WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Potential New Years resolutions for 2022*

Eat better. Be less cynical. Be less critical of others. Look on the bright side more often. Read more books. Don’t procrastinate so much. Try some new music genres. Be … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · 2 Comments

Auld lang whine

As one year comes to an end and another begins, I’m struck once again by how the parade of problems in life never exhausts itself. There’s no chihuahua in a … Continue reading

December 31, 2021 · 11 Comments

Name numb

Words have meaning, unless they’re the name of a modern corporation/startup. I’m not sure when this trend got started, i.e, naming a business in such a way that there’s no … Continue reading

December 27, 2021 · 8 Comments

Pain in the annus

So another annus horribilis is coming to an end. As I recall, 2019 was widely considered to be pretty much a shitshow too, so we now have three AH’s in … Continue reading

December 23, 2021 · 4 Comments

Serenity now

It’s one of those times when the neighbor’s dog is barking nonstop and hitting that sound frequency that causes a wad of nausea in my gut so that I keep … Continue reading

April 6, 2021 · 3 Comments

Gloomy Sunday …

Wow, are these dark times or what? It doesn’t help that I’m only a third of the way through an all-day rain storm, on a Sunday a couple of weeks … Continue reading

December 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Fan mail from some flounderer?

One of our restaurant clients down in L.A. received a strange piece of mail recently. It’s from someone named Matthew Thornton, and the return address says “Western United States 120º … Continue reading

May 18, 2020 · 16 Comments

Are you like me?

Are you like me? Is political anxiety giving you GFS? Gelatinous fecal syndrome? Have you reached the point where waking up in a cold sweat is actually worse than just … Continue reading

February 11, 2020 · 8 Comments

Time keeps on slippin’ … and fallin’

Say farewell to the 2010s. We knew ye too well, ye cursed decade! There’s never been a decade that ended with such a bitter taste. Who can recall one that … Continue reading

December 30, 2019 · 4 Comments

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