Drug Run – Chapter Four: Night Drive

February 27, 2017 GonzoToday 0

  by: Doctor Rocket with Ms. Gonzo Last time, as you recall, Texas rock singer Suze Benson took the wheel of a van loaded with illicit drugs, and headed off with two desperate brothers on a major drug run to Los Angeles. She little dreamed she was being tailed by […]

Drug Run – Chapter Three: The Drug Van

February 13, 2017 GonzoToday 0

Chapter Three: The Drug Van by Dr. Rocket with Ms. Gonzo   Last time, as you recall, beautiful young singer Suze Benson, recruited by the bass player in her band to drive a massive load of pot from Texas to L.A., encountered her obsessed former schoolmate Imants Hasselburger, son of […]

Deporting my Valentine

February 13, 2017 GonzoToday 0

by Karene Horst   Single yet again for another Valentine’s Day, my thoughts turn as usual to chocolate. No one sends me flowers. Cards kill trees unnecessarily. Instead, I’m baking myself and my co-workers a sugary concoction of chocolate, melted caramel, cream cheese frosting and more chocolate. Valentine’s Day used to […]

The Emu

February 13, 2017 Sylvia Hamilton 0

by Sylvia Hamilton  The Santa Ana’s can be horrible on the ridgelines; witheringly dry, hurricane strength and they notch the fire danger up to extremely high, putting everyone on edge. They were exceptionally strong this morning. I called a girlfriend. We made plans to spend the day together. Hopefully the winds […]

A Mother’s Tripe

January 30, 2017 GonzoToday 0

By Sylvia Hamilton I was twelve the summer Mother decided to buy a cow. I overheard her and my stepfather, Earl, discussing the purchase one evening. He grumbled about the expense, but since I knew he thought all pets were worthless, I interpreted these statements as more of the same […]

Drug Run – Chapter 2 The Spy

January 30, 2017 GonzoToday 0

By Dr. Rocket with Ms. Gonzo *Last time, as you recall, a beautiful young singer was unexpectedly offered a great deal of money to drive a van filled with pot from Texas to L.A.* Suze slowly realized just how tightly she clutched the cash-stuffed envelope as she stared out the front […]

Dating Hell

January 30, 2017 GonzoToday 0

By Karene Horst He introduced himself because he saw my whitewater kayak and mountain bike strapped to my car roof racks. I hadn’t brushed my teeth or my hair. I tugged at the grungy T-shirt I’d worn to bed the night before. It was early and my roommate had dragged […]

Big Party at the Crumps: Book Excerpt

January 16, 2017 GonzoToday 0

By: Barry Finnerty So here it is. The moment I’ve been waiting all my life for. I step up to the microphone, brush my hair back, pull up my pants a little bit. Tap the mic. OK, it’s on. We finish up the medley with a rousing version of Jimmy […]