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

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

New poetry at The Disappointed Housewife

Bringing to your attention a terrific new poem over at The Disappointed Housewife, “On the Earth of Lincoln County, Washington, on Saint Valentine’s Day, 1993,” by Robert Keeler. Get over … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

A carnivorous love story

Popping in to tout a new piece over at The Disappointed Housewife today, a charming tale of love involving meat and all its metaphors. Run over right now and read … Continue reading

March 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

New fiction at The Housewife … by moi truly

I’m not going to do this very often, but today I’m publishing one of my own stories at The Disappointed Housewife. I’m not going to do this very often in … Continue reading

April 18, 2018 · 4 Comments

More new fiction at The Disappointed Housewife

  Over at The Disappointed Housewife today we’re featuring a short story by California writer Audrey Kalman, who’s well known by many here in this corner of the blogosphere. “Foreign … Continue reading

April 5, 2018 · 5 Comments

Bakery Girl ~ fiction by Lee Blevins

Originally posted on The Disappointed Housewife:
Donnie was going through yet another standard tutorial area in yet another free-to-play MMO when he heard his roommate come home. The door swung…

March 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where are all the fictioneers?

More excellent poetry over at The Housewife this morning – “How to Drink Yourself Sober.” You can imagine … But you know what I’d like to see coming in over … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · 9 Comments

Hansen and Gretchen ~ a text conversation by Jim George

Originally posted on The Disappointed Housewife:
Jim George is a writer-artist-musician. He has self-published (as a pdf) a collection of humorous stories, poems, specialty forms and line drawings entitled Jim Shorts.…

March 6, 2018 · 3 Comments

Hoopla

We have new poetry up at The Disappointed Housewife this morning. Discover the new superhero, Inkman, and have faith that everything’s going to be okay. And be sure to tune … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · 4 Comments