WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Her cheatin’ heart 💔

KevinBrennan · Why Can’t We Fall In Love Again? It’s been a tough summer for creative pursuits, but last week I had a few extra hours to put the finishing … Continue reading

September 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

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 Kenya’s Paradigm—a … Continue reading

August 18, 2021 · 5 Comments

You’d best keep that blade sharp, son

I remember hearing Dave Grohl talk about songwriting once, and he said all you have to do is come up with a bumpersticker phrase and the song will basically write … Continue reading

May 21, 2021 · 8 Comments

Vacation all I ever wanted …

KevinBrennan · Paid Time Off (PTO) A lot of people have been working from home, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t all still hankering for a little PTO. Paid time … Continue reading

March 25, 2021 · 6 Comments

A song that could help you right about now … 🎶🎸🤘

KevinBrennan · (Tomorrow Comes) Soon Enough How about a nice ’80s-style pub anthem to end a monster year? If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us, it’s that we need … Continue reading

December 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Writing is like busking … or can be

This article about a San Francisco busker reminds me of my long-ago days of busking in the London Underground when I was a student. This guy says he averages about … Continue reading

December 26, 2019 · 2 Comments

Good metaphorical advice for any pursuit

Here’s a little number that should help anyone through the race of life. “Pace yourself/Don’t erase yourself.” Hey, it’s worked for me in my writing. Sometimes it feels like finishing … Continue reading

December 10, 2019 · 1 Comment

Won’t be long now …

Look at this thing. Just look at it. I can’t wait to stick my nose in those f-holes. In other news, I’m not afraid of Elizabeth Warren. In other other … Continue reading

November 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

The pieces are falling into place …

What a terrific distraction from the frustrations of American life in late 2019, when it feels like almost everything is built on a foundation of Jell-O. My guitar is coming … Continue reading

October 23, 2019 · 3 Comments

Music for your next identity crisis

Do you like the wah-wah, kids? Well, as a great man once said, in this song I’ve given you a wah-wah. Once in a great while, when I look in … Continue reading

October 17, 2019 · Leave a comment