WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

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

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

Auld lang whine

As one year comes to an end and another begins, I’m struck once again by how the parade of problems in life never exhausts itself. There’s no chihuahua in a … Continue reading

December 31, 2021 · 11 Comments

Name numb

Words have meaning, unless they’re the name of a modern corporation/startup. I’m not sure when this trend got started, i.e, naming a business in such a way that there’s no … Continue reading

December 27, 2021 · 8 Comments

Pain in the annus

So another annus horribilis is coming to an end. As I recall, 2019 was widely considered to be pretty much a shitshow too, so we now have three AH’s in … Continue reading

December 23, 2021 · 4 Comments

Shelf awareness

Recently I finished reading The Grapes of Wrath for the first time in my life. How did that happen? How’d I get to this ripe age (speaking of grapes) without … Continue reading

December 6, 2021 · 20 Comments

I just don’t care for it

I’ve learned the hard way over the last few years that the things I object to are going to become the new normal. Maybe it started with cell phones. Just … Continue reading

November 29, 2021 · 19 Comments

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without …

November 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

À la recherche du temps perdu

This New York Times essay about turning 60 really hits home right now. The writer says she still feels 22, which seems about right. I’m going to turn 65 next … Continue reading

November 8, 2021 · 7 Comments

What’s in a name, Facebook?

Well, McSweeney’s said no to these, but you, my lucky What The Hell readers, are the beneficiaries of their negligence.   New Name Candidates for Facebook’s Rebranding Reports say that … Continue reading

October 27, 2021 · 5 Comments