WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Fall of the titans

It’s tough sliding into your sixties, what, with all the various new bodily complaints that start arriving. Unwelcome guests for sure. You start to realize you are the target audience … Continue reading

October 7, 2020 · 5 Comments

Burnin’ down the house

It’s a strange feeling to know that a house you’re intimately familiar with has burned to the ground. The one I’m thinking of now just got destroyed by the North … Continue reading

October 1, 2020 · 3 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

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

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

Read memoirs at your own risk … or, Au revoir, Beatles

Once again I have to warn all fans of the famous to steer clear of memoirs and biographies of their heroes. No one, absolutely no one, holds up under the … Continue reading

June 26, 2019 · 5 Comments

I gotta right to sing the Blues ♪🏒🥅🏆

If you’re a typical American, you probably didn’t notice that the St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup last Wednesday night. They beat the Boston Bruins, one of the original … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 10 Comments

Birthday boy

Today is the 61st birthday of an old friend of mine, though I haven’t seen him in thirty years. He was my best friend in those crucial years from eighth … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · 4 Comments

Trespass in the night

I had been dating a kleptomaniac for a few months, so meeting this new girl at school was promising. The klepto had become too much for me. While I was … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · 3 Comments

Voices carry

My girlfriend and I decided it might be a good idea to move out of our apartment that was too close to a neighborhood pub for comfort. The bedroom, with … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 · 7 Comments