By day, Chris Brennan is a journalist writing about politics in Philadelphia. By night, he looks for ways to tell compelling stories in 100 words or less.
Chris Brennan: That’s what you get
That’s what you get if you win a round the Samoan said after my right cross glanced off his cheek and his response shifted my nose from the center of my face to somewhere near my right ear. What do I get if I lose one, I asked spitting blood. I always had a big mouth. […]
Chris Brennan: Second Grade Sin
It took about a week for the Polish nun who ruled supreme over my 2nd grade class to notice I had stopped praying aloud like my classmates who dutifully repeated the Our Father and Hail Mary spelled out on the chalk board. She berated me with withering scorn as 29 other 2nd graders read […]