About Evan Brechtel

Evan Brechtel is a writer and actor living in New York. A Fordham University graduate, he also writes a monthly column for Chosen Magazine and is currently working on a historical fiction novel about New York queer bars over the twentieth century.

Articles by Evan Brechtel

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Mom Recounts Horror Of Daughter Spending Christmas In The Hospital After Mystery Illness Leaves Her Unable To Walk

A young mom has relived the terrifying moment when doctors warned that her toddler daughter may never walk again – just hours after she complained of leg ache. On December 16 2017, Rachel Wallace, 28, should have been excitedly preparing little Esmae, now three, for Christmas, listening to carols and excitedly stashing presents under the … Continued

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Over 70,000 People Have Signed A Petition Over Disney’s Trademark Of ‘Hakuna Matata’

More than 70,000 people have signed a petition urging Disney to drop its trademark of the Swahili phrase “hakuna matata,” as it prepares to release its remake of The Lion King. The phrase featured in the original 1994 film and was the title of the song, by Sir Elton John and Sir Tim Rice, from the movie. The … Continued

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Rob Lowe Just Weighed In On A British Political Controversy—And Brits Are Very Confused 😂

Many Americans are too preoccupied with the political circus plaguing the United States to stay up-to-date on developments abroad. That doesn’t seem to be a problem for actor Rob Lowe, who weighed in on the controversy embroiling Britain’s Labour Party head Jeremy Corbyn. Mr. Corbyn faced accusations from opposition MPs that he had called Theresa … Continued

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‘You Are Not Invincible,’ Speeding Teen Warned In Police Officer’s Heartfelt Note

A police officer has written a heartfelt open letter to a young teen caught driving at 100mph, urging him: “Slow down. Please. You are not invincible. I promise.” The letter has received more than 100,000 shares since being published by Ohio’s North Ridgeville Police Department on Facebook. It is addressed to an 18-year-old who was … Continued

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Video Of Two Squirrels Battling Each Other To Get To The Top Of A Tree Goes Viral—And It’s Intense 😳

When you think of inner-city games you probably imagine street hockey or city runs, but how about two squirrels grappling for supremacy on a tree trunk? That’s what happened in Brooklyn, New York City when two of the furry rodents were filmed desperately clambering up a tree, falling off, grappling and then going again. How … Continued

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Camp Fire Cleanup Workers Fired For Insensitive Photos, Including Posing With Someone’s Deceased Cat 😡

Workers tasked with cleaning the ruins left behind by the Camp Fire have now been relieved of their duties. The wildfire was the deadliest and most destructive in California history, killing nearly 100 people. The workers’ termination came after a massive outcry after social media posts showed them posing with various items destroyed by the fire, … Continued

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Paralyzed Student Uses Exoskeleton To Walk Across Graduation Stage To Receive His Diploma 😍

Graduation is a nerve-wracking time for any college or university student. For many, it marks the end of their education and the beginning of life in the real world. Futures are uncertain and it can be an exciting yet fearful time. It can also be a time to trust the person you’ve become, determined to take … Continued

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This Instagram Account Devoted Entirely To Pissed Off Women In Spectacular Coats Is Everything 🔥

Meryl Streep’s incomparable performance as Runway editor-in-chief Miranda Priestly may have madeThe Devil Wears Prada the stuff of legend, but her character had a secret ingredient: a smorgasbord of badass coats that she freely plopped onto the desks of overworked assistants. But, as one new Instagram account is pointing out, this special piece of flare has … Continued

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Firefighters Rescue Man Trapped In Restaurant’s Grease Vent After He Was Stuck There For Two Days 😮

A man covered in grease has been rescued by police from a restaurant vent after being stuck there for two days. Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said officers and firefighters were called to an abandoned Chinese restaurant in San Lorenzo, California, on Wednesday after someone heard “a faint voice calling for help.” Officers found the grease-covered … Continued

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Kathy Griffin Reveals The Very Serious Charge She Faced Over Her Bloody Trump Head Photo Fiasco

Over a year after a photo of comedian Kathy Griffin brandishing an effigy of President Donald Trump’s severed head broke the internet and nearly ruined her career, Griffin took to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to reveal new details of the fallout after the photo went viral. While Griffin’s subsequent firing from her longtime gig … Continued

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Jennifer Aniston Shares Story Of How She Unintentionally Insulted Dolly Parton While Trying To Honor Her

Giving anyone your friend’s name is usually a remarkable tribute, but if you’re the world famous actress Jennifer Aniston, it might get you into hot water. Aniston is currently doing press for the new Netflix original film Dumplin’  with country icon Dolly Parton providing the soundtrack for the endeavor. It was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! that Aniston … Continued