degradedorbit.com), an online journal devoted to unusual architecture, abandoned places, and strange analog and digital worlds. Photo by Julius Schaeper.