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Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Ban on the run

It’s book-banning season in America. I always get a little nervous when talk of banning books floats to the scummy surface. It means someone is trying to repress certain ideas. … Continue reading

January 31, 2022 · 13 Comments

Photo phinish

I just jumped through some hoops to get my passport renewed, and this time getting my pic taken for it caused some unexpected angst. First of all, they don’t let … Continue reading

January 28, 2022 · 2 Comments

Post no Bills

I guess I really have turned a corner. As of last Friday evening, I’ve decided I won’t be watching Real Time with Bill Maher anymore. Bill has jumped the shark. … Continue reading

January 24, 2022 · 9 Comments

Always look on the bright side … 💩😀💩😀

It’s time to focus on the good things. You can work yourself into such a lather trying to stay an informed activist about all the brown stuff flying out of … Continue reading

January 20, 2022 · 14 Comments

Powder keg party

There’s a new book out called The Next Civil War by Stephen Marche, in which he imagines a number of scenarios in which this country could wobble its way into … Continue reading

January 17, 2022 · 5 Comments

Tome break-in

Then there’s the interesting case of a man fraudulently representing himself as a publishing professional and obtaining unpublished manuscripts by well-known writers from their agents and editors. Nobody can figure … Continue reading

January 13, 2022 · 4 Comments

Everybody had a good time …

And so I say farewell to Disney+, having watched the entire Beatles Get Back documentary twice now—all 7.8 hours of it. And the rooftop concert a third time. What a … Continue reading

January 9, 2022 · 6 Comments

A political anthem for our times

Originally posted on WHAT THE HELL:
KevinBrennan · No More Tomorrows I’ve been working on this song for quite a while, trying to find the right message for it. In…

January 6, 2022 · 3 Comments

Potential New Years resolutions for 2022*

Eat better. Be less cynical. Be less critical of others. Look on the bright side more often. Read more books. Don’t procrastinate so much. Try some new music genres. Be … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · 2 Comments