Happy Earth Day to you

By John Breneman Happy birthday to Planet Earth. Yes, according to the earthling calendar, April 22 is Earth Day, so allow me to dish up a heaping tectonic plate of metaphorical Earth Day cake. The earthday boy doesn’t look a day over 4.54 billion years old — created by a supreme...

Rolling Stones announce...

Rolling Stone is reporting that the Rolling Stones have just announced a 15-city North American tour starting May 24 in San Diego. The Stones (aka “Their Arthritic Majesties”) reportedly have updated many of their best-loved songs to reflect their advanced age, including...

Field of dreams

  I love baseball. And I’m blessed to have a buddy who always scores tickets to Opening Day at Fenway. But I was chatting with another friend the other day about how we hardly ever watch baseball on TV anymore. Most fans have heard about recent efforts to speed up the pace of games....

John Breneman portfolio...

My career in communications dates back to high school when my first article for the York High newspaper, a whimsical piece about wombats, prompted my classmates on the production team to name our paper The Wombat Weekly. After securing a bachelor’s degree in philosophy up the road at...

“The Future According T...

“The Future According To Me” By Rob Kutner According to my exhaustive research, this is the only book in the history of the printed word that dares to publish the hop-on-pop prophecies of the great Seusstrodamus. In brilliantly forecasting the future according to him, Mr. Kutner makes...

Let phony horoscope gui...

Newspaper and online horoscopes are silly, right? The savvy reader knows they’re just pithy snippets of random advice whose actual relevance to our lives is either purely coincidental or completely nonexistent. But they can be fun if not taken too seriously. In that spirit, the...

Legislation filed to na...

By John Breneman Polls in the Granite State show overwhelming support for new legislation naming Rep. Warren Groen New Hampshire’s official state moron. It was during recent debate on a bill drafted by Hampton Falls fourth-graders to name the red-tailed hawk official state raptor that...

Graphic design

I enjoy creating images that combine graphic design and Photoshop skill while showcasing an engaging verbal style. Here is a small selection of some of my graphic design work. – John Breneman (Click here for RESUME)          ...