WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

What The Hell gift ideas: it’s a special season

  I’ve been on the lookout for Christmas gifts that aptly capture the national mood, and this thing jumped out at me. The Original Doo Doo Head Mask. It resembles … Continue reading

December 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Robbin’ the ‘hood

It sure looks like they’re going to pass that tax increase on the middle class. Oh joy. I keep hearing that they’re doing it even though they know it’s unpopular. … Continue reading

November 30, 2017 · 7 Comments

The sport of kinks

Have I mentioned that my wife and I are avid pickleball players? Or maybe I should say “pickleball.” Our game doesn’t much resemble the official version. If this sport hasn’t … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · 10 Comments

Know your place …

Place names the place. A nod to Proust, but when you read it as a statement it says that places name themselves. Maybe that’s true a lot of the time. … Continue reading

November 28, 2017 · 9 Comments

Play mystique for me

I’ve just made my annual skim through the New York Times list of 100 notable books. Same as it ever was. In the spirit of The Disappointed Housewife, I always … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · 8 Comments

Slick vocals

Literally.

November 25, 2017 · 5 Comments

Gratitudinal musings

That’s the little country roadhouse where we had our pre-Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday night. It’s been there, on the side of Highway 49, since 1947, when it was just a Quonset … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · 8 Comments