WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Strife on the Mississippi

Mark Twain had a good chuckle at my expense. I was seeing this girl who was a little older than me, and things had moved fast with her. I liked … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · 9 Comments

Old man, look at my life …

I was always having impromptu one-on-ones with panhandlers and ragged-looking old men dispensing advice. Always minding my own business, but they’d come up to me and say things like, “You’re … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · 11 Comments

Let there be light!

Behold … the Illumibowl! Who hasn’t stumbled into the bathroom in the middle of the night, only to bonk your shin on the toilet in the dark, or worse, to … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · 4 Comments

A diversion for when things get cuckoo, i.e., every day

Kinetic sculptor John Edmark says this about his freaky animations: Blooms are 3D printed sculptures designed to animate when spun under a strobe light. Unlike a 3D zoetrope, which animates … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

To a Highland girl

I was traveling around Britain as a swan song to a summer in London. I’d had my room and board covered all summer by serving breakfast to guests at the … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 7 Comments

Apocalypse … wow!

It just dawned on me. The apocalypse has commenced! I was trying to explain to myself all the crappy things that have been happening on this globe, from climate change … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · 21 Comments

Seize the daze

The daze you get when watching the great ones, that is. Listening to a number by the sensational Ella Fitzgerald the other evening, I remembered that I was lucky enough to … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · 4 Comments