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 […]

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Muhammad Ali And Howard Cossel

June 4, 2016 Gonzo Today 0

That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn’t entirely conquer – he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation. – Hunter S. Thompson Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer […]

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Last Tango In Vegas: Fear And Loathing In The Near Room

June 4, 2016 Gonzo Today 0

BY HUNTER S. THOMPSON from Rolling Stone, May 1978 When I’m gone, boxing will be nothing again. The fans with the cigars and the hats turned down’ll be there, but no more housewives and little men in the street and foreign presidents. It’s goin’ to be back to the fighter who […]