Articles written by: Brad Holhut

Scenes from the Toaster – This Town is a Ghost Town… and she hears voices -

Scenes from the Toaster – This Town is a Ghost Town… and she hears voices -

Thursdays are okay, as I am prone to say. It is never beau-coup busy nor does it sincerely suck. People like to go out on Thursdays. It is sort of a pre-weekend warm up thing. It was a bit different […]

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Scenes from the Toaster – To all the Tims in the world…

Scenes from the Toaster – To all the Tims in the world…

First of the month… dispatch comes… dive bar central in the early evening… Here we go, this will be fun. Tim, a man about my age, clean clothes but ill-fitting, is still in Knuckleheads, leaning on the wall at the […]

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Scenes from the Toaster – Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda – or maybe not so much -

Scenes from the Toaster – Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda – or maybe not so much -

Shoulda’, Coulda’, Woulda’… or maybe not. Several middle aged ladies were perched on the porch in Reno’s “Midtown” residential area when I arrived. Lynn stumbled awkwardly to my “Toaster.” It wasn’t clear that she would make it safely inside, unassisted. […]

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Scenes from the Toaster – Sometimes, people just need… -

Scenes from the Toaster – Sometimes, people just need… -

Sometimes people need a little help. It was late night at Shea’s Tavern. The tall, strong, young man was having a difficult time navigating the doorway and sidewalk leading to my Toaster. Normally it would be easy peezy – but […]

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Scenes from the Toaster – The Shark, The Mark and Blue Eyes -

Scenes from the Toaster – The Shark, The Mark and Blue Eyes -

7:30 pm on a SSS (Slow as Shit Sunday)… dispatched to one of the downtown weeklies. I’ll take what I can get on a night like this. Trying to make a left turn so I can then turn right, into […]

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