Hunter S. Thompson: The Champion of Fun

June 15, 2016 Gonzo Today 0

  by Todd Brendan Fahey originally appeared in the March 1991 issue of Fling I remember very crisply my introduction to the cult of Hunter S. Thompson. Having already broasted the front side of my body under a thin ozone layer one warm August afternoon in Santa Barbara, I traded […]


June 15, 2016 Gonzo Today 0

  by Gary Stromberg My heart weighs heavy, as I’m trying to get my head around the passing of Muhammad Ali, the single most important and influential man I’ve known. Ali and I were born in the same year, 1942, so I’ve lived on this planet the same amount of […]

Trickster at the Crossroads: The Orlando Massacre

June 13, 2016 Ryan Hatfield 0

“Only the rudeness of human sacrifice has been lost with time; human sacrifice itself has remained unabated, and criminals hourly fall sacrifices to justice, and we ‘poor sinners’ slay our own selves as sacrifices for ‘the human essence,’ the ‘idea of mankind,’ ‘humanity,’ and whatever the idols or gods are […]

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Accepting the Lesser Evil?

June 8, 2016 Tess Stevens 0

  The Night Clinton Won the Nomination Live coverage of the final primaries echoes like a gunshot throughout my new one bedroom apartment in San Jose, California. It seems that my golden state has been the center of a lot of things lately: the NBA finals, Senator Bernie Sanders’ most […]


June 6, 2016 Saira Viola 0

art by Unitas Quick Read from Chapter One  “Superman don’t need no seat belt.” – Muhammad Ali Chapter 19 As Richard made his way back to his offices at Snow Hill, right next door to the Serious Fraud Office, he smiled to himself thinking of all those number drones at their […]

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Goodbye Champ

June 4, 2016 Saira Viola 0

art by Joey Feldman King of The Ring and King of Hearts, The Louisville Lip Muhammad Ali was more than just a boxing star. He was some kind of wonderful from Grand Avenue to global icon. Born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, Cassius Clay, the grandchild of a […]

Ron Whitehead: Touched by Muhammad Ali

June 4, 2016 Ron Whitehead 0

I was there when Muhammad Ali and His Holiness the Dalai Lama met for the first time which was during the 2003 dedication of the Chamtse Ling Temple in Bloomington, Indiana. The interfaith temple is to promote world peace and harmony. The temple is the dream of Thubten Jigme Norbu […]