May 1, 2019: The Laziest Man On Earth

There is a monster walking the streets of Greenville and I have the lottery tickets to prove it. Well, pictures and a story, anyway.

Read it at Fete Greenville

May 1, 2019: The Yawpers Tear Down The Radio Room

the Wife says she is familiar with The Yawpers and that we even have one of their albums in our iTunes library. Naturally, I am late to the party and just found out about them this week. Lucky for me, they are going to be live five minutes from my house this Thursday evening.

Read it at iOnGreenville

April 24, 2019: Greenville Gets A Nice Case of the Blues

Todd Albright at the Radio Room on Wednesday, three days of Mac Arnold’s annual festival, and Matt Walsh at Velo Fellow makes for a real bluesy week of music in the Upstate and I’m digging the hell out of it.

Read it at iOnGreenville

April 1, 2019: Amelia Keefe Shaking Things Up At River Dog

I had a chance to catch up with South Carolina’s first female head brewer - Amelia Keefe at River Dog Brewing Company. She is doing a fantastic job down there and making a big name for herself on the state’s beer scene.

Read it at Southern Brew News

Featured Flashback - Challenge Accepted

A 40 year old man challenges his friends to a 40 yard dash and, naturally, hilarity and pulled hamstrings ensue.

Read it at BrettBarest.com

 

Featured Flashback - Challenge Accepted Vol II: The Handsy Barber

Fueled by a dare, skepticism, and a false sense of confidence, I got felt up at the local barber shop and I did not like it one bit.

Read it at Fete Greenville

Featured Flashback - The Severed Head

After our cat passed suddenly last summer, I was reminded of a personal essay I wrote about her, my wife, and a mouse who met an unpleasant end. This is the story of how Patty McNubbins and I came to forge an unbreakable bond in the most unexpected fashion.

Read it at BrettBarest.com