The Butcher Boy ~ April 23, 1917

“Spitting flour, he leaps up and continues with the mayhem, swinging brooms, tossing pies, dodging flour bombs and climbing the wall shelves, throwing everything within reach. It is chaos, exactly as he loves it.” ~ Binnie Brennan (Like Any Other Monday)
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GoodReads Reviews

“Making liberal use of details from Buster Keaton’s early life story,┬áBinnie Brennan has written a quietly impressive novel that evokes a time that most of us rarely think about.” ~ Ian, GoodReads review
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Youthful responses

“Perhaps the most revolting of all the vaudeville acts was Hadji Ali. The Great Regurgitator, as he was known, could at will swallow then spew forth a series of coloured handkerchiefs…” ~ Binnie Brennan (Acadia University talk)
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