WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Fun summertime reading for fans of summertime reading

A little reminder to you lovers of fine fiction, poetry, and essays, that The Disappointed Housewife is out there for your periodic lit-fix. We’ve had some interesting morsels lately: Most … Continue reading

June 22, 2020 · 1 Comment

I hate when this happens …

I won’t go into specifics, but I just finished the first draft of a baseball novel a couple of months ago, and I’ve been starting to revise it this week. … Continue reading

June 12, 2020 · 21 Comments

The holdable EBT: it’s paperback launch day!

Hey, it’s official. You can now buy Eternity Began Tomorrow, my speculative climate-change alternative history political thriller, in paperback. And get this: I got soft and wound up pricing it … Continue reading

June 2, 2020 · 1 Comment

Coming soon … EBT in paperback!

For those who’ve been waiting to read this timely Americo-dystopian classic, your time has come. Next week it’ll be holdable in the hands. And I’m pricing it at a low-low … Continue reading

May 28, 2020 · 6 Comments

Of Vidal interest …

You know who I wish was still around to comment on our political life? Gore Vidal. I can only imagine the periodic YouTube videos Gore would be putting out, excoriating … Continue reading

May 27, 2020 · 6 Comments

Fan mail from some flounderer?

One of our restaurant clients down in L.A. received a strange piece of mail recently. It’s from someone named Matthew Thornton, and the return address says “Western United States 120º … Continue reading

May 18, 2020 · 7 Comments

Discover writer Mike Robbins

I’ve just posted a review of Mike Robbins’ collection of novellas called Three Seasons. Born the same year I was, but with an experience resumé out of a John LeCarré … Continue reading

May 14, 2020 · 3 Comments

Awkward miscommunications of the past (cont’d.)

I was out walking around the neighborhood one evening with this girl, Nancy, I wanted to have a relationship with because she was into classical music and Osmiroid pens, and … Continue reading

May 5, 2020 · 3 Comments

Passive marketing, wave of the future

Let’s talk about something besides the coronavirus. Let’s talk about books. A couple of things are bugging me about books lately. Particularly the marketing of books. During the lockdown, I’ve … Continue reading

April 21, 2020 · 10 Comments

Yes, I remember it well … 😍

  We found the rest of our lives there, We finally found the rest of our lives. Gosh, it was just twenty-eight years ago today that I met my wife. … Continue reading

April 15, 2020 · 6 Comments