World Premier! Do the Trump (with interview)

December 14, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

To hear Do the Trump, click. We recommend playing the track at the loudest possible volume! Note: the following interview of Do the Trump creator Kyle was conducted by Dr. Rocket at 3 AM at Kyle’s Topanga residence. DR: Why did you make this song? Kyle: You might as well […]

Charlie Manson and the Death of the Hippie Dream

December 14, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

I knew the Hippie Dream was over by the time of the mess that was Altamont, the anti-Woodstock concert. Altamont happened 20 or 30 miles east of San Francisco in late ‘69. The bad vibes were flowing like crazy leading up to the event, and I decided not to go, sensing […]

Drug Run | Chapters 1-10

November 15, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Dr. Rocket with Ms. Gonzo Editor’s Note: For convenience, we will add new chapters at the bottom, and print the story as one complete narrative. The latest installment is Chapter 8-10.   The capacity crowd at Wild Bill’s Saloon were wildly yet amiably drunk that late August night, and […]

Game Seven: A Giants Fan Stuck in L.A.

November 2, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

By Kyle K. Mann   [Note: The following were FaceBook updates intended for Kyle’s FB friend base. Somehow, they have wound up here.] I’m in Monty’s Steak and Seafood in Woodland Hills. That’s in the San Fernando Valley, deep in L.A. Dodger country, embedded in a crowd of Dodgers fans […]

Doors Defender: John Densmore

July 7, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

  The news: The Doors are suing Kylie and Kendall Jenner for appropriating the famous Doors logo and their iconic lead singer’s image for the Jenner tee-shirt line… the horror! It is just the latest attempt to cash in on a guy who vowed not to sell out. That guy […]

Beat the Beatles

June 5, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

As we celebrate, incredibly to many of us, the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic Sgt. Peppers album, this June 2017, let’s take a step back from the point of view of a 60s survivor who is now IN his 60s. I was 12 years old at the […]

Star Wars, Star Trek and Virtual Reality

May 22, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann   Virtual Reality, or VR, has been out for six months now. There I am, unboxing and setting it up. I had decided to start with Star Wars. My first time putting the headset on. A bit nervous. That initial experience is mind-blowing: there is stuff […]