Extreme Father’s ...

This is a piece I wrote back in 2008 for the Boston Herald, featuring amazing artwork by Jeff Walsh.    ...

Last-minute Father̵...

What’s that, chum? Father’s Day kind of snuck up on you again. Well, no need to panic. Heartfelt gifts for Dad can be found just about anywhere — from Walmart to the corner Pump ‘n’ Pay. These last-second surprises are sure to let Dad know exactly how much you...

I love graphic design

                  Click here to see more of my graphic design work. – John Breneman

.44 Magnum Cum Laude

(Excerpts from Clint Eastwood’s commencement address) Thank you. You have honored me by inviting me to be your commencement speaker today. So I promise to shoot straight with you as I share a few hard-earned lessons about the good, the bad and the ugly. Tomorrow is promised to no...

Godzilla among us

Awakened by the 2011 nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Godzilla has returned — in a world fraught with homeland insecurity and geopolitical peril, indiscriminate barbarity and relentless scoffing — to give humanity a fresh taste of his ancient wisdom.        ...

Why is this cat flying?

In his younger days, my cat Elwood was known to soar through the air with the greatest of ease. Share Click here to see his New Year’s...

Raw pleasures at Row 34

By John Breneman Just had one of those once-in-a-lifetime dining experiences. You know, the kind where one of your best friends from childhood is a lobsterman whose cousin is an amazing chef slash restaurant entrepreneur who happens to be opening a cool new oyster bar down in the section...

Godzilla gone ‘Ma...

Hot new theory: Don Draper to be roasted by Godzilla in shocking “Mad Men” finale! Anonymous sources say many clues point to incineration by the mythic beast. How do you think the classic AMC drama will end?...