What to say on a job interview!

It’s like meeting a new family! An ethnically diverse, coldly aloof family! As I continue my plight through the freelance and self-employed wilderness, I’d like to […]

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The Tom Brennan Fight Song

Our good friend, Geoff Grimwood, has composed a fight song inspired by yours truly. Geoff is currently on tour, somewhere on a cruise ship near Alaska, […]

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When Robin Williams called me a comedian.

It was the spring of 2006 and I was working at the CBS Early Show as a page. Because the Early Show was dead last in […]

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Weekend Whining: So you’re a “nice guy”? So what?

This is an open letter to all the “nice guys” out there – I was once like you.  I used to bemoan how unfair it was […]

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Brennanator Breakfast Briefing: Agnes Coyle, Snoopy and me.

So I’m five-years-old and we’re visiting my grandparents in Cape May, New Jersey.  They lived in a little red house on Linda Anne, Avenue in Lower […]

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Brennanator Breakfast Briefing: Bowe Bergdahl and the myth of “both sides”

As the news of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s rescue came acorss the internet wires on Saturday, I made a joke on Twitter about the right wing’s “inevitable” rage at […]

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Guns don’t kill people. Unless you’re using them to kill people. Then they do.

I don’t have much to say about this past weekend’s shooting in California, except to say that Guns don’t kill people, violent people kill people. But since […]

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Godzilla vs. Godzilla, or, let movies be fun again!

I didn’t mind Gareth Edwards’ new version of Godzilla. The latest American adaptation of Toho’s King of all Monsters manages to avoid the mistakes of the much maligned […]

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Brennanator Breakfast Briefing: a few words on #BringBackOurGirls

I have a hard time with hashtag-activism. As a member of an excruciatingly cynical generation and as a man who often has a hard time settling […]

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Why I hate Congressman Trey Gowdy – UPDATED!

Congressman Trey Gowdy, who represents South Carolina’s 4th district, has been selected to head up the House select committee on Benghazi, and I don’t like him.  Not […]

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