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 […]

The Doors- 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition review

April 10, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

  by Kyle K. Mann Artist: The Doors Album name: The Doors- 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Label: Elektra/Rhino Rating: 4.1/5.0 As the hype continues this bizarre year of 2017 over the 50th anniversary of all things 1967, on March 31 Rhino/Elektra released “The Doors: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition” which is […]

Seeing Hendrix on Acid

January 30, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

By Kyle K. Mann The trick to coming on to LSD as you walked through the front door at Winterland was to take it at the perfect point on the drive in, which for us was the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge. We made it a bit of a […]

The Doors First Album and Mary Werbelow: 50 Years on

December 30, 2016 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann (Note: A Nov. 15, 2017 update is included at the bottom. This article first appeared in GonzoToday.com on Dec. 30, 2016.) January 4, 1967: Imagine it. It’s a new year, and there is some amazing music floating around, like nothing we had ever heard before. A […]