Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

If you’re lonely you can talk to me

A pretty interesting isolated track here from what always struck me as a kind of throwaway song. You can hear the harmonizing better without all that noisy music in the … Continue reading

March 10, 2018 · 2 Comments

Bad news bares …

Well, gang … I’ve been trying to get agent representation for my novel, Three for a Girl, for nearly a year now. I’ve queried roughly 115 agents and received a … Continue reading

March 9, 2018 · 22 Comments

Nourishing Traditions ~ poetry by Joan Mazza

Originally posted on The Disappointed Housewife:
Nourishing Traditions Two words meant to soothe. Even the cover of this cookbook appeals— palm trees, shepherds, sheaves of wheat in drawings that frame…

March 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Birthday boy

Today is the 61st birthday of an old friend of mine, though I haven’t seen him in thirty years. He was my best friend in those crucial years from eighth … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · 4 Comments

Where are all the fictioneers?

More excellent poetry over at The Housewife this morning – “How to Drink Yourself Sober.” You can imagine … But you know what I’d like to see coming in over … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · 9 Comments

Crass hysteria

“Villagers thought they killed a supernatural shape-shifter. It was an endangered Sumatran tiger” You don’t see this kind of headline every day. Mainly because supernatural shape-shifters aren’t fucking real! And … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · 6 Comments

Hansen and Gretchen ~ a text conversation by Jim George

Originally posted on The Disappointed Housewife:
Jim George is a writer-artist-musician. He has self-published (as a pdf) a collection of humorous stories, poems, specialty forms and line drawings entitled Jim Shorts.…

March 6, 2018 · 3 Comments


We have new poetry up at The Disappointed Housewife this morning. Discover the new superhero, Inkman, and have faith that everything’s going to be okay. And be sure to tune … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · 4 Comments

Gimme smelter

The title is a nod to our forthcoming steel tariffs. Cute, huh? Kids, do you like your isolated guitar tracks? Here’s a classic. Keith Richards slicing his way through “Gimme … Continue reading

March 3, 2018 · 16 Comments

Angry Black Guy Looks: A Guide for New Employees ~ helpful advice by Adrian S. Potter

Originally posted on The Disappointed Housewife:
As a longtime employee of XYZ Corporation, I’d like to welcome you to the company! I am excited to have you on the team.…

March 1, 2018 · 6 Comments