WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Another short imagined monologue rejected by McSweeney’s

The Only Uber Driver in Mayberry Because, you see, I am from Estonia and I pick up my ‘07 Hyundai Entourage for a laul. I am entrepreneur, so, yes, I … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · 3 Comments

One down, eight to go …

We were a little worried yesterday morning, when Phoebe wasn’t at the door as usual. Right on the heels of Max’s disappearance, it would have been too much to lose … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · 9 Comments

First do no harm — oops!

Well they went ahead and did it, didn’t they. Repealed the Affordable Care Act. Oh, I know — just passing the House doesn’t mean anything, really. The abominable AHCA (which … Continue reading

May 8, 2017 · 5 Comments

Won’t be coming home

Not long after we moved here, our neighbor’s cats came over to introduce themselves. They were siblings — Max, the big black tuxedo jumbo boy, and Phoebe, the tricolor skittish … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 14 Comments

Yes we can

Gosh, I’m tempted to snag myself one of these. I love the idea of musical instruments made out of unusual materials, and vintage oil cans are like — why didn’t … Continue reading

May 6, 2017 · 5 Comments

In the dark

Children never know what’s going on with their parents. Behind the scenes. Case in point: My mother received a call from Dad in the middle of the day one day … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · 10 Comments

Not too late … yet

I hate to be an alarmist, and frankly I’m not reading much political stuff these days because the resounding message right now is “We’re f*&ked!” It gets depressing to immerse … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Parchment form

For a couple of centuries, experts have been trying to decode the infamous Voynich manuscript, that oddity on parchment that seems to be some kind of magic manual full of … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

New (even more affordable) rates at Indie-Scribable

Well, Indie-Scribable is reducing its prices. After my informal poll a while back, in which everyone pretty much said I was in the right ballpark, I still wondered. I’ve since … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · 4 Comments