Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Blast from my blogging past …

Have I mentioned that I was a blogger long before I started What The Hell back in 2013? No? Well, I was, and the blog was called Brother Kenyaโ€™s Paradigmโ€”a … Continue reading

August 18, 2021 · 5 Comments


That’s the day I started What The Hell. Five years ago today. Long-time readers might remember that I started the blog as a way of dipping my toe into the … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · 16 Comments


Here’s a shoutout to friend-of-the-blog, John Howell, whose home in Port Aransas, Texas, has been getting pummeled by Hurricane Harvey for the past 24 hours. John and family have made … Continue reading

August 26, 2017 · 6 Comments

What The Hell is 4 years old ๐ŸŽˆ

WordPress told me yesterday that it was the blog’s birthday. And damn, I didn’t get it a present … I started this puppy as a way to dip a toe … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 16 Comments

Name of the prose

Say, did you notice? Really? No? You didn’t notice that I changed the subtitle of the blog? Now, instead of “What The Hell: Kevin Brennan Is Self-Publishing His New Novel,” … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 · 9 Comments


People never fail to surprise me. Earlier today I ran a post about the rushing American River, accompanied by a photo of the river from a prior flood year, 1997. … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

Happy Birthday, What The Hell ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚

Well whataya know about that? What The Hell is 3 years old today! In lieu of gifts, please send $27 to the Bernie Sanders campaign …

April 26, 2016 · 13 Comments

Happy Birthday, Reading Recommendations! (And a giveaway too…)

Itโ€™s hard to believe that the inimitable Susan Toy started her blog, Reading Recommendations, two years ago. I came to the indie scene right around that time, but it wasnโ€™t … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · 11 Comments

The numbers racket: What The Hell going weekly

Iโ€™m the anal-obsessive type. When I wear a watch, Iโ€™m constantly checking the time. When I got a car that tells me the outside air temperature, I became obsessed with … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · 18 Comments

Change for change’s sake: phooey!

Is anyone else annoyed by the new WordPress stats page? To my eye, it doesn’t give me enough of a one-glimpse snapshot. I have to scroll down and down and … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 19 Comments