WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Health care dare

Everyone knows that politics is a daisy chain of bullshit and saving face. You bullshit your head off to get elected, then, when things don’t pan out the way you … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · 5 Comments

There’s hope …

Yes, there’s hope for us all when a seven-year-old girl can play Tarrega like this. There’s hope that culture will curve back toward the sublime and away from the coarse. … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · 9 Comments

X box

I must have the new iPhone. The $1K iPhone X? I must have it. I don’t currently have an iPhone. In fact, I currently have no phone at all, other … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · 26 Comments

Revisiting Town Father

I’ve been dipping into my indie catalog lately, featuring an excerpt from the books I’ve published since 2013. This week it’s Town Father‘s turn. This might well be the only … Continue reading

September 14, 2017 · 11 Comments

Food-ease

As your What The Hell life coach, I’m always on the lookout for new ideas that will help make your life easier. One that’s just come onto my radar is … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · 10 Comments

“Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt”

Hey, Kurt Vonnegut fans. Did you hear? Someone was digging around in old files and stumbled across five unpublished short stories by Mr. V. They seem to date from the … Continue reading

September 12, 2017 · 7 Comments

Ted’s excellent adventures

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’d never read Ted Chiang before because I don’t tend to read sci-fi, but in … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · 3 Comments

Songs and stories: a different process?

Writing songs vs writing fiction. Compare and contrast. I have to think that different parts of the brain are involved in the two processes. Usually, I’ll start a piece of … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · 12 Comments

Hawking a new song … Stephen Hawking, that is

Do you ever find yourself reading scientific material that’s a little bit over your head, but you still try to make sense of it and put it into words you … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

A fun time was had by all on #TwertzogDay!

Did you play along? Here’s a selection of my own #Twertzog contributions: It is true that one’s pubic hair becomes white with age, but one’s soul grows darker. Thus there … Continue reading

September 6, 2017 · 3 Comments