Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Deaths you might not have heard about

Abe Vigoda — dead Boutros Boutros-Ghali — dead Tupac Shakur’s mom — dead The Man From U.N.C.L.E. — dead Ironic references to irony — dead Donald Trump’s ability to laugh … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · 4 Comments

A humorous list rejected by McSweeney’s

Reasons why Mike Pence won’t dine alone with a woman other than his wife Is self-conscious about looking like an albino G.I. Joe Has odd dining habits such as eating … Continue reading

April 8, 2017 · 8 Comments

Simple is as simple does

Last week I started reading a book on how to simplify your life. I stopped reading after two chapters because I realized, one, this book is over 400 pages long … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 7 Comments

Let there be light!

Behold … the Illumibowl! Who hasn’t stumbled into the bathroom in the middle of the night, only to bonk your shin on the toilet in the dark, or worse, to … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · 4 Comments

Missed callings

Sometimes I think I’d make a good life coach. For one reason, the whole life coaching game seems like a classic caveat emptor, and I’d like to think I could … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · 18 Comments

Let’s join the cavalcade of fake news

As a fiction writer I’m kind of intrigued by this fake news phenomenon. I’d never heard of it till recently, but now it seems like it’s been around for a … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · 17 Comments

My name is true

You know you’re getting old when the top baby names of the year sound like they come from a Tolkien novel or some undiscovered island in the Sea of Java. … Continue reading

December 3, 2016 · 12 Comments

Sorry seems to be the hardest word …

Yes, it’s sad, so sad. It’s a sad, sad situation. But if you’re like me and you just want to make it clear it’s not your fault, why not grab … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

EZ solutions to bedeviling problems

Sometimes my 81-year-old mother outdoes herself. Last week her carbon monoxide detector started chirping. She thought it would be a temporary thing, but every few seconds it chirped three times … Continue reading

November 14, 2016 · 12 Comments

A flicker of hope …

Well, if this doesn’t cheer you up after what we’ve been through, I don’t know what will … It’s a wolf pack-age. Ah-oooooooo!

November 11, 2016 · 13 Comments