Brian McGackin
MeetBrian McGackin
‪Poet Brian McGackin is the author of BROETRY and DEATH IN THE RICK. He lives in Los Angeles and drinks a lot of Guinness.‬

From the mind of Brian

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POETRY: All the Fireflies Are Dead

Why do we feel the need to capture the fireflies that glow with freedom? Open the jars. No more catch and release of these beautiful lights.

Brian McGackin
November 8, 2017
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You’re Right. I Am a {Monster}.

I don’t want to donate to hurricane relief or to save the starving children and refugees. And if that makes me a monster, maybe you’re missing the point.

Brian McGackin
October 24, 2017
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Seal Is Totally {Underrated}—Here Are His Top 10 Songs (that are not “Kiss from a Rose”)

Remember that voice? Pitch perfect and sultry and full of soul. He’s more than just a “Kiss from a Rose.” Seal is totally underrated.

Brian McGackin
October 18, 2017
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POETRY: In Case Of Death Giving It A Chance

In the context of another mass shooting, we’re left asking ourselves how we got to this point. Haven’t we given violence enough chances?

Brian McGackin
October 5, 2017
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POETRY: House Guest

Sometimes, a man just needs his whiskey.

Brian McGackin
September 1, 2017
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Poetry on {RIVALS}: Treaty

The world is noisy, violent, and relentless but for small moments like these. Take a breath, pause and reflect, because this artful peace will end.

Brian McGackin
August 30, 2017
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POETRY for our {Comfort Zone} Prompt: Heir

Race. Class. Language. The uncomfortable spaces that divide us. A poem about exploring the feeling of differences and going beyond your #ComfortZone.

Brian McGackin
July 18, 2017
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5 Directions Ron Howard Might Take the HAN SOLO Movie

Ron Howard was just hired to direct the new Han Solo movie. But we’ve got the inside scoop—or at least some creative ideas—on where it might go.

Brian McGackin
June 27, 2017
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POETRY on {Superpowers}: Watson-Parker

Peter and Mary Jane. A love story. A hero’s story. A story about living for something real. And in the end, it’s the greatest superpower of them all.

Brian McGackin
June 2, 2017
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